4:48 AM EST, Thu February 23, 2017
Akron Beacon Journal

Browns cut respected veterans Josh McCown, Tramon Williams, creating more cap space and telegraphing more change

The Browns released two of the most respected veteran leaders on their roster and added to their surplus of salary-cap space Tuesday when they terminated the contracts of quarterback Josh McCown and defensive back Tramon Williams.Each player had one year left on his contract, but neither cut should come as a surprise. Their careers are winding down, and they entered last season as backups for the 1-15 Browns.The moves created $11.3 million of salary-cap room and left $1.16 million in dead money. The Browns are projected to enter the new NFL year on March 9 armed with a league-high $105...