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NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateExpCollege
48Agnew, Ray FB5-102472/26/1991RSouthern Illinois
19Austin, Miles WR6-22156/30/19849Monmouth (N.J.)
24Bademosi, Johnson CB6-02007/23/19903Stanford
82Barnidge, Gary TE6-62509/22/19857Louisville
11Benjamin, Travis WR5-1017512/29/19893Miami (Fla.)
75Bitonio, Joel G6-430510/11/1991RNevada
95Bryant, Armonty DE6-42655/20/19902East Central (OK)
92Bryant, Desmond DE6-631012/15/19856Harvard
17Byrd, LaRon WR6-42208/18/19893Miami (Fla.)
84Cameron, Jordan TE6-52498/8/19884USC
59Carder, Tank ILB6-22351/18/19893Texas Christian
34Crowell, Isaiah RB5-112251/8/1993RAlabama State
8Cundiff, Billy K6-12123/30/19809Drake
56Dansby, Karlos ILB6-325111/3/198111Auburn
26Desir, Pierre CB6-22069/8/1990RLindenwood
81Dray, Jim TE6-525512/31/19865Stanford
18Gabriel, Taylor WR5-81672/17/1991RAbilene Christian
21Gilbert, Justin CB6-020211/7/1991ROklahoma State
39Gipson, Tashaun FS5-112058/7/19903Wyoming
77Greco, John G6-43183/24/19857Toledo
23Haden, Joe CB5-111954/14/19895Florida
16Hawkins, Andrew WR5-71803/10/19864Toledo
6Hoyer, Brian QB6-221510/13/19856Michigan State
93Hughes, John DE6-23204/27/19883Cincinnati
58Kirksey, Christian ILB6-22358/31/1992RIowa
67Kitchen, Ishmaa'ily NT6-13308/24/19883Kent State
99Kruger, Paul OLB6-42702/15/19866Utah
5Lanning, Spencer P5-112005/21/19882South Carolina
30Leonhard, Jim DB5-818810/27/198210Wisconsin
55Mack, Alex C6-431111/19/19856California
2Manziel, Johnny QB6-021012/6/1992RTexas A&M
52Martin, Eric LB6-22507/21/19912Nebraska
68McDonald, Nick G6-43056/27/19873Grand Valley State
74McQuistan, Paul T6-63154/30/19839Weber State
51Mingo, Barkevious OLB6-424010/4/19902Louisiana State
15Moore, Marlon WR6-01909/3/19875Fresno State
42Nelson, Robert DB5-91752/16/1990RArizona State
69Painter, Vinston T6-630910/11/19891Virginia Tech
33Poyer, Jordan CB6-01914/25/19912Oregon State
53Robertson, Craig ILB6-12342/11/19883North Texas
89Robinson, Gerell TE6-422010/13/19891Arizona State
71Rubin, Ahtyba NT6-23257/25/19867Iowa State
72Schwartz, Mitchell T6-53206/8/19893California
97Sheard, Jabaal OLB6-32645/10/19894Pittsburgh
22Skrine, Buster CB5-91854/26/19894Tennessee-Chattanooga
44Tate, Ben RB5-102208/21/19885Auburn
98Taylor, Phillip DE6-33354/7/19884Baylor
73Thomas, Joe T6-631212/4/19848Wisconsin
28West, Terrance RB5-102251/28/1991RTowson
31Whitner, Donte SS5-102087/24/19859Ohio State
36Williams, K'Waun DB5-91837/12/1991RPittsburgh
90Winn, Billy DE6-43004/15/19893Boise State
41Winston, Glenn RB6-22204/29/1989RNorthwood
57Yount, Christian LS6-12507/8/19884UCLA
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62Bowie, Michael (IR) T6-43329/25/19912Northeastern State (Okla.)
50Eubanks, Darius (IR) ILB6-22227/12/19912Georgia Southern
17Krause, Jonathan (IR) WR5-111901/18/1992RVanderbilt
87Smith, Andre (IR) TE6-52709/26/19882Virginia Tech
35Trufant, Isaiah (IR) DB5-717012/9/19824Eastern Washington
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91Barnett, Calvin DT6-231710/7/1991ROklahoma State
63Barton, Karim G6-331512/13/1991RMorgan State
43Bradford, Allen LB5-112358/31/19884USC
65Lewis, Patrick C6-13111/30/19912Texas A&M
60McDaniel, Jacobbi DT6-029310/8/1989RFlorida State
62Seymour, Ryan G6-43052/7/19901Vanderbilt
9Shaw, Connor QB6-12109/19/1991RSouth Carolina
34Small, Kiero FB5-82445/1/1989RArkansas
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12Gordon, Josh WR6-32254/13/19913Baylor
 
