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A couple things really stick out when thinking about how these moves impact the current depth chart.
First of all, it's a bit unsettling to see no backup behind the currently injured James-Michael Johnson at SLB.
Johnson is the backup to Fujita, who the Browns expect to be suspended.
This could be taken as an indication that Johnson's oblique injury in the final preseason game against the Chicago Bears may not be very serious.
Or the Browns could be scouring the waiver wire for another LB, but that would suggest that other cuts are forthcoming.
This is of course no longer unsettling or unsettled as the Browns' picked up Carder off of waivers to fill this role.
Also notable on the defensive side of the ball is the decision to keep six CBs.
With Dimitri Patterson injured, it makes sense to have that many, and there are a number of Cleveland fans who will be happy to see Johnson Bademosi getting a shot.
While keeping six CBs, the Browns are still keeping five Ss. What shocked many though was that camp standout David Simis is not one of them.
Sims was traded to the Philadelphia Eagles for a 2013 conditional pick, and the Browns elected to keep Tashaun Gipson, who had two more tackles than Sims this preseason, with 16, but one less pick, with one.
The differences in numbers stood out in Pat Shurmur's new offensive depth chart.
In 2011, he kept two QBs, four TEs, one FB and three RBs.
In 2012, he's keeping three QBs, three TEs, one FB and four RBs.
This seems like an obvious indication that Shurmur is still carrying memories of 2011's RB depth chart being slowly decimated and having to pick up Ogbonnaya from the Texans' practice squad.
It is nice, though, seeing Ogbonnaya will still be contributing this year.