The Browns were required to trim their 75-man roster to 53 players by 9 p.m. Friday. Click here for an updated web story about the cuts. Below is a position-by-position breakdown of the Browns' initial 53-man roster and the 22 moves they made Friday.
Here is the Browns’ initial 53-man roster:
Quarterbacks: Thaddeus Lewis, Colt McCoy and Brandon Weeden.
Running backs: Montario Hardesty, Brandon Jackson, Chris Ogbonnaya and Trent Richardson.
Fullback: Owen Marecic.
Wide receivers: Travis Benjamin, Josh Cribbs, Josh Gordon, Greg Little, Mohamed Massaquoi and Jordan Norwood.
Tight ends: Jordan Cameron, Alex Smith and Benjamin Watson.
Offensive linemen: Oniel Cousins, John Greco, Shawn Lauvao, Alex Mack, Ryan Miller, Jason Pinkston, Mitchell Schwartz and Joe Thomas.
Defensive linemen: John Hughes, Juqua Parker, Scott Paxson, Frostee Rucker, Ahtyba Rubin, Brian Sanford, Jabaal Sheard, Emmanuel Stephens and Billy Winn.
Linebackers: L.J. Fort, D’Qwell Jackson, James-Michael Johnson, Kaluka Maiava and Craig Robertson.
Cornerbacks: Johnson Bademosi, Sheldon Brown, Joe Haden, Dimitri Patterson, Buster Skrine and Trevin Wade.
Safeties: Tashaun Gipson, Eric Hagg, Ray Ventrone, T.J. Ward and Usama Young.
Specialists: Phil Dawson, Reggie Hodges and Christian Yount.
The Browns cut the following players Friday:
Quarterback: Seneca Wallace.
Running back: Adonis Thomas.
Fullback: Brad Smelley.
Wide receivers: Josh Cooper and Rod Windsor.
Tight ends: Dan Gronkowski and Evan Moore.
Offensive linemen: Dominic Alford, Stanley Daniels, Garth Gerhart, Jarrod Shaw and Jeff Shugarts.
Defensive linemen: Ronnie Cameron, William Green, Ernest Owusu, Brian Schaefering and Kiante Tripp.
Linebackers: Benjamin Jacobs and Quinton Spears.
Cornerback: James Dockery.
In addition to cuts, here are two other moves the Browns made Friday:
1. The team placed linebacker Scott Fujita on the reserve/suspended by commissioner list.
2. The Browns traded safety David Sims to the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for a conditional 2013 draft choice.