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Browns sign 2 to practice squad

The Cleveland Browns have signed DB Darius Hillary and WR Jordan Leslie to the practice squad. To make room on the roster, the team released TE E.J. Bibbs from the practice squad.

Hillary is 5-10, 183-pounds and in his rookie season out of Wisconsin. Originally signed by Cincinnati as an undrafted free agent, he spent four weeks on the Bengals' practice squad. He appeared in a school record 54 games at Wisconsin, starting his final 40 at cornerback. A native of Cincinnati, he graduated from Sycamore High School. His father, Ira, played with the Bengals (1987-89) and Vikings (1990) as a wide receiver.

Leslie is 6-1, 205-pounds and officially in his first NFL season out of Brigham Young. Originally signed by Minnesota as an undrafted free agent in 2015, he has appeared on the practice squads in Minnesota (2015), Atlanta (2015) and Tennessee (2016). He spent one season at BYU where he recorded 55 receptions for 779 yards and six touchdowns after transferring from UTEP. A native of Houston, Leslie graduated from Tomball High School.

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