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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

Jets-Browns matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
Can the Browns stop Jets RBs LaDainian Tomlinson and Shonn Greene?

Three-and-out with Browns C Alex Mack

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 9:41 p.m. ET
In this week's Browns "Three-and-out," Browns C Alex Mack says taking snaps from three different quarterbacks this season has been, well, a snap, relatively speaking.

Jets-Browns matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 9:27 p.m. ET
Oh, what fun it will be to watch Jets head coach Rex Ryan and Browns defensive coordinator Rob Ryan try to outsmart the other. 

Browns fantasy focus

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 9:23 p.m. ET
Here's our weekly look at the Browns from a fantasy football perspective.  

The passing war of 1980

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 1:59 p.m. ET
Thirty years ago, Dan Fouts and Brian Sipe took advantage of favorable conditions for passers and broke the NFL record for most passing yards in a season. Fouts finished with NFL single-season records for completions (348), attempts (589) and yards ...

Browns' Benard released from hospital after collapsing

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 1:45 a.m. ET
Browns LB Marcus Benard collapsed and fell off his chair in the club's locker room at the team facility and was taken away via ambulance, but he was released from a local hospital Thursday evening.    

Browns waive P Zastudil from injured reserve

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 7:50 p.m. ET
The Browns waived P Dave Zastudil off injured reserve on Thursday.  

Browns QB Delhomme returns to practice

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
  Browns QB Jake Delhomme was to to practice on a limited basis Thursday, head coach Eric Mangini said, with rookie Colt McCoy, who got the majority of the work with the first-team offense on Wednesday, continuing to get most of ...

Mangini's QB decision sign of progress, potential source of discomfort

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
Each Wednesday, we'll highlight a Browns player, coach, executive, personnel group or other area of the team that is most under scrutiny. This week, we take a closer look at Browns head coach Eric Mangini.

Jets-Browns matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
Here's a closer look at a matchup to watch in Sunday's Jets-Browns game.

Browns RB Hillis named AFC Offensive Player of the Week

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
Browns RB Peyton Hillis earned AFC Offensive Player of the Week honors for Week Nine after rushing for a career-high 184 yards in a 34-14 win vs. New England, the NFL announced Wednesday.

AFC North midseason reports

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 9:08 a.m. ET
Rookie C Maurkice Pouncey has been the biggest surprise on a surprising Steelers team, as you'll learn in reading our midseason reports on the AFC North teams.

Browns' Ryan impressed with Jets QB Sanchez

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 7:38 p.m. ET
Browns defensive coordinator Rob Ryan likes what he's seen from Jets second-year QB Mark Sanchez, who threw for 323 yards in the Jets' 23-20 win at Detroit on Sunday.

Tomlin not surprised by Browns' recent success

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 7:23 p.m. ET
Asked at his Tuesday press conference why the Browns were able to put together as impressive a performance as they did in their 34-14 victory vs. New England on Sunday, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said Cleveland's recent success ...

Jets-Browns matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
Mark Sanchez's showing vs. the Browns' secondary will go a long way in determining who wins this Sunday. Here's a closer look at a matchup to watch in Sunday's Jets-Browns game.

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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