Ekuale was placed on injured reserve Friday with a calf injury.
Ekuale recently returned from a concussion, but he's now likely to be sidelined for the rest of the season with the calf issue. Eli Ankou signed with the Browns last week and figures to fill Ekuale's rotational role at defensive tackle.
Ekuale (concussion) was a full participant in Wednesday's practice, Scott Petrak of the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram reports.
Ekuale appears to have made substantial progress in his recovery from a concussion during Cleveland's bye. The rotational defensive tackle will need to fully clear the league's protocol for head injuries before retaking the field, but he appears to be trending towards playing Sunday versus New England.
Ekuale (concussion) is participating in Monday's practice, Scott Petrak of the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram reports.
Ekuale entered Cleveland's bye nursing a concussion, and he's progressing through the league's protocol for head injuries. It appears as though the rotational defensive tackle has a shot to suit up Week 8 versus the Patriots, though he'll first need to receive clearance from an independent neurologist.
Ekuale has been diagnosed with a concussion, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.
Ekuale suffered the head injury late in Sunday's game against the Seahawks, and he will now have to clear the league's concussion protocol before he is able to play again.
Ekuale left Sunday's game against the Seahawks and is being evaluated for a concussion, Scott Petrak of the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram reports.
Ekuale left Sunday's game late in the fourth quarter, so it's highly likely he won't return to action. It's unclear how the depth defensive lineman suffered the injury, but it's likely that the team will have word on his status in the coming days.
Ekuale signed a reserve/future contract with the Browns on Wednesday.
Ekuale spent most of the 2018 campaign on Cleveland's practice squad after going undrafted out of Washington State. He'll fight for a depth role at defensive tackle ahead of the 2019 season.
Ekuale (calf) had three solo tackles and a sack in Thursday's preseason game against Philadelphia.
Ekuale was dealing with a calf injury early in training camp but he now appears past the issue. The 24-year-old played 18 defensive snaps Thursday as he tries to earn a roster spot as a reserve defensive lineman.
Ekuale (calf) did not practice Monday, Pat McManamon of ESPN reports.
Ekuale went down during the opening days of training camp, and it isn't clear when he's expected to return to the field. The undrafted rookie is competing for a depth role along the Browns offensive line.