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Browns injury: Severity of Jakeem Grant’s knee injury confirmed

Jakeem Grant worked himself back from missing last year with an Achilles injury

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As we have noted throughout preseason, the goal for every NFL team is to make it through preseason healthy. For the Cleveland Browns, they have stayed mostly healthy at starting and key depth positions.

Last preseason, WR/KR Jakeem Grant went down with an Achilles injury after being signed to revamp the Browns return game. A Pro Bowl returner, Grant had his contract restructured this offseason so he could fight to make the roster.

Throughout training camp, Grant was in line to make the 53-man and bring some juice to special teams. The first time he touched the ball in any kind of game for Cleveland, Grant got hurt again.

It was obvious how much pain he was in as soon as he went down.

Shortly after, Grant’s leg was placed in an air cast:

The Browns quickly ruled him out with a knee injury which seems to confirm the severity of the injury.


According to multiple reports, first by Ian Rapoport, Grant’s knee injury is the worst-case scenario with a ruptured patellar tendon:

The tear ends his season for the second straight year.