• Browns top pick Mingo cleared for contact

    Summary of 6 articles · Updated Sep 13, 2013
    Although he returned to practice on a limited basis last week, Mingo, the No. 6 overall pick in this year's draft, was not cleared for contact for Week 1. “I’m just ready to play,” Mingo said. “You’ll get it back,” Baker told Mingo. “You’ll get it back.” According to coach Rob Chudzinski, Mingo will play on defense and special teams if he is active for the game. Mingo missed the opener after suffering a bruised lung on Aug. 15 in a preseason game. Mingo participated in individual drills last week, but refrained from hitting the sleds and tackling dummies. When asked about if he had any apprehension of taking that initial contact, the rookie edge-rusher did not hesitate.
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