|Offense||25th||96.7 (21st)||211.7 (23rd)|
|Defense||8th||84.3 (6th)||226.3 (17th)|
|77||Banner, Zach||T||6-8||360||12/25/1993||R||Southern California|
|50||Bello, B.J.||LB||6-2||229||10/31/1994||R||Illinois State|
|93||Coley, Trevon||DT||6-1||310||7/13/1994||1||Florida Atlantic|
|51||Collins, Jamie||OLB||6-3||250||10/20/1989||5||Southern Mississippi|
|34||Crowell, Isaiah||RB||5-11||225||1/8/1993||4||Alabama State|
|27||Dayes, Matt||RB||5-8||205||9/3/1994||R||NC State|
|95||Garrett, Myles||DE||6-4||272||12/29/1995||R||Texas A&M|
|5||Gonzalez, Zane||K||6-0||202||5/7/1995||R||Arizona State|
|81||Higgins, Rashard||WR||6-1||198||10/7/1994||2||Colorado State|
|29||Johnson, Duke||RB||5-9||210||9/23/1993||3||Miami (Fla.)|
|41||Jordan, Michael||CB||6-1||200||10/21/1992||2||Missouri Western State|
|6||Kessler, Cody||QB||6-1||215||5/11/1993||2||Southern California|
|56||King, Deon||LB||6-2||220||7/2/1993||2||Norfolk State|
|7||Kizer, DeShone||QB||6-4||233||1/3/1996||R||Notre Dame|
|63||Martin, Marcus||C||6-3||310||11/29/1993||4||Southern California|
|97||McGill, T.Y.||DT||6-0||299||11/23/1992||3||NC State|
|43||Nacua, Kai||DB||6-0||205||3/3/1995||R||Brigham Young|
|94||Nassib, Carl||DE||6-7||275||4/12/1993||2||Penn State|
|85||Njoku, David||TE||6-4||246||7/10/1996||R||Miami (Fla.)|
|90||Ogbah, Emmanuel||DE||6-4||275||11/6/1993||2||Oklahoma State|
|65||Ogunjobi, Larry||DT||6-2||305||6/3/1994||R||North Carolina-Charlotte|
|62||Reiter, Austin||C||6-2||300||11/27/1991||2||South Florida|
|21||Taylor, Jamar||CB||5-11||192||9/29/1990||5||Boise State|
|86||Telfer, Randall||TE||6-4||250||5/16/1992||2||Southern California|
|54||Alexander, Dominique (IR)||ILB||6-0||235||4/20/1995||2||Oklahoma|
|64||Barker, Chris (IR)||G||6-2||300||8/3/1990||2||Nevada|
|59||Carder, Tank (IR)||ILB||6-2||235||1/18/1989||6||TCU|
|19||Coleman, Corey (IR)||WR||5-11||185||7/6/1994||2||Baylor|
|35||Jackson, Darius (IR)||RB||6-0||221||12/1/1993||2||Eastern Michigan|
|78||Johnson, Roderick (IR)||T||6-6||300||11/28/1995||R||Florida State|
|Wylie, Andrew||T||6-6||309||8/19/1994||R||Eastern Michigan|
|Smith, C.J.||CB||5-11||189||5/10/1993||2||North Dakota State|
|Lengel, Matt||TE||6-7||266||12/27/1990||2||Eastern Kentucky|
|Howard, Bug||WR||6-4||214||11/28/1994||R||North Carolina|
|Team||OLine Avg. Ht||OLine Avg. Wt||DLine Avg. Ht||DLine Avg. Wt||Avg. Age||Youngest||Oldest|
Reiter ended last season on Injured Reserve after he tore his ACL, but he's since recovered and is looking to bounce back. He played in almost half of Cleveland's offensive snaps during the first preseason game and will likely be one of the team's top backups.
Shelton was a limited participant Thursday and Friday after starting out the week not practicing, but the Browns are apparently confident enough in his chances for Sunday to avoid the questionable tag. The 24-year-old will likely reclaim his starting role at defensive tackle against the Jets on Sunday.
With dynamic edge rusher Myles Garrett (ankle) sidelined for at least the next two weeks, the Browns will expect Orchard to take on a bigger role on the defensive line. However, he hasn't been able to practice at full capacity since injuring his groin, although his limited participation in the last two days lends some optimism for his Week 1 status.
In his first game as a member of the Cleveland Browns, Treggs was immediately inserted into the game plan and ended up seeing more field time than Rashard Higgins. However, the 23-year-old will likely see a reduction in snaps once Kenny Britt (knee/groin) returns.
