Found October 19, 2011 on Cleveland Sports 360:
Chris Ogbonnaya has been picked up by the Cleveland Browns as a running back. Mainly because the Browns are uncertain as to the extent of Peyton Hillis ability to play with his new hamstring injury he suffered in the Oakland game. Chris Ogbonnaya has a history with Browns quarterback Colt McCoy, the two of them played in Texas where Colt McCoy won lots of football games. Chris Ogbonnaya also has a brief history with Browns head coach Pat Shurmur.  Ogbonnaya playee dwith the rams for a short while win Pat Shurmur was there. Maybe getting Chris Ogbonnaya will brong some sort of level of comfort to McCoy who clearly looks uncomfortable this year as the Browns starting quarterback. Ogbonnaya was currently on Houston’s practice squad. He played in four career games with 14 rushing attempts for 56 yards and one reception for 19 yards. This season, he has totaled three carries for six yards, while appearing in two games with the Texans.  He was born on May 20, 1986. Ogbonnaya will wear No....

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