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Vinston Painter
News
The Browns have signed tackle Vinston Painter to the team's active roster. Painter was on the Broncos' practice squad.
Ben Tate
News
Healthy scratches dominate the injury report issued by the Browns on Sunday for their Week 3 game against Baltimore. The lone injured player, as expected, is featured back Ben Tate (knee).

The other inactives are wide receiver LaRon Boyd, cornerbacks Robert Nelson and Pierre Desir, linebacker Eric Martin, nose tackle Ishmaa'ily Kitchen and tight end Gerell Robinson.

Injury
Knee - Missed Week 3 vs. Baltimore
Isaiah Trufant
News
The Browns have a lengthy list of players sidelined for Saturday's preseason game against the Rams, as a result of a slew of injuries in recent weeks.

Defensive backs Buster Skrine (thumb) and Joe Haden (foot), and wide receiver Nate Burleson (hamstring) headline the list. Also among the inactives are: running back Edwin Baker (hamstring), defensive backs Pierre Desir (knee), Isaiah Trufant (knee), T.J. Heath (hip) and K'Waun Williams (hamstring), linebackers Eric Martin (concussion), Darius Eubanks (shoulder) and Keith Pough (ankle), defensive lineman Desmond Bryant (wrist), tight end Martell Webb (groin) and offensive linemen Michael Bowie (shoulder), Randall Harris (knee) and Nick McDonald (wrist). 

Injury
Knee - IR. Out for season
Phillip Taylor
News
The Browns on Friday exercised the fifth-year option on defensive lineman Phil Taylor ’s rookie contract. Taylor is now under contract through the 2015 season.

"It's very evident to us watching on tape and seeing him in person this week that Phil Taylor is very explosive, and he's a great fit for what we want to do on defense," said coach Mike Pettine. "I like his ability to rush the passer and be there to clog up the middle at the point of attack when we need him."

Taylor, the 21st overall selection in the 2011 NFL Draft, has appeared in 39 games with 38 starts. He has registered 130 tackles, seven sacks, two passes defensed, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery.

In 2013, Taylor played and started 15 games at nose tackle in the Browns' 3-4 defense after transitioning from defensive tackle. He recorded 57 tackles, two sacks and one pass defensed, helping Cleveland finish ninth in the NFL in total defense, the team's best finish since 1994.

Travis Benjamin
News
Speedy Travis Benjamin caught a 43-yard pass from Brian Hoyer for his only contribution to a Browns defeat against Baltimore on Sunday.

Also finding his way onto the stat sheet was running back Ray Agnew, who was held without a year on one carry.

Paul McQuistan
News
Tight end Jordan Cameron (shoulder) is not the only Browns player listed as questionable for the Sunday game against Baltimore. Second-year linebacker Barkevious Mingo (shoulder) has received the same designation.

All the other Browns on their Friday injury report aside from shelved running back Ben Tate (knee) are probable. They are wide receiver Travis Benjamin (knee), defensive ends Desmond Bryant (wrist) and John Hughes (hamstring), punter Spencer Lanning (shoulder), offensive lineman Paul McQuistan (ankle) and cornerback Buster Skrine (thumb).

Glenn Winston
News
Healthy scratches make up only two of the seven players on the inactive list posted Sunday by the Browns for their season opener in Pittsburgh. Defensive lineman Desmond Bryant (wrist) is the lone injured starter.

