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Tracking the notable moves around the AFC North, upcoming Browns opponents

With the regular season around the corner, it was a jam-packed Saturday across the NFL as teams across the league made their final roster cuts.

We broke down some of the moves made around the AFC North and the ones made by Cleveland's first three opponents in 2015.


— The Steelers acquired former Browns cornerback Justin Gilbert inexchange for a sixth-round draft pick in 2018.

— Pittsburgh will also place running back Le’Veon Bell on the reserves/suspended by commissioner list later this afternoon.


— After losing Marvin Jones and Mohamed Sanu in free agency, Cincinnati kept three rookie wide receivers, adding depth to a position group headlined by five-time Pro Bowler A.J. Green.

— Pro Bowl tight end Tyler Eifert, who is still recovering from an ankle injury, was part of the 53-man roster and not placed on the team’s PUP list. That development could mean the Bengals expect him to be ready sooner rather than later.


— Baltimore parted ways with veteran running back Justin Forsett, who earned a trip to the Pro Bowl after totaling 1,529 yards in 2014. Without Forsett, running back Terrance West looks poised to earn first-team reps. 

— After taking a flyer on quarterback-turned wide receiver Keenan Reynolds, Baltimore waived the former Navy star and sixth-round draft pick, according to the Baltimore Sun.

— The Ravens also waived wide receiver Michael Campanaro, who was expected to return kicks this season, and safety Terrence Brooks, a former third-round draft.  

— With Campanaro out of the mix, the Baltimore Sun also reported the Ravens worked out free agent and veteran wide receiver Devin Hester earlier this week.

Eagles (Sept. 11)

— In what was perhaps the biggest move of the day, Philadelphiatraded starting quarterback Sam Bradford to Minnesota in exchange for a first-round draft pick. The Vikings lost Teddy Bridgewater for the season earlier this week when the starting QB suffered a serious knee injury during practice.

— As a result, there’s a chance the Browns could face rookie quarterback Carson Wentz in the season opener next week provided the former North Dakota State standout is healthy (ribs).

Dolphins (Sept. 25)

— Miami released defensive lineman Chris Young, who started 23 of 28 games for the New England Patriots in 2013 and 2014. Young, known for his run-stopping ability, was signed this past spring in an effort to add depth on the Dolphins defensive line.

— The Dolphins also parted ways with cornerback Chimdi Chekwa and veteran offensive lineman Sam Young, according to the South Florida Sun Sentinel. Both were expected to compete for playing time this fall before an injury limited Chekwa and the addition of first-round draft pick Laremy Tunsil curbed Young's reps.

Redskins (Oct. 2) 

— It appears Washington will keep three quarterbacks on its roster this season, retaining the rookie Nate Sudfeld. The former Indiana signal caller is behind Kirk Cousins and Colt McCoy on the team's depth chart.  

— After signing former Giants and veteran defensive lineman Cullen Jenkins on Monday, the Redskins cut the 13-year pro this afternoon.

— The Redskins released longtime tight end Logan Paulsen, according to the Washington Post.​

Take a look at the Cleveland Browns roster as of September 1, 2017.

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