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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

They said it: Browns Tuesday edition

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 12:25 p.m. ET
Here are quotes of note from the Browns media availability on Monday.

Browns rookie report: Week Nine

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
Here's our weekly look at the contributions made by Browns rookies this season:

Browns' 60-second rant: Creativity makes Browns dangerous

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 10:02 a.m. ET
In their upsets of the Saints and Patriots, the Browns have caught opponents off guard with creative play-calling and formations.

Hillis showing the power of the waiver wire

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 6:04 p.m. ET
The draft might be the most overrated aspect of the fantasy football season. Want evidence of why? Look no further than 2010 breakout superstar Peyton Hillis.

Browns MVP Meter: Week Nine

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 6:01 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the Browns' top five team MVP candidates through eight games.

Eric Mangini hot-seat meter: Cooling

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
Victories over the Patriots and Saints quiets much discussion of Eric Mangini's job status for 2011 for the time being.

Browns' offense rolls in victory vs. Patriots

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
The Browns, with RB Peyton Hillis having a career day and rookie QB Colt McCoy impressing yet again, racked up a season-high 404 yards in their 34-14 win vs. New England on Sunday.

Browns players of the week: Week Nine

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 9:48 p.m. ET
Here are the Browns' players of the week on offense, defense and special teams for Week Nine.

Patriots-Browns wrapup notes

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 9:28 p.m. ET
Here are observations on the third and fourth quarters of Patriots-Browns from a Cleveland perspective.

Browns overpower Patriots 34-14

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
Rookie quarterback Colt McCoy scrambled for a touchdown, Peyton Hillis hammered for a career-high 184 yards and two scores and the Browns, using some trickery and a ton of offensive imagination, pounded the New England Patriots 34-14 on Sunday.

Patriots-Browns halftime notes

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
  Here's notes on the second quarter of Patriots-Browns from a Cleveland perspective.  

Patriots PK Gostkowski leaves game; return is questionable

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
Patriots PK Stephen Gostkowski left Sunday's game vs. the Browns with a thigh injury. His return is questionable.

Patriots-Browns first-quarter notes

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 1:35 p.m. ET
Here's notes on the first quarter of Patriots-Browns from a Cleveland perspective.

Browns-Patriots prediction

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 12:04 p.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening believes the Patriots will get the jump on the host Browns and score their seventh win of the season. 

Patriots-Browns prediction

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
Associate editor Kevin Fishbain expects the Patriots to escape Cleveland with a victory on Sunday.

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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