Tag Archives: transactions

Cutting Kruger exemplifies new Browns way

The Browns’ release of veteran OLB Paul Kruger qualifies as a surprise, but it perfectly fits the new braintrust’s strategy for preparing the team for sustained success. In our contest last week to predict the final 53-man roster, every single entry included Kruger, despite his age (30), salary ($6.5 million), and diminished production (2.5 sacks, […]

Browns transactions: Haden activated, DL churns

Today’s moves: activated CB Joe Haden from physically unable to perform list waived DL Kyle Rose signed DL Chigbo Anunoby. Who they are Haden, the Browns’ highest-paid defensive player, vowed to return to his starting CB position by opening day after having ankle surgery in March. The seventh-overall pick of the 2010 has made the Pro Bowl […]

Roster turnover already tops Banner era

The release of starting strong safety Donte Whitner tells us that even in the month following free agency, the process of pruning the Browns roster of highly-paid players that don’t fit well into the long-term plans continues apace. Whitner wishes that the move, if it was inevitable, would have been made earlier, so he’d be […]

Browns wait 4 years for RGIII, saving 3 first-round picks

The Browns just made a smart move to pick up a very talented quarterback. The two-year contract for Robert Griffin III is the kind of low-risk, high-reward signing that even the league’s savvy organizations seldom find. Contrast that to the scene only four years ago, when the Heisman winner inspired a bidding war between Cleveland […]