Brandon Jackson won’t need surgery on toe

AP

We passed along a report earlier Friday even that Browns guard Eric Steinbach and running back Brandon Jackson could both potentially miss the season due to injury.

We’ve seen received word via a league source that Jackson’s turf toe injury will not require surgery.  The injury is expected to keep him out for a maximum of six weeks, which would ideally put him back into the mix around Week Four.

While turf toes are notoriously tricky to evaluate, we’d imagine that the Browns would keep a roster spot open for Jackson if he could be back that soon.  Jackson was expected to be the team’s third down back behind Peyton Hillis.