Browns’ Cribbs ruled out with head injury

Anyone wearing white and taking snaps Sunday in Pittsburgh is taking plenty of hits. One of them — WR/Wildcat QB Joshua Cribbs – won’t return to the game after suffering a head injury.

Cribbs took a significant number of snaps in the Flash package for the Browns, but he left the game midway through the second quarter following a 1-yard run on a direct snap. Steelers LB James Harrison laid a helmet-to-helmet hit on Cribbs, who was immediately brought to the locker room.

The Browns announced soon afterward that Cribbs wouldn’t return.

With Jake Delhomme and Seneca Wallace already ruled out, rookie Colt McCoy made his first career start for the Browns. The Flash package with Cribbs figured to be used often against the Steelers. But with Cribbs now out, the onus is McCoy for the rest of the game.

Brett Ratliff is the only other quarterback on Cleveland’s roster.

UPDATE: Browns WR Mohamed Massaquoi later sustained a head injury, also on a hit by Harrison. Massaquoi will not return.

– Frank Tadych

Guidelines: Fan feedback should be within the guidelines for the NFL community. These guidelines will be used to identify those comments that will be removed from display on the site. Please keep your comments relevant to the topic, not abusive or combatant towards other fans, and don’t share any personal details. Use the “Report” link to help keep the community at its best.

Comments may be no longer than 2000 characters and will post to the site shortly after submitting.

Powered by WordPress.com VIP | Subscribe (RSS)

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 6,416 other followers