Browns tight end Gary Barnidge sidelined with sports hernia

Cleveland Browns tight end Gary Barnidge underwent sports hernia surgery. He'll be back by training camp, according to coach Hue Jackson. Barnidge signed a four-year $13.5 million contract this offseason. He had a breakthrough season with 79 catches for 1,043 yards and nine touchdowns. Follow me on Twitter: @AaronWilson_NFL
Aaron Wilson covers the Texans for The Houston Chronicle.
Aaron Wilson
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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