Also out are cornerbacks Pierre Desire (knee) and Robert Nelson, linebacker Eric Martin (concussion), offensive lineman Paul McQuistan (ankle), defensive lineman John Hughes (hamstring) and running back Glenn Winston.

Paul Kruger
News
Browns defensive end Paul Kruger is coming off a disappointing season in which he managed just 4 1/2 sacks after signing a free agent contract. He has already begun making up for it.

Kruger registered two of his team's four sacks and added two more solo tackles in the tight loss Sunday in Pittsburgh. His first sack ended a promising first drive of the game for the Steelers, forcing them to kick a field goal.

Nick McDonald
News
The Browns have a lengthy list of players sidelined for Saturday's preseason game against the Rams, as a result of a slew of injuries in recent weeks.

Defensive backs Buster Skrine (thumb) and Joe Haden (foot), and wide receiver Nate Burleson (hamstring) headline the list. Also among the inactives are: running back Edwin Baker (hamstring), defensive backs Pierre Desir (knee), Isaiah Trufant (knee), T.J. Heath (hip) and K'Waun Williams (hamstring), linebackers Eric Martin (concussion), Darius Eubanks (shoulder) and Keith Pough (ankle), defensive lineman Desmond Bryant (wrist), tight end Martell Webb (groin) and offensive linemen Michael Bowie (shoulder), Randall Harris (knee) and Nick McDonald (wrist). 

Kiero Small
News
The Browns signed fullback Kiero Small to their practice squad. He was a seventh-round pick by Seattle this year.
LaRon Byrd
News
Several injured players have been deemd inactive for the Browns on Sunday with the Saints in town. Included are running back Ben Tate (knee), linebacker Barkevious Mingo (shoulder), tight end Jordan Cameron (shoulder) and defensive lineman John Hughes (hamstring).

The other inactives are wide receiver LaRon Byrd, cornerback Pierre Desir and defensive tackle Ishmaa'ily Kitchen.

Spencer Lanning
News
Tight end Jordan Cameron (shoulder) is not the only Browns player listed as questionable for the Sunday game against Baltimore. Second-year linebacker Barkevious Mingo (shoulder) has received the same designation.

All the other Browns on their Friday injury report aside from shelved running back Ben Tate (knee) are probable. They are wide receiver Travis Benjamin (knee), defensive ends Desmond Bryant (wrist) and John Hughes (hamstring), punter Spencer Lanning (shoulder), offensive lineman Paul McQuistan (ankle) and cornerback Buster Skrine (thumb).

Josh Gordon
News
The NFL and its players association agreed to a new drug policy that reduces Browns receiver Josh Gordon's one-year suspension to 10 games, reports CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora. Gordon will be eligible to play Nov. 23 at Atlanta.

Gordon is expected to return to the Browns' facility this week for meetings and conditioning.

Injury
Suspension - Eligible to return Week 12 at Atlanta
Robert Nelson
News
Healthy scratches dominate the injury report issued by the Browns on Sunday for their Week 3 game against Baltimore. The lone injured player, as expected, is featured back Ben Tate (knee).

The other inactives are wide receiver LaRon Boyd, cornerbacks Robert Nelson and Pierre Desir, linebacker Eric Martin, nose tackle Ishmaa'ily Kitchen and tight end Gerell Robinson.

John Greco
News
Four Browns have been designated as questionable for the Sunday clash at AFC North rival Pittsburgh, including tight end Jordan Cameron (concussion) and cornerback Joe Haden (hip). The others are offensive linemen Jason Pinkston (thigh) and John Greco (knee).
Calvin Barnett
News
Justin Gilbert
News
Browns coach Mike Pettine told reporters Monday he will likely scale rookie corner Justin Gilbert's role back a bit beginning in Week 2 against the Saints, according to Cleveland.com.

Gilbert played 59 of the team's 71 defensive snaps despite not starting, but gave up a handful of big plays which cost the team in scoring drives. Still, Pettine stressed he is not benching the No. 8 overall pick this early in his career.

