Browns make roster moves (1.8.22)

For Immediate Release

Jan. 8, 2022


BEREA, Ohio — The Cleveland Browns have made the following roster moves:

Placed on reserve/COVID-19 (1):
LB Malcolm Smith

Practice squad elevations (1):
G Hjalte Froholdt (COVID-19 replacement)


Hjalte Froholdt (pronounced yell-DUH fro-HOLT) is 6-5, 310 pounds and in his third NFL season out of Arkansas. Originally a fourth-round pick by the Patriots in 2019, he’s appeared in 14 career games. He has appeared in six games with the Browns this season. Froholdt is a native Svendborg, Denmark and started playing football competitively in the United States during his sophomore year of high school as a foreign exchange student in Warren, Ohio. He will wear No. 72.




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