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Browns Cut LB Scott Solomon, WR Saalim Hakim

Two players have been cut to make way for the big 2016 draft class.

Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

The Cleveland Browns released two players on Monday -- one who has spent two seasons in Cleveland and another who spent less than a week.

The club cut linebacker Scott Solomon and wideout Saalim Hakimthe team announced this afternoon. Presumably, the moves make room for the Browns' new draft picks.

Pro Football Talk first reported the Hakim move on Friday, lost amid the craziness of the 2016 NFL Draft.

The Browns signed Hakim on April 25, waiving tight end Chase Ford to open the roster space, and then selected four wideouts in the draft.

The team's decision to let Solomon is also likely a result of the team's draft haul, too. The Browns picked Joe Schobert out of Wisconsin in the fourth round and Scooby Wright III out of Arizona in the seventh round.

Solomon recorded 8 tackles and 1 sack in four games as a Brown, often dealing with injuries, including both ankle and knee injuries last season.