A few of the Cleveland Browns mentionables will not be facing the New Orleans Saints, Sunday, including tight end Jordan Cameron due to a shoulder injury.
Sep 7, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Cleveland Browns tight end Jordan Cameron (84) catches a pass against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the first quarter at Heinz Field. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
The Browns will also be without linebacker Barkevious Mingo and running back Ben Tate. Cameron, Mingo, and Tate all sat out of practice all week as well.
Cameron, who is dealing with a sprained AC joint in his right shoulder, initially injured the shoulder in a preseason scrimmage, thought he was back to full health, but then re-injured it in the season opening loss to the Steelers, last week.
Tate, who is suffering from a knee injured wouldn’t speculate how long he would be out but did tell reporters: “The bi week comes at a good time.”
A team insider told Big Easy Believer that the injury is likely to keep Tate out at least two more weeks.
Jim Dray will start at tight end, while rookie Terrance West gets the start at running back.
Sources also say, Browns coach Mike Pettine, weary of the Saints explosive offense, has prepared the team to play an extremely defensive game on Sunday against Drew Brees and the rest of the Saints’ O-line.