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Quincy Wilson misses practice again; Vontae Davis limited

Colts rookie cornerback Quincy Wilson (knee) did not practice for the second consecutive day. His absence is a concern with veteran cornerback Vontae Davis trying to work his way back from a “significant” groin injury. Wilson came off the bench and played only 17 defensive snaps in the season opener against the Rams, but he [more]

Joe Thomas sees offensive linemen as “mushrooms”

Fresh from 10,000th straight snap, Browns left tackle Joe Thomas arguably has received more attention in one week than he has in his entire career combined. And for good reason — offensive linemen typically get ignored. “The only time we get noticed is if we do something poorly,” Thomas said earlier this week on PFT [more]

Hue Jackson challenges Kenny Britt “to step up and make plays”

With only five targets, two catches, 15 yards and one big drop, wide receiver Kenny Britt hasn’t yet lived up to the four-year, $32.5 million contract the Browns gave him in the offseason. Instead of benching Britt, Browns coach Hue Jackson challenged him. “I’ve challenged him that he needs to step up and make plays, [more]

Vontae Davis returns to practice

Andrew Luck still isn’t practicing, but Vontae Davis is. The veteran cornerback, who suffered a groin injury during a preseason game on August 26 against the Steelers, returned to practice on a limited basis. Could he play on Sunday against the Browns? “We’ll see how the week goes,” coach Chuck Pagano told reporters. “But he’s doing well.” [more]

Joe Thomas hopes he’s still a Brown when the Browns become competitive

Browns left tackle Joe Thomas has made it through 10 years of futility in Cleveland. Thomas hopes he’s still there when the payoff comes. “Well, there’s definitely a concern there,” Thomas said on PFT Live regarding the possibility of the team breaking through once he’s no longer on it. “Obviously the approach that they’ve taken [more]

Isaiah Crowell would like the ball more

Browns running back Isaiah Crowell took a step forward in his third season when he averaged 4.8 yards per carry on his way to a career-high 952 rushing yards, but he hasn’t exactly picked up where he left off this year. Crowell is averaging 2.6 yards per carry through the first two games of the [more]

Hue Jackson: Myles Garrett has made huge progress

Browns defensive end Myles Garrett has yet to make his regular season debut, but the moment appears to be drawing closer. Mary Kay Cabot of reports that Garrett has the protective boot off of his injured ankle and that he rode a stationary bike during the team’s practice on Wednesday. After the practice, coach [more]

Joe Thomas on Zeke Elliott: “You have to learn how to lose”

Much has been said by many about Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott‘s lack of hustle following the Chris Harris Jr. interception on Sunday, from wagging fingers to making excuses to many things in between. Browns left tackle Joe Thomas, appearing on PFT Live, had the best (and perhaps only) explanation regarding the reasons for Elliott’s [more]

Huge Wednesday PFT Live is coming

Wednesday’s PFT Live features not one or two but three guests who also are current players. Relevant and impactful players, too. In addition to a two-part visit with Browns tackle Joe Thomas, Chiefs defensive lineman Chris Jones and Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. join the show. Each had interesting and compelling things to say, which [more]

22 minute conversation with Joe Thomas is coming

Browns tackle Joe Thomas has put together an impressive 10,000-plus streak of snaps. He also has accomplished an impressive run of interviews in the aftermath of his ironman streak. The tour included an ironman interview with PFT Live — a full 22 minutes that will appear on the PFT Live afternoon podcast any minute now. [more]

Browns put Corey Coleman on injured reserve

Browns receiver Corey Coleman will miss at least half the season. The Browns announced today that they have placed Coleman on injured reserve with a broken hand. Under NFL rules, they could bring him back after eight weeks. Coleman has started both games this season and has six catches for 62 yards and a touchdown. [more]

Cardinals release Jim Dray

The Cardinals released tight end Jim Dray, the team announced Tuesday. They signed Dray on Friday because of injuries to tight ends Jermaine Gresham (ribs) and Troy Niklas (hip). Niklas ended up playing in Arizona’s overtime victory over the Colts. Dray played five special teams snaps against Indianapolis. Dray, 30, played for the Cardinals from [more]

RG3: I was put in an impossible situation because Mike Shanahan never wanted me

After spending most of this year unemployed and silent, Robert Griffin III decided this morning to speak up and give his side of the story of his career. Spurred by former teammate Santana Moss ripping him, Griffin took to social media and explained that he thinks he never had a chance in Washington. Griffin wrote [more]

In-game migraine was one of DeShone Kizer’s “biggest fears”

Browns rookie DeShone Kizer missed a portion of Sunday’s loss to the Ravens while being treated for a migraine headache that came on during the first quarter of the game. Kizer said he started noticing visual issues a few plays before forgetting to put a man in motion on a play that ended with an [more]

Which 0-2 team will make the playoffs?

Week Two officially is over, and more than 25 percent of the NFL has fallen to an 0-2 start. Since, on average, one of every eight 0-2 teams makes it to the playoffs, one of these sad sacks will scratch and claw its was to an inevitable wild-card or divisional road loss. So who will [more]

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