Browns RG Kevin Zeitler won’t miss time after thumb procedure – Cleveland Browns News

Browns RG Kevin Zeitler won’t miss time after thumb procedure – Cleveland Browns News

— Browns right guard Kevin Zeitler didn’t practice Wednesday after a procedure on his thumb, but the Browns expect him to play Sunday at Baltimore. “I think he will be right back out here very quickly, hopefully tomorrow or Thursday,” head coach Hue Jackson said, “but I think Kevin will be up and ready to go.”

Jackson added Zeitler — who joined the team in free agency following six seasons with the Bengals — might have to wear a cast but, “he’s not going to miss any time, I do know that.”

— There’s more to quarterback than throwing the football. That’s something Jackson has stressed since coming to Cleveland and it was dynamic he zeroed in on when naming rookie DeShone Kizer the Browns starter last month. As such, the 21-year-old has taken to coming into the team’s facility early and leaving late. Jackson, quarterbacks coach David Lee and others are right there with them.

“That’s just part of it. This is your job. It’s what you do. There’s a process to it and we work through it. There are things we do early and things we do late. It’s just who he is,” Jackson said. “This is going to become who DeShone Kizer, and he understands that. That is the commitment you have to make to this football team and this organization.”

— Ten-time Pro Bowl left tackle Joe Thomas has yet to miss a snap since he was drafted by the Browns in 2007. He needs just four more to eclipse the 10,000 mark on Sunday.

“He’s amazing. You guys know how I feel about Joe Thomas. What he’s done and how he’s done it is remarkable to me,” Jackson said. “We’re talking about a guy who has never…

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