=== Mingo ruled out for Browns' season opener ===
Berea, OH (Sports Network) - Cleveland Browns rookie linebacker
Barkevious Mingo will not play in Sunday's season opener against the Miami
The club made it official in their Friday injury report, a result of the
bruised lung Mingo suffered in the preseason.
Mingo, the sixth overall pick in this year's draft, left an Aug. 15 exhibition
game against the Detroit Lions with the injury. He was hospitalized
for two days before being released.
Doctors consulted on the nature of the injury at the time stated that a
recovery period is uncertain, taking from as little as two weeks to as long as
In addition, offensive lineman Shawn Lauvao has been ruled out with an ankle
injury after failing to practice all week.
Defensive lineman Ahtyba Rubin (calf) and defensive back Buster Skrine
(shoulder) were listed as questionable.
09/06 15:36:48 ET