At the kick-off of Saturday’s game against the Kansas City ChiefsGrant took the kick from the end zone to the Browns 18-yard line and was injured on the play.
Grant was carried off the field with what the media reported as a knee injury. He had a cast on his right leg when he left the field. Chiefs Quarterback patrick mahomes She came over to give Grant a hug as they led him away.
running backwards Demetric Felton he kicked back when Kansas City started after Grant’s injury. wide receiver Donovan Peoples-Jones he supplanted Grant as the team’s punt returner in the first quarter.
The Browns signed grant in March 2022 to a three-year contract. He was recruited by the miami dolphins in 2016 and served as catcher and returner. In 2021, he was traded to the chicago bears and was named to his first Pro Bowl after averaging 23.5 yards per punt return with 743 yards between punts and kick returns.
– Contributing: Victoria Hernandez, USA TODAY
This article originally appeared in the Akron Beacon Journal: Jakeem Grant injury: Browns returner was airborne on first play