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Chubb’s knee injury will test Browns’ depth, legitimacy

CLEVELAND (AP) — Off to their best start since quarterback Baker Mayfield was in first grade, the Cleveland Browns survived playing most of one game without star running back Nick Chubb.

They’re going to have to do it for a while longer.

Chubb will be out at least “several weeks” with a sprained right knee, and the injury may force the Browns to be even more creative on offense to keep their strong start in 2020 rolling.

Chubb hurt his medial collateral ligament when got rolled up on during the first half of Sunday’s 49-38 score-fest against the Dallas Cowboys, a victory that gave the Browns their first 3-1 start since 2001.

Coach Kevin Stefanski wouldn’t speculate on how long Chubb, the NFL’s second-leading rusher last season, will be sidelined other than to say the Pro Bowler will be placed on injured reserve, which means a minimum of three weeks.



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