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Winslow is latest chapter in Browns' mysterious staph story

Originally Published: October 27, 2008
By Elizabeth Merrill | ESPN.com

In the macho-warrior world of the NFL, it was the equivalent of a paper cut -- one tiny scratch at practice, maybe an inch long. Ben Taylor went to bed that night with a sore elbow and thoughts of a Sunday game against the Steelers.

Within 24 hours, though, his joints ached and flu-like symptoms rocked his body. He spent five days in the hospital, had two surgeries and lost 10 to 12 pounds.

This is where the Cleveland Browns' staph story begins.

"I was basically that ...

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