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Injury report for Football Team vs. Browns: Denzel Ward’s status up-in-the-air after groin injury

LB Mack Wilson is also listed as questionable.

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Here is the injury report for the Cleveland Browns’ Week 3 game against the Washington Football Team:

Cleveland Browns

Position Player Injury Wed Thu Fri Game Status
Position Player Injury Wed Thu Fri Game Status
WR Jarvis Landry Hip FP FP FP
TE Stephen Carlson Shoulder FP FP FP
C JC Tretter Knee LP LP LP
OT Jack Conklin Ankle/Finger LP FP FP
DE Olivier Vernon Abdomen DNP DNP DNP Out
DE Adrian Clayborn Hip DNP DNP LP Questionable
LB Mack Wilson Knee LP LP LP Questionable
LB Sione Takitaki Shoulder FP FP FP
LB Jacob Phillips Knee DNP DNP DNP Out
CB Denzel Ward Groin -- LP DNP Questionable
CB Greedy Williams Shoulder LP LP LP Out
CB Kevin Johnson Liver LP FP FP

Washington Football Team

Position Player Injury Wed Thu Fri Game Status
Position Player Injury Wed Thu Fri Game Status
WR Steven Sims Jr. Toe DNP LP FP Questionable
OT Saahdiq Charles Thigh DNP DNP DNP Out
OT Morgan Moses Hip LP DNP FP Questionable
DE Ryan Kerrigan Toe DNP FP FP
DE Ryan Anderson Shin DNP FP FP
LB Thomas Davis Sr. Illness DNP FP FP
LB Cole Holcomb Knee DNP DNP DNP Out

Injury Notes

  • The Browns have three players ruled out for Sunday: LB Jacob Phillips, DE Olivier Vernon, and CB Greedy Williams.
  • The big news is the status of starting CB Denzel Ward, who came down with a groin injury in practice this week. He was limited on Thursday, and the team opted to hold him out of practice on Friday. It sounded like head coach Kevin Stefanski will know later today what Ward’s status will be for Sunday, but he was listed as questionable for the injury report.
  • If Ward can’t play, then CB Kevin Johnson will make his debut, returning from injury, as an outside cornerback. If Ward is able to play, then Johnson would slide in as the nickelback.
  • LB Mack Wilson is listed as questionable after being a limited participant in practice this week. It’s not known whether he will make his debut on Sunday, or if the team will be cautious and wait another week with him. DE Adrian Clayborn is questionable; I think he’ll be active for emergency situations, much like OT Jack Conklin was active a week ago.
  • Speaking of Conklin, he is good-to-go and will start at right tackle this Sunday.
  • Even though he’s not listed in the injury report, it’s worth noting that starting RG Brandon Scherff was placed on IR this week for Washington.