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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

Former Browns, Ravens owner Modell passes away

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 9:29 a.m. ET
Art Modell, whose 43-year NFL career made him a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame, died Thursday at the age of 87.

NFLPA asks for restraining order in bounty case

Posted Sept. 04, 2012 @ 9:31 p.m. ET
A temporary restraining order to allow players suspended in connection with "bountygate" to rejoin their teams and play in Week One has been requested.

Browns CB Haden has appealed suspension

Posted Sept. 04, 2012 @ 9:30 a.m. ET
Browns CB Joe Haden has appealed a potential four-game suspension, club president Mike Holmgren told 92.3 FM in Cleveland on Tuesday.

Browns rookie RB Richardson may play in opener

Posted Sept. 01, 2012 @ 7:21 p.m. ET
Sidelined and hidden from public view for nearly a month, Browns rookie RB Trent Richardson might play in Cleveland's season opener.

Eagles acquire S Sims in trade with Browns

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 11:17 p.m. ET
The Eagles acquired first-year FS David Sims from the Browns in a trade Friday.

Browns cut QB Wallace, TE Moore

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 2:17 p.m. ET
The Browns cut QB Seneca Wallace and TE Evan Moore, according to multiple reports.

Should the Browns worry about Richardson?

Posted Aug. 30, 2012 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
Steve DiMatteo says even if Trent Richardson comes back in time for Week One, there will be a tinge of worry as he gets his feet wet in the NFL.

Jets claim P Lanning off waivers

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 6:40 p.m. ET
The Jets claimed P Spencer Lanning off waivers from the Browns, creating competition for second-year P T.J. Conley.

Browns' Fujita optimistic he'll play in opener

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 6:11 p.m. ET
Suspended Browns LB Scott Fujita remains hopeful that he will be allowed to play in Week One.

Browns place NT Taylor on PUP list

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 5:29 p.m. ET
The Browns placed NT Phil Taylor on the reserve/PUP list in the hopes that he can play in 2012.

Browns cut WR Mitchell

Posted Aug. 26, 2012 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
The Browns trimmed their roster to 80 players on Sunday and cut WR Carlton Mitchell.

Weeden's age working in his favor in Cleveland

Posted Aug. 23, 2012 @ 11:40 a.m. ET
If things finally turn around for the Browns, Brandon Weeden is the most qualified quarterback in years to help make that happen.

Browns CB Haden back for afternoon practice

Posted Aug. 22, 2012 @ 3:21 p.m. ET
Browns CB Joe Haden, ejected from practice by head coach Pat Shurmur on Wednesday morning, was reportedly back for a walk-through this afternoon.

Dolphins OG Steinbach to retire

Posted Aug. 22, 2012 @ 1:38 p.m. ET
Dolphins OG Eric Steinbach will announce his retirement Wednesday, head coach Joe Philbin said.

Browns' Hardesty top option with Richardson sidelined

Posted Aug. 19, 2012 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
Browns RB Montario Hardesty fought injuries his first two NFL seasons, but he has fared better this summer.

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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