The Browns continued to search for a kicker by working out Derek Dimke and Thomas Weber on Friday at their training facility in Berea, a league source told the Beacon Journal.
A signing is not anticipated, the source said, speaking on condition of anonymity because the team does not publicize workouts.
In the aftermath of Pro Bowler Phil Dawson’s departure, the Browns don’t have a kicker on their roster. Last week, Dawson, 38, signed a one-year deal reportedly worth $2.25 million with the San Francisco 49ers.
Dimke, 22, joined the Detroit Lions last year as an undrafted free agent from the University of Illinois. Dimke made 2-of-2 field goals (40 and 31 yards) and 3-of-3 extra points in three preseason games before being cut Aug. 27.
Weber, 25, was with the Cincinnati Bengals in each of the past two preseasons. Weber, a product of Arizona State University, was cut Aug. 17 after missing both of his field-goal attempts (37 and 47 yards) in two exhibition games.
The Browns also worked out Internet trick-kicking sensation Havard Rugland of Norway last week. But it’s unlikely they’ll sign Rugland, whose nickname is “Kickalicious.”
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