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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

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. 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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