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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

Steelers-Browns matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 10:09 a.m. ET
The Browns sacked QB Ben Roethlisberger eight times in their upset of Pittsburgh last December. Can Cleveland's pass rush — and secondary — step up once again?

Browns trade Harrison to Eagles for Bell

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 3:42 p.m. ET
The Browns have traded RB Jerome Harrison to the Eagles for RB Mike Bell, the Eagles announced Wednesday. 

Mangini: McCoy likely starter if Delhomme, Wallace out

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 12:31 p.m. ET
  Browns head coach Eric Mangini indicated Wednesday he likely would start rookie Colt McCoy at Pittsburgh on Sunday if QBs Jake Delhomme and Seneca Wallace can't play because of ankle injuries, multiple media outlets reported.   

Browns-Steelers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 11:17 a.m. ET
The Browns' Joshua Cribbs has game-breaking ability as a runner and as a returner, as he showed the last time Cleveland met Pittsburgh. 

Browns' O-line must bounce back

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 11:04 a.m. ET
The Browns' O-line must play better if the Browns are have a chance at upsetting the Steelers, but the line faces a tough test.  

They said it: Browns Tuesday edition

Posted Oct. 12, 2010 @ 7:11 p.m. ET
Here's a sampling of quotes from Browns head coach Eric Mangini's Monday press conference, the transcript of which was provided by the team.

Browns' 60-second rant: Browns have been thorn in Steelers' side before

Posted Oct. 12, 2010 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
Even if forced to start Colt McCoy or Brett Ratliff at quarterback, the Browns, if sound, can be competitive vs. Pittsburgh. 

Browns sign QB Ratliff, release WR Aiken

Posted Oct. 12, 2010 @ 5:26 p.m. ET
The Browns announced the signing of QB Brett Ratliff from the Patriots' practice squad on Tuesday.

Browns rookie report: Week Five

Posted Oct. 12, 2010 @ 1:05 p.m. ET
Here's our weekly look at the contributions made by Browns rookies in the first five games of the season as focus turns to whether one first-year player who's yet to play will get his first-ever NFL start Sunday ...

Browns-Steelers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Oct. 12, 2010 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
Can one of the Browns' top players rebound from an uncharacteristically poor performance? 

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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