Browns reduce roster to 53 (8.29.23)

For Immediate Release

Aug. 29, 2023


BEREA, Ohio — The Browns made the following roster moves to trim their active roster to the required 53 before the NFL’s 4 p.m. ET deadline.

Waived (16):

CB Lorenzo Burns

WR Jaelon Darden

RB/WR Demetric Felton Jr.

RB Hassan Hall

WR Mike Harley Jr.

DE Sam Kamara

DE Jeremiah Martin

S Tanner McCalister

TE Zaire Mitchell-Paden

QB Kellen Mond

DE Lonnie Phelps

LB Charlie Thomas III

DE Isaiah Thomas

DT Tommy Togiai

WR Austin Watkins Jr.

K Cade York


Terminated contract (4):

G Michael Dunn

DT Trysten Hill

DT Maurice Hurst II

RB John Kelly Jr.


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

WR Michael Woods II



Browns’ initial 53-man roster by position:

Quarterbacks (2): Dorian Thompson-Robinson, Deshaun Watson


Running backs (3): Nick Chubb, Jerome Ford, Pierre Strong Jr.


Wide receivers (6): David Bell, Amari Cooper, Marquise Goodwin, Elijah Moore, Donovan Peoples-Jones, Cedric Tillman


Tight ends (3): Jordan Akins, Harrison Bryant, David Njoku


Offensive linemen (9): Joel Bitonio, Jack Conklin, Nick Harris, James Hudson III, Dawand Jones, Ethan Pocic Wyatt Teller, Jedrick Wills Jr., Luke Wypler


Defensive linemen (9): Jordan Elliott, Myles Garrett, Shelby Harris, Siaki Ika, Isaiah McGuire, Ogbo Okoronkwo, Za’Darius Smith, Dalvin Tomlinson, Alex Wright


Linebackers (7): Matthew Adams, Mohamoud Diabate, Tony Fields II, Jordan Kunaszyk, Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah, Sione Takitaki, Anthony Walker Jr.


Defensive backs (11): D’Anthony Bell, Grant Delpit, M.J. Emerson Jr., Mike Ford Jr., A.J. Green, Ronnie Hickman, Rodney McLeod, Cameron Mitchell, Greg Newsome II, Juan Thornhill, Denzel Ward


Specialists (3): Corey Bojorquez, Dustin Hopkins, Charley Hughlett



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