BEREA, Ohio -- The Cleveland Browns on Monday claimed
Whittaker is a 5-10, 202-pound running back in his first NFL season out of Texas. He spent the final two weeks of the 2012 season on Arizona’s practice squad before being acquired by the Chargers via waivers on March 12, 2013. Whittaker appeared in three games this season and returned six kickoffs for 156 yards (26.0 avg.) with a long of 42 yards.
A first-team All-Big 12 kick returner, Whittaker is a native of Houston, Texas, where he attended Pearland High School.