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NFL notes: Browns iron man Joe Thomas will miss rest of season after tearing triceps

NFL notes: Browns iron man Joe Thomas will miss rest of season after tearing triceps

Numb from losing, the Cleveland Browns suffered perhaps their biggest loss yet — perennial Pro Bowl left tackle Joe Thomas won't play again this season.

The iron man who played 10,363 consecutive snap since his rookie season tore his left triceps Sunday against Tennessee, and an MRI exam taken on Monday confirmed the severity of an injury that has dealt another devastating blow to an already floundering franchise.

The face of the Browns for a decade, Thomas was forced to leave the field on Sunday, ending what is believed to be the longest consecutive plays streak in NFL history. The sight of the seemingly indestructible Thomas curled up in a ball on the...

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