Josh Cribbs RUMORS & NEWS

  • Josh Cribbs on his return: 'It was too emotional for me'

    Indianapolis Star "Josh Cribbs established himself as one of the NFL's all-time best kick returners during his eight seasons with the Cleveland Browns. That level of achievement did nothing, though, to settle Cribbs' feelings as he faced his old team during the Colts' 25-24 win at Cleveland on Sunday. "On a..." December 08

  • Rex: Cribbs injury is 'pretty serious'

    ESPN New York "New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan believes receiver/returner Josh Cribbs suffered a "pretty bad" injury in Sunday's 23-3 loss to the Miami Dolphins, which could signal Cribbs' season is over. Cribbs left Sunday's game in the second quarter and was in a sling afterward. It's believed he injured..." December 02

  • Cribbs: ‘Return’ to form near

    New York Post "Josh Cribbs can feel it coming. The Jets kick and punt returner believes he is primed to break a long one for a touchdown any day now. “We’re right there,” Cribbs said. “It will come when nobody expects it. I almost hate for people to be like, ‘This is the one,’ and then it’s, ‘Oh, you jinxed..." December 01

  • Josh Cribbs joins NY Jets and says he's ready to help

    New York Daily News "New Jets WR/KR Josh Cribbs had been waiting and waiting for the call back to the NFL. On Monday he heard exactly what he was hoping for. Cribbs missed a call from his agent while he was driving his car but received a text message that said to call back as soon as possible. So the former Brown..." October 17

  • Report: Raiders release WR/KR Josh Cribbs

    CBS Sports "It's too bad Josh Cribbs can't play offensive line because he would have been guaranteed a spot on the Raiders' 53-man roster. Instead the wide receiver and kick returner was released Sunday according to multiple reports. Cribbs signed a one-year deal in May but lingering knee issues may have..." August 25

  • Raiders' Josh Cribbs has a special niche

    Oakland Tribune "It began to dawn on Josh Cribbs when he was an undrafted rookie with the Cleveland Browns: Even if he was accustomed to being an offensive star he could make a nice living as a special-teams player in the NFL. Cribbs' special-teams coach at the time suggested he familiarize himself with the..." August 14

  • Oakland Raiders' Josh Cribbs downplays knee recovery

    Oakland Tribune "Newly signed Raiders return specialist Josh Cribbs sounded amused by speculation by an NFL general manager that his surgically repaired left knee is not ready for football. "If we were lining up to play football in June, then this would be a hot topic," Cribbs said Thursday on a conference call...." May 18

  • Josh Cribbs signs with Oakland Raiders

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Josh Cribbs has made quite an impact on not only the Cleveland Browns, but also on the NFL as one of the league's all-time best kick returners. If anyone anticipated what kind of pro player Cribbs would be, it apparently wasn't any of the NFL talent scouts in 2005 when Cribbs, Kent State's..." May 16

  • Idzik: Josh Cribbs' left knee 'isn't quite there yet' "Josh Cribbs remains on the free-agent market despite his best attempts to land a job. Now, we have a better idea why. New York Jets general manager John Idzik told Conor Orr of The Star-Ledger on Tuesday that Cribbs' surgically repaired left knee "isn't quite there yet." The Jets were one of..." May 15

  • Return man Josh Cribbs visits Lions, leaves without signing

    Detroit News "Free agent returner and receiver Josh Cribbs, who visited the Lions on Monday, left with a favorable impression of the team but without signing a contract. He told the Lions' website, "I feel like (Detroit) is one of those teams that's just missing a piece. I want to be on a team that's missing..." May 14

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    Tim Twentyman @ttwentyman

    I just talked to Josh Cribbs. Said he had good visit. He's going to take a couple days to make a decision but Detroit is "high" on his list.

  • Josh Cribbs visiting Lions this week, but could returner come from within?

    Detroit Free Press "The Josh Cribbs free agent tour makes its next stop in Detroit this week, but coach Jim Schwartz wouldn’t say much about the Lions’ interest in the Pro Bowl return man after rookie minicamp Sunday. “I think I’ll just reserve any comments,” Schwartz said. “We generally don’t comment on guys that..." May 13

  • Raiders meet with return specialist Joshua Cribbs

    Oakland Tribune "The Raiders met with veteran wide receiver Joshua Cribbs in an attempt to gauge his interest in joining the team, according to a report. Cribbs, 29, spent his first eight NFL seasons with the Cleveland Browns, primarily as a kick and punt returner. He caught 107 passes during..." May 09

  • WR Cribbs pays Jets a visit

    New York Post "Free agent Joshua Cribbs, formerly of the Browns, visited the Jets yesterday, according to two sources. Cribbs is a speedy receiving threat, plus an explosive kickoff returner and capable of running the Wildcat. Cribbs has had a tough time finding a job this offseason because of questions about..." May 09

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    Mary Kay Cabot @MaryKayCabot

    Ex #Browns WR Josh Cribbs (knee) is healthy and several teams interested. Bn told that espn rumor abt him possibly returning to Cle not true

  • Sources: Cribbs Failed Physical In Arizona

    ESPN "Speculation for the better part of a week has been that Josh Cribbs is not only on is way out of Cleveland, but that he is headed to the Arizona Cardinals. In fact, the Plain Dealer reporter on Sunday that Cribbs was headed to Arizona to take a physical and, “if all goes as Cribbs hopes, he’ll be..." March 19

  • Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Cribbs visiting Cardinals to take physical and possibly sign

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns receiver Josh Cribbs flew to Arizona Sunday night to visit with the Cardinals, take a physical and possibly sign with the club, a league source said. If all goes as Cribbs hopes, he'll be a Cardinal by Monday, the source said. Cribbs, an eight-year veteran of the Browns and..." March 18

  • Josh Cribbs says goodbye to Cleveland on Instagram

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns veteran Josh Cribbs was working toward a free-agent deal with the Arizona Cardinals late Wednesday night. His agent J.R. Rickert, however, told The Plain Dealer no deal has been struck. That did not stop the popular special teams ace from bidding his farewell to Browns fans through..." March 14

  • NY Giants hoping to re-sign TE Martellus Bennett, interest in free agent Josh Cribbs

    New York Daily News "The clock is ticking quickly with the free-agent market set to open on Tuesday afternoon, but the Giants haven't given up hope of signing their starting tight end. It appears they are making a late - and possibly last - push to re-sign Martellus Bennett before the free agent signing period..." March 10

  • Signs still pointing to Josh Cribbs leaving Browns in free agency

    Akron Beacon Journal "All signs continue to point to Josh Cribbs soon leaving the Browns in free agency. Since midnight, NFL teams have been allowed to negotiate with agents of players whose contracts are set to expire at 4 p.m. Tuesday. Teams have shown interest in Cribbs, but the Browns aren’t one of them, Alex..." March 09

  • Browns: Josh Cribbs discusses his NFL future

    The News-Herald "Fan favorite Joshua Cribbs, who with Leon Washington shares the NFL career record of eight kick returns for touchdowns, is convinced his days with the Browns are over after eight seasons in Cleveland. "There is nothing being talked about," Cribbs said Thursday morning on "The Really Big Show"..." February 28

  • Joshua Cribbs: How Much Did the Browns' Return Man Actually Make?

    Dawgs By Nature "I published an article Tuesday night breaking down whether the Cleveland Browns should re-sign Joshua Cribbs to a new contract. In that article, I casually mentioned that Cribbs raked in $2.688 million, which was data that I obtained from Spotrac, a place that does a good job at accumulating..." February 20