Cleveland Browns

Stadium: FirstEnergy Stadium | Coach: Hue Jackson
Team RankingOverallRushingPassing
Offense23rd135.0 (4th)192.0 (27th)
Defense21st110.5 (20th)263.0 (22nd)
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Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateExpCollege
55Avery, Genard LB6-02504/26/1995RMemphis
75Bitonio, Joel T6-430510/11/19915Nevada
20Boddy-Calhoun, Briean CB5-91931/21/19933Minnesota
52Burgess, James LB6-02303/9/19942Louisville
11Callaway, Antonio WR5-112001/9/1997RFlorida
38Carrie, T.J. DB6-02047/28/19905Ohio
82Charles, Orson TE6-32571/27/19913Georgia
24Chubb, Nick RB5-1122712/27/1995RGeorgia
93Coley, Trevon DT6-13107/13/19942Florida Atlantic
51Collins, Jamie LB6-325010/20/19896Southern Miss
4Colquitt, Britton P6-32103/20/19859Tennessee
63Corbett, Austin G6-43069/5/1995RNevada
94Davis, Carl DT6-53203/2/19924Iowa
87DeValve, Seth TE6-32451/29/19933Princeton
88Fells, Darren TE6-72704/22/19865California-Irvine
28Gaines, E.J. DB5-101912/23/19925Missouri
95Garrett, Myles DE6-427212/29/19952Texas A&M
12Gordon, Josh WR6-32254/13/19913Utah
69Harrison, Desmond T6-629510/8/1993RWest Georgia
81Higgins, Rashard WR6-119810/7/19943Colorado State
74Hubbard, Chris G6-42954/23/19915UAB
47Hughlett, Charley LS6-42485/16/19904UCF
34Hyde, Carlos RB6-02299/20/19905Ohio State
29Johnson, Duke RB5-92109/23/19934Miami (FL)
 Joseph, Greg K6-12148/4/1994RFlorida Atlantic
26Kindred, Derrick DB5-1021012/15/19933TCU
58Kirksey, Christian LB6-22358/31/19925Iowa
80Landry, Jarvis WR5-1119611/28/19925LSU
99Lawrence, Devaroe DT6-229510/13/19921Auburn
6Mayfield, Baker QB6-12154/14/1995ROklahoma
39Mitchell, Terrance DB5-111915/17/19925Oregon
85Njoku, David TE6-42467/10/19962Miami (FL)
91Odenigbo, Ifeadi DE6-32754/8/19941Northwestern
90Ogbah, Emmanuel DE6-427511/6/19933Oklahoma State
65Ogunjobi, Larry DT6-33056/3/19942North Carolina-Charlotte
22Peppers, Jabrill DB5-1121310/4/19952Michigan
23Randall, Damarious DB5-111968/29/19924Arizona State
18Ratley, Damion WR6-22004/16/1995RTexas A&M
37Rice, Denzel DB6-01853/31/19932Coastal Carolina
78Robinson, Greg T6-533010/21/19925Auburn
53Schobert, Joe LB6-124511/6/19933Wisconsin
50Smith, Chris DE6-12662/11/19925Arkansas
9Stanton, Drew QB6-32265/7/198412Michigan State
5Taylor, Tyrod QB6-12178/3/19898Virginia Tech
27Thomas, Tavierre CB5-102053/11/1996RFerris State
92Thomas, Chad DE6-527810/12/1995RMiami (FL)
64Tretter, JC C6-43072/12/19916Cornell
54Vallejo, Tanner LB6-123012/16/19942Boise State
21Ward, Denzel CB5-111904/28/1997ROhio State
71Watford, Earl G6-33006/24/19906James Madison
84Willies, Derrick WR6-420710/17/1994RTexas Tech
70Zeitler, Kevin G6-43153/8/19907Wisconsin
97Zettel, Anthony DE6-42708/9/19923Penn State
Injured Players
91Jones, Lenny (IR) DE6-22568/8/19911Nevada
15Louis, Ricardo (IR) WR6-22153/23/19943Auburn
40Vitale, Danny (IR) FB6-124510/26/19933Northwestern
24Wilson, Howard (IR) CB6-018410/30/19952Houston
Practice Squad
96Ekuale, Daniel DT6-33001/13/1994RWashington State
71Henderson, Zay DT6-130512/6/1994RTexas A&M
25Hilliard, Dontrell RB5-112022/26/1995RTulane
 Kalis, Kyle G6-431012/21/19932Michigan
 McKever, Pharoah TE6-62602/4/1994RFlorida International
 McKinnon, Jeremiah DB5-101976/29/19931Florida International
30Meander, Montrel DB6-22159/20/1994RGrambling State
25Sankoh, Tigie DB5-1121411/4/1997RNo College
10Scott, Da'Mari WR6-02058/8/1995RFresno State
 Seaton, Brad T6-832511/23/19931Villanova
 Sheldon, Brady LB6-52202/23/19931Ferris State
 
