Unlikely injury could sideline Browns WR Corey Coleman until training camp

BY Dan Graf • May 31, 2017

The Cleveland Browns are counting on improvement from 2016 first-round pick Corey Coleman to bolster a questionable group of wide receivers, but an unlikely injury is holding up his offseason progress.

Coach Hue Jackson told reporters Wednesday that Coleman fell on the ball after catching a pass during last week’s OTAs and might be out until the start of training camp in late July. That means he’d miss more OTAs next week and the team’s mandatory minicamp in mid-June. Jackson said he wants to be cautious with the player the team expects to start alongside newly signed free agent Kenny Britt:

"Right now I'm going to keep him out for a little while and again, that was a tough spill for him. A little tougher than I thought, but he's making his way through. You know Corey. He wants to be back out there right now, but I just think now is the time if a guy is kind of banged up a little bit to make sure they take care of him so that we get him back for training camp. But we'll see how it all unfolds here at the end.''

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