"You can't ease your way into NFL games,'' he said. "You have to be ready to go right away.''

Christian Kirksey
News
The Browns signed third-round pick Christian Kirksey, a linebacker out of Iowa, to a four-year deal. Kirksey made 315 tackles in his college career and is one of three players in Iowa history to score three defensive touchdowns.
Donte Whitner
News
Browns defensive newcomers, linebacker Karlos Dansby and safety Donte Whitner, both made an impression in their debuts with the team Sunday in Pittsburgh.

The former registered a sack, broke up two passes and finished with six tackles. The latter led the team with 13 tackles, including 12 solos.

They will seek to keep up the good work next Sunday against the visiting Saints.

Johnson Bademosi
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Tank Carder
News
The Browns list a whopping 16 players on their Friday injury report, but half are probable for the Week 17 battle in Pittsburgh, including All-Pro tackle Joe Thomas (back). The other offensive players among them are running back Willis McGahee (knee) and tackle Mitchell Schwartz (toe).

The four defensive probables are linebackers Paul Kruger (illness) and Tank Carder (shoulder), safety Jordan Poyer (toe) and safety T.J. Ward (shoulder, illness). Punter Spencer Lanning (knee) is also probable.

Barkevious Mingo
News
Browns second-year outside linebacker Barkevious Mingo has been cleared to play Sunday against the Ravens despite a shoulder problem that had him listed as questionable. Mingo missed the Week 2 win over the Saints with the same issue.
K'Waun Williams
News
The Browns have a lengthy list of players sidelined for Saturday's preseason game against the Rams, as a result of a slew of injuries in recent weeks.

Defensive backs Buster Skrine (thumb) and Joe Haden (foot), and wide receiver Nate Burleson (hamstring) headline the list. Also among the inactives are: running back Edwin Baker (hamstring), defensive backs Pierre Desir (knee), Isaiah Trufant (knee), T.J. Heath (hip) and K'Waun Williams (hamstring), linebackers Eric Martin (concussion), Darius Eubanks (shoulder) and Keith Pough (ankle), defensive lineman Desmond Bryant (wrist), tight end Martell Webb (groin) and offensive linemen Michael Bowie (shoulder), Randall Harris (knee) and Nick McDonald (wrist). 

Taylor Gabriel
News
Browns rookie wide receiver Taylor Gabriel might be comparatively tiny, but he made what appeared to be a gigantic play in the fourth quarter Sunday against Baltimore.

Gabriel broke free downfield for a 71-yard reception in the fourth quarter. He fell down after the snag, but bounced up untouched and raced to the Ravens 9. Alas, the play went for naught as the Browns failed to score. Gabriel finished with two receptions for 81 yards.

His team is now on its bye week.

Jim Dray
News
Three receivers pitched in to the offensive effort Sunday for the Browns in their win over New Orleans. The only one of the trio with multiple catches was Taylor Gabriel, who snagged three for 13 yards.

Travis Benjamin added one catch for six yards while tight end Jim Dray caught one for five yards.

Ishmaa'ily Kitchen
News
Healthy scratches dominate the injury report issued by the Browns on Sunday for their Week 3 game against Baltimore. The lone injured player, as expected, is featured back Ben Tate (knee).

The other inactives are wide receiver LaRon Boyd, cornerbacks Robert Nelson and Pierre Desir, linebacker Eric Martin, nose tackle Ishmaa'ily Kitchen and tight end Gerell Robinson.

Armonty Bryant
News
Three Browns have been designated as questionable for Sunday against Jacksonville, but none are starters. They are offensive lineman Martin Wallace (illness), tight end MarQueis Gray (hamstring) and defensive lineman Armonty Bryant (back).

The probables are wide receiver Josh Cooper (illness), cornerback Buster Skrine (ribs), tackle Mitchell Schwartz (toe), running back Willis McGahee (knee), punter Spencer Lanning (knee) and linebacker Paul Kruger (finger).

