According to MKC, Grossi and Rotoworld, Yates left the Browns facility today before practice and has decided to retire. Yates played with the Browns in '09 and '10 and played well when he got in. He was undrafted out of Texas A&M in 2003 and signed with the Dolphins, which was followed by four years in New England. This may clear the way for Branndon Braxton and Jason Pinkston to make the roster. Hat-tip to SB.