Browns Lineman Hospitalized With Bruised Lung - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Browns Lineman Hospitalized With Bruised Lung

BEREA, Ohio (AP) - Browns rookie offensive lineman Qasim Mitchell remained hospitalized Friday with a bruised lung sustained in a collision with another player during practice Thursday.

The team at first announced he was suffering from heat-related problems after Thursday's practice.

Mitchell was injured when he collided with defensive end Courtney Brown, coach Butch Davis said on Friday.

Near the end of the two-hour workout, Mitchell, who had participated in all the drills, was assisted off the field by two trainers and taken to the locker room.

He going through more tests at the Cleveland Clinic, but Davis said he is doing fine.

The 335-pound, 6-foot-6 Mitchell signed with the Browns in April as an undrafted free agent. He played at North Carolina A&T.

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