Baltimore, MD (Sports Network) - Cleveland Browns kick returner Joshua Cribbs
left Thursday's matchup with the Baltimore Ravens in the first quarter after
suffering a head injury.
Midway through the first stanza, Cribbs fielded a punt at the Cleveland 26 and
returned it 14 yards before taking a shoulder to the helmet from Ravens
linebacker Dannell Ellerbe.
Cribbs not only lost his helmet on the hit, but also lost control of the ball
on his way to the ground.
The 8-year pro smacked the back of his head hard on the turf, where he
remained motionless as Baltimore linebacker Jameel McClain pounced on the
The training staff came out to check on Cribbs, who was able to walk to the
bench under his own power before making his way to the visitor's locker room.
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