Found July 24, 2013 on Waiting For Next Year:
The Cleveland Browns today added a pair of free agents with camp starting tomorrow. On the heels of Norv Turner’s admission Tuesday that the team will carry a traditional fullback, the Browns signed FB Brock Bolen to compete with Owen Marecic. In addition, the team signed LB Justin Cole. To make room, the Browns waived OL Dominic Alford and WR Kennan Davis. Here is the information from the team. “Bolen, a 6-0, 232-pound fullback in his fourth NFL season out of Louisville, has appeared in 20 NFL games, all with the Jacksonville Jaguars. Throughout his career, he has two rushing attempts for 14 yards and three receptions for 21 yards, and has registered 16 special-teams tackles. An undrafted free agent, Bolen initially signed with the Jaguars in 2009. He spent the entire 2012 season on injured reserve. A native of Germantown, Ohio, Bolen graduated from Valley View High School. He will wear No. 38. Cole, a 6-3, 243-pound linebacker in his third NFL season out of San Jose State, has appeared in 20 NFL games, all with the St. Louis Rams. He has totaled two career tackles on defense and seven stops on special teams. An undrafted free agent, Cole initially signed with the Kansas City Chiefs in 2010 and spent five weeks on the Chiefs’ practice squad his rookie season. He appeared in four contests with the Rams in 2011, before appearing in all 16 games last season. A native of Pasadena, Calif., Cole graduated from Chino Hills High School. He will wear No. 41.”      

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Browns sign Justin Cole and Brock Bolen

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Norv Turner has high hopes for Trent Richardson in 2013

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Browns sign Jon Greco to an extension

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Training camp news and notes: Day one in the books

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