Cleveland caught four of five targets for 45 yards during Sunday's 32-31 loss to Las Vegas.
Analysis: The rookie seventh-round pick entered Sunday with just two catches on the season and stepped up in a big way. All five of Cleveland's targets were on third down and he converted three of them. The Florida product converted a fourth third down by drawing a holding penalty. Cleveland definitely benefitted from the absence of fellow rookie KJ Hamler (concussion) and Tim Patrick (foot), but he showed promise heading into an offseason in which the bulk of Denver's young core of skill players will return.
Jan 4, 2021 3:45 PM EST
Cleveland (illness) was absent from Tuesday's injury reports, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports.
Analysis: Cleveland missed the Week 14 win over Carolina after falling ill, but he's good to go moving forward. The 23-year-old wide receiver is ticketed as the team's top kick returner moving forward while handling occasional snaps on offense.
Dec 15, 2020 2:07 PM EST
Cleveland (illness) will not travel to Sunday's game and was downgraded to out Saturday, Nick Kosmider of The Athletic reports.
Analysis: It's worth noting the illness is reportedly not COVID-19, but he'll nevertheless not travel to Sunday's game. The receiver has caught two of his four targets for 18 yards this season and will likely have Diontae Spencer take over his duties as the primary kick returner.
Dec 12, 2020 12:38 PM EST
Cleveland (illness) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Panthers, Aric DiLalla of the Broncos' official site reports.
Analysis: Cleveland's illness hasn't been linked to COVID-19, but he'll surely be required to pass a few more tests to play Sunday. If he's unable to go, his absence will mainly affect special teams. Diontae Spencer likely would replace him as the primary kick returner.
Dec 11, 2020 5:14 PM EST
Cleveland caught his lone target for 11 yards and returned three kickoffs for 77 yards during Sunday's loss to the Chiefs.
Analysis: The 23-year-old played only two offensive snaps but secured his first reception since the season opener. Cleveland should continue to see most of his opportunities in the return game for Denver.
Dec 8, 2020 6:07 PM EST
Cleveland (concussion) wasn't on Wednesday's injury report and will play Sunday against the Raiders, Troy Renck of Denver 7 News reports.
Analysis: Cleveland was evaluated for a concussion during last week's loss to the Falcons, but he cleared the testing and is healthy moving forward. The rookie seventh-rounder slots in occasionally on offense, but his main contributions come on kick return where he's averaged 22.4 yards per return.
Nov 11, 2020 4:51 PM EST
Cleveland exited Sunday's game against the Falcons to be evaluated for a concussion, Ryan O'Halloran of The Denver Post reports.
Analysis: The 23-year-old returned three kicks for 72 yards before exiting during the first half. KJ Hamler has taken over kick return duties in Cleveland's absence.
Nov 8, 2020 11:24 AM EST
Cleveland (hip) was a full participant in Wednesday's practice.
Analysis: Cleveland wasn't able to suit up against the Steelers in Week 2 due to a hip injury, but he now appears back to full health. The rookie seventh-round pick looks like he'll be available against the Buccaneers on Sunday, but he's not likely to materialize as a productive fantasy option.
Sep 23, 2020 4:01 PM EST
Cleveland (hip) is listed among Denver's inactive players for Sunday's matchup against the Steelers.
Analysis: The seventh-round draft choice earned his way onto the field Week 1 by virtue of a sterling rookie training camp, but he ultimately only attracted one target during a 16-14 loss to Tennessee. Cleveland has since picked up an injury, and he will not be available for second-year quarterback Drew Lock on Sunday.
Sep 20, 2020 9:00 AM EST
Cleveland (hip) is questionable for Sunday's game versus the Steelers, Zac Stevens of TheDNVR.com reports.
Analysis: Cleveland played just five snaps in Monday's season opener and caught his only target for seven yards. The rookie seventh-rounder was limited in practice all week, but if he doesn't play, it shouldn't shake up the offensive dynamic too much.
Sep 18, 2020 1:05 PM EST
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