Final injury report full of concerns for Cleveland
The Cleveland Browns take a trip to Los Angeles to take on with the Chargers in a Week 5 match of quality groups. The Chargers have actually assembled a quality 3 – 1 with wins versus Washington, Kansas City and Las Vegas. The Browns played well versus the Chiefs however loss then rattled triumphes versus Houston, Chicago and Minnesota.
Heading into Sunday’s match, injuries for the going to group are the huge story. Versus a quality challenger, the following are noted as out for Cleveland:
Newsome was anticipated to miss his 2nd straight video game however Hubbard, hurt at first in Week 1, was anticipated to return by Week 4 or 5.
Rather, the Browns will lack their main backup on the offending line while still having a hard time with other injuries at the position. Simply on that line, the following are noted as doubtful for the video game:
LT Jedrick Wills
C J.C. Tretter
Tretter did not take part in practice till Friday, when he was restricted, while Wills was unable to practice at all today. If Wills can’t play, either novice James Hudson III or Blake Hance are anticipated to begin at left deal with. With Joey Bosa on the other side, that might be bothersome for the Browns offense.
Jack Conklin was restricted all week however does not have an injury classification entering into the video game.
David Njoku is the just other offending gamer noted as doubtful.
The defense isn’t clear from injury issues following the flight out to California. 7 (7!) protectors are noted as doubtful for the video game:
DE Myles Garrett
DE Jadeveon Clowney
DE Takk McKinley
CB Denzel Ward
CB Troy Hill
Pound Malcolm Smith
Pound Tony Fields II
Of that group, just Garrett did not take part in practice on Friday after not taking part Wednesday and being restricted Thursday. The other 6 were restricted in practice on Friday.
Odell Beckham Jr. (shoulder) and Malik Jackson (rest) are likewise noted on the injury report however do not have injury classifications entering into the Week 5 match.
Of note for Cleveland, QB Baker Mayfield is not noted on the injury report regardless of his reported labrum tear.
For the Chargers, RB Justin Jackson is noted as uncertain while CB Chris Harris Jr. is noted as doubtful for the video game. No other Los Angeles gamer has an injury classification entering into Sunday’s match.
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.