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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

Roethlisberger throws 3 TDs, Steelers win 28-10

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 5 p.m. ET
Ben Roethlisberger, cheered loudly during his first game in 9 1/2 months, returned from his four-game suspension to throw three touchdown passes, and the Steelers shut down a Browns offens during a 28-10 victory Sunday.

Browns-Steelers third-quarter notes

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 2:51 p.m. ET
Here are notes on the third quarter of Browns-Steelers from a Cleveland perspective.

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.

Browns-Steelers halftime notes

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 1:52 p.m. ET
Here's notes on the second quarter of Browns-Steelers from a Cleveland perspective.

Browns-Steelers first-quarter notes

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 1:03 p.m. ET
Here's notes on the first quarter of Browns-Steelers from a Cleveland perspective.

Browns-Steelers prediction

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 11:33 a.m. ET
Look for a competitive effort from the Browns, just not a winning one, against the Steelers, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening. 

Browns rule QB Wallace out for Sunday

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 7:55 p.m. ET
The Browns have officially downgraded QB Seneca Wallace as out for Sunday's game against the Steelers with a high ankle sprain.

Browns emphasizing physicality, not pace, in running game

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 7:42 p.m. ET
Clearly, Jerome Harrison had fallen out of favor with the Browns, but his departure leaves the Browns without an established change-of-pace back — and even more lacking in speed on offense than they were previously.

Flashback: Recent Week Six performances

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 1:18 a.m. ET
Take a quick stroll down memory lane with PFW for a recap of the Browns' Week Six contests each of the last five seasons.

Browns-Steelers matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 12:07 a.m. ET
Browns rookie QB Colt McCoy, who's expected to make his first career start Sunday, is getting the ultimate test right off the bat for a young quarterback: the Steelers in Pittsburgh.

Five questions with PFW Steelers correspondent Jim Wexell

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
Jim Wexell, PFW's Steelers correspondent and the publisher of SteelCityInsider.net, took time out to answer five questions about Pittsburgh in advance of Sunday's Browns-Steelers game. Here's our questions and his answers.

Browns-Steelers matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 11:41 a.m. ET
Here's a closer look at a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Steelers game:

Browns fantasy focus

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 11:35 a.m. ET
Here's our weekly look at the Browns from a fantasy football perspective.  

Mangini explains Harrison trade

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 8:18 p.m. ET
Browns head coach Eric Mangini said Thursday that the decision to trade Jerome Harrison to Philadelphia for Mike Bell can be chalked up to the emergence of RB Peyton Hillis, as well as Bell being "more of a fit" for ...

Mangini says 'lean' stronger toward McCoy as starter

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
Browns head coach Eric Mangini indicated Thursday that rookie QB Colt McCoy has strenghtened his chances to be Cleveland's starter Sunday at Pittsburgh.

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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