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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

AFC North Spin cycle: Week Two

Posted Sept. 17, 2012 @ 7:27 p.m. ET
We take a closer look at the AFC North with two games in the books.

Dalton throws three TDs in Bengals' win

Posted Sept. 16, 2012 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
Andy Dalton matched his career high with three touchdown passes, leading the Bengals to a 34-27 victory in their one-sided rivalry.

Key matchup: Browns running game vs. Bengals run defense

Posted Sept. 15, 2012 @ 12:10 p.m. ET
Whether the Browns can establish the run will go a long way in determining whether they can be a serious threat to the Bengals. 

Browns' offense learning on job

Posted Sept. 14, 2012 @ 1:34 p.m. ET
No one said it would be easy for the Browns’ young offense.

Pat Shurmur and the Browns' culture of losing

Posted Sept. 12, 2012 @ 12:31 p.m. ET
The culture of losing is so deeply embedded within the Browns’ organization that it is hard to imagine any other reality for them.

Goodell to meet with four players in bounty scandal

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 10:11 p.m. ET
Roger Goodell and four players whose suspensions in connection with the bounty investigation were lifted by an appeals panel have agreed to new meetings.

LB Fujita back on Browns' roster

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 9:36 p.m. ET
The NFL lifted the roster exemption Tuesday for the Scot Fujta, who had the his suspension for his role in the Saints' bounty scandal lifted last week.

AFC North Spin cycle: Week One

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
While the rest of the AFC North stumbled, the Ravens got off to a fast start in Week One. PFW's Mike Wilkening takes a closer look. 

NFL suspends Browns CB Haden four games

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 5:24 p.m. ET
The NFL suspended Browns CB Joe Haden for four games without pay for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances.

Shorts and Shells: Week One

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 2:55 a.m. ET
Welcome to Overreaction Sunday, where RG3 can do no wrong, the Bills and Saints do little right and Peyton Manning is back in business. We think.

Eagles sneak past Browns despite four Vick INTs

Posted Sept. 09, 2012 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
Michael Vick overcame four interceptions as the Eagles opened the season with a nerve-racking 17-16 win over the Browns.

Browns' Modell tribute cancelled at son's request

Posted Sept. 08, 2012 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
The Browns will not hold a public pregame tribute to Art Modell at the request of the late NFL owner's son, multiple media outlets reported. 

Browns plan 'appropriate recognition' for Modell

Posted Sept. 07, 2012 @ 3:26 p.m. ET
The Browns plan to have an “appropriate recognition” for former owner Art Modell, who died on Thursday.

Modell's passing a chance for Browns fans to move on

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 1:21 p.m. ET
Now that Cleveland's Public Enemy No. 1, Art Modell, has passed away, it's time for Browns fans to forget about the past and look forward.

Haslam is working with cautiously optimistic fan base in Cleveland

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
For a franchise as tortured as the Browns, new owner Jimmy Haslam III truly just has to win to make believers of the club's fans.

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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