It was certainly an atypical stat line for Johnson, who shockingly couldn't muster anything in the passing game. On the other hand, the 24-year-old generated a season-best rushing total while seeing his second-highest amount of carries. Johnson has no less than three receptions in five straight games, so his meager output through the air yardage-wise is clearly an outlier. He'll look to bounce back with a more balanced performance in Week 7 against the Titans.
Hogan's demotion from first to third on the quarterback depth chart earlier in the day overshadowed the news that the second-year signal caller injured his ribs during his first career start in the Week 6 loss to the Texans. Given his full involvement in the Browns' first practice of the week, it's not expected that Hogan will carry an injury designation heading into Sunday's contest against the Titans. However, by virtue of falling behind DeShone Kizer and Cody Kessler in the pecking order, Hogan seems bound for the inactive list in Week 7.
Magee was most recently signed by the Browns in June after being released by the Seahawks back in May. He was effective in limited stretches throughout the preseason, but ultimately didn't do enough to find a spot on the team's final roster.
Barker will be added to Cleveland's injured reserve if he goes unclaimed on waivers, which seems likely since he'll miss the entirety of the 2017-18 season. The 26-year-old lineman was signed this offseason to provide depth to the offensive line.
Holmes was brought in just over a week ago, but given the team's pursuit of receiving depth, the second-year pro was let go.
Taylor's been bothered by an injury to his ribs since early October but it hasn't stopped him from playing in either of the Browns' past two games. Barring some sort of setback, we'd expect a similar situation to play out this week as well.
Jackson was waived Thursday after the 2016 sixth-round pick injured his knee. Unless he reaches an injury settlement with the team, he'll likely be stuck on injured reserve for the entire season.
Gordon, whose petition for reinstatement was denied in May, is eligible to re-apply in September. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said last week that the potential reinstatement of Gordon "is not under active consideration." Gordon has not played in an NFL game since 2014 after multiple substance abuse violations, and his rights are retained by the Browns. While this is a positive development, it still looks like an extreme long shot he'll be back to play this season.
King's promotion comes after the team placed linebacker Dominique Alexander (knee) on injured reserve. King will serve as a depth option at linebacker while also potentially taking on Alexander's reps on special teams.
Kevin Hogan's run as the starter lasted just one game after the second-year signal caller failed to deliver the Browns their first win of the season Sunday against the Texans, completing 20 of 37 passes for 154 yards while tossing three interceptions. Jackson's comments after the game hinted that Kizer, who submitted a league-worst 49.5 passer rating through his first five NFL starts, would receive another shot at running the offense, so it's not overly surprising that the team will turn to the rookie once again. While watching last Sunday's game from the sideline might have proven beneficial for Kizer, it's unlikely that he'll have gleaned enough from that experience to dramatically turn around his ugly numbers and make for an attractive fantasy option heading into Week 7. Until he reins in the turnovers and proves capable of consistently surpassing 200-plus passing yards in games, Kizer won't be deserving of much attention outside of leagues that start two quarterbacks.
Scott Petrak of the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram reported prior to the practice session that Britt said he's "getting closer" to playing, and the wideout's limited involvement Wednesday would seemingly validate that comment. Until Britt is able to take part fully in practice, however, it may be difficult to have much optimism about his availability for Sunday's game against the Titans following a two-week absence. If healthy, Britt would likely step in as the top receiving threat for the Browns, but that role hasn't yielded much fantasy value this season. Through four games, Britt has hauled in just eight of 23 targets for 121 yards and a touchdown.
Kirksey has picked up right where he left off in 2016, totaling 42 tackles in six games this season. He played in every defensive snap Sunday and will look to slow down DeMarco Murray in Week 7.
Carder, a special teams' captain last season, was competing with Joe Schobert for the starting middle linebacker role. He has played in 77 games with the team since 2012, but will now be sidelined until next season.
It's another fine selection for Cleveland. Ogunjobi is relatively obscure after playing at Charlotte, but this is a productive player who logged borderline elite workout metrics. At 6-foot-3, 305 pounds, Ogunjobi ran the 40 in 4.97 seconds at the Combine, adding a 32-inch vertical, 116-inch broad jump and 7.55-second three-cone drill.
Lengel spent the second half of the 2016 season with the Patriots, ending the year with two receptions for 22 yards and a touchdown. If the Browns suffer injuries to their tight end corps, Lengel has a good chance of getting called up to the active roster.
Howard was originally signed by the Colts as an undrafted free agent out of North Carolina but was unable to make the team's final roster. He'll serve as an emergency option at wide receiver in Cleveland as part of their practice roster.
Nassib will presumably be taking on the starting role vacated by Myles Garrett, who is set to miss multiple weeks due to a high ankle sprain. Despite getting a chance to see more snaps, his upside as an IDP is limited, as the most tackles he recorded in a single game last season was four. He'll also have Nate Orchard and the recently acquired Tyrone Holmes behind him, ready to rotate in.
Hall spent time with the Browns in the preseason, collecting seven catches for 103 yards and a touchdown before all was said and done. He could be promoted to the active roster sooner than later if the Browns continue to receive underwhelming play from their current crop of receivers.
Even though Garrett has played just 52 snaps this season, the rookie still leads the Browns with three sacks, as he's lived up to the hype during his first two career games. As his ankle gets healthier, expect Garrett's time on the field and production to increase.
Louis drew the start with Kenny Britt (knee/groin) out again, but he couldn't parlay the opportunity into any meaningful production. The 23-year-old had been on the rise coming into Week 6, as he'd posted 10 receptions for 135 yards over the previous two games. Despite the disappointing outcome Sunday, he'll look to bounce back against a vulnerable Titans secondary in Week 7, although a return to game action for Britt would presumably affect Louis' snaps and targets to a degree.
If McGill ends up suiting up Sunday, it would represent his season debut. The third-year player would likely only see a handful of snaps in that scenario, given his standing as a reserve along the defensive line.
Alexander left Sunday's loss to the Bengals with the knee injury and was unable to return, and it looks like he'll be done for the remainder of the regular season. The Browns promoted Deon King from their practice squad Tuesday for added depth to their linebacking unit.
Telfer progressed from not practicing Wednesday to being a full participant Friday, so he should be ready to go for Week 5. The 25-year-old serves mostly as a run blocker, as his two receptions for 25 yards on the season attest. Consequently, he doesn't warrant fantasy consideration at this point, especially with David Njoku and Seth DeValve currently healthy.
Dayes was limited to special teams duty on Sunday. It's worth noting that the Browns' two lead backs carried the ball just 14 times total, while Cleveland passed with its rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer 47 times and ran him on another seven occasions. When the likes of Isaiah Crowell and Duke Johnson aren't getting touches, it's hard to see any room in the mix for Dayes.
McCourty is Pro Football Focus' highest-graded cornerback with a 92.0 grade, as he has been excellent as a member of the Browns. He ranks second in the NFL in both interceptions (3) and passes defensed (9), and if he continues to be a ball hawk, he's worth an add in IDP leagues.
Schobert leads the Browns with 49 tackles and was on the field for all 66 of Cleveland's defensive snaps against the Texans. The second-year linebacker has been filling in for Tank Carder (knee), who tore his ACL in late August.
The rookie offensive tackle was injured during the preseason finale against the Bears and was subsequently placed on IR. The Browns' fifth-round pick (160th overall) was expected to back up and learn from Joe Thomas, but that will have to wait until at least the 2018 season.
Instead of practicing, Peppers spent Wednesday's practice session riding a bike off to the side. Fortunately, his toe injury doesn't appear to be severe and he's expected to be available for Sunday's date with the Titans.
Burgess is coming off of two straight seven-tackle games, but he'll have to miss his first game of the season. His next chance to suit up will be in Week 7 against the Titans, and Deon King will fill into a Browns' linebacker corps that only has four healthy players now.
Jordan went down last week against the Seahawks. However, his full participation Thursday suggests he isn't in line to miss any time.
Calitro agreed to terms with San Francisco after the team placed Malcolm Smith (pectoral) on injured reserve. In all likelihood, Calitro will see most of his duties on special teams if he makes the 53-man roster out of training camp.
Vitale had returned to practice Wednesday but was a limited participant, so he's certainly trending in the right direction with respect to being available for Sunday's season opener against the Steelers. The second-year fullback did not record a carry in nine games for the Browns last season, but he did notch four receptions for 27 yards.
Collins cleared the concussion protocol late last week, but didn't get in enough practice time for the Browns to feel comfortable making him active during Sunday's loss to the Jets. The 27-year-old is on track to suit up in Week 6 against the Texans after a three-game absence.
Meder became a regular starter at defensive end for the Browns, recording 48 tackles, one sack and one pass defensed over 16 games (15 starts) last season. The 25-year-old blocked a field goal attempt during the fourth quarter of Week 16's matchup with the Chargers, helping secure the Browns' lone victory on the year and earning him AFC Special Teams Player of the Week honors.
Crowell found a bit of daylight on the ground for the second straight week, averaging a solid 4.8 yards per tote, his best YPC figure in a game this season. However, with the Browns facing a sizable deficit most of the afternoon, Crowell's rushing opportunities were limited, conspiring to keep him just shy of eclipsing his best single-game rushing yardage total of the campaign. The 24-year-old continues to be the clear-cut lead back, but Cleveland's propensity for falling behind, often by notable margins, doesn't do him any favors in terms of being able to get into a rhythm. He'll look to build on Sunday's production against the Titans in Week 7.
Coleman was expected to suit up, and he'll continue to man the right tackle position Sunday.
Sterup was waived in order to clear a roster spot for the signing of defensive lineman Tyrone Holmes. He was expected to serve as a depth option at tackle on the offensive line this season.
Bitonio looks to be on track to play Sunday against the Steelers after practicing on a limited basis Wednesday and Thursday.
DeValve reportedly received treatment on his shoulder following Sunday's loss to the Texans, but after two full days off to recover from the issue, the Browns aren't concerned about his availability heading into the Week 7 matchup with the Titans. Though he hasn't started a game this season, DeValve has managed to turn in more fantasy value than multiple starters around the league due to his standing as a safety valve for young quarterbacks DeShone Kizer and Kevin Hogan. He's reeled in 14 of 25 targets for 167 yards and a touchdown in six contests.
Brantley has missed time with a broken finger and a shoulder injury this offseason, and according to reports, his time on the field has been just as unproductive. Once considered a steal from this year's draft, Brantley is now battling for a roster spot.
The Texans completely shut down Njoku, as the rookie tight end failed to gain a single yard, despite hauling in a couple of catches. Njoku has three touchdowns in six games, but the former Miami Hurricane is still losing snaps to Seth DeValve, who caught his first touchdown of the year Sunday. Until Njoku begins to dominate the snap count, he's only worth a stash in deeper leagues.
While starting cornerback Leodis McKelvin nurses a hamstring injury, the Eagles will promote Smith as a depth option in the secondary.
As expected, Coleman will be on the Browns' injured reserve after undergoing surgery on his broken right hand. The wideout will now be eligible to return after eight weeks, so the soonest he'll be able to play again will be Nov. 12 against the Lions. In his absence, the Browns are expected to use Kenny Britt, Rashard Higgins and Ricardo Louis as their top options at wide receiver, with Sammie Coates also potentially seeing some extended action.
Kevin Hogan, who is dealing with a rib injury, is now the team's No. 3 signal-caller. Kessler went 0-8 as a starter last season and was overtaken by Hogan in training camp, but Kessler is now a Kizer injury away from another shot at helming the Cleveland offense. With that in mind, Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com notes that the 0-6 Browns will likely try to ride things out with Kizer for the rest of the season, rather than continue to shuffle the deck at QB position.
Campbell suffered a concussion Aug. 10 in the Browns' first preseason game against the Saints, but his return implies he's cleared the league-mandated protocol. The 25-year-old rejoins the position battle at safety and will look to play in Saturday's preseason game at Tampa Bay.
Coates showed up in the box score for the first time this season when Kevin Hogan connected with him for an 11-yard completion in the second quarter. Other than that, though, Coates didn't have much of a role. Still buried on the depth chart behind the likes of Kasen Williams and Bryce Treggs, the former Steeler was on the field for just 11 offensive snaps.
Ogbah apparently exited Week 3 with some sort of shoulder injury. After practicing all week -- and logging a full showing Friday -- there's no question he'll be ready to play this weekend.
Zeitler is expected to start at right guard Sunday, but don't be surprised if there's some sort of extra protection for his thumb.
With Kenny Britt (knee/groin) sidelined once again, Williams was able to log four catches for the second straight week. The 24-year-old's reception and yardage totals paced the Browns, and he clearly seems to have a developing rapport with quarterback Kevin Hogan. Given Britt's struggles when he's been on the field and Williams' encouraging performances over the last pair of contests, he's certainly a fantasy piece to monitor in the coming weeks, irrespective of who lines up behind center.
As an undrafted free agent rookie, Boddy-Calhoun ended up with three interceptions, although Sunday's performance was nothing to brag about. He allowed six catches for 106 yards and two touchdowns and fumbled what should have been a pick-six. Overall, though, he had a solid season and probably played himself into consideration for a starter's role in 2017.
Kindred broke his ankle in Week 13 last season and ultimately ended 2016 on injured reserve. His participation in OTAs suggests he's since been cleared by team doctors to return to football activities.
Gonzalez reversed his recent misfortune by knocking in a 41-yarder during the first quarter of Sunday's game. The rookie has hit just 50 percent of his field goals (3 of 6) to begin his career, but the Browns seem adamant on sticking with their seventh-round draft pick.
Wilson, who broke his kneecap in rookie minicamp, was never removed from the preseason PUP list. He won't be eligible to return to game action until Week 7.
Higgins was on the field for less than 50 percent of Cleveland's offensive snaps versus New York. as his role in the offense has dramatically decreased since his outburst in Week 2. Newly-signed receiver Bryce Treggs saw more action than Higgins in his first game, which doesn't bode well for the latter going forward.