BEREA – Browns cornerback Joe Haden returned to practice this morning, ran well and looked like he’ll try to play Sunday against the Jets.
He didn’t practice Wednesday or Thursday after leaving the game vs. the Bears last Sunday in the third quarter with a hip pointer.
Haden led the team across the field in a sprint and was able to flip his hips and run down the field during the 20 minutes open to reporters.
Tight end Jordan Cameron (concussion) missed practice for the third straight day and is expected to be ruled out. Rookie MarQueis Gray would see more playing time in his absence.
Slot receiver Davone Bess missed his second straight day for personal reasons, according to a team spokesman.
Left guard John Greco (knee) and tight end Andre Smith (calf) missed practice all week and aren’t expected to play.
Coach Rob Chudzinski will update the statuses following practice.
If Haden couldn’t play, it would be a significant blow to the Browns. He’s arguably the team’s best defensive player and will receive strong consideration for the Pro Bowl.
He shares the team lead with safety T.J. Ward with four interceptions.
If Haden can’t play, rookie third-round pick Leon McFadden would get the start. He was called for a critical pass interference penalty in the fourth quarter of each of the last two games.