Austin remains in hospital with kidney injury

BEREA, Ohio (AP) Browns wide receiver Miles Austin remains hospitalized after sustaining a kidney injury during Sunday's loss to Buffalo.

Cleveland coach Mike Pettine said Monday that Austin is expected to be kept for a second night in Erie County Medical Center. Pettine does not know when Austin was injured during Cleveland's 26-10 loss. Pettine did not say when Austin is expected to be released.

Austin, who is in his first season with the Browns, made seven catches for 86 yards. He initially complained of stomach discomfort following the game before he was taken by ambulance from Ralph Wilson Stadium.

Pettine said tight end Gary Barnidge could miss some time with a rib injury. He was hurt after making a catch in the first quarter and did not return.


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