Buster Skrine ditches hard cast for soft cast Thursday
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (8/29/14) Browns cornerback Buster Skrine is no longer wearing a hard cast on his right arm and hand, according to the Akron Beacon Journal. Skrine is just 10 days removed from thumb surgery and is wearing a soft cast. He is listed as week to week, leaving his status up in the air for Week 1 against Pittsburgh.
Joe Haden sits out with foot soreness
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com (8/23/14) Browns defensive back Joe Haden did not suit up for Saturday's preseason game against the Rams, due to a sore foot. He was able to practice throughout the week, and is day to day, with his absence considered a precaution.
Justin Gilbert might sit out Saturday against Detroit
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com (2/27/14) A contract extension for Browns No. 1 cornerback Joe Haden is "imminent," reports ESPNCleveland.com. Haden is entering the final year of his contract and could command $12 million annually in a new deal.
Browns release eight-year vet D'Qwell Jackson
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com (2/26/14) The Browns released inside linebacker D'Qwell Jackson, the longest-tenured member of the team. Cleveland cut Jackson rather than pay him a $4.1 million roster bonus due March 15.
“We had positive discussion with D’Qwell and his agent over the last several days, and we came to the mutual agreement to go in different directions," general manager Ray Farmer said. "D’Qwell is the epitome of class, leadership and professionalism. Every day of his NFL career, D’Qwell has been a solid representative of the Browns and the city of Cleveland, both between the lines on Sundays and off the field in our area community."