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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 WRs Massaquoi, Cribbs miss practice with concussions

Posted Oct. 20, 2010 @ 6:24 p.m. ET
Browns WRs Mohamed Massaquoi and Joshua Cribbs sat out practice Wednesday with concussions sustained in Cleveland's 28-10 loss to Pittsburgh on Sunday.

Mangini: McCoy to start if injured Delhomme, Wallace don't "progress"

Posted Oct. 20, 2010 @ 3:07 p.m. ET
Browns QBs Jake Delhomme and Seneca Wallace were to miss practice Wednesday with ankle injuries, and head coach Eric Mangini said rookie Colt McCoy would start Sunday at New Orleans if Delhomme and Wallace were unavailable.

Browns place DE Smith, OT Pashos on I.R.

Posted Oct. 20, 2010 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
The Browns placed DRE Robaire Smith and ORT Tony Pashos on injured reserve and signed WR Yamon Figurs and OL Paul McQuistan, the club announced Wednesday. Smith has a back injury, while Pashos suffered an ankle injury in the Week ...

They Said It: Browns Tuesday edition

Posted Oct. 19, 2010 @ 9:18 p.m. ET
Here's a sampling of Browns quotes from the last two days.

Browns-Saints matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Oct. 19, 2010 @ 9:07 p.m. ET
Here's a closer look at a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Saints game.

Browns rookie report: Week Six

Posted Oct. 19, 2010 @ 7:19 p.m. ET
Here's our weekly look at the contributions made by Browns rookies this season.

Browns' 60-second rant: Browns face major challenge

Posted Oct. 19, 2010 @ 6:34 p.m. ET
The Browns are more vulnerable now than at any point this season, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening.

Eric Mangini hot-seat meter: No change, but wins needed

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 7:24 p.m. ET
The Browns are 1-5, but they have been competitive in every game, and rookie QB Colt McCoy played well in his first start Sunday. The record doesn't reflect well on head coach Eric Mangini, but the other factors do.

Browns MVP Meter: Week Six

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 6:09 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the Browns' top five team MVP candidates through six games.

Harrison unapologetic for violent play

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
Steelers OLB James Harrison was unapologetic for his hits, saying he is out to hurt any opposing player who comes near him on the field.

McCoy shows promise in first start

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
Browns QB Colt McCoy's first NFL start was filled with positive signs. 

Browns WRs Cribbs, Massaquoi have concussions

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
Browns WRs Joshua Cribbs and Mohamed Massaquoi suffered concussions in Sunday's loss to Pittsburgh, head coach Eric Mangini said Monday. Both players left the game in the second quarter of Cleveland's 28-10 loss after being hit in the ...

Browns' players of the week

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 4:24 a.m. ET
Here are the Browns' players of the week on offense, defense and special teams for Week Six.

Browns-Steelers wrap-up notes

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 4:18 a.m. ET
Here's a wrap-up look at Browns-Steelers from a Cleveland perspective.

Browns NT Rubin will continue to hold off Rogers

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 9:16 p.m. ET
Although Shaun Rogers had been expected to hold down the Browns' NT spot, Ahtyba Rubin has won the job and shows no sign of relinquishing it, according to AFC North Whispers.

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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