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Browns release RB Brandon Jackson, overhaul roster

The Browns continued overhauling their 53-man roster, terminating the contracts of running back Brandon Jackson and Kellen Davis. The team also claimed six players off waivers Sunday while waiving linebacker L.J. Fort, offensive lineman Caylin Hauptmann, offensive lineman Jarrod Shaw and fullback Brad Smelley. Cleveland's roster is in flux one week before the season opener...
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September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Cabot: Browns claim center Lewis, linebacker Magee, Waive L.J. Fort, Brandon Jackson

The Browns are unbelievably busy today. Craig already covered the pair of running backs in Bob Rainey and Dennis Johnson being claimed from the Ravens and Texans respectively. Mary Kay Cabot of The Plain Dealer also adds that the Browns claimed rookie center Patrick Lewis off waivers from Green Bay and have claimed up to three more players that they have yet to announce. Until we...
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September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Packer Brandon Jackson named #2 RB in Cleveland, behind T-Rich

If you need a running back in deep fantasy football leagues, one to keep an eye could be Brandon Jackson.  Today Rob Chudzinski the head coach of the Browns made it official, naming Brandon Jackson the number two back. “Brandon is a reliable guy,” said coach Rob Chudzinski. “I have no issues with Brandon. Trent […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL News: Browns sign RB Jamaine Cook

The Cleveland Browns announced Sunday that the team has re-signed undrafted rookie free agent Jamaine Cook. To make room, the team released defensive back Kentrone Walker. Cook was originally signed by the Browns after the draft, and was cut when the team signed Brandon Jackson, and was awarded the rights to Miguel Maysonet after the Eagles waived him on May 21st. Cook is second...
Via Waiting For Next Year
August 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns, RB Jackson agree to 1-year deal

The Browns have agreed to terms with free agent running back Brandon Jackson on a 1-year contract. Jackson played in just two games for Cleveland last season. In the finale against Pittsburgh, he rushed for 54 yards on eight carries. Jackson was inactive for 13 games. The Browns had high hopes for the 27-year-old when they signed him in 2011. But he sustained a toe injury in the...
Via AP on Fox
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns Bring Back RB Brandon Jackson

Albert Breer reports that the Browns have reached an agreement on a one-year deal with free agent RB Brandon Jackson. Jackson, 27, signed a two-year deal worth $4.5 million with the Browns back in 2011 after helping the Packers win a Super Bowl title. He missed the entire first season because of a turf toe injury and only appeared in two games last season. Cleveland currently...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Pluto: Brandon Jackson Standing Out So Far

Cleveland sports scribe Terry Pluto is out this morning with his usual Sunday column, and has quite a bit of information in there about the Browns. Leading off this week, he shares some inside details from Browns intel about a surprising back so far: “2. But another running back also has impressed, the forgotten man from 2011. Not Montario Hardesty. He’s back, too. The player...
Via Waiting For Next Year
June 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Brandon Jackson to be Browns 3rd down back?

The Browns may have traded up to use the 3rd overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft on Trent Richardson, but according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Brandon Jackson will be used on 3rd downs. This move is consistent with what Head Coach Pat Shurmur normally does, taking his feature back out on 3rd downs. He did so in St. Louis with Steven Jackson when he was their offensive coordinator...
Via The Football Fan Spot
May 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Are the Browns overrating their own running backs?

How much of the plan includes Brandon Jackson in 2012? One thing that persists as a dark cloud over the Browns is the wide receiver situation from last season. The Browns drafted Greg Little and brought in Jordan Norwood, but the statements that will forever hang in the air are words of confidence in a depth chart featuring Mohamed Massaquoi and Brian Robiskie at the top. Of course...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 16, 2012  |  Discuss

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