Browns Reduce Roster to 53

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Dan Murphy

Senior Manager, Communications

Browns reduce roster to 53

BEREA, Ohio – The Cleveland Browns have made the following transactions. The Browns active roster is currently at 53 players.

Trade 1:

Browns receive:

WR Taywan Taylor

Titans receive:

2020 Undisclosed draft pick

Taylor is 5-11, 205 pounds and entering his third NFL season out of Western Kentucky. Originally a third-round pick by Tennessee, Taylor has appeared in 29 games with nine starts. He has 53 career receptions for 697 yards with two touchdowns. Last year, he registered 37 receptions for 466 yards and one touchdown in 13 contests. He is a native of Louisville, Ky.

Trade 2:

Browns receive:

G Justin McCray

2020 Undisclosed draft pick

Packers receive:

2020 Undisclosed draft pick

McCray is 6-3, 315 pounds and in his third NFL season out of Central Florida. Originally signed Tennessee as an undrafted free agent in 2014, he has appeared in 25 regular season games with 13 starts. Last year, he appeared in 12 games with five starts for the Packers. McCray is a native of Miami, Fla.

Contract Terminated:

LB Ray-Ray Armstrong

P Britton Colquitt

DT Carl Davis

T Bryan Witzmann


WR Dorian Baker

DT Brandin Bryant

TE Stephen Carlson

TE Seth DeValve

T Brian Fineanganofo

RB Trayone Gray

LB Willie Harvey

S J.T. Hassell

WR Ishmael Hyman

CB Robert Jackson

K Greg Joseph

CB Donnie Lewis Jr.

S Montrel Meander

WR Braxton Miller

RB A.J. Ouellette

DE Jarrell Owens

CB Lenzy Pipkins

DT Brian Price

DE Wyatt Ray

S Tigie Sankoh

T Brad Seaton

WR Damon Sheehy-Guiseppi

LB Anthony Stubbs

T Travis Vornkahl

LB Dedrick Young II

WR Derrick Willies

G Willie Wright

DE Anthony Zettel


G Kyle Kalis (concussion)

FB Joe Kerridge (concussion)


CB Phillip Gaines (concussion)


WR Antonio Callaway

RB Kareem Hunt

TE Rico Gathers

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