Cleveland Browns defensive end Carl Nassib suffered a broken hand in a Week 3 loss to the Baltimore Ravens. He underwent surgery Sept. 21 and is ready to return.
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Nassib Active vs. Patriots
Sunday, Oct. 9
The Browns announced Nassib was available to play in Week 5.
Latest on Nassib's Practice Status
Wednesday, Oct. 5
Nassib was limited in practice Wednesday, per Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com.
Jackson Comments on Nassib Surgery
Wednesday, Sept. 21
Head coach Hue Jackson said Nassib's surgery "went well," and the team hopes to have him back in the near future.
Nassib Injury Hampered Browns Pass-Rush Depth
A third-round pick out of Penn State, Nassib was named a starter before the Week 2 contest. He recorded three tackles and one sack in Cleveland's opening loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.
The Cleveland pass rush was facing an uphill battle following Desmond Bryant's season-ending pectoral tear this offseason. John Hughes III, who was a healthy scratch in Week 2, may wind up seeing additional playing time.
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