Browns release fullback Chris Pressley

Buried in the fine print of an offseason release about undrafted free agents signed and players waived were some moves made by the Cleveland Browns that warranted a brief mention:

  • Released was fullback Chris Pressley, the guy signed this offseason and touted as Ben Tate's lead blocker. That did not happen. The Browns now have undrafted free agent Ray Agnew and holdover Chris Ogbonnaya at the position on the roster.

  • Released was wide receiver Josh Cooper. The guy who played at Oklahoma State with Brandon Weeden barely survived longer than Weeden.

  • Also released was receiver Tori Gurley, who is significant only because he's a receiver who now will try to catch on elsewhere.

The Browns added these players to the roster, all of whom "tried out" during the rookie minicamp:

  • Wide receiver Anthony Armstrong -- Signed as an undrafted free agent by Miami in 2008 out of West Texas A&M. He played 35 games, with 13 starts, 54 receptions for 986 yards and five touchdowns. Armstrong last played for the Washington Redskins in 2010.

  • Running back Jourdan Brooks -- Spent 10 weeks on the Cincinnati Bengals' practice squad in 2012. Brooks spent two years at Rutgers and two at Morgan State.

  • Receiver Taylor Gabriel -- A 5-foot-8, 167 pounds receiver who finished second in Abilene Christian history with 215 catches, 3,027 yards and 27 touchdowns.

  • Offensive lineman Randall Harris -- Blocked for third-round draft pick Terrance West at Towson.

  • Defensive lineman Jacobbi McDaniel -- Played for Florida State and had one and a half sacks in the National Championship win.

  • Defensive back Robert Nelson -- First team All Pac-12 and led Arizona State with six interceptions.

  • Tight end James Oboh -- Yet another Towson guy who caught 50 passes for 811 yards and 10 touchdowns in his career.