Jurevicius Sues Browns Over Staph Knee Infection

You might recall last year, among the myriad problems befalling the Cleveland Browns that led to Romeo Crennel’s ouster, was the strange case of staph infections that ran through the team’s training facility. No, not everyone got it, but several did, including TE Kellen Winslow and WR Joe Jurevicius. Jurevicius had to sit out the entire season, as a matter of fact, as he received treatment in his knee for the dangerous infection.

Joe Jurevicius

(He sure seems happy. By the way, be very, very thankful we didn’t choose to run a result from a “staph infection” search. Seriously. Don’t even satisfy your curiosity on this one.)

Jurevicius ended up getting cut, presumably because having a staph infection ravage your knee is especially bad for the prospects of a mildly productive 34-year-old wide receiver, so as ESPN.COM reports, he’s taking the rather remarkable step of actually suing the team and the medical facility where he contracted the infection:  Read more…

Text Messaging Saves Kellen Winslow $1,235,294

Kellen Winslow, a study in contradictions. Soldier? Sorry about being a soldier. Valuable addition to the team? Rad biker dude. Swollen testicles? Staph infection. Suspended? Unsuspended.

Kellen Winslow

(Late night text messages can often lead to certain infections.)

The curious case of Kellen Winslow got curiouser this weekend, as the Browns rescinded his one-game suspension, according to the CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER. In a classic case of your mom punishing you after your dad told you you could stay up late watching Cinemax instead of doing your homework, it seems the Browns had suspended Winslow for his cryptic comments regarding the organization’s handling of his condition, but only after someone from the team’s PR department had texted Winslow telling him to keep his mouth shut.

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