- Browns trade for guard Justin McCray, wide receiver Taywan Taylor (ohio.com) - rowns General Manager John Dorsey is known for staying aggressive on the trade market, so it’s fitting he’s wheeling and dealing on the NFL’s cutdown weekend. The Browns announced they acquired guard Justin McCray in a trade with the Green Bay Packers and wide receiver Taywan Taylor in a trade with the Tennessee Titans. The Browns gave up a 2020 seventh-round draft pick in each deal, a person familiar with the moves said.
- Instant analysis of Browns roster moves (Browns Wire) - We’ve seen the initial 53-man roster for the 2019 Cleveland Browns. John Dorsey and his staff made several intriguing moves, including two trades and some surprising cuts.
- Jamie Gillan earns punting job (cleveland.com) - Jamie Gillan’s ‘sweet little vision’ came true. After Thursday night’s 20-16 victory over the Lions, the Browns rookie punter, affectionately known as “The Scottish Hammer,’’ acknowledged how cool it would be if he and rookie kicker Austin Siebert got a chance to be the Browns’ kicking duo of the future.
- John Dorsey explains decisions behind roster moves (clevelandbrowns.com) - The Browns on Saturday made a slew of roster moves to get their roster down from 91 players to 53. The maximum roster size during the regular season is 53 with 46 eligible to play on game days.
- Dolphins trading Laremy Tunsil, Kenny Stills to Houston (Sun Sentinel) - The Miami Dolphins are trading away standout offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil and wide receiver Kenny Stills to the Houston Texans, according to multiple reports Saturday, in a blockbuster move that considerably escalates Miami’s rebuilding efforts.
- How Seattle won the Jadeveon Clowney trade (ESPN) - In the end, the Texans must have decided to trade Jadeveon Clowney for the best available offer. Thankfully for Russell Wilson & Co., they happened to be the team left standing. Viewed as a series of moves, the Seahawks managed to acquire significant draft capital while swapping out one star edge rusher for another. Bill O’Brien’s Texans, meanwhile, somehow failed to come away with either.
- NFL teams finalize 53-man rosters (NFL.com) - The NFL preseason is over. The season is less than a week away from kicking off -- and that means it’s time for teams to trim their rosters. Here’s a team-by-team rundown of all the roster cuts from Saturday’s 4 p.m. ET mandatory 53-player limit deadline.
- Six potential landing spots for LeSean McCoy (CBS Sports) - The Buffalo Bills released LeSean McCoy after four seasons with the team, a surprising move (even on cutdown day) considering McCoy was the team’s No. 1 running back heading into training camp. McCoy will have suitors that believe he still has some gas left in the task, as there are quite a few teams that need depth at running back. Coming off his worst season, McCoy still wants to prove he can contribute in the NFL. As the Eagles and Bills can attest, a hungry McCoy can help a team win football games.