There is some irony to the NFL cutting about 30 percent of its workforce on Labor Day weekend. There is also room for plenty of debate when it comes to who should have made the team, who shouldn’t have made the team and what roster positions need the most depth.
The Browns opted to keep 12 offensive lineman and nine undrafted rookies on their final 53-man roster. Both of those numbers are unusually high and helped to create the second-youngest squad in the NFL according to ESPN’s Mike Sando.
With a new coaching staff in place, players had to prove their worth all over again and most positions were open for competition.
Here are the five biggest snubs and surprises from the Browns final roster cut.