 
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Position Listing
Damarious Randall
News
Randall (heel) did not practice Monday, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.

The extent of Randall's heel injury has been left up to speculation. There's a real chance Randall won't be ready for Thursday's game, which could leave the Browns without their starting and backup free safeties factoring in that Briean Boddy-Calhoun (hamstring) is also questionable. Whether Randall partakes in practice over the next two days should provide a better indication of his status.

Injury
Heel - Did Not Practice on Tuesday. Questionable for Week 3 vs. N.Y. Jets
E.J. Gaines
News
Gaines (knee) does not appear on the injury report ahead of Sunday's game against the Saints, Scott Petrak of the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram reports.

Gaines, who was a full participant in Friday's practice, is finally ready to play after spraining his knee in the preseason. Look for him to serve in a rotational role behind Denzel Ward and Terrance Mitchell this weekend.

Montrel Meander
No Updates
Duke Johnson
News
Johnson rushed three times for three yards and caught both of his targets for seven yards during Sunday's 21-18 loss to the Saints.

It's been a slow start to the 2018 season for Johnson, who has just 11 total touches through the first two weeks. Johnson -- who signed a three-year extension totaling $15.6 million in June -- was expected to be a threat out of the backfield in both the running and passing game, though that has failed to come to fruition thus far. He'll look to get more involved Thursday against the Jets.

Terrance Mitchell
News
Mitchell posted five tackles and forced two fumbles during Sunday's 21-18 loss to the Saints.

It's been a strong start to the season for Mitchell, who inked a three-year deal with the Browns this offseason. He's accumulated 11 tackles, two forced fumbles and one pass breakup while playing 80 percent of the team's defensive snaps.

JC Tretter
News
Tretter (knee/shoulder/quadriceps) is active Sunday against the Jaguars.

Tretter sat out the first two practices of the week, but toughed it out and got in a full day of work Friday. He'll suit up Sunday as a result, taking on his regular role as the starting center against one of the toughest defensive fronts in the league.

Greg Joseph
News
Joseph is signing with the Browns, Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports.

The Browns brought Joseph in for a workout Monday in the wake of Zane Gonzalez's brutal showing during Sunday's three-point loss to the Saints. Joseph, an undrafted rookie out of Florida Atlantic, went three-for-three with the Dolphins this preseason -- notably connecting on attempts from 48 and 54 yards -- and will now take over kicking duties for the Browns. It's not advisable to consider him a starting fantasy option out of the gate, though it's worth keeping in mind that Cleveland is tied with the fourth-most field-goal attempts through the first two weeks of the 2018 campaign.

Josh Gordon
News
Gordon (hamstring) has officially been traded to the New England Patriots, Tom Pelissero of NFL.com reports.

New England's trade of a fifth-round pick to the Browns in exchange for Gordon, announced Monday, is now official. If Gordon isn't active for 10 games, the Patriots would receive a late-round pick back from the Browns. The wideout played 69 of 89 offensive snaps with Cleveland in Week 1, logging a 17-yard touchdown, but an incident during a photo shoot led to the Browns trading the 27-year-old. It's also notable that Gordon's hamstring injury, which kept him sidelined in Week 2, reportedly does not seem to be a cause for concern. With Julian Edelman (suspension) still out for two more games, Gordon has the talent to immediately bolster a depleted Patriots receiving group if he can learn his new team's offensive scheme and earn the trust of quarterback Tom Brady.

Injury
Hamstring - Questionable for Week 3 at Detroit
Tavierre Thomas
No Updates
Charley Hughlett
No Updates
Brady Sheldon
News
The Browns claimed Sheldon off waivers from the Raiders on Wednesday, Field Yates of ESPN.com reports.

