BEREA, Ohio — Cleveland Browns defensive end Jadeveon Clowney Coach Kevin Stefanski said Monday that he will not play against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday.
Clowney sprained his right ankle while chasing the quarterback. Joe Flacco The second half of Sunday’s 31-30 loss to the New York Jets. Clowney patted back and forth on the sideline before finally heading to the locker room with the training staff.
Clowney ranks sixth in the NFL in pass rush percentage at 28.6%, one spot behind the Bunns’ star defensive end. Miles Garrett (37.1%)
Clowney has 1.5 sacks this season. Last year he had nine.
Stefanski said the key reserve defensive end Chase Winovich (hamstring) will also be placed on Steelers.
In Sunday’s game against the Jets, the Browns surrendered two touchdowns in the final 82 seconds to become the first team in 21 years to overcome a 13-point deficit. The Browns were also the last team to blow a lead, dating back to 2001 against the Chicago Bears.