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T.J. Ward

T.J. Ward - #43 - S

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 10"/ 200 lbs.
Birthday 12/12/1986
Birthplace Antioch, CA
College Oregon
Years played 4
Drafted 2010, 2nd round, 6th pick by Browns

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
68 3 1

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. 18, 2012
The Cleveland Browns have placed linebacker James-Michael Johnson and defensive back T.J. Ward on injured reserve with knee injuries.||||||| Both Johnson, a rookie, and Ward were starters for a defense that allows 22.1 points per game. Ward had 68 tackles and one interception.
Posted Nov. 21, 2012
Ward has appealed a $25,000 fine for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Sunday at Dallas, and said the NFL's rules on vicious hits need to be changed.||||||| Ward received a letter from the league on Wednesday informing him of the penalty for hitting Cowboys wide receiver Kevin Ogletree. Ward said replays conclusively show he did not touch any part of Ogletree's head. Ward said Ogletree was falling as he delivered his hit, which made it appear worse than it was. It's the second time Ward has been fined for a blow to the head.
Posted Dec. 22, 2011
The Browns have placed safety T.J. Ward on injured reserve with a sprained right foot.||||||| Ward started eight games before getting hurt on Nov. 6 against Houston. The team had been hopeful he would be able to return, but Ward's foot never got well enough for him to be activated. The hard-hitting Ward, a second-round draft picks last season, made 38 tackles and forced one fumble. Browns coach Pat Shurmur was pleased with Ward's development and said he "was playing at a high level" prior to his injury. Shurmur said Ward will not need surgery "at this point."
Posted Nov. 11, 2011
Ward is not practicing again and will likely miss Sunday's game against St. Louis.||||||| Ward sustained an unspecified foot injury last week in Houston and was placed in a cast. He has not been seen at the team's training facility all week. Usama Young will likely fill in for Ward. Young was practicing with the first-team defense on Friday after sitting out the past two days with a hip injury.
Posted Nov. 10, 2011
Ward's right foot remains immobilized inside a cast, leaving Cleveland's secondary with a very noticeable limp.||||||| Ward missed his second day of practice Thursday with the injury he sustained last week in Houston, and coach Pat Shurmur said there's a "very good chance" the hard-hitting safety will not play Sunday against the St. Louis Rams. "I don't want to rule him out yet," Shurmur said.

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