Sheldon, a linebacker out of Fresno State, is heading into his second season after appearing in two games last year for the Raiders. He'll be ticketed for a deep reserve and special-teams role if he's able to crack the Browns' 53-man roster in 2018.

Genard Avery
News
Avery (hip) was a full participant in Thursday's practice, Scott Petrak of the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram reports.

Avery, who dealt with numerous injuries throughout the preseason, was able to fully practice this week. However, with Christian Kirksey and Joe Schobert available, it's unclear how much playing time Avery will receive, even if the rookie is able to suit up for Sunday's season opener against Pittsburgh.

Christian Kirksey
News
Kirksey (shoulder) was a non-participant in Tuesday's practice, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.

Kirksey has yet to practice since sitting out Week 2's game. Given that Cleveland faces a short week and Kirksey has not yet returned to practice, it seems unlikely that the starting linebacker will suit up against the Jets on Thursday. Gerard Avery and James Burgess stand to see an increased share of defensive snaps if Kirksey does not suit up.

Injury
Shoulder - Did Not Practice on Tuesday. Questionable for Week 3 vs. N.Y. Jets
Damion Ratley
News
Ratley has been impressive throughout camp and earned some first-team reps during Monday's practice with Antonio Callaway (groin) out, Ryan Isley of ESPN.com reports.

Ratley has yet to make a big splash under the bright lights of preseason games. Behind closed doors at practice, however, Ratley has turned coaches' heads. With Corey Coleman no longer in the picture, Ratley has a chance to latch onto the roster and perhaps even make a name for himself in 2018.

Carlos Hyde
News
Hyde rushed 16 times for 43 yards and a touchdown during Sunday's 21-18 loss to the Saints. He also caught his only target for seven yards.

Hyde was once again the bell-cow back Sunday, as rookie Nick Chubb and Duke Johnson accounted for just five carries combined. Though Hyde has yet to put up even average yards-per-carry numbers, the fact he's seeing essentially all the touches out of the backfield and has scored in the first two games of the season has made him valuable in almost all fantasy formats.

Pharoah McKever
No Updates
Dontrell Hilliard
News
Hilliard was added to the Browns' 11-man practice squad, Dan Labbe of Cleveland.com reports.

The Tulane product was able to crack his way onto the Browns' practice squad, where he'll have the chance to impress the Cleveland front office away from the spotlight. There have been guys who have carved out nice career paths after getting a start on a practice squad before, so even though the odds are slim, Hilliard still has an opportunity ahead of him.

Nick Chubb
News
Chubb ran the ball two times for 14 yards during Sunday's 21-18 loss versus the Saints.

Though Chubb wasn't involved in the offensive game plan save for his two carries, he looked impressive when he touched the ball, gaining six and eight yards, respectively. Barring an injury to starter Carlos Hyde, the rookie out of Georgia likely won't see much more work going forward than he did Sunday, but the potential is there, making him a must-own in dynasty formats.

Da'Mari Scott
No Updates
Ifeadi Odenigbo
News
The Vikings selected Odenigbo in the seventh round of the 2017 NFL Draft, 220th overall.

Odenigbo is undersized for an end at just 258 points, and his lack of arm length will make it difficult for him to shed blocks. However, he is an impressive athlete with above-average metrics in nearly every Combine drill. Minnesota's depth up front means that Odenigbo has his work cut out for him if he wants to make the 53-man roster as a rookie.

Larry Ogunjobi
News
Ogunjobi notched four tackles to go along with two sacks during Sunday's 21-18 loss to the Saints.

Ogunjobi has taken down the quarterback in each of the team's first two games, giving the 6-3, 305-pound defensive tackle three sacks on the year. He, along with Myles Garrett on the end, have helped turn the Browns' defensive front line into a formidable opponent.

Tyrod Taylor
News
Taylor completed 22 of 30 passes for 246 yards with a touchdown and an interception during Sunday's 21-18 loss to the Saints. He also accounted for 26 yards on the ground.

It was a quiet and uninspiring game for Taylor until he found rookie wideout Antonio Callaway -- who started for the recently released Josh Gordon (hamstring) -- for a 42-yard touchdown in the final minutes of the fourth quarter to boost his stats. The former Bills' signal-caller did a nice job spreading the ball around, connecting with seven different pass catchers while targeting Jarvis Landry, Rashard Higgins and David Njoku seven times apiece. Taylor and the rest of Cleveland's offense will look to right the ship against the Jets on Thursday.

