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28 E.J. Gaines DB

Cleveland Browns

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
15%7%
Key Stats
GPTot TcklSacksIntTDsFF
11590103

Player Updates

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Browns' E.J. Gaines: New contract worth $4 million
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gaines' deal with the Browns is a one-year contract worth $4 million, Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com reports.

Gaines signed with the Browns on Friday but the terms of his contract weren't immediately known. Now that they are, it's clear Cleveland views him as a starter in defensive coordinator Gregg Williams' up-and-coming defensive unit. Playing under Williams while both were with the Rams from 2014 to 2016, Gaines totaled 126 tackles, 21 pass breakups and two interceptions over 26 games.

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Browns' E.J. Gaines: Signs with Cleveland
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gaines signed a contract with the Browns on Friday, Andrew Gribble of the team's official site reports.

Gaines is a solid addition to the Brown's new-look secondary and will reunite with defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, who coached Gaines while both were with the Rams from 2014 to 2016. The terms of his contract aren't clear, though he'll presumably slot in as a starter opposite Jamar Taylor, with Jabrill Peppers and Damarious Randall providing help at safety. In 11 games for the Bills last season, Gaines logged 59 tackles, three forced fumbles and a pick.

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Bills' E.J. Gaines: Expected to play Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Head coach Sean McDermott said Thursday that Gaines (knee) "looks like he's ready to go" for Sunday's season finale in Miami, Mike Rodak of ESPN.com reports.

Gaines injured his knee against the Dolphins two weeks ago during their first matchup of the season and subsequently wasn't available for the Bills' Week 16 game in New England. However, after full participation in practice Thursday, he indeed seems set to make a return.

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Bills' E.J. Gaines: Returns on limited basis
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gaines, who missed Sunday's loss to the Patriots due to a knee injury, returned to practice on a limited basis Wednesday, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports.

The Bills struggled without Gaines in Week 16, as his replacement in the lineup, Shareece Wright, exited after suffering a concussion. Leonard Johnson entered the contest in place of Wright and had a hard time keeping up with the Patriots' aerial attack. Gaines' potential return for the season finale against the Dolphins would be an important development with the Bills' playoff hopes on the line.

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Bills' E.J. Gaines: Inactive Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gaines (knee) is inactive for Sunday's game against New England.

Gaines was sidelined at practice Wednesday before being limited on Thursday and Friday. His absence means that Shareece Wright or Leonard Johnson will take over as a starting cornerback against Tom Brady and the Patriots.

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Schedule
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
P38/23/18PHI8:00 pm
P48/30/18@ DET7:00 pm
19/9/18PIT1:00 pm
29/16/18@ NO1:00 pm
39/20/18NYJ8:20 pm
49/30/18@ OAK4:05 pm
510/7/18BAL1:00 pm
610/14/18LAC1:00 pm
710/21/18@ TB1:00 pm
810/28/18@ PIT1:00 pm
911/4/18KC1:00 pm
1011/11/18ATL1:00 pm
Bye: Week 11
1211/25/18@ CIN1:00 pm
1312/2/18@ HOU1:00 pm
1412/9/18CAR1:00 pm
1512/15/18@ DEN
1612/23/18CIN1:00 pm
1712/30/18@ BAL1:00 pm
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2014St. Louis Rams157063.070200.00014
2015St. Louis Rams000.000000.0000
2016 115647.090000.0007
2017Buffalo Bills115948.0110111.0109
2018Cleveland Browns000.000000.0000
TOTAL37185158.0270310.31030
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2014St. Louis Rams1500011020
2015St. Louis Rams000000000
2016 1100101010
2017Buffalo Bills1100300000
2018Cleveland Browns000000000
TOTAL3700412030
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
5-10/191
Birthdate:
2/23/1992
Age:
26
Hometown:
Lees Summit, MO, USA
School:
Missouri
NFL Experience:
5
Awards: