NFL Notebook: Tragedy Strikes Browns DE Smith

www.oann.com | 8/24/2019 | Staff
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The girlfriend of Browns defensive end Chris Smith was struck and killed on Interstate 90 in Cleveland after their car became disabled.

Smith and Petara Cordero, who had their first child together just four weeks ago, were driving Tuesday night, and a tire on Smith’s 2019 Lamborghini blew out. As a result, the sports car veered to the left and struck a center median. Smith and Cordero got out of the car.

Woman - Mazda - Passenger - Door - Lamborghini

A 47-year-old woman driving a 2017 Mazda 3 then hit the open passenger door of the Lamborghini, striking Cordero. The woman admitted to police she had been drinking, and toxicology results are pending.

Smith, 27, is in his second season with the Browns after playing for the Jacksonville Jaguars (2014-16) and Cincinnati Bengals (2017).

Angeles - Chargers - End - Hunter - Henry

–Los Angeles Chargers tight end Hunter Henry sustained a tibia plateau fracture to his left knee in the season opener, the team announced.

The Chargers said that Henry will continue to be evaluated and that a time frame for his return has not been determined. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that Henry will be sidelined four to six weeks.

Henry - Catches - Yards - Touchdowns - Career

Henry, 24, has 85 catches for 1,117 yards and 12 touchdowns in 30 career games (24 starts).

–New York Jets wide receiver Quincy Enunwa will miss the remainder of the season after sustaining his second serious neck injury in the past three years, coach Adam Gase announced.

Enunwa - Season - Neck - Games - Injuries

Enunwa, who sat out the entire 2017 season because of an ailing neck, also missed five games in 2018 due to ankle injuries before signing a four-year, $36 million contract extension in December.

The 27-year-old Enunwa had one catch for minus-4 yards in New York’s 17-16 season-opening loss to Buffalo on Sunday.

Bengals - Receiver

–Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver...
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