Tigie Sankoh
No Updates
Austin Corbett
News
Corbett will play left guard after Joel Bitonio was moved to left tackle, Tom Withers of the Associated Press reports.

Corbett has gotten some time at left tackle during training camp, but head coach Hue Jackson has ultimately decided to have Bitonio protect the quarterback's blind side as Joe Thomas' replacement. Consequently, Corbett will now take Bitonio's spot at left guard.

Lenny Jones
News
Jones (undisclosed) cleared waivers and reverted to injured reserve, according to the league's official transaction log.

It isn't clear when or how Jones got injured, but the defensive end is nonetheless planted on IR through the end of the league year unless he agrees to an injury settlement.

Injury
Undisclosed - Injured Reserve
T.J. Carrie
News
Carrie racked up eight tackles (six solo) and a sack during Sunday's 21-18 loss to the Saints.

Carrie tied for the team lead in tackles and took part in the Browns' three-sack performance by getting to Drew Brees for his first sack of his career. The 28-year-old was signed to a four-year deal this offseason and is expected to play a significant role in 2018.

Myles Garrett
News
Garrett accumulated six tackles, two sacks and two forced fumbles during Sunday's 21-21 tie against Pittsburgh.

Garrett had his way with the Steelers' offensive line by continually pressuring Ben Roethlisberger, which resulted in two strip sacks by the defensive end. If Garrett continues to be this dominant, it's only a matter of time before he's one of the best pass rushers in the game and an absolute force in IDP leagues.

Chad Thomas
News
Thomas (hernia) will not play in Thursday's preseason opener against the Giants, Mary Kay Cabot of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

Despite passing his physical and being activated from the PUP list in late July, it appears Thomas is not yet ready to test the issue in a game setting. If he's able to practice throughout the next week, the rookie defensive end -- who's expected to compete for a rotational role -- could make his preseason debut next Friday against the Bills.

Trevon Coley
News
Coley (ankle) was limited during Wednesday's practice, Scott Petrak of the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram reports.

Coley has been dealing with a high-ankle sprain since Aug. 2 and was originally considered as a long-shot to play in Week 1, though his return to practice -- albeit in a limited capacity -- boosts his odds to be on the field this Sunday versus the Steelers.

Ricardo Louis
News
Louis (neck) was placed on IR on Thursday.

Louis' placement on IR comes as no surprise after it was announced he needed surgery on his neck. His 2018 season comes to an end early on. He'll be looking to recover and return to action in 2019.

Injury
Neck - Injured Reserve
Joe Schobert
News
Schobert tallied eight tackles and a fumble recovery in Sunday's season-opening tie with the Steelers.

Coming off a team-leading 144-tackle season in 2017, Schobert continued his productive ways Sunday and -- coming as no surprise -- once again paced the Browns in tackles. There's no reason this won't be a trend all season long. Next up for the Wisconsin product is a tough matchup with the Saints' high-octane offense.

Jabrill Peppers
News
Peppers recorded six tackles and a fumble recovery during Sunday's 21-21 tie with the Steelers. He also logged 15 yards on one punt return and 24 yards on a kick return.

Peppers was heavily involved on both defense and special teams, and seemed more comfortable than he was as a rookie, when the 2017 first-rounder averaged less than 3.5 tackles per game. Look for him to continue in the starting lineup going forward in addition to seeing reps as a return man.

James Burgess
News
Burgess will draw the start at middle linebacker in Week 2 with Christian Kirksey (shoulder) inactive, Tony Grossi of ESPN reports.

Burgess did not play in Week 1 due to a concussion, but will now step in and be tasked with a large portion of stopping Alvin Kamara and the New Orleans rushing attack. He'll be replacing a quality IDP option in Kirksey, so even if Burgess can muster a fraction of Kirksey's production, he'll be a reasonable fantasy option in deeper formats.

Earl Watford
News
Watford agreed Tuesday with the Browns on a contract, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports.

Watford will attempt to latch on with Cleveland as a reserve lineman after being cut by the Bears just a couple of days ago, but he won't have much time to make an impression before the Browns have to whittle down their roster.

