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Akron Beacon Journal

Browns QB Josh McCown played through fractured collarbone Sunday in loss to Ravens

Browns quarterback Josh McCown played through a fractured left collarbone Sunday in a 25-20 loss to the Baltimore Ravens. The team's official description of the injury had been nebulous until Friday. A Browns spokesman said McCown has a fractured clavicle but it's not displaced. Coach Hue Jackson said Friday it could be displaced, but the spokesman clarified that the coach misspoke. McCown suffered the injury in the first quarter and pushed through the pain to finish the game without missing a snap. He has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Miami Dolphins (0-2) and is...

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Browns' Josh McCown out with left shoulder injury; Cody Kessler will start vs. Dolphins

Josh McCown suffered a left shoulder injury during Sunday's 25-20 loss to the Ravens in the home opener and is out indefinitely. Rookie Cody Kessler will start Sunday in Miami.

The Jag-Wire | Fox Sports Florida

Jaguars center Brandon Linder could miss Ravens game with knee injury

The Jacksonville Jaguars could be without starting center Brandon Linder against Baltimore on Sunday because of a sprained knee, a potentially huge setback for a team that also could be missing left tackle Kelvin Beachum.

The Browns | Akron Beacon Journal

Browns rookie receiver Corey Coleman breaks hand in practice

Browns rookie receiver Corey Coleman is coming off his first 100-yard game, but coach Hue Jackson still wants more from the 15th overall pick. There is another level for Corey Coleman, and I expect him to get there ... fast, Jackson said after practice Wednesday. Another level might have to wait. Coleman suffered a broken hand in practice Wednesday, the Browns confirmed. Coleman was not on the post-practice injury report. In Sunday's 25-20 home-opening loss to the Baltimore Ravens, Coleman was targeted eight times and caught five passes for 104 yards and two touchdowns. Keep doing...

News-Herald

Cam Erving out of hospital, Greco starting at center for Cleveland Browns

Cameron Erving is out of the hospital but it might be a month or more before he is back at center with the Browns.Erving was taken to University Hospital by ambulance after being injured late in the 25-20 loss to the Ravens on Sept. 18. He was released a day later.The Browns issued a release saying Erving will be evaluated on a "week-to-week" basis.

News-Herald

Cleveland Browns center Cam Erving released from hospital

The Browns announced that center Cam Erving, who was hospitalized with a bruised lung following the Sept. 18 game against the Ravens, has been released from the hospital.The team said that Erving will be evaluated on a week-to-week basis.

Baltimore Sun

Ravens' 2-0 start a clear contrast from last season

When the 2015 Ravens flew home from Oakland after Week 2 last year, they were 0-2, having lost two games by a total of 10 points. Top pass rusher Terrell Suggs' season had already ended with a torn Achilles tendon, and starting left tackle Eugene Monroe was dealing with a concussion.

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Browns' Carl Nassib breaks hand vs. Ravens, will undergo surgery

Rookie Carl Nassib broke his hand and will undergo surgery, a league source confirmed.

Akron Beacon Journal

Browns analysis: Nate Ulrich breaks down 25-20 loss to Ravens

Browns vs. Ravens: Quick HitsWhat went right: The Browns scored touchdowns on each of their first three possessions, and two-time Pro Bowl cornerback Joe Haden intercepted two passes from Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco, once in the opening quarter and again in the third. What went wrong: Browns quarterback Josh McCown suffered a left (non-throwing) shoulder injury in the first quarter and, although he didn’t miss a snap, everything unraveled from there despite the 20-0 lead. Could the Browns have worse luck at quarterback? It’s like a sick, twisted joke. After the game, McCown sure...

Akron Beacon Journal

Browns notebook: Starting center Cameron Erving hospitalized overnight with bruised lung

CLEVELAND: Browns starting center Cameron Erving suffered a pulmonary contusion and was hospitalized overnight for observation after Sunday’s 25-20 loss to the Baltimore Ravens in the home opener.A bruised lung can be a serious injury. It’ll likely sideline Erving for at least a few weeks. In 2013, former Browns linebacker Barkevious Mingo had a bruised lung and missed a month of game action. Mingo suffered the unusual injury Aug. 15 in a preseason game and sat out the next three games (two exhibition and the regular-season opener). His first game back was Sept. 15.In the midst of an...

Akron Beacon Journal

Browns rookie quarterback Cody Kessler reportedly to start Sunday with Josh McCown hurt

Rookie quarterback Cody Kessler will start for the Browns (0-2) on Sunday when they visit the Miami Dolphins (0-2), ESPN reported Monday. Kessler will fill in for Josh McCown, who suffered a left shoulder injury Sunday in a 25-20 loss to the Baltimore Ravens. Kessler, a third-round draft pick from University of Southern California, will become the third quarterback to start for the Browns in as many games. Robert Griffin III started the Sept. 11 regular-season opener but he suffered a fractured bone in his left shoulder in the 29-10 loss. Kessler, who struggled throughout the preseason,...

CSN Baltimore

Ravens vs. Browns Inactives: Two RBs remain out for Week 2

CLEVELAND – Ravens outside linebacker Za’Darius Smith was active for Sunday’s game against the Browns, despite not practicing all week with an ankle injury.Smith was

Akron Beacon Journal

Browns sprint to big advantage but lead 20-19 early in second half after Ravens rally

The Browns led the Baltimore Ravens 20-12 at halftime of Sunday's home opener at FirstEnergy Stadium, but didn't have the momentum when both teams headed to the locker rooms for the break. Their lead was cut to 20-19 early in the third quarter. With quarterback Josh McCown starting in place of the injured Robert Griffin III, the Browns sprinted to a 20-0 lead. The Ravens, though, scored 12 consecutive points and trimmed their deficit to eight with Justin Tucker's successful 52-yard field goal as time expired in the second quarter. McCown suffered a left (non-throwing) shoulder injury in...

