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Browns top pick Myles Garrett not practicing

Cleveland Browns' Myles Garrett, the No. 1 overall draft

Cleveland Browns' Myles Garrett, the No. 1 overall draft pick, is not practicing because of an unspecified injury. Garrett was not on the field Wednesday, May 24, 2017, and after the workout he said the team is being, "cautious about a little nick." Photo Credit: AP / Ron Schwane

BEREA, Ohio — Cleveland Browns rookie defensive end Myles Garrett continues to be slowed by an unspecified injury.

The No. 1 overall pick in this year’s draft wasn’t on the field Wednesday as his teammates worked out. Garrett was with a group of other injured players, who worked with trainers on the side.

Last week, Garrett described the injury “as a little nick” and said the Browns were holding him out of practice as a precaution. He also said he expected to be “full tilt” for this week’s workouts. A Browns spokesman said Garrett did participate in Tuesday’s practice, which wasn’t open to the media.

The 6-foot-4, 272-pound Garrett was slowed by an ankle injury during part of his junior season at Texas A&M.

The Browns are counting on Garrett to not only improve their pass rush but a defensive unit that was ranked among the worst in the NFL last season.

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