Desmond Harrison
News
Harrison was a full participant at Friday's practice after being limited earlier in the week due to a knee injury.

Harrison faces a difficult task Sunday, as he not only is projected to start his first career game, but also faces the challenge of filling the shoes of 10-time Pro Bowler Joe Thomas at left tackle. The rookie will look to effectively handle T.J. Watt and the Steelers' pass rush.

Injury
Shoulder - Limited Practice on Tuesday. Questionable for Week 3 vs. N.Y. Jets
Derrick Willies
News
Willies (cramps) was participating at the Browns' practice Thursday, CantonRep.com reports.

Willies exited a rookie training camp practice last week with cramps, but he's apparently no worse for wear. The undrafted rookie out of Iowa is competing for a roster spot as a depth receiver and special teams player.

Darren Fells
News
Fells brought in two of his targets for 15 yards in Sunday's loss to the Saints.

David Njoku continues to see the majority of targets at tight end, as Fells now has three receptions on three targets for 27 yards this season. Primarily a run blocker, the veteran isn't likely to play a major fantasy role anytime soon.

Drew Stanton
News
Stanton is inactive due to coach's decision for Sunday's contest against Pittsburgh.

Stanton is the No. 3 quarterback in Cleveland, and the relative health of the team means a few healthy players need to be sidelined. Stanton isn't likely to see the field much this season, barring injury to Tyrod Taylor and Baker Mayfield.

Danny Vitale
News
Vitale (calf) cleared waivers and reverted to injured reserve, according to the league's official transaction log.

Vitale, who missed roughly a month of practice due to an unspecified calf injury, is likely stuck on IR through the end of the league year unless he agrees to an injury settlement.

Injury
Calf - Injured Reserve
Denzel Ward
News
Ward recorded six tackles (two solo), three passes defensed and two interceptions across 85 defensive snaps in Sunday's 21-21 tie with the Steelers.

You can't have a much better NFL debut than Ward, especially considering the fourth overall pick was matched up with Antonio Brown for the majority of the afternoon. He is the youngest player to record two interceptions in NFL history, but the rookie was more focused on the play that got away from him in the contest -- a 22-yard touchdown pass to Brown. "You always go into a game expecting to win," the cornerback said, "so it's frustrating." The gauntlet of talented receivers continues for Ward this Sunday, where he will match up with fellow Buckeye Michael Thomas.

Injury
Hamstring - Limited Practice on Tuesday. Questionable for Week 3 vs. N.Y. Jets
Carl Davis
News
Davis was claimed off waivers by the Browns, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports.

Davis never panned out in Baltimore after the Ravens made him a third-round pick in 2015. The Iowa product will now look to redeem himself in a new locale.

Jamie Collins
News
Collins (knee) was on the field for the Browns' training camp practice Wednesday, Andrew Gribble of the team's official site reports.

Collins' availability for the start of training camp suggests he's back to full health after tearing the MCL in his right knee last November. A key cog among the defensive front seven, Collins should be one of the leaders for the unit in 2018.

Jarvis Landry
News
Landry (knee) was listed as limited participant at Tuesday's practice, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.

Though the knee injury he picked up in Sunday's 21-18 loss to the Saints didn't force an early exit, Landry's practice reps could be capped throughout the week with the Browns facing a quick turnaround between games. Even if he remains limited in Wednesday's session, there's a good chance Landry will be cleared to play Thursday against the Jets. Through his first two games with Cleveland, Landry has served as the team's unquestioned top target, hauling in 12 receptions for 175 yards.

Injury
Knee - Limited Practice on Tuesday. Questionable for Week 3 vs. N.Y. Jets
Jeremiah McKinnon
News
McKinnon was released by the Cowboys on Thursday, David Helman of DallasCowboys.com reports.

McKinnon landed on the Cowboys' injured reserve list prior to his rookie campaign in 2016, so the 24-year-old out of Florida International has yet to play a down in the NFL. He'll look to catch on with another team in hopes of providing depth in the secondary.

Antonio Callaway
News
Callaway caught three of four targets for 81 yards and a touchdown during Sunday's 21-18 loss to the Saints. He also carried the ball twice for seven yards.

With Josh Gordon (hamstring) no longer a part of Cleveland's plans, Callaway drew the start opposite of Jarvis Landry against the Saints and made a memorable impression in his first NFL start. With just over a minute left in regulation, Tyrod Taylor hit Callaway for a 47-yard touchdown to give Cleveland the lead. It remains to be seen how involved Callaway will be going forward, however, as Rashard Higgins saw seven targets Sunday and dominated the snap count over the rookie in Week 1. Nonetheless, Callaway has the higher ceiling and could be a hot commodity on waivers this week.

Orson Charles
News
Charles signed a contract with the Browns on Monday, the team's official site reports.

Charles, who was a fourth-round selection by the Bengals in 2012, appeared in five games with the Chiefs last season, hauling in two passes for 53 yards on two targets. He'll add depth at tight end during training camp, as the team needed another body at the position following Seth DeValve's recent thigh injury.

Joel Bitonio
News
The Browns have decided to move Bitonio from left guard to left tackle, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.

Coach Hue Jackson said he's, "going to put the best five players out there" on the offensive line, and while Bitonio has started at left guard in all 47 games in which he has appeared, the Browns are confident he can smoothly make the transition. Shon Coleman had been practicing at left tackle since training camp began but was demoted to the second team after struggling, and Greg Robinson (concussion) has been sidelined since the second day of practice. General Manager John Dorsey will continue to look at outside options to fill the left tackle role, but, for now, Bitonio will be the guy. Rookie Austin Corbett is projected to take Bitonio's place at left guard.

Anthony Zettel
News
Zettel was claimed by the Browns on Thursday.

Zettel, who was waived by Detroit despite a 2017 season in which he led the team with 31 quarterback hurries, finds a home in Cleveland. The 2016 sixth-rounder will likely serve as a reserve option in the Browns' deep defensive end group.

Daniel Ekuale
News
Ekuale (calf) did not practice Monday, Pat McManamon of ESPN reports.

Ekuale went down during the opening days of training camp, and it isn't clear when he's expected to return to the field. The undrafted rookie is competing for a depth role along the Browns offensive line.

Seth DeValve
News
DeValve (hamstring) was a non-participant in Tuesday's practice, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.

DeValve was sidelined during Week 2's game, and has yet to participate in practice this week. It's unlikley that DeValve will play against the Jets on Thursday, so Orson Charles should serve as Cleveland's No. 3 tight end behind David Njoku and Darren Fells.

Injury
Hamstring - Did Not Practice on Tuesday. Questionable for Week 3 vs. N.Y. Jets
David Njoku
News
Njoku hauled in four of seven targets for 20 yards in Sunday's 21-18 loss to the Saints.

Njoku was targeted seven times for the second consecutive week, though the tight end again failed to do much with his plethora of looks. His longest catch went for eight yards and he seems to be just a short-yardage option, despite his athletic ability to get down the field. More targets could be coming Njoku's way to make up for Josh Gordon's (hamstring) absence.

Chris Smith
News
Smith will start at defensive end in place of the injured Emmanuel Ogbah (ankle), Tony Grossi of ESPN reports.

Smith logged 57 snaps on defense Week 1 against the Steelers and was able to turn that into three tackles (one solo). Ogbah still played 27 snaps in that outing, so look for Smith's workload to increase slightly.

Baker Mayfield
News
Mayfield completed nine of 16 passes for 138 yards during Thursday's preseason game in Detroit.

Mayfield played the entire first half and led the Browns to 17 points on five drives. He completed 35 of 61 passes (57.4 percent) for 501 yards (8.2 YPA) this preseason, with two touchdowns, an interception and 11 carries for 34 yards. Tyrod Taylor will get the Week 1 start, but Mayfield's solid work in August may leave the 29-year-old on a short leash.

Chris Hubbard
News
Hubbard signed a five-year, $37.5 million contract with the Browns on Tuesday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Hubbard started just 14 games in a four-year stint with the Steelers, but the Browns hope his arrival will be steady insurance in case 10-time Pro Bowler Joe Thomas (triceps) decides to retire.

Devaroe Lawrence
News
The Saints traded Lawrence to the Browns for a 2019 seventh-round pick, Andrew Gribble of Cleveland's official site reports.

Lawrence will serve as a reserve defensive tackle after he struggled with injuries this offseason. He shouldn't be considered an IDP asset at this time.

Tanner Vallejo
News
Vallejo was claimed off waivers by Cleveland, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports.

