The Cleveland Browns reportedly opened up a pair of roster spots Sunday morning by waiving wide receiver Damion Willis and center Casey Dunn.
The news was first reported by cleveland.com’s Mary Kay Cabot:
#Browns waived WR Damion Willis and waived C Casey Dunn from reserve/injured. Source says Willis, claimed via waivers this week, failed his physical— Mary Kay Cabot (@MaryKayCabot) August 30, 2020
It has been an interesting few days for Willis, who signed with the Browns on Wednesday after being waived by the Cincinnati Bengals. Willis was not cleared to join the active roster until Saturday as he had to work his way through the current COVID-19 screening and testing protocol. But a failed physical made his time in Cleveland a brief one.
Willis, who is 6-foot-3 and 204 pounds, joined the Bengals in 2019 as an undrafted free agent out of Troy. He played 10 games for Cincinnati, making two starts, and finished his rookie season with nine receptions for 82 yards.
The Browns signed Dunn on August 16 as a bit of depth behind rookie Nick Harris while starting center JC Tretter continues to rehab from knee surgery.
The 6-foot-3 and 292-pound Dunn spent time in 2019 on the practice squad of the New Orleans Saints and appeared in two games as a special teams player with Washington in 2018, where he also worked with current Browns offensive line coach Bill Callahan.
That relationship with Callahan was obviously not enough to help Dunn stick on the roster.