Browns rule out WR/KR Cribbs vs. Jags; DB Adams also no-go

The Cleveland Browns won't have arguably their best offensive player Sunday after announcing that Josh Cribbs has been ruled out of the road game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Cribbs, the Browns' wide receiver, Wildcat quarterback and Pro Bowl return man, missed practice all week, and coach Eric Mangini told reporters Friday that he would decide on his star player's status the next day.

Cribbs dislocated all of the toes on his right foot except for his big toe during the Browns' 26-20 overtime loss to the New York Jets last Sunday.

Clifton Smith, who signed with the Browns on Tuesday, will step in for Cribbs as Cleveland's kick returner. Smith made the 2008 Pro Bowl as a rookie with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

The Browns also ruled out safety Mike Adams, who missed practice Friday with an abdomen injury.

Cribbs and Adams both had been listed as questionable on the Browns' final injury report.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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