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Football Bits & Pieces May 27, 2015

What a great day yesterday. It seems like we are learning about each other and each other’s families more and more on here.  It was a nice day for me and the feedback on the article made my ego run more rampant that it usually does. Back to football though, that’s what we are here for. PITT has sent out a press release on the new renovations going on in the Southside Football...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: Gordon waits, Pinkston leaves and Haden is freaking awesome

You’ve got to be kidding me….we are so tired of waiting… Source said #Browns Josh Gordon expecting a decision on suspension appeal in one to three weeks. — Mary Kay Cabot (@MaryKayCabot) August 4, 2014 Such a sad deal with Pinkston. Best wishes and prayers headed his way! #Browns agreed to an injury settlement with OL Jason Pinkston per @schwartzfeinsod. His career is likely...
Via cover32 - Browns
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns waive guard Pinkston, who may retire

BEREA, Ohio (AP) -- The Browns have waived offensive guard Jason Pinkston after reaching an injury settlement with the former starter whose NFL career has been threatened by a serious medical issue. Pinkston was hospitalized in 2012 with blood clots in his lungs and he recently battled the ailment again. Pinkston may retire. Pinkston started 24 games in three seasons with the Browns...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns Injury Update: Jason Pinkston battling blood clots

The speculation is over. Cleveland Browns offensive lineman Jason Pinkston says blood clots will keep him from playing football this year and may force him to retire. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter Pinkston spent the last 2 weeks battling blood clots in his lungs. Schefter filed the report on Twitter and on his Facebook page. #124145466 / gettyimages.comPinkston has been mysteriously...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns training camp notes: Snead trying to catch on, Gordon update, Pinkston waived

BEREA, Ohio -- When Ray Farmer addressed the media after the 2014 NFL Draft, he was asked numerous questions about not addressing the wide receiver position in the draft. At the time, news had just leaked from ESPN that Josh Gordon could be facing an indefinite suspension and the other starting receivers from the 2013 Davone Bess and Greg Little were not in the team's plans. "I am...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns waive Jason Pinkston, three more players

The Cleveland Browns storyline regarding Jason Pinkston appears to have come to a close and today it’s a sad one. The blood clot issues that Pinkston was dealing with a year ago appear to be career-ending. It’s such a shame for a player and overall good guy like Jason Pinkston. In the end, Jason Pinkston’s career ends with having played 25 games for the team including all 16...
Via Waiting For Next Year
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns Releasing OL Jason Pinkston With Injury Settlement

  ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Browns have reached an agreement with OL Jason Pinkston on an injury settlement and are releasing him. “More than likely I’ll have to retire,” Pinkston texted Schefter this afternoon. “The Browns were great working with me and I would love to thank GM Ray Farmer and Owner Jimmy Haslam for my opportunity here in Cleveland. It’s...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Second year guard Garrett Gilkey is preparing to be a starter

The logo on his shirt is the Cleveland Browns dog with a barbell in it’s bared teeth trying to chew through it. Underneath are the words Cleveland Browns Strength. This image stands in sharp contrast to the smiling man wearing it. Garrett Gilkey is upbeat, polite and doesn’t seem to have a mean bone in his body. He is in a fight, however. A fight for a starting spot on the Browns...
Via Waiting For Next Year
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Things get heated… Training Camp Notes 7.29.14

Apparently I wasn’t the only one who thought yesterday’s practice lacked the competitive fire that we’ve been hearing about. The dial on the intensity knob got turned up on Tuesday. There were bodies flying around. There were footballs thrown at heads. There was pushing and shoving. There was a skirmish that included at least 15-20 players. The tone for the day was set by coach...
Via Waiting For Next Year
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Farmer staying busy with transitional Browns roster

BEREA, Ohio - Another day of Cleveland Browns training camp brought another handful of roster moves. Both the words and the actions of Browns general manager Ray Farmer indicate it's going to be a busy month-plus on the transaction wire. "I think there's always work to be done," Farmer said on Sunday. "As we look at where we're going, we're going to definitely look to address every...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns issue statement on status of Jason Pinkston

Jason Pinkston was not in camp yesterday with the Browns. As the day wore on and as media asked media relations folks first, coach Mike Pettine second and GM Ray Farmer third with very little comment, it turned into a small issue. Pinkston is one of the nicest and most outgoing Cleveland Browns on social media and in person. Fans were deeply concerned about him when he was dealing...
Via Waiting For Next Year
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns mum on Pinkston's absence

BEREA, Ohio - Cleveland Browns offensive lineman Jason Pinkston has been missing from training camp practices, and the mystery surrounding his absence suggests it may not be a short-term scenario. New Browns coach Mike Pettine answered a question about Pinkston by saying he could not comment on the matter "for reasons I can't speak on" and would not say if he thought Pinkston would...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns wrap up day one of mandatory mini-camp

Day one of mini-camp is in the books. Here is a gathering of news and notes from beat reporters at today’s practice. This is a collection from @FredGreethamOBR, @NateUlrichABJ, @ScottPetrak, @RuiterWrongFAN and @sdoerschukREP. – WR Anthony Armstrong is 5-foot-10 and weighs 185 pounds. He is a four year veteran spending time with the Dolphins, Redskins, Cowboys and Jaguars, mostly...
Via Waiting For Next Year
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5: Cleveland position battles to watch for

The draft is over, and now is the time to start getting the roster together. Right now, Cleveland players are playing against each other to earn the right to start for our glorious Browns. Here are the five best competitions to watch: 5. Tyler Thigpen vs. Connor Shaw (3rd String Quarterback) I previewed this one a little bit in my mailbag post yesterday, and while it may not get...
Via cover32 - Browns
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Weasel spotted at the Cavaliers game

Comedian/actor Pauly Shore is in Cleveland performing at The Improv, but he took time to catch the Cavaliers beat the Indiana Pacers on Sunday afternoon. The Cavaliers won 90-76. Shore sat courtside and tweeted a picture of the Cavs' bench, before participating during a time out with the Cavaliers in-game entertainment team. Later, he caught up with Cleveland Browns' offensive lineman...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Three questions about the Browns off-season (so far)

The Browns seemed to be set to be one of the most active teams in free agency as the period began. They signed Karlos Dansby and Donte Whitner very quickly and were off to the races. They followed that up with an offer sheet to Andrew Hawkins, a smaller move on special teamer Isaiah Trufant before making another marginally big splash over the weekend with running back Ben Tate. As...
Via Waiting For Next Year
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns have two Pro Bowl o-linemen, but might lose one

Editor's note: Browns beat reporter Fred Greetham will break down the Browns roster on a position-by-position basis, with the fifth part looking at the offensive line position. Offensive Linemen - (Joe Thomas, John Greco, Alex Mack, Shawn Lauvao, Jason Pinkston, Mitchell Schwartz, Oniel Cousins, Garrett Gilkey, Reid Fragel, Martin Wallace, Chris Faulk and Jeremiah Warren) Thomas...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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