The Browns reached deals with defensive back Aaron Ross and linebacker Everette Brown, the team announced Sunday. In addition to the signings, the team waived offensive lineman Joe Madsen and defensive lineman Christian Tupou.
The Redskins announced linebacker Ja'Gared Davis has been signed from the Chiefs' practice squad to the Redskins' 53-man roster. The team also promoted linebacker Trevardo Williams from the practice squad to the active roster. Other roster moves the team announced included waiving Steve Beauharnais, Everette Brown and Greg Ducre.
The Redskins placed linebacker Brian Orakpo (pectoral) on season-ending injured reserve and signed free agent linebacker Everette Brown, the team announced.
The Redskins have sliced their roster down to the league-mandated 53 with several cuts on Saturday. Included among the waived offensive players are running backs Evan Royster, Lache Seastrunk and Chris Thompson. Also gone from that side of the ball are wide receiver Nick Williams and lineman Maurice Hurt . Defenders cut loose are cornerback Chase Minnifield, linebacker Everette Brown and safety Phillip Thomas. Placekicker Zach Hocker has also been waived. The Redskins have also placed defensive tackle Chris Neild and linebacker Darryl Sharpton on the reserve/injured list and defensive end Stephen Bowen and wide receiver Leonard Hankerson on the PUP list.
The Redskins have announced several cuts. Included are rookie kicker Zach Hocker, linebacker Everette Brown and defensive backs Chase Minnifield and Phillip Thomas. The most surprising move was the one involving Thomas, a strong safety who was taken in the fourth round of the 2013 draft.