ClevelandBrowns.comBy Daniel Wolf Senior WriterCleveland Browns backup defensive end, Marcus Benard has been in a serious accident, injured and rushed to Cleveland's Metro Hospital, per Fox 8 News sports reporter John Telich.Apparently, Benard was on his way home from Browns team practice today at their training facility in Berea, Oh. and struck the wall on I-71, near the West 65th exit.He has seen been rushed to the hospital and there is no further information, as of this moment, but...Read Full Story
Cleveland Browns linebacker Marcus Benard says stress caused him to faint last week in the locker room before practice.Benard, who was briefly hospitalized and underwent tests, spoke Thursday for the first time since he passed out one week ago as he was sitting in front of his cubicle. Benard said he never lost consciousness and that doctors have ruled out any heart problems or serious medical condition.Benard said the fainting spell could have been brought on by the impending birth of his...Read Full Story
Cleveland Browns linebacker Marcus Benard has been taken to a hospital after collapsing in the locker room.Benard was sitting in a chair when he suddenly fell to the carpeted floor. At first, some of his teammates, who were getting dressed for practice, thought he may have been joking before linebacker Matt Roth yelled for a trainer. Benard's eyes were open as three members of Cleveland's training staff checked on him.A Browns spokesman said Benard is stable and alert, but would not elaborate...Read Full Story
It was clear after the Cleveland Browns’ 2011 season that their defense was the heart and soul of a team that struggled nearly everywhere else. Once again a hard-nosed approach of football on the defensive side of the ball returned to the shores of lake Erie. One are of struggles despite a top 10 finish in the league was the run defense which has hopefully been solved with the additions of Parker, Rucker, and the return of a healthy Marcus Benard.
But already the Browns are faced with a...Read Full Story
The Cleveland Browns 2011 season got off to a rocky start. The lack of an offseason program hindered the new coaching staff’s ability to implement a new offensive and defensive scheme. But two of the biggest blows to occur before the opening of the season were season ending injuries to two key players to the offense and defense. The first was free agent acquisition running back Brandon Jackson who had his season cut short due to a foot injury. Then Linebacker Marcus Benard suffered serious...Read Full Story
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