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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

Bowens named AFC Defensive Player of the Week

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 11:57 a.m. ET
The NFL named Browns LB David Bowens, who returned a pair of interceptions for touchdowns in the Browns' 30-17 win at New Orleans on Sunday, the AFC Defensive Player of the Week for Week Seven, the league announced Wednesday.

They said it: Browns Tuesday edition

Posted Oct. 26, 2010 @ 10:17 p.m. ET
Here's a sampling of Browns quotes from Tuesday's media interview availability. All quotes are from transcripts provided by the club.

Browns' 60-second rant: Sustaining momentum the key

Posted Oct. 26, 2010 @ 6:23 p.m. ET
The postseason is a long shot for the Browns, given the schedule and the five losses already piled high. But continued improvement should be an expectation, and regresssion should be considered a disappointment, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening.

Browns rookie report: Week Seven

Posted Oct. 26, 2010 @ 5:56 p.m. ET
Here's our weekly look at the contributions made by Browns rookies this season.

Browns sign WR Williams, waive WR Figurs

Posted Oct. 26, 2010 @ 1:09 p.m. ET
The Browns announced the signing of WR Demetrius Williams and the waiving of WR Yamon Figurs on Tuesday. The club also said it had waived RB James Davis and claimed RB Thomas Clayton off waivers from New England, moves reported ...

Reports: Browns waive RB Davis, claim RB Clayton

Posted Oct. 26, 2010 @ 12:56 a.m. ET
The Browns waived RB James Davis and claimed RB Thomas Clayton off waivers from New England, multiple media outlets reported Monday.   

Strong special teams, creative 'D' keeping Browns competitive

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 7:32 p.m. ET
The Browns may have only two wins this season, but they have been tough to shake in their five losses. And in their victory at New Orleans Sunday, they showed why their style of play can be so vexing for ...

Eric Mangini hot-seat meter: Cooling

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
The Browns' 30-17 dismantling of the Saints on Sunday was a credit to the Browns' execution and coaching.

Browns MVP Meter: Week Seven

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the Browns' top five team MVP candidates through seven games.

Browns' players of the week: Week Seven

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 4:17 a.m. ET
Here are the Browns' players of the week on offense, defense and special teams for Week Seven.

Browns-Saints wrap-up notes

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 4:10 a.m. ET
Here's a recap of Browns-Saints game from a Cleveland perspective.

Browns ride defense in stunner over Saints

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
David Bowens returned two of Drew Brees' four interceptions for touchdowns and the Browns took a stunning 30-17 victory over the defending champion Saints on Sunday.

Browns-Saints third-quarter notes

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
Here's notes on the third quarter of Browns-Saints from a Cleveland perspective.

Sideline worker injured during Browns-Saints game

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 3 p.m. ET
A sideline worker was injured in the third quarter of Sunday's Browns-Saints game after Saints WR Courtney Roby collided with him on a punt return.

Browns-Saints second-quarter notes

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
Here's notes on the second quarter of Browns-Saints from a Cleveland perspective.

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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