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Numbers to know: How current Browns landed in Cleveland edition

Starting today and continuing every Friday, will take a topic and break it down in numeric fashion.

In our debut edition and in the spirit of free agency, which opened Wednesday, we're looking at the current members of the Browns and analyzing how they arrived in Cleveland.

64 - Number of players on the current roster. This can expand to as many as 90 during the offseason.

8 - Players claimed via waivers, the most recent of which being offensive lineman Kaleb Johnson, a former Raven. The longest-tenured waiver claim is linebacker Tank Carder, who recently re-signed with the Browns. Four of the eight were claimed last year.

19 - Players who were drafted by the Browns. Joe Thomas (2007), Joe Haden (2010) and John Hughes (2012) are the lone remaining members of their respective draft classes. Six of the 19 were first-round picks.

2 - Players who were acquired via trade. The Browns gave up a 2017 seventh-round pick for punter Andy Lee. Cleveland traded a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2012 draft for offensive lineman John Greco.

6 - Players who were unrestricted free agents heading into the start of a new league year when they signed with the Browns. They are: DB Tramon Williams, LB Karlos Dansby, TE Gary Barnidge, DB Donte Whitner, DL Desmond Bryant and LB Paul Kruger.

1 - Player who was signed while being another team's restricted free agent. That's wide receiver Andrew Hawkins, who was signed to an offer sheet in March 2014 that was not matched by the Bengals.

28 - Players who were free agents and not tied to any team when they signed with the Browns. The most recent batch came shortly after the season, when the Browns added a number of players to the roster on futures/reserves deals.

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