Ryan Seymour
News
The Browns claimed two players off waivers from the 49ers: running back Glenn Winston and offensive lineman Ryan Seymour.
Allen Bradford
News
The Jaguars waived receivers Kenny Shaw and Ramses Barden, guard Antoine Caldwell, linebackers Allen Bradford and Josh Hull, center Patrick Lewis, running back Harvey Unga, cornerback Mike Harris, long snapper Charley Hughlett and safety Joe Young.

They also waived/injured defensive tackle David Carter (knee).

Billy Winn
News
The Browns reveled a list of players that will miss Saturday's preseason opener against the Lions in Detroit: rookie cornerback Justin Gilbert (groin), wide receivers Travis Benjamin (knee) and Nate Burleson (hamstring), free safety Tashaun Gipson (knee), defensive end Billy Winn (abdomen) and tight end Jordan Cameron (shoulder).
Alex Mack
News
One of the reasons Johnny Manziel was such a spectacular player in college was because he was able to extend a play and throw to a big receiver down the field. Landing with the Browns is a total win for Johnny Football because he'll have Josh Gordon, Jordan Cameron, Greg Little and Nate Burleson as down-field targets along with Andrew Hawkins as a quick, short-area weapon. Ben Tate rumbling in the backfield doesn't hurt either.

Another impressive factor is the Browns O-line, which has two studs in left tackle Joe Thomas and center Alex Mack. If the line can improve from last season (we're looking at you, Mitchell Schwartz), then Manziel will have time to make good throws.

Of all the places he could have gone in the draft, Cleveland's the best fit. Not only should he inject life into the franchise but he should end up starting in Week 1 against the Steelers. Expect Manziel to get taken late in every single seasonal draft as a combo backup Fantasy QB/sleeper who could get some serious trade value. He'll get picked in the middle rounds in dynasty/keeper leagues and should be considered a Top 5 choice in rookie-only drafts.
Ray Agnew
News
Speedy Travis Benjamin caught a 43-yard pass from Brian Hoyer for his only contribution to a Browns defeat against Baltimore on Sunday.

Also finding his way onto the stat sheet was running back Ray Agnew, who was held without a year on one carry.

Karim Barton
News
The Browns signed quarterback Connor Shaw, linebackers Justin Staples and Keith Pough, offensive linemen Patrick Lewis and Karim Barton, tight end Emmanuel Ogbuehi and receiver Charles Johnson to their practice squad.
Joe Haden
News
Browns premier cornerback Joe Haden is set to start Sunday in Pittsburgh despite a foot ailment that had him listed as probable. The Pro Bowler will be greatly responsible for covering Steelers top receiver Antonio Brown.
Jim Leonhard
News
The Browns have listed nine players on the injury report Week 1.

Both Paul McQuistan and John Hughes have been ruled out for the contest. Defensive lineman Desmond Bryant has been listed as doubtful. 

The team did list five players as probable. Cornerbacks Pierre Desir, Joe Haden and Buster Skrine should all be good to go. So will safety Jim Leonhard, linebacker Eric Martin and long-snapper Christian Yount

Craig Robertson
News
The Browns injury report for Week 15 against the Bears featured six players from the defensive side of the ball, all of whom were expected to take the field Sunday.  As expected, all six are active prior to kickoff: linebackers Tank Carder (shoulder), D'Qwell Jackson (ankle), Paul Kruger (elbow) and Craig Robertson (knee); defensive lineman Ahtyba Rubin (calf); and defensive back T.J. Ward (shoulder). 
Terrance West
News
Browns rookie running back Terrance West continued his steady drop in productivity Sunday against the visiting Ravens following a 100-yard game in Week 1 to launch his NFL career.

West managed just 36 yards in 12 carries, though he did bolt into the end zone from a yard out in the first quarter for his second score of the season. He added two catches for five yards.

His worst moment was a missed assignment that resulted in a sack of quarterback Brian Hoyer in the fourth quarter that played a big role in ruining a promising drive. West will have plenty of time to think about that one with the team on its bye week.

