Browns sign DT Maurice Hurst, place LB Jordan Kunaszyk on injured reserve (8.31.23)

For Immediate Release

Aug. 31, 2023


BEREA, Ohio — The Browns have signed DT Maurice Hurst II and placed LB Jordan Kunaszyk on injured reserve.


Hurst was initially signed by the Browns on March 18 and spent the entire preseason with the team. Originally a fifth-round pick by the Raiders in 2018, Hurst has appeared in 42 career games with the Raiders (2018-20) and 49ers (2021-22). He has recorded 78 career tackles, eight sacks, two fumble recoveries, one forced fumble and one interception.

Kunaszyk appeared in 15 games with two starts with the Browns in 2022 and led the team with 11 special teams tackles. He suffered a knee injury during the Browns’ final preseason game.


*Any player going on injured reserve at this point in the season with a major injury is allowed to return after missing four games. Teams are permitted eight players to return from IR per season. An individual player can return from IR a maximum of twice per season, but each time counts against the team’s allotted eight designations.



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