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David Nelson

David Nelson - WR

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 214 lbs.
Birthday 11/07/1986
Birthplace Wichita Falls, TX
College Florida
Years played 4

Browns rookie report: Week 10

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
Here's our weekly look at the contributions made by Browns rookies this season.

Browns' 60-second rant: McCoy's time has come

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 4:11 p.m. ET
If only for the sake of continuity, the Browns need to stick with QB Colt McCoy in Week 11 and beyond in 2010.

Eric Mangini hot-seat meter: Marginally warmer

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 10:46 p.m. ET
The Browns are one loss away from undoing, from a record standpoint, all of the good work they did in wins at New Orleans and vs. New England, and it's on head coach Eric Mangini to make sure Cleveland ...

Browns MVP Meter: Week 10

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 9:48 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the Browns' top five team MVP candidates through nine games.

Browns players of the week: Week 10

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 9:11 p.m. ET
Here are the Browns' players of the week on offense, defense and special teams for Week 10.

Can Browns shake hard-to-figure heartbreaker?

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 6:56 p.m. ET
An incredibly tough set of circumstances faced by the offense, coupled with a defense that finally broke at the worst possible time, spelled defeat Sunday for the Browns, which now must rebound quickly from a 26-20 OT loss to the ...

Reports: Browns ORG Yates out for season

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 4:59 p.m. ET
Browns ORG Billy Yates will miss the rest of the season witth a biceps injury, head coach Eric Mangini said Monday, according to multiple media reports. Also, OLB Scott Fujita will be out "a little while" with a knee injury ...

Report: Cribbs has four dislocated toes

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 10:12 a.m. ET
Browns WR-KR Josh Cribbs reportedly dislocated every toe on his right foot except for his big toe in Sunday's loss to the Jets.

Jets-Browns recap notes

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 9:12 p.m. ET
Here's a recap of the second half and overtime of Jets-Browns from a Cleveland perspective.

Sanchez-Holmes TD in OT gives Jets the win

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 5:09 p.m. ET
Santonio Holmes scored on a 37-yard touchdown pass from Mark Sanchez with 16 seconds left in overtime, giving the New York Jets a 26-20 win over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday for their eighth straight regular-season road win.

Three Browns starters out with injuries

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
Browns OLB Scott Fujita, RS-WR Josh Cribbs and CB Sheldon Brown left Sunday's game vs. the Jets because of injuries.

Jets-Browns first-half notes

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
Here are notes on the first half of Jets-Browns from a Cleveland perspective.

Jets-Browns prediction

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening believes the Jets' defense will be the difference in their matchup at Cleveland. 

Mack key part of Browns offense starting to finish games

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 9:36 p.m. ET
As the Browns have established a distinctly physical tone on offense, C Alex Mack has played a key role.

Flashback: Recent Week 10 Browns performances

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 9:01 p.m. ET
Take a quick stroll down memory lane with PFW for a recap of the Browns' Week 10 contests each of the last five seasons.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted April 08, 2013
The Browns signed Nelson to a one-year contract Monday.||||||| Nelson, who played three seasons for Buffalo, is coming off a torn anterior cruciate ligament suffered in last season's opener. The 6-foot-5, 214-pounder started 17 games for the Bills, who signed him as an undrafted free agent in 2010. Nelson had 94 catches for 1,042 yards and eight touchdowns with the Bills. In 2011, he was second on the club in catches (61) and receiving yards (658). He also had five TDs.
Posted Feb. 24, 2013
Nelson is preparing to become a free agent after the Buffalo Bills informed the third-year player they will not extend him a contract offer to retain his rights. General manager Buddy Nix says he informed Nelson's agent of the decision Sunday. The Bills reached a similar decision with receiver Donald Jones earlier this month.||||||| The move wasn't entirely a surprise for Nelson, who anticipated the possibility after the Bills fired coach Chan Gailey. Doug Marrone was hired to take over last month. An undrafted free agent out of Florida, Nelson was a dependable contributor during his first two years, with a combined 92 catches for 1,011 yards and eight touchdowns. Last year, he never made it past the season opener, when he tore a right knee ligament.
Posted Sept. 11, 2012
Nelson was placed on injured reserve this week.||||||| Nelson will miss the rest of the season after tearing a ligament in his right knee during Buffalo's 48-28 loss at the New York Jets in the opener.
Posted Sept. 10, 2012
A person familiar with Buffalo Bills receiver David Nelson's injury says the player has a torn ligament in his right knee and is expected to miss the rest of the season. Nelson was hurt early into the fourth quarter of Sunday's 48-24 loss to the New York Jets when he went down away from the play. After being helped off the field, he was spotted walking on the injured leg along the sideline.||||||| The person provided the update on Monday after Nelson had tests Monday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity because the team has not provided an update. The third year player had become a favorite target of quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick last season, when he finished second on the team with 61 catches for 658 yards and five touchdowns.
Posted Aug. 06, 2012
Nelson and center Eric Wood are among the regulars who have been ruled out by coach Chan Gailey from playing in the team's preseason opener against the Washington Redskins on Thursday.||||||| Nelson was limited to participating in individual drills on Monday in his first practice since spraining his right knee on July 28, three days into training camp.

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