Browns placing Groves on injured reserve

The Cleveland Browns are placing situational pass rusher and backup outside linebacker Quentin Groves on injured reserve, coach Rob Chudzinski announced.

He will have ankle surgery in the next few weeks.

“Quentin’s a valuable part of our team and a valuable part of the leadership on our team," Chudzinski said. "Obviously, we’re disappointed, but it’s the best thing right now to get that fixed and corrected. We’ll have to have other guys step up, whether it’s on special teams or whether it’s on defense, and the outside ‘backer rotation and some of the things he’s doing from that standpoint.”

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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