The Browns placed Pro Bowl center Alex Mack on injured reserve Friday. He is out for the rest of the season after suffering a broken left fibula Sunday in a 31-10 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers.
The Browns announced Mack underwent successful surgery Thursday in Charlotte, N.C. The team expects Mack to make a full recovery by the start of the 2015 season.
The Browns promoted offensive lineman Ryan Seymour from their practice squad to their active roster. They also signed defensive lineman Christian Tupou to the practice squad.
The Browns also waived cornerback Isaiah Trufant, who was placed on injured reserve with a knee injury on Aug. 30.To read more or comment...
Browns coach Mike Pettine met with reporters Thursday before practice. Below is a transcript from the news conference provided by the team.
On if DB Tashaun Gipson will practice today: “Yeah, he should. My guess is, at this point, he’ll be limited.”
On if DB Jim Leonhard would be Gipson’s backup: “Yeah, to me, it just depends on what personnel group we’re in. We feel pretty good about our safety depth with Jim and Jordan. Then, also ‘Baddy’ hasn’t played much for us, but he does get a lot of reps in practice.”To read more or comment...