BEREA, Ohio – The Cleveland Browns narrowly defeated David Njoku for injured reserve with a wrist injury, the team said on Friday.
Njoku injured in the first quarter of the Monday match and also concussed According to a source from Adam Schefter of ESPN, wrist surgery may be required.
The novelty is that the team's entire starting second hand missed the Friday practice session when they faced quarterback Jared Goff and the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday night.
Both Denzel Ward and Greedy Williams are questionable after suffering thigh injuries this week. Safety Morgan Burnett (Quad) also did not train on Friday and is classified as questionable. The Browns have already ruled out Safety Damarious Randall for Sunday due to a concussion.
In response, the Browns signed the cornerback of Robert Jackson for the active deployment of their training squad and demanded the safety of Juston Burris by renouncing the Raiders.
"The guys that are there [against the Rams] I expect us to show up well and play well with every shot," said Brown coach Freddie Kitchens. "Expectations have not changed – I only need 11 on each side of the ball to show up and play."
The Browns were already without linebacker Christian Kirksey (chest), who failed for a long time. According to Kitchens, Kirksey receives opinions about whether he needs surgery.
Other starters who are considered dubious for Sunday include right-back Chris Hubbard (foot) and wide-angle receiver Rashard Higgins (knee).