Browns Lose Jerome Ford to Ankle Injury; Relying on Kareem Hunt

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Browns Lose Jerome
Browns Lose Jerome

The Cleveland Browns have been struck by another running back injury blow, as Jerome Ford, who admirably filled in for the injured Nick Chubb, is expected to miss 1-2 weeks due to a low-grade, high-ankle injury suffered during Sunday’s victory against the Colts, as reported by ESPN.

Prior to his injury, Ford had a solid performance, rushing for 74 yards and a touchdown on 11 carries in Sunday’s game. In Week 6, he rushed for 84 yards on 17 carries during the Browns’ surprising win over the 49ers. When Nick Chubb was sidelined with an injury in Week 2, Ford stepped in and rushed for 106 yards on 16 carries in Cleveland’s game against Pittsburgh.

Browns Lose Jerome
Browns Lose Jerome

Cleveland had the foresight to re-sign veteran Kareem Hunt shortly after Chubb’s season-ending injury. Hunt, a former league rushing champion, made a significant impact by running for two touchdowns in Sunday’s thrilling 39-38 victory over Indianapolis.

The Browns’ active roster currently includes only one more running back, Pierre Strong Jr., who was a fourth-round pick by the Patriots in 2022. Strong has gained 102 yards on 21 carries in six games this season.

In their upcoming game on Sunday, the Browns will face the Seattle Seahawks’ defense, which currently ranks sixth in the NFL in terms of rushing yards allowed. However, the Seahawks’ defense did yield 127 rushing yards during their recent victory over the Arizona Cardinals.


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