Vellejo was recently waived by the Bills as part of roster cutdowns, but he'll now join a Cleveland linebacking corps in need of depth after the release of Mychal Kendricks.

Britton Colquitt
News
Colquitt punted four times and averaged 42.0 yards per attempt during Friday's preseason game against the Bills.

Colquitt, who looks healthy after undergoing a knee procedure this offseason, is competing with Justin Vogel for the punting job in Cleveland. Vogel was the better performer Friday in most punting categories, but this job battle could be far from over.

Emmanuel Ogbah
News
Ogbah (ankle) has been ruled out for Thursday's game against the Jets, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.

With the Browns on a short week, there was very little chance Ogbah was going to be able to make a return for Week 3. He is still nursing a sprained left ankle from the season opener, but it looks like the defensive end is making some progress. Look for updates on Ogbah's status to come next week when Cleveland resumes practicing.

Injury
Ankle - Did Not Practice on Tuesday. Out for Week 3 vs. N.Y. Jets
Kevin Zeitler
News
Zeitler (calf) retook the field for practice Saturday, Mary Kay Cabot of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

Zeitler has been sidelined since the beginning of August with the calf issue, but he appears to be ready well ahead of the regular season. The 28-year-old right guard should be ready to break in his five-year, $60 million contract with the Browns come Week 1.

Briean Boddy-Calhoun
News
Boddy-Calhoun (knee) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Bears.

Boddy-Calhoun only managed two limited practices this week, which weren't enough for the Browns to sign off on the cornerback returning from a two-game absence. It's expected that Mike Jordan will serve as the Browns' No. 3 corner with Boddy-Calhoun sidelined again.

Injury
Hamstring - Limited Practice on Tuesday. Questionable for Week 3 vs. N.Y. Jets
Derrick Kindred
News
Head coach Hue Jackson said Kindred split first-team reps with 2017 first-round pick Jabrill Peppers during spring workouts, Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com reports.

Kindred held down the starting job at strong safety throughout the 2017 season, but Peppers is expected to see an expanded role in his second year as a pro. Training camp and the preseason will likely decide which of the two opens the 2018 campaign with the first-team defense, but both figure to have a key role in coordinator Gregg Williams' retooled unit this season.

Zay Henderson
No Updates
Greg Robinson
News
Robinson saw some reps at left tackle with the first-team offense during Monday's practice, Scott Petrak of the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram reports.

Regardless of Monday's practice, coach Hue Jackson said Joel Bitonio remains the team's starting left tackle, and that the team was just working on different offensive-line combinations. Robinson is still expected to begin the season in a reserve lineman role.

Brad Seaton
No Updates
Kyle Kalis
News
Kalis (ankle/back) played 60 snaps in the Redskins' preseason opener against the Patriots on Thursday.

Kalis was waived by the Colts due to injury in 2017 and was picked up by the Redskins before their last regular-season game. Kalis is still fighting for a spot on Washington's final roster heading into the 2018 season.

Denzel Rice
News
The Browns signed Rice to a reserve/future contract Wednesday.

Rice is entering his fourth year in the NFL but didn't appear in a regular-season game in 2017, though he did spend time on the Colts' practice squad during the second half of the season. He slots in as the 10th member of the Browns' current cornerback corps and faces an uphill battle to secure a roster spot in advance of the 2018 campaign.

Howard Wilson
News
Wilson (knee) was placed on injured reserve Wednesday.

Wilson, a 2017 fourth-round selection, will miss his second consecutive season after requiring surgery Tuesday to repair a torn left patellar tendon. Even if Wilson returns to full strength for the start of the Browns' offseason program next spring, missing two years of development time could hurt his chances of winning a roster spot.

Injury
Knee - Injured Reserve
Rashard Higgins
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Higgins caught five of seven targets for 47 yards during Sunday's 21-18 loss to the Saints.

Though Antonio Callaway drew the start Sunday, Higgins saw three more targets than the rookie and seemed to be favored by quarterback Tyrod Taylor. Higgins figures to play a prominent role in Cleveland's offense now that Josh Gordon is no longer in the picture, so performances like this could become the norm for the 23-year-old. Jarvis Landry is still expected to get the bulk of the targets, but Higgins -- a former fifth-round draft choice -- could be in line to finally have a breakout season.