Browns place Poyer on IR, elevate DB Ed Reynolds
DB Jordan Poyer was added to the injured reserve on Tuesday while DB Ed Reynolds was elevated from the practice squad to the active roster.
The Cleveland Browns announced the following in a press release:
Reynolds is 6-1, 207-pounds and officially in his second NFL season out of Stanford. Originally selected by Philadelphia in the fifth round of the 2014 draft, he appeared in six games last year and totaled 21 tackles, one pass defended and one interception. He spent the first six weeks of the 2016 season on the Browns’ practice squad. A native of Stoneville, N.C., Reynolds graduated from Woodberry Forest High School. His father, Ed, played 10 seasons (1983-92) in the NFL. He will wear No. 39.
Poyer started all six games this season. He is third on the club with 36 tackles, while adding three special-teams tackles and two passes defensed. He suffered a lacerated kidney at Tennessee.
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