Browns DE Phil Taylor out after undergoing knee surgery; Joe Haden to be limited in practice

Browns starting defensive end Phil Taylor has undergone knee surgery and will be sidelined for several weeks.

Taylor was injured during the first half of Sunday's historic comeback win at Tennessee. The Browns announced Wednesday that the 6-foot-3, 335-poiund Taylor underwent an arthroscopic procedure. The team said Taylor's playing status will be re-evaluated in a few weeks.

A first-round draft pick in 2011, Taylor has made 41 career starts. He missed the first eight games in 2012 with a chest injury.

Also, the Browns said Pro Bowl cornerback Joe Haden will at least be limited in practice Wednesday as the team begins preparing for Sunday's home game against Pittsburgh. Haden got hurt in the second half Sunday but didn't miss a play. The team says Pro Bowl tackle Joe Thomas (rest) and defensive lineman Billy Quad (leg) will also be limited.


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