Jonathan Krause
News
The Browns cut defensive backs Royce Adams and T.J. Heath, offensive linemen Randall Harris, Ryan Lee and Jeremiah Warren, running back Edwin Baker, defensive lineman Cam Henderson, receivers Tim Smith, Jonathan Krause and Anthony Armstrong, linebackers Caleb McSurdy and Keith Pough, and tight end Martell Webb.
Injury
Jabaal Sheard
News
A nagging wrist injury will not prevent Browns outside linebacker Jabaal Sheard from playing Sunday when his team hosts the Ravens. He has been cleared to play after being listed as probable.
Mitchell Schwartz
News
One of the reasons Johnny Manziel was such a spectacular player in college was because he was able to extend a play and throw to a big receiver down the field. Landing with the Browns is a total win for Johnny Football because he'll have Josh Gordon, Jordan Cameron, Greg Little and Nate Burleson as down-field targets along with Andrew Hawkins as a quick, short-area weapon. Ben Tate rumbling in the backfield doesn't hurt either.

Another impressive factor is the Browns O-line, which has two studs in left tackle Joe Thomas and center Alex Mack. If the line can improve from last season (we're looking at you, Mitchell Schwartz), then Manziel will have time to make good throws.

Of all the places he could have gone in the draft, Cleveland's the best fit. Not only should he inject life into the franchise but he should end up starting in Week 1 against the Steelers. Expect Manziel to get taken late in every single seasonal draft as a combo backup Fantasy QB/sleeper who could get some serious trade value. He'll get picked in the middle rounds in dynasty/keeper leagues and should be considered a Top 5 choice in rookie-only drafts.
Andrew Hawkins
News
Browns diminutive wideout Andrew Hawkins showed in a loss to Baltimore on Sunday why he has become their go-to receiver.

Hawkins caught two passes in the first quarter, worked his way open in the right flat for a 24-yard reception on the first drive of the second and continued to contribute. He added a 29-yard gain late in the third quarter in which he faked out defensive back Asa Jackson.. That play led to a touchdown. Hawkins finished with seven receptions for 87 yards and now has 21 catches for 234 yards in three games.

He will not catch any passes next week - the Browns are now on their bye.

Gary Barnidge
News
The loss of tight end Jordan Cameron to injury didn't hurt the Browns as much as it could have Sunday against New Orleans - thanks to backup Gary Barnidge.

Barnidge made one of the most critical catches of the game, a 10-yarder into Saints territory with 15 seconds remaining that led to the winning field goal. He finished by snagging all four of his targets for 41 yards. He will seek to further help his team's cause when it plays the Ravens in Week 3.

Eric Martin
News
Healthy scratches dominate the injury report issued by the Browns on Sunday for their Week 3 game against Baltimore. The lone injured player, as expected, is featured back Ben Tate (knee).

The other inactives are wide receiver LaRon Boyd, cornerbacks Robert Nelson and Pierre Desir, linebacker Eric Martin, nose tackle Ishmaa'ily Kitchen and tight end Gerell Robinson.

Ahtyba Rubin
News
The Browns raised a few eyebrows earlier in the week by releasing popular veteran inside linebacker D'Qwell Jackson and could be readying to unload defensive lineman Ahtyba Rubin, per the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram.

Rubin, who has been less productive since the team switched to a 3-4 defense, is slated to earn $6.9 million in 2014. He is heading into the last season of a four-year contract.

Brian Hoyer
News
Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer did everything right Sunday against Baltimore - until the game was on the line.

Hoyer missed on his last three attempts, including a short throw over the middle that would have allowed his team to run out the clock. But he still finished 19 of 25 for 290 yards and a 4-yard scoring strike to Miles Austin in the back of the end zone with 13 seconds remaining in the third quarter.

His performance began strong and got better. He completed 6 of 7 for 85 yards in the first quarter, including a 43-yarder to speedster Travis Benjamin, and was 17 of 19 for 214 yards by the end of the third. His 71-yard bomb to Taylor Gabriel with nine minutes remaining in the game could have put his team firmly in control, but poor execution and a missed field goal wrecked that opportunity.

Hoyer and the Browns will have plenty of time to regroup - they are now on their bye week.

Desmond Bryant
News
As expected, Browns defensive end Desmond Bryant is ready to roll for the Week 3 game against visiting Baltimore. He had been deemed probable with a wrist ailment.
Isaiah Crowell
News
Browns undrafted rookie running back Isaiah Crowell managed a strong performance Sunday against Baltimore and, in the process, might have wrested away the featured spot from Terrance West while Ben Tate is on the mend.

Crowell saw no action until the second quarter and made little impact until after intermission. He found a hole, then cut outside for a 14-yard touchdown run five minutes into the third quarter and later added a 22-yard jaunt. Crowell finished with 55 yards on 11 carries and the score.

His next action will be in Week 5, though Tate is expected to return at that point, leaving Crowell's status unknown.

Jordan Cameron
News
Browns tight end Jordan Cameron appeared well on his way to a big game when he worked his way free for a 23-yard catch on the team's first possession Sunday against Baltimore.

Unfortunately for him and his team, he was held without a reception the rest of the way. Cameron had been dealing with a shoulder problem that had him deemed questionable for the game before he was cleared.

Miles Austin
News
Browns wide receiver Miles Austin continued Sunday to make strong contributions to his new team.

Austin finished with six catches - including his second touchdown with Cleveland - and 51 yards. His back-of-the-end-zone score came off a quick slant with 13 seconds remaining in the second quarter and gave the Browns a halftime lead. He has been consistent the last two games with 12 receptions for 95 yards.

The veteran can rest along with his teammates this week as they are on their bye.

John Hughes
News
The Bills defensive line dominated in Sunday's 29-10 win over the Dolphins in Week 2, as they combined for four sacks of quarterback Ryan Tannehill.

John Hughes, Kyle Williams, Mario Williams and Stefan Charles each had one sack in the win. Hughes also racked up five tackles, to lead the group. 

Karlos Dansby
News
Browns linebacker Karlos Dansby made a huge impact Sunday in his second game with his new team.

He not only led Cleveland with 12 tackles in their defeat of New Orleans, but he sacked Drew Brees on the Saints' last play from scrimmage to push them out of field goal range and force a punt. The result was that the Browns' deficit remained 24-23, allowing them to drive downfield for the game-winning field goal.

Dansby had eight solo tackles, including two for losses. He will try to keep up the good work next Sunday against visiting Baltimore.

Joel Bitonio
News
With the No. 35 pick in the NFL Draft, the Browns selected offensive lineman Joel Bitonio from Nevada.

Bitonio is 6-foot-4, 302 pounds. He was a tackle in college, but he could also play guard for the Browns if needed.

Bitonio started his last 38 games, including 26 at right tackle and 12 at left tackle. According to one stats service, since the beginning of the 2012 season, he gave up only one quarterback pressure and two sacks and was penalized only five times through a span of 2,054 snaps.

He has the chance to compete for a starting job in training camp and could play left guard for the Browns this year.

Jordan Poyer
News
The Browns list a whopping 16 players on their Friday injury report, but half are probable for the Week 17 battle in Pittsburgh, including All-Pro tackle Joe Thomas (back). The other offensive players among them are running back Willis McGahee (knee) and tackle Mitchell Schwartz (toe).

The four defensive probables are linebackers Paul Kruger (illness) and Tank Carder (shoulder), safety Jordan Poyer (toe) and safety T.J. Ward (shoulder, illness). Punter Spencer Lanning (knee) is also probable.

Michael Bowie
News
The Browns placed linebacker Darius Eubanks and offensive lineman Michael Bowie on injured reserve, ending their seasons. Both players had shoulder surgery this month.
Injury
Billy Cundiff
News
Browns placekicker Billy Cundiff had a rough day at the office Sunday - though it wasn't all his fault.

Cundiff clanked his first field goal attempt off the left upright from 50 yards out, then had another blocked. He did connect on all three of his extra-point tries, but the misses proved critical in the two-point loss.

Gerell Robinson
News
Healthy scratches dominate the injury report issued by the Browns on Sunday for their Week 3 game against Baltimore. The lone injured player, as expected, is featured back Ben Tate (knee).

The other inactives are wide receiver LaRon Boyd, cornerbacks Robert Nelson and Pierre Desir, linebacker Eric Martin, nose tackle Ishmaa'ily Kitchen and tight end Gerell Robinson.

Jacobbi McDaniel
News
Andre Smith
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The Bengals unveiled a lengthy list of players for their final injury report leading up to Sunday's season opener against the Ravens. Running back Rex Burkhead (knee) and wide receiver Marvin Jones (foot) were already ruled out.

Deemed doubtful were linebacker Sean Porter (hamstring) and wide receiver James Wright (concussion). Cornerback Darqueze Dennard (hip) was the only listed questionable. Linebacker Vontaze Burfict (hamstring), tight end Tyler Eifert (shoulder), running back Cedric Peerman (hip), guard Mike Pollak (knee) and tackle Andre Smith (concussion) were all listed probable for Sunday.
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Christian Yount
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The Browns have listed nine players on the injury report Week 1.

Both Paul McQuistan and John Hughes have been ruled out for the contest. Defensive lineman Desmond Bryant has been listed as doubtful. 

The team did list five players as probable. Cornerbacks Pierre Desir, Joe Haden and Buster Skrine should all be good to go. So will safety Jim Leonhard, linebacker Eric Martin and long-snapper Christian Yount

Joe Thomas
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The following players are not expected to dress for the Packers Friday night against Oakland: cornerback Casey Hayward, running back Rajion Neal, linebacker Joe Thomas, offensive lineman Don Barclay, wide receiver Jared Abbrederis, tight end Brandon Bostick and defensive tackle Letroy Guion.
Darius Eubanks
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The Browns placed linebacker Darius Eubanks and offensive lineman Michael Bowie on injured reserve, ending their seasons. Both players had shoulder surgery this month.
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Shoulder - IR. Out for season
Patrick Lewis
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The Browns signed quarterback Connor Shaw, linebackers Justin Staples and Keith Pough, offensive linemen Patrick Lewis and Karim Barton, tight end Emmanuel Ogbuehi and receiver Charles Johnson to their practice squad.
Pierre Desir
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Healthy scratches dominate the injury report issued by the Browns on Sunday for their Week 3 game against Baltimore. The lone injured player, as expected, is featured back Ben Tate (knee).

The other inactives are wide receiver LaRon Boyd, cornerbacks Robert Nelson and Pierre Desir, linebacker Eric Martin, nose tackle Ishmaa'ily Kitchen and tight end Gerell Robinson.

Marlon Moore
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The Browns activated receiver Marlon Moore after he served his one-game suspension for violating the league's substance abuse policy, reports the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
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Suspension - Eligible to return Week 2 vs. New Orleans
Connor Shaw
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The Browns signed quarterback Connor Shaw, linebackers Justin Staples and Keith Pough, offensive linemen Patrick Lewis and Karim Barton, tight end Emmanuel Ogbuehi and receiver Charles Johnson to their practice squad.
Tashaun Gipson
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Browns free safety Tashaun Gipson made the most dramatic play of the afternoon in a strong overall individual performance Sunday against the Saints.

Gipson snagged an overthrown pass by Drew Brees, bolted up the middle, then left into the end zone for a touchdown late in the second quarter to stretch the lead to 16-3.

He finished the game with eight tackles, including three solos.

Buster Skrine
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Browns starting cornerback Buster Skrine has been cleared for action Sunday against Baltimore. He had been dealing with a thumb injury that had him deemed probable.

Johnny Manziel
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Browns ballyhooed rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel played the lead role in a bit of second-quarter trickery that would have resulted in a 40-yard gain if not for a penalty to running back Terrance West.

Manziel appeared to be arguing with Mike Pettine after coming off the field following one play, but he stayed in-bounds near the sideline when the ball was snapped for the next play. He then gathered in a screen wide open and raced untouched down the sideline before getting tracked down.

The play was negated by the penalty.