Hartline (collarbone) finished the season with 46 catches for 523 yards and two touchdowns. He finished the season on injured reserve due to a broken collarbone. Hartline spent his first seven professional seasons in Miami, and despite inconsistent quarterback play in Cleveland, he still managed to improve from his 2014 numbers. Although he started out slow, Hartline caught exactly eight passes in three straight weeks following the team's bye. He'll presumably be ready for offseason activities in advance of his age-30 season, where he'll compete for steady snaps out of the slot for the Browns.
Hartline (broken collarbone) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday. Following a slow start to his tenure in Cleveland, Hartline finally came on strong over the last five games, catching 34 passes for 373 yards and two touchdowns on 51 targets. He still wasn't too impressive from an efficiency perspective, and the high volume was partially a result of injuries suffered by his teammates. Hartline is under contract through 2016, with more than enough time to make a full recovery before training camp. It's anyone's guess what the Cleveland receiving corps might look like next season.
Hartline is out for year with a broken collarbone,Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports. Hartline, who had eight catches for 107 yards before leaving Sunday's game against the 49ers, is slated to undergo surgery to address the issue. In his absence down the stretch run, the Browns will need to turn to the likes of Marlon Moore, Darius Jennings, Terrelle Pryor, Dwayne Bowe and Taylor Gabriel to jostle for wideout looks opposite Travis Benjamin.
Hartline will not return to Sunday's game against the 49ers due to a shoulder injury, Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports. Hartline had collected eight catches for 107 yards on what was a team-high 10 targets at the time of his departure. As expected, he saw increased opportunities in the passing game with both Andrew Hawkins and Taylor Gabriel inactive due to concussions. Hartline may not be able to add to that stat line, but he surely turned in a satisfactory performance for fantasy owners who took a gamble on the slot receiver. His status, along with that of the rest of the Cleveland receivers, will be worth monitoring throughout the week.
Hartline (hip) is active Sunday against the 49ers. Hartline was limited in practice both Thursday and Friday, emerging with a "questionable" tag leading up to the Week 14 matchup. The veteran has been effective of late, catching 16 passes on 23 targets over his last two games. His prospects don't necessarily diminish with Johnny Manziel at the helm, as Hartline saw 19 total targets over his last two games played with Manziel under center. Furthermore, the fact that Taylor Gabriel (concussion) is inactive for the contest may also mean a few extra snaps and targets for the 29-year-old slot receiver.
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