The Cleveland Browns have signed LB Deon King and WR Richard Mullaney. To make room on the roster, the team waived DL Nile Lawrence-Stample with a failed physical designation.
King is 6-0, 220 pounds and in his second NFL season out of Norfolk State. Originally signed by Dallas as an undrafted free agent, King appeared in six games last season with the Colts (four) and Chargers (two). He led all of NCAA Division I in total tackles (163) and tackles per game (14.8) and was the winner of the 2015 Buck Buchanan Award as the nation's top FCS defensive player. He is a native of Reston, Va.
Mullaney is 6-2, 204 pounds and officially a first-year player out of Alabama. Originally signed by the Texans as an undrafted free agent last year, Mullaney also spent time with the Cowboys during training camp in 2016. He spent three years at Oregon State before spending his final collegiate season as Alabama, where he recorded 38 receptions for 390 yards and five touchdowns. He is a native of Valencia, Calif.