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Injury report for Browns vs. Steelers: Baker Mayfield, Jarvis Landry, Odell Beckham, and Larry Ogunjobi all hope to play

Also, Sheldrick Redwine will get the start at strong safety.

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Here is the injury report for the Cleveland Browns’ Week 6 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers:

Cleveland Browns

Position Player Injury Wed Thu Fri Game Status
Position Player Injury Wed Thu Fri Game Status
RB Kareem Hunt Thigh LP LP FP
WR Odell Beckham Jr. Illness -- DNP DNP QUESTIONABLE
C JC Tretter Knee LP LP FP
OG Wyatt Teller Calf DNP DNP DNP OUT
DT Sheldon Richardson Elbow LP FP FP
DT Larry Ogunjobi Abdomen LP LP LP QUESTIONABLE
DT Jordan Elliott Ankle FP FP FP
LB Jacob Phillips Knee DNP DNP DNP OUT
LB Tae Davis Elbow LP LP FP
CB Kevin Johnson Not Injury Related DNP FP
S Ronnie Harrison Jr. Concussion DNP DNP DNP OUT
S Karl Joseph Hamstring DNP DNP DNP OUT
P Jamie Gillan Groin -- -- LP QUESTIONABLE

Pittsburgh Steelers

Position Player Injury Wed Thu Fri Game Status
Position Player Injury Wed Thu Fri Game Status
QB Ben Roethlisberger Not Injury Related DNP FP FP (-)
FB Derek Watt Hamstring FP FP FP (-)
WR Diontae Johnson Back DNP LP DNP OUT
WR JuJu Smith-Schuster Knee DNP FP FP (-)
TE Eric Ebron Hand DNP FP FP (-)
C Maurkice Pouncey Foot DNP FP FP (-)
OG David DeCastro Abs DNP DNP DNP OUT
DE Stephon Tuitt Not Injury Related DNP FP FP (-)
LB Marcus Allen Foot FP FP FP (-)
LB T.J. Watt Shoulder LP FP FP (-)

Quick Hitters

  • Four players are out for the Browns: OG Wyatt Teller, LB Jacob Phillips, S Karl Joseph, and S Ronnie Harrison. That means Chris Hubbard will get the start at right guard, and Sheldrick Redwine is expected to make his first start of the season at strong safety.
  • The bigger issue for the Browns is all of the players who they have listed as questionable, which we will recap below.
  • QB Baker Mayfield was limited in practice for two days, but was a full participant on Friday. He is expected to play with the chest injury he suffered last week. Since QB Garrett Gilbert was signed by the Cowboys this week, the only backup quarterback who will be ready for Sunday is QB Case Keenum.
  • WR Jarvis Landry and WR Odell Beckham are both listed as questionable. Landry aggravated his hip/ribs in last week’s game, and although he rested Wednesday and Thursday, he was a limited participant in Friday’s practice. Beckham did not practice Thursday or Friday with an illness. He has not tested positive for COVID, so the belief is that he was just being kept home as a precaution. As long as he doesn’t feel like utter crap on Sunday, I would expect both he and Landry to play.
  • DT Larry Ogunjobi and DE Olivier Vernon are both questionable. Ogunjobi is trying to come back from an abdomen injury after missing last week’s game, and Vernon is battling a new groin injury.
  • The last position of concern is at punter, where Jamie Gillan came down with a groin injury during practice and was limited on Friday. If he can’t punt, K Cody Parkey would serve as the punter.
  • The Steelers have two players out: OG David DeCastro, and WR Diontae Johnson. Other than that, they come into the game pretty healthy.