9:51 AM EDT, Tue September 30, 2014

Nate Burleson and Leon McFadden are gone but Rex Grossman and Isaiah Crowell survive Cleveland Browns cuts to 53

Leon McFadden, Dion Lewis and Nate Burleson were among the Browns roster moves today to get down to the final 53.
Columbus Dispatch Aug 31, 2014

NFL: Nate Burleson released; Browns receivers untested

CLEVELAND — Nate Burleson’s experience and leadership skills made him attractive to the Cleveland Browns. The receiver’s inability to stay on the field made him expendable.
Chronicle-Telegram Aug 31, 2014

Browns trim roster to 53 — Burleson doesn’t make cut

The committee has been chosen. The Browns will use a receiver-by-committee approach following the suspension of All-Pro Josh Gordon for the season, but veteran Nate Burleson won’t be on it. He was cut Saturday as the NFL required teams to get down to the regular-season roster limit of 53. Undrafted and undersized rookie Taylor Gabriel Read More...The post Browns trim roster to 53 — Burleson doesn’t make cut appeared first on Chronicle-Telegram.Click here to read this story on The Chronicle-Telegram.Content copyright The Chronicle-Telegram. Your #1 source for Lorain County News.
Akron Beacon Journal Aug 30, 2014

Browns’ cuts highlighted by Nate Burleson’s departure; undrafted rookies Isaiah Crowell, Ray Agnew, veteran Rex Grossman hang on

Everyone knows the Browns are desperate for help in their receiving corps in the wake of the NFL banning All-Pro Josh Gordon for at least the entire 2014 season, but apparently coach Mike Pettine and General Manager Ray Farmer didn’t believe veteran Nate Burleson could provide adequate assistance.Burleson headlined the list of players the Browns released Saturday as all NFL teams were required to trim their 75-man rosters to 53 players before a 4 p.m. deadline.Other notables who didn’t survive cuts were running backs Dion Lewis and Chris Ogbonnaya, tight end/fullback MarQueis Gray, guard...
Chronicle-Telegram Aug 30, 2014

WR Nate Burleson among cuts as Browns trim roster to 53; undrafted rookie RB Isaiah Crowell makes team

Veteran receiver Nate Burleson, change-of-pace running back Dion Lewis, versatile running back Chris Ogbonnaya, cornerback Leon McFadden and guard Garrett Gilkey were among the players cut by the Browns on Saturday as they got down to the regular-season roster limit of 53. McFadden, a third-round selection, and Gilkey, a seventh-rounder, were draft picks in 2013. Read More...The post WR Nate Burleson among cuts as Browns trim roster to 53; undrafted rookie RB Isaiah Crowell makes team appeared first on Chronicle-Telegram.Click here to read this story on The Chronicle-Telegram.Content...
Detroit Free Press Aug 30, 2014

Source: Browns cut ex-Lions receiver Burleson

Burleson spent the previous four seasons with the Detroit Lions. If this is indeed the end, he finishes his 11-year career with 457 receptions and 39 touchdowns.

Browns cut WR Nate Burleson and guard Garrett Gilkey

The Browns cut receiver Nate Burleson and guard Garrett Gilkey.
Dawgs By Nature Aug 30, 2014

Report: Browns Make 4 Surprising Cuts in RB Dion Lewis, RB Chris Ogbonnaya, WR Nate Burleson, OG Garrett Gilkey

Although the Cleveland Browns have not officially released their list of cuts, multiple reports online are saying that the team has made four somewhat surprising cuts: RB Dion Lewis, RB Chris Ogbonnaya, WR Nate Burleson, and OG Garrett Gilkey. Lewis is the biggest surprise on the list, as he was named by Mike Pettine as the favorite to be the No. 3 running back last week. The big fourth preseason game from RB Isaiah Crowell might have been the final straw for Lewis, as well as Ogbonnaya, who was versatile but not exceptional with his skills. I thought Burleson would make the roster despite...
Akron Beacon Journal Aug 30, 2014

Tracking Browns' roster cuts as they form 53-man roster

Today is the NFL's cut day, meaning all teams must trim their 75-man rosters to 53 players before 4 p.m. Follow along as we monitor cuts the Browns have made today: -Nate Burleson, WR Burleson, an 11-year veteran, signed a one-year deal with the Browns in the offseason. The move comes as a bit of a surprise given how thin the Browns are at the wide receiver position. Burleson battled a hamstring injury throughout the preseason that caused him to miss the first three weeks of action. In Thursday's preseason finale against Chicago, Burleson was targeted twice and caught one pass, a...
KFFL Aug 30, 2014

Browns | Cut Nate Burleson

The Cleveland Browns cut WR ...

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