Montario Hardesty injures thumb

Updated: August 13, 2013, 8:18 AM ET
Associated Press

BEREA, Ohio -- The return of Browns running back Montario Hardesty didn't last very long.

Hardesty injured his right thumb early in practice on Monday, another setback for the fourth-year back whose roster spot is in jeopardy.

Just a few plays into his first practice since July 31, Hardesty, who has been slowed by a hamstring injury, jumped to catch a direct snap from center during 11-on-11 drills. As he reached for the ball, Hardesty's hand bent back awkwardly. He grabbed his thumb ...

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