• 3-6-1
  • 4th in AFC North

Cleveland Browns Transactions - 2018

November 7, 2018Placed LB Christian Kirksey and DB E.J. Gaines on injured reserve. Waived DB Denzel Rice. Released OL Jake Eldrenkamp from the practice squad. Signed DB Juston Burris from the N.Y. Jets practice squad and DB Arrion Springs to the practice squad. Claimed DB Phillip Gaines off waivers from Buffalo and DB Jermaine Whitehead from Green Bay.
October 31, 2018Released DB Arrion Springs from the practice squad. Signed DB Robert Jackson to the practice squad. Named Ryan Lindley running backs coach.
October 30, 2018Waived LB Brady Sheldon from the practice squad. Signed LB Xavier Woodson-Luster to the practice squad.
October 29, 2018Fired coach Hue Jackson and offensive coordinator Todd Haley. Named defensive coordinator Gregg Williams interim head coach and running backs coach/associate head coach Freddie Kitchens offensