Latest Denzel Ward News

Browns place Pro Bowl corner Ward on COVID-19 reserve list

Jan. 08, 2022 18:49 PM EST

Browns Pro Bowl cornerback Denzel Ward has been placed on the COVID-19 reserve list and will miss Sunday’s season finale against Cincinnati. Ward was already questionable with a groin injury suffered in Monday’s loss at Pittsburgh. The fourth-year corner had three interceptions,...

Bengals resting QB Burrow for Browns' finale before playoffs

Jan. 06, 2022 13:20 PM EST

CINCINNATI (10-6) at CLEVELAND (7-9) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox BETTING LINE: Bengals by 3, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Bengals 9-7; Browns 7-9. SERIES RECORD: Bengals lead 51-45. LAST MEETING: Browns...

Browns' No. 2 QB Keenum admires Mayfield's 'gutsiest' season

Jan. 05, 2022 22:52 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Case Keenum didn't doubt Baker Mayfield's toughness for a single second. He may have underestimated his tenacity. "There were some weeks just to get him to the field was a small miracle,” said Keenum, Cleveland's backup quarterback who will start for Mayfield in...

Browns' Mayfield to undergo surgery, sit out season finale

Jan. 04, 2022 16:34 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield’s broken fourth season with the Browns has mercifully ended with one game left. His time in Cleveland could be running short as well. Mayfield is sitting out the season finale against Cincinnati so he can undergo surgery on his left...

Roethlisberger, Steelers top Browns to stay in playoff mix

Jan. 04, 2022 01:29 AM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger looked for the last time into the Heinz Field stands peppered with No. 7 jerseys bearing his name and tried to soak in a moment as inevitable as it was unimaginable for most of his career. This is the end for the longtime Pittsburgh Steelers...

Browns gearing up for one last shot at dropping Big Ben

Dec. 31, 2021 17:29 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett was only 8 years old when Ben Roethlisberger started his personal, nearly two-decade-long crusade against Cleveland. Big Ben has tormented the Browns, going 24-2-1 as a starter against them since 2004, including a 12-0 mark in the regular season at...

Closing time: Roethlisberger eyes goodbye as Browns visit

Dec. 30, 2021 16:40 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The end might finally be at hand for Ben Roethlisberger. Just don't confuse the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback's impending retirement with the idea he is coasting to the finish. The player whose Hall of Fame-caliber career has been defined by his ability to...

Browns' harrowing escape keeps playoff push from derailing

Dec. 13, 2021 15:10 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns don't have to impress any committee to make the playoffs. No need to appease a fickle segment of their fanbase, which demands their quarterback and coach be perfect while forgetting 0-16 wasn't so long ago. All the Browns have to do is win, and Sunday...

Ravens' star QB Jackson sprains ankle in loss to Browns

Dec. 12, 2021 19:22 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Lamar Jackson's right ankle is even less sturdy, and so is Baltimore's hold on the bunched-up AFC North. The Ravens' superstar quarterback suffered a sprain in the first quarter and didn't return Sunday as the first-place Ravens lost 24-22 to the Cleveland Browns,...

Garrett backs up words, Browns hang on to beat Ravens 24-22

Dec. 12, 2021 18:19 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett wasn't going to let this season escape his grasp — or get away from the Browns. Displeased with an overall lack of focus during practice last week, Cleveland's star defensive end spoke up and challenged his teammates, urging them to do more, pushing...