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Joshua Cribbs

Joshua Cribbs - #16 - WR

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 215 lbs.
Birthday 06/09/1983
Birthplace Upper Marlboro, MD
College Kent State
Years played 9

Browns MVP Meter: Week Nine

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 6:01 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the Browns' top five team MVP candidates through eight games.

Flashback: Browns' recent Week Nine performances

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 3:21 p.m. ET
Take a quick stroll down memory lane with PFW for a recap of the Browns' Week Nine contests each of the last five seasons.

Patriots-Browns matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 03, 2010 @ 7:44 p.m. ET
The battle of the Browns' and Patriots' special teams is a matchup to watch in Sunday's Patriots-Browns game.  

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.

Identifying the top 10 kickoff returners

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
As kick returners make a big impact on games, PFW talked to multiple NFL insiders and came up with the 10 best kickoff returners in the league today.

Browns WR Cribbs should play Sunday

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
Browns WR Josh Cribbs practiced on Friday and should play on Sunday against the Saints.

Will NFL's hitting video scare players straight?

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 6:53 p.m. ET
In the NFL's new getting-tough-on-headhunters video campaign, league football operations head Ray Anderson dictates the difference between clean and dirty. Warning: The distinction is slight.

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.

Fines and suspensions may be coming for helmet-to-helmet violators

Posted Oct. 19, 2010 @ 10:16 a.m. ET
Following a physical Sunday in the NFL which saw multiple helmet-to-helmet collisions that left several players injured, the league is expected to come down with severe fines and in some cases, even suspensions.

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.

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' Cribbs out of game with head injury

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
Browns RS-WR Joshua Cribbs is out for the game after suffering a head injury against the Steelers, the Browns said.

Mangini: If Cribbs needs rest, it will be on offense

Posted Sept. 29, 2010 @ 6:04 p.m. ET
Browns head coach Eric Mangini said Wednesday that if WR-RS Josh Cribbs' workload necessitates him taking a rest, he will take some plays off on offense, not on special teams.

Bengals-Browns matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 11:41 a.m. ET
Here's a closer look at a matchup to watch in Sunday's Bengals-Browns game:  

Browns-Ravens matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Sept. 24, 2010 @ 6:38 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Ravens game:  

Browns-Ravens matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 8:09 p.m. ET
The Chiefs limited Browns RS-WR Joshua Cribbs to a pair of returns last week. Will Baltimore also kick away from him?

Patriots' Chung has room for improvement

Posted Aug. 01, 2010 @ 8:11 p.m. ET
Second-year safety Patrick Chung will need to raise his level of play by the time the regular season begins, according to "AFC Whispers," as he has struggled matching up against tight ends early in New England's training camp.

Reports: Browns, Cribbs reach agreement on three-year deal

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 3:46 p.m. ET
Multiple media outlets reported Friday that the Browns and RS-WR Josh Cribbs have agreed on a new three-year contract. The Browns are tearing up Cribbs' old deal, which ran through 2012 as well.

Mangini's back, but questions remain for Browns

Posted Jan. 07, 2010 @ 5:31 p.m. ET
His return seemed a long shot, but Eric Mangini will coach the Browns in 2010 after the Browns' impressive finish to the regular season. But many issues remain for the Browns to address in the weeks and months ahead.


Posted Dec. 26, 2012
Cribbs has apologized for his profane tweet following the Cleveland Browns' latest loss. Cribbs said Wednesday that he was mad at himself for muffing a punt, angry that it contributed to a 34-12 setback in Denver, then enraged when he got several derogatory messages.||||||| Cribbs responded Sunday by sending out, "See all the negativity on twitter after I gave my life to this .... . So 2 all u who are against me .... all y'all! I'm still gonna do me!" Cribbs said he won't get caught doing it again, realizes true Browns fans would not try to tweak him, and the best way to make amends is to play well in the final game in Pittsburgh.
Posted Oct. 03, 2012
Cribbs is practicing for the first time since sustaining a concussion in Cleveland's loss at Baltimore.||||||| Cribbs was injured in the first quarter Thursday night, when he was flattened while returning a kickoff by Ravens linebacker Dannell Ellerbe. The impact knocked Cribbs' helmet off and his head smacked the ground as he fell. Cribbs did not return to the 23-16 loss and sat out practice Monday. Cribbs had been in on six offensive plays and appeared to have a major role in the game plan before he was injured.
Posted Oct. 01, 2012
Cribbs is among six players not practicing with the Cleveland Browns.||||||| Cribbs and fellow wide receivers Mohamed Massaquoi and Travis Benjamin were not on the field Monday. Cribbs sustained a concussion during Cleveland's 23-16 loss Thursday night in Baltimore. His helmet flew off and he hit the turf with the back of his head after being tackled.
Posted Aug. 01, 2012
Cribbs is returning to his former spot as Cleveland's special teams specialist, playing on all of its return and coverage units.||||||| Cribbs, 29, already owns the NFL record with eight career kickoff return touchdowns - one more than Seattle's Leon Washington - and averaged 25.0 yards per runback last season.
Posted Jan. 02, 2012
Cribbs had seven catches for 91 yards in a 13-9 loss Sunday to Pittsburgh.||||||| Cribbs had a career-high 518 yards through the air.