Plain Dealer

McCown gives the Browns an expected boost -- Bud Shaw's halftime take

The Cleveland Browns got exactly what they expected from Josh McCown in the first half against the Baltimore Ravens. Pin point accuracy and a penchant to stand in the pocket at the risk of serious injury.

Akron Beacon Journal

Browns predictions

Nate Ulrich (1-0)Ravens 34, Browns 20Multiple deep threats for Joe Flacco spells doom for the secondary.Marla Ridenour (1-0)Ravens 24, Browns 17Josh McCown is much more accurate than Robert Griffing III, but this isn’t the same Ravens defense he pillaged a year ago.George Thomas (0-1)Ravens 24, Browns 3Joe Flacco is back and apparently healthy after ACL surgery. Oh, and he brings a new friend in speedy wide receiver Mike Wallace.Michael Beaven (1-0)Ravens 35, Browns 21Quarterback Josh McCown leads the Browns on some successful drives, but Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco continues to haunt...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Ravens longtime assistant coach Clarence Brooks dies at 65 after battle with cancer

Clarence Brooks, the stalwart Ravens defensive line coach who inspired players by working determinedly through treatments for esophageal and stomach cancer, died this morning at a hospital in Weston, Fla. The Massachusetts native was 65. "We knew he loved his players," his wife, Justa, said this...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Former Dolphins defensive line coach Clarence Brooks dies of cancer

Clarence Brooks, the stalwart Ravens defensive line coach who inspired players by working determinedly through treatments for esophageal and stomach cancer, died Saturday morning at a hospital in Weston. The Massachusetts native was 65. "We knew he loved his players," his wife, Justa, said this...

Akron Beacon Journal

Browns have full confidence, trust in Josh McCown as he takes over at QB, expect no drop-off in aftermath of RG3’s injury

At first glance, this doesn’t sound like a good situation: An NFL team loses its starting quarterback in Week 1 to an injury, and the backup steps in with a record of 18-39 as a starter, including 2-17 in the past two seasons.The numbers are Josh McCown’s, but they couldn’t contrast more with the way the Browns view him.McCown will start for the Browns (0-1) when they host the Baltimore Ravens (1-0) in the home opener beginning at 1 p.m. Sunday at FirstEnergy Stadium, and his teammates have supreme confidence in the 14-year NFL veteran as he replaces the injured Robert Griffin...

Akron Beacon Journal

Browns vs. Ravens: Injury report

BrownsNo players listedRavensOut: running back Kenneth Dixon (knee) and linebacker Elvis Dumervil (foot).Questionable: linebackers C.J. Mosley (thigh) and Za’Darius Smith (ankle), wide receiver Breshad Perriman (calf), cornerback Jerraud Powers (ankle) and guard John Urschel (shoulder).

Baltimore Sun

Ravens could be thin at OLB on Sunday with Elvis Dumervil out, Za'Darius Smith questionable

With Elvis Dumervil and Za'Darius Smith both dealing with injuries and rush linebacker Terrell Suggs still working his way into game condition, the Ravens might have to lean heavily on two rookie pass rushers in Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns.

Akron Beacon Journal

Browns matchup: Veteran Ravens Joe Flacco, Mike Wallace present challenges for youthful Browns

If Baltimore Ravens and Super Bowl winning quarterback Joe Flacco sought more motivation in his career, it might have come from one of the most unexpected incidents — his anterior cruciate ligament injury last season.“That definitely taught me something. It definitely teaches you how fortunate we are, and it reminded me how much I love the game. Sometimes you get caught up in the whole process of it all,” Flacco said during a teleconference with Cleveland media earlier this week. “You don’t really think too much about it, but when you have to sit at home and watch the game for six...

Baltimore Sun

Ravens' Breshad Perriman says he'll play vs. Browns; Elvis Dumervil is unlikely

Ravens wide receiver Breshad Perriman declared himself healthy and ready to play in Sunday’s road opener against the Cleveland Browns. “I’m feeling good,” said Perriman, who practiced Thursday after sittting out Wednesday’s session because of what the team characterized as a calf injury. “I’m feeling...

Baltimore Sun

Breshad Perriman and C.J. Mosley are back at Ravens practice on Thursday

Perriman, who caught one pass for 35 yards in Sunday's 13-7 win against the Buffalo Bills at M&T Bank Stadium, was held out Wednesday because of what the team characterized as a calf injury. He did not appear hindered as he ran routes on the practice field Thursday.

Baltimore Sun

Ravens wide receiver Breshad Perriman out with calf injury; team mum on his status

Wide receiver Breshad Perriman's absence from Ravens practice on Wednesday is apparently not related to the knee injuries that have plagued him since being selected in the first round of the 2015 NFL draft.

Plain Dealer

Robert Griffin III on IR for at least 8 games with broken bone in shoulder; Josh McCown to start

RG3 on IR at least could be out awhile with his left shoulder injury and Josh McCown is expected to start Sunday vs. the Ravens.

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Josh McCown prepares to start in Browns vs. Ravens (videos)

Cleveland Browns quarterback Josh McCown hits the practice field to prepare for his first start of the season after Robert Griffin III was placed on IR with a shoulder injury during the season opener.

Baltimore Sun

Ravens reach injury settlement with WR Michael Campanaro

The agreement could allow the local product to return to the team in the second half of the season.