INDIANAPOLIS -- Defensive end Billy Winn and outside linebacker Quentin Groves will start for the Cleveland Browns in place of Desmond Bryant and Jabaal Sheard, respectively, in tonight’s game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium.
Bryant (back spasms) and Sheard (knee) were limited in practice during the week.
Cornerback Buster Skrine will get his second start of the preseason, as Chris Owens will miss his second game because of a foot injury, and veteran offensive lineman Oniel Cousins will start at right guard in place of Jason Pinkston and Shawn Lauvao, both of whom are working through ankle injuries.
In addition to those changes, the Browns have deactivated kicker Brandon Bogotay, wide receivers Jordan Norwood, David Nelson, Davone Bess and Naaman Roosevelt, defensive back Trevin Wade, running back Montario Hardesty, outside linebacker Barkevious Mingo, offensive linemen Ryan Miller and Chris Faulk, and tight end Gary Barnidge.
The Colts have deactivated wide receivers Maurice Williams and LaVon Brazill, cornerback Teddy Williams, safeties Joe Lefeged and John Boyett, running back Ahmad Bradshaw, linebackers Josh McNary and Kelvin Sheppard, offensive linemen Khaled Homes and Mike McGlynn, outside linebacker Lawrence Sidbury, tight ends Coby Fleener and Dwayne Allen, and defensive end Fili Moala.