Browns announce trade and roster moves (8.28.23)

For Immediate Release

Aug. 28, 2023


BEREA, Ohio — The Cleveland Browns and Los Angeles Chargers have agreed to the following trade:

Browns receive:

K Dustin Hopkins


Chargers receive:

2025 7th round pick


Hopkins is entering his 10th NFL season out of Florida State. Originally a sixth-round pick by Buffalo in 2013, Hopkins has appeared in 109 career games with the Commanders (2015-21) and Chargers (2021-22). He has converted 190 of 224 field goal attempts (84.8%) and 221 of 234 extra points (94.4%) for 791 total points. Last season, he connected on 9 of 10 field goal attempts and all 12 PATs in five games with the Chargers before being placed on injured reserve with a hamstring injury. He was named the Special Teams Player of the Week for the third time in his career following a four field goal performance, including a 39-yard game-winner during Week 6 in 2022.


*All NFL trades are pending a physical.


In addition, the team has made the following roster moves:


Placed on reserve/non-football illness (1):

G Drew Forbes

Contract terminated (1):

G Wes Martin



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