Browns trim roster to 53

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 9:35 p.m.
Posted By PFW staff

Updated 9:35 p.m. ET, Saturday, Sept. 3

New Browns head coach Pat Shurmur has put the finishing touches on his first roster with the team after releasing 26 players in two batches on Saturday. The team announced 17 cuts in the morning, then nine more cuts late in the evening.

The players cut were: OL Branndon Braxton, DL Andre Carroll, WR L.J. Castile, OL Calton Ford, DB Coye Francies, TE Evan Frosch, DB Carl Gettis, LB Eric Gordon, DL Travis Ivey, WR Chris Matthews, LB Steve Octavien, DL Ko Quaye, DB Ramzee Robinson, DB DeAngelo Smith, LB Sidney Tarver, OL Phil Trautwein, OL Dominic Alford, QB Jarrett Brown, FB Tyler Clutts, LB Archie Donald, RB Quinn Porter, DL Brian Sanford, OL Jarrod Shaw, LB Brian Smith, WR Rod Windsor.

The team also placed RB Brandon Jackson on injured reserve.

WR Demetrius Williams had his contract terminated.