Jefferson was waived by Cleveland on Tuesday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.
Jefferson had played only on special teams this season and recorded just one solo tackle for the year all the way back in Week 1. The former Longhorn will now try to latch on with another club.
Jefferson was claimed off waivers by the Browns on Sunday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.
Jefferson was waived by the Bengals at roster cutdowns Saturday but will get to remain in Ohio. The 2018 third-round pick was limited to a special-teams role as a rookie and had 10 tackles (five solo).
The Bengals waived Jefferson on Saturday, Tom Pelissero of NFL.com reports.
The 22-year-old was a special teams stalwart last season, playing 215 snaps, and made 12 tackles. The fact that he was let go by the team comes as a surprise, considering he was expecting to take over an increased role in the defense. The youngster will be an intriguing addition to another defense elsewhere.
Jefferson (toe) is participating at OTAs, Jay Morrison of The Athletic reports.
After missing rookie minicamp while recovering from a toe injury that landed him on IR last season, Jefferson was able to get back on the field Monday. Now that he's healthy, he'll be able to compete for an increased role at strongside linebacker.
Jefferson was placed on injured reserve Tuesday due to a foot injury.
Jefferson injured his foot during Sunday's win over the Raiders after playing just one defensive snap. The 2018 third rounder spent much of his rookie campaign on special teams and will end the season with 10 tackles (five solo) and 11 defensive snaps played.
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