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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' wide receivers must capitalize if targets increase

Posted Nov. 03, 2010 @ 2:41 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 the Browns' passing game.

Browns QBs Delhomme, Wallace to miss practice

Posted Nov. 03, 2010 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
Browns QB Jake Delhomme and Seneca Wallace, who have sat out the last two games with ankle injuries, will miss practice Wednesday, head coach Eric Mangini said, according to the team. Rookie Colt McCoy, who has made two consecutive starts ...

Holmgren insists he's focused on current role

Posted Nov. 02, 2010 @ 10:32 p.m. ET
Browns president Mike Holmgren indicated Tuesday he is committed to his current job, but the former Seahawks and Packers head coach's future in football was a topic of discussion at his press conference.

Browns' 60-second rant: Holmgren clear on wanting WRs to be targeted more

Posted Nov. 02, 2010 @ 10:05 p.m. ET
Of the many interesting things Browns president Mike Holmgren said Tuesday, his remarks about how the club's wide receivers are used in offensive coordinator Brian Daboll's scheme were especially notable. Holmgren, in short, made it clear he wished ...

Holmgren: Mangini will make call on whether McCoy starts

Posted Nov. 02, 2010 @ 8:23 p.m. ET
Browns president Mike Holmgren said Tuesday that head coach Eric Mangini will make the call regarding whether Colt McCoy will be the club's starting quarterback going forward in 2010.

Reports: Browns unlikely to be suitors for Moss

Posted Nov. 02, 2010 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
The Browns are unlikely to be suitors for former Vikings WR Randy Moss, Browns president Mike Holmgren indicated Tuesday, according to multiple media outlets.

Patriots-Browns matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 02, 2010 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
Here's a closer look at a matchup to watch in Sunday's Patriots-Browns game, namely Browns TE Benjamin Watson against the Patriots' pass defense.

They Said It: Browns Monday edition

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 10:02 p.m. ET
Here's a sampling of Browns quotes from Monday's media interview availability. All quotes are from transcripts provided by the club.

Browns starting quarterback still unknown

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
The Browns still haven't determined who their starting quarterback in Week Nine vs. the Patriots, as veterans Jake Delhomme and Seneca Wallace are each recovering from high ankle sprains.

Five questions with PFW Browns correspondent Tony Grossi

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 2:31 p.m. ET
PFW Browns correspondent Tony Grossi, the Browns' beat writer for The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer, recently took time out to answer five questions about the club entering the bye week.

Flashback: Browns' recent Week Eight performances

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 1:16 p.m. ET
Take a quick stroll down memory lane with PFW for a recap of the Browns' Week Eight contests each of the last five seasons.

Browns want to get Rogers playing time at end

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 11:02 a.m. ET
Browns NT Shaun Rogers, who was a disruptive interior rusher in the win at New Orleans, also saw time at defensive end, and head coach Eric Mangini wants to continue giving him work at that position, too.

Three-and-out with Browns P Reggie Hodges

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 9:49 a.m. ET
What punter taught the Browns' Reggie Hodges a rugby-style kick that has served him very well this season? Read on to find out more.

Report: Wallace wants Browns to settle on one QB

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 9:21 p.m. ET
Browns QB Seneca Wallace said Wednesday that the team should settle on one starting quarterback when the team's quarterbacks are healthy, The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer reported.

Browns bye-week reflections

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 7:18 p.m. ET
With the bye week upon us, here are seven reflections on the Browns entering their off week.

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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