Cleveland Browns 2012: Some Surprise Moves Help Set 53-Man Roster

« Prev
1 of 6
Next »
Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse the slideshow
Cleveland Browns 2012: Some Surprise Moves Help Set 53-Man Roster
Rob Carr/Getty Images

The Cleveland Browns announced 22 roster moves shortly after midnight Saturday, revealing for the first time the look of their Week 1 53-man roster.

The list contains several surprises and some unexpected transactions. (ClevelandBrowns.com)

For instance, the Browns traded training camp standout David Sims to the Philadelphia Eagles and terminated the contract of project TE Evan Moore.

They had just signed Moore to a three-year, multi-million dollar contract before last season. But he struggled with blocking and durability issues.

They also released veteran backup QB Seneca Wallace in favor of keeping 2010 third-round selection Colt McCoy and Thad Lewis, a quarterbacking project.

First, a look at the 22 moves they made:

Update

On Sept. 1, the Browns were awarded Buffalo LB Tank Carder off waivers. They also waived DE Brian Sanford and DT Scott Paxson. They also picked up DL Ishmaa’ily Kitchen off waivers from Baltimore.

The rosters in the rest of the article will reflect these moves.

Begin Slideshow »
Load More Stories

Follow Cleveland Browns from B/R on Facebook

Follow Cleveland Browns from B/R on Facebook and get the latest updates straight to your newsfeed!

Out of Bounds

Cleveland Browns

Subscribe Now

We will never share your email address

Thanks for signing up.