Thomas (hernia) will not play in Thursday's preseason opener against the Giants, Mary Kay Cabot of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.
Despite passing his physical and being activated from the PUP list in late July, it appears Thomas is not yet ready to test the issue in a game setting. If he's able to practice throughout the next week, the rookie defensive end -- who's expected to compete for a rotational role -- could make his preseason debut next Friday against the Bills.
Thomas (sports hernia) was officially activated from the Physically Unable to Perform list Monday, Nate Ulrich of the Ohio Beacon Journal reports.
Thomas sat out the opening days of training camp while recovering from the sports hernia surgery he underwent last month. However, he passed his physical Monday and subsequently took part in practice. Thomas is expected to compete for a key rotational role at defensive end behind Myles Garrett and Emmanuel Ogbah.
Thomas (sports hernia) passed his physical and could return to practice Monday, Tony Grossi of ESPNCleveland.com reports.
Thomas will be eligible to come off the PUP list on Monday, having missed all of Browns minicamp and the early portion of training camp due to the sports hernia issue. He'll be competing for a depth role on the defensive line behind likely starters Myles Garrett and Emmanuel Ogbah.
|4||9/30/18||@ OAK||4:05 pm|
|7||10/21/18||@ TB||1:00 pm|
|8||10/28/18||@ PIT||1:00 pm|
|Bye: Week 11|
|12||11/25/18||@ CIN||1:00 pm|
|13||12/2/18||@ HOU||1:00 pm|
|17||12/30/18||@ BAL||1:00 pm|