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Browns Rookie DE Myles Garrett Has High Ankle Sprain

Browns Rookie DE Myles Garrett Has High Ankle Sprain

Cleveland's rookie defensive end, who through preseason has lived up to enormous expectations as the No. 1 overall pick in this year's National Football League draft, sustained a right ankle injury Wednesday, leaving his status for Sunday's opener against Pittsburgh in doubt. However, over the last two seasons, he has struggled due to injuries, only playing 18 out of a possible 32 games.

Through suspensions and injuries, the Steelers' for the first time, in a long time, will be going into week one with all of their offensive stars. Jackson said he does not know how serious the injury is but said it is not the same left foot injury that forced Garrett to finish minicamp in a walking boot. He reported healthy for training camp in July.

The 6-foot-4, 275-pound Garrett was limited by a left ankle sprain a year ago at Texas A&M. Garrett will be sidelined for weeks a sprained right ankle.

If Brown doesn't make an end zone appearance this weekend, the perennial Pro Bowler will have plenty of opportunities this season. I don't know that Gregg Williams will necessarily change the gameplan or the rotation much, but the players who sub for Garrett will have to get pressure to keep getting reps. Still, Sunday marks the rookie debuts for two of Cleveland's top picks from the spring's draft. This could get ugly, but it'll still be an entertaining game to open up your day on Sunday.

This year the Browns are being offered at +2500 to win the AFC North, +10000 to win the AFC and +30000 to win the Super Bowl.

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Hey, Ben: With Myles Garrett out this game and at least next week's against the Ravens, other pass-rushers will have to step up.

The Cleveland Browns continue to have bad luck in regards to number one overall pick Myles Garrett. Go back to 2000 and Tim Couch, another first overall pick, broke his thumb in practice when his hand hit a defensive player's helmet. I'm not going to be alone in this. "He hasn't. We'll be ready to go".

"Those things happen sometimes when you're out there practicing". "That's the thing that really helped me feel good about Big Ben (Roethlisberger) and Pouncey and Antonio Brown wanting me to come here". The question is, can it carry over to the regular season?

"I was just looking forward to trying to get to the playoffs, trying to spread my career to play where I haven't played", Haden said. I just made a decision which we thought was best for our football team and we moved on. See what I'm saying about that guy? Pittsburgh has won four straight over Cleveland, going 3-0-1 against the spread in those four contests.