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An NFL Assistant Coach Broke His Ankle During Practice Today

A Cleveland Browns helmet sitting on the field.

PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 11: A Cleveland Browns helmet rests on the field prior to the game against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field on September 11, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Eagles defeated the Browns 29-10. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

The Cleveland Browns have had so many strange occurrences over the past few years that a bizarre injury to one of their coaches may seem like par for the course.

On Thursday, the Browns announced that offensive line coach, and Hard Knocks favorite, Bob Wylie fractured his ankle during practice.

Per the team, Wylie underwent surgery on the ankle.

The Browns jokingly added that Wylie is "questionable at best" for their next game against the Cincinnati Bengals.

Wylie was one of several coaches who were retained after the team fired former head coach Hue Jackson earlier this season.

Since Jackson's firing, Wylie's charges on offensive line have greatly improved.

In pass protection, the unit has allowed just five sacks in the last six games. In run blocking, rookie RB Nick Chubb has also improved his yards per carry average.

The 67-year-old Wylie has coached with eight different NFL teams over the past 30 years.