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Everyone in the Browns media is reporting it so we’ll go with Nate Ulrich who had the most descriptive tweets. Ulrich reports the following players are on the Browns’ practice squad.
Linebackers Solomon Elimimian and Ben Jacobs
DT Ronnie Cameron
C Garth Gerhard
G Jarrod Shaw
T Jeff Shugarts
WR Josh Cooper
FB Brad Smelley
That’s eight, so that’s it. No Adonis Thomas and I...
Browns rookie running back Trent Richardson is practicing for the first time since undergoing knee surgery on Aug. 9, raising the likelihood he will play in Sunday's season opener against Philadelphia. Richardson had a sleeve on his left knee Monday as the Browns continued preparing for the Eagles.
Richardson, the No. 3 overall pick in April's draft, had not been on the field...
Anytime a team faces that final cut-down to the 53 man roster there are some very difficult decisions to be made. In some cases many of the releases made by the 32 NFL teams are not surprising, but sometimes they are downright shocking. For the Cleveland Browns there are a few shockers to hit the wire on Friday.
QB Seneca Wallace:
Since Brandon Weeden was drafted...
The Cleveland Browns made a series of roster moves on Friday in order to reach the NFL required 53-man roster limit. Two veteran players were released. TE Evan Moore and QB Seneca Wallace. Both players are vested veterans and will be free to sign with any other franchise immediately without having to go through waivers. The release of Wallace might not signal that Cleveland is content...
From the Browns-
“The Cleveland Browns today were awarded linebacker Tank Carder off waivers from Buffalo and defensive lineman Ishmaa’ily Kitchen (pronounced: ish-MAY-lee) off waivers from Baltimore. In addition, the team waived defensive lineman Brian Sanford and waived/injured defensive lineman Scott Paxson.
The team also signed eight players to its practice squad. Linebacker...
The Cleveland Browns terminated the contract of Tight End Evan Moore on Friday and on Saturday the Seahawks cut Kellen Winslow and added Evan Moore to their roster. Moore had missed time in training camp with some injuries and the Browns didn’t feel the need to retain his services. Moore now will join the Seattle Seahawks and his skills will be used on the West coast. Moore showed...
Tom Heckert spoke with the media this afternoon-
(On if he was expecting to have 15 rookies on the roster coming into camp)- “I’m going to be totally honest with you, (Neal Gulkis) just told me that. I didn’t really know it was 15 so it’s obviously not something that we planned. I don’t know if Pat (Shurmur) told you guys, but you can see there are some unorthodox – maybe...
According to ESPN Cleveland, the Browns are not ruling out running back Trent Richardson (knee) for the season opener, even though he has yet to practice.Fantasy Spin:Richardson was back on the practice field Saturday, riding a stationary bike. Browns coach Pat Shurmur said, "If (Richardson) plays, he will be ready to go and play the whole game." That should help fantasy...
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Maybe Penn State and Michigan losing were bad for the Big 10 (and therefor Ohio State), but I won’t act like I didn’t enjoy it happen. “I sat and watched Big Ten football...
Here is the Browns roster after Friday’s cuts-
2 Hodges, Reggie P 6-0 220 30 6 Ball State
3 Weeden, Brandon QB 6-3 220 28 R Oklahoma State
4 Dawson, Phil K 5-11 200 37 14 Texas
9 Lewis, Thaddeus QB 6-2 200 24 2 Duke
10 Norwood, Jordan WR 5-11 180 25 2 Penn State
11 Massaquoi, Mohamed WR 6-2 207 25 4 Georgia
12 McCoy, Colt QB 6-1 215 25 3 Texas
15 Little, Greg WR 6-2 220 23 2 North...
Trent Richardson practiced for the first time since having his knee scoped, leaving the Browns (and Richardson’s fantasy owners) with hope that the rookie tailback will suit up this Sunday against the Eagles.
Philadelphia ranked in the bottom half of the NFL last season against the run, and while football purists are skeptical about the potential success of a rookie running back...
Browns Trent Richardson (knee) is back at practice on Monday, according to Tony Grossi.Fantasy Spin:This would be his first action since having his knee scoped. The true test of the knee is whether he can come back at the Browns' next practice. He's still questionable for the season opener with Philadelphia, but he's certainly headed in the right direction. Expect a limited...
With Sept. 9 rapidly approaching, the Browns are optimistic rookie running back and first-round pick Trent Richardson will be ready to play.
Philadelphia at Cleveland Sunday, 1:00 p.m. ET, at Cleveland Browns Stadium, Cleveland - TV: FOX; DirecTV: 704 *TV announcers: Dick Stockton, John Lynch, Jennifer Hale *Keys to the game: This isn't the week for the Eagles to ease off RB LeSean McCoy's workload. The Browns ranked 30th against the run last season and DT Phil Taylor (pectoral) is on the shelf. Head coach...
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