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Jason Pinkston

Jason Pinkston - #62 - G

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 305 lbs.
Birthday 09/05/1987
Birthplace Pittsburgh, PA
College Pittsburgh
Years played 3
Drafted 2011, 5th round, 19th pick by Browns

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 Dec. 14, 2012
Pinkston feels grateful to be alive following a health scare that ended his season. The Cleveland Browns guard was hospitalized in October following a game against Cincinnati with blood clots in his lungs. The second-year player doctors told him if he had taken a hit in the game that "I could've probably died then so I'm all happy about it that I'm still here."||||||| Pinkston, speaking with reporters on Friday for the first time since getting sick, said he has been working out and plans to play next season. He said he feels "normal" and is looking forward to resuming his career. Pinkston said he thought he only had bronchitis in the week leading up to being hospitalized. He continues to take blood thinners. The ordeal has changed Pinkston's view on life, he said.
Posted Oct. 24, 2012
Pinkston has been released from the hospital after being treated for blood clots in his lungs.||||||| Pinkston, who started Cleveland's first six games at left guard, was admitted to the Cleveland Clinic last week with the life-threatening condition. The 25-year-old was placed on injured reserve earlier this week, ending his second NFL season. A Browns spokesman confirmed Pinkston was released Wednesday.
Posted Oct. 19, 2012
Pinkston remains hospitalized with blood clots in his lungs, a life-threatening condition he's grateful was detected early. After the Browns revealed Pinkston's condition after practice on Friday, he confirmed his illness on Twitter while being treated at the Cleveland Clinic.||||||| Pinkston will not play Sunday against Indianapolis and the Browns do not know when the second-year guard will be released from the hospital or cleared to return. Pinkston started all 16 games in 2011 as a rookie. He played tackle in college, but was switched to guard last season after the Browns lost Eric Steinbach to a season-ending back injury.

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