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  • Browns' Greg Newsome: Cleared for Sunday

    Newsome (elbow) was a full participant in practice Thursday, Mary Kay Cabot of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports. Newsome missed the team's Week 3 win over the Titans, but after logging a limited practice Wednesday, the Northwestern product was a full go Thursday and should be able to play Sunday against the Ravens.
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  • Browns' Greg Newsome: Ruled out for Week 3

    Newsome (elbow) has been ruled out for Sunday's Week 3 game against the Titans, Scott Petrak of the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram reports. Newsome was injured in the Week 2 loss to the Steelers and will now miss Sunday's date with the Titans. He's been occupying slot coverage duties for Cleveland this season. All three of Nick Westbrook-Ikhine, Treylon Burks and DeAndre Hopkins have seen significant usage out of the slot for Tennessee.
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  • Browns' Greg Newsome: Questionable to return

    Newsome is considered questionable to return to Monday's tilt with the Steelers due to an elbow injury, Bridget Condon of NFL Network reports. Newsome recorded three solo tackles before exiting the game. The severity of his elbow injury is not known at this time. While he is sidelined, Mike Ford will be a candidate to see increased snaps.
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  • Browns' Greg Newsome: Appears clear for Sunday

    Newsome (groin) wasn't listed on the Browns' injury report Wednesday ahead of Week 1 versus the Bengals. Though he dealt with a groin injury in August, Newsome looks to be healthy enough to play this Sunday. Even if fellow starter Denzel Ward (concussion) is 100 percent, Newsome is going to have his hands full against Ja'Marr Chase and Tee Higgins.
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  • Browns' Greg Newsome: Returning to practice this week

    Newsome (groin) is expected to resume practicing this week, Brad Stainbrook of 247Sports.com reports. Newsome has missed more than a week of practice due to a groin injury, but he's expected to get back on the field this week. It remains to be seen whether the 2021 first-round pick will be able to be cleared in time for Thursday's preseason game against the Eagles, but if not, he'll have one more exhibition contest, Aug. 26 versus the Chiefs, before the regular season kicks off. The Browns are counting on Newsome to start across from Denzel Ward.
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  • Browns' Greg Newsome: Has groin injury

    Newsome is dealing with a groin injury, per coach Kevin Stefanski, Jake Trotter of ESPN reports. Stefanski didn't provide a return timeline for the cornerback. Newsome didn't play in the Hall of Fame Game against the Jets on Thursday, but neither did the Browns' other projected starters. Cleveland's next preseason game will be Aug. 11 against Washington.
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  • Browns' Greg Newsome: Returns to practice Wednesday

    Newsome (concussion) was a limited participant during Wednesday's practice, Scott Petrak of the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram reports. Newsome suffered a concussion in Week 10 and has been sidelined since, so his return to practice Wednesday, albeit in a limited fashion, is encouraging. The second-year cornerback will have two more opportunities to log a full session before Cleveland needs to make a decision on his status for Sunday's matchup against the Texans.
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  • Browns' Greg Newsome: Misses practice Wednesday

    Newsome (concussion) did not participate at practice Wednesday ahead of Sunday's game versus Tampa Bay, Zac Jackson of The Athletic reports. Newsome sustained a concussion during practice ahead of Cleveland's loss to Buffalo in Week 11, and he now appears to be in jeopardy of missing a second consecutive game with that injury. If the sophomore first-rounder can't go in Week 12, Greedy Williams would likely be in line for fill-in reps on the boundaries.
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  • Browns' Greg Newsome: Downgraded to out

    Newsome (concussion) has been ruled out for Sunday's matchup against Buffalo, Anthony Poisal of the Browns' official site reports. Newsome was officially diagnosed with a concussion after being involved in a collision during practice Friday, per Poisal. As a result, the second-year corner will miss Sunday's contest and look to clear the league's protocols ahead of Cleveland's Week 12 contest versus Tampa Bay. Newsome has recorded 24 tackles, 0.5 sacks and one pass defended over nine starts this season, and his absence will leave the Browns' defense short-handed against Buffalo's prolific passing attack.
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  • Browns' Greg Newsome: Will play Monday

    Newsome (oblique) is active Monday against the Bengals. Newsome's ability to suit up is a boon for the team's secondary, as Denzel Ward is out due to a concussion, and the team was therefore facing the possibility of being down both of its starting cornerbacks.
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  • Browns' Greg Newsome: Questionable for Monday night

    Newsome (oblique) is listed as questionable ahead of Monday's game versus Cincinnati, Anthony Poisal of the team's official site reports. Even though he did play all but one snap in Week 7 at Baltimore, it seems Newsome is in some jeopardy of missing his first game action of the 2022 season Monday. The 2021 first-rounder's status will be one to watch ahead of kickoff Monday night, as Denzel Ward (concussion) has already been ruled out.
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  • Browns' Greg Newsome: More confident in Year 2

    Newsome made two interceptions during Saturday's session and continued what most observers feel has been a strong showing in camp, Zac Jackson of The Athletic reports. Whether it's from Jackson of The Atheltic or Anthony Poisal of the Browns' official site, Newsome is getting rave reviews. The 2021 first-round pick looks more confident as he prepares for a second NFL season. He's on the field with the ones and expected to start at cornerback along with Denzel Ward (foot). In obvious passing situations or against multiple wideout sets, the Browns expect to move Newsome inside to the slot while Greedy Williams replaces him on the outside.
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  • Browns' Greg Newsome: Full participant Friday

    Newsome (concussion) was a full participant in Friday's practice session, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports. Newsome was limited Thursday after clearing the NFL's COVID-19 return-to-play protocols, but he took a step in the right direction Friday by returning to the practice field as a full participant. Head coach Kevin Stefanski already stated earlier in the week that Newsome cleared the five-step concussion protocol after suffering the head injury prior to landing on the COVID-19 list, so the rookie cornerback should be good to go for Monday's game in Pittsburgh.
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  • Browns' Greg Newsome: Limited in Thursday's practice

    Newsome (concussion) was listed as limited in practice Thursday, Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com reports. Newsome cleared both the league's concussion and COVID-19 protocols earlier in the day, but the Browns still limited his involvement Thursday, likely as a precautionary measure. Cleveland doesn't face the Steelers until Monday, giving the starting cornerback an extra day to get back up to speed.
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  • Browns' Greg Newsome: Suiting up against Cardinals

    Newsome (calf) is active for Sunday's matchup against Arizona, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports. Newsome logged three limited practices during the week and is set to return after a two-game absence. He should immediately step back into a top role in the Browns' secondary, likely tasked with slowing down A.J. Green and Rondale Moore.
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  • Browns' Greg Newsome: Questionable against Arizona

    Newsome (calf) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Cardinals. Newsome's reps in practice were capped throughout the week. However, he has a chance to return to game action after he was sidelined for each of the last two contests.
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  • Browns' Greg Newsome: Ruled out for Week 5

    Newsome (calf) has been ruled out for Sunday's contest against the Chargers, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports. Newsome isn't expected to go on injured reserve, but he will miss his second straight week with a calf injury. Greedy Williams, who recorded his first career interception against the Vikings in Week 4, will once again have to step up in Newsome's absence.
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  • Browns' Greg Newsome: Suffers calf injury Sunday

    Newsome (calf) won't return to Sunday's contest against the Bears, Jake Trotter of ESPN.com reports. Newsome registered three tackles in Week 3 before leaving in the second half with a calf injury. Greedy Williams will likely replace him in the Browns' secondary for the rest of the contest.
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