Browns reduce roster to 85 (8.16.21)

For Immediate Release

Aug. 16, 2021


Berea, Ohio – The Cleveland Browns have made the following five transactions. The active roster is currently at 85 players. Prior to 4:00 p.m. ET tomorrow, all NFL teams must reduce rosters to a maximum of 85 players on the active list. Teams must also reduce to 80 players by Aug. 24 and to 53 players by Aug. 31.


Placed on reserve/injured:

TE Stephen Carlson (knee)

WR Ryan Switzer (foot)



G Cordel Iwuagwu
LB Montrel Meander
*CB Kiondre Thomas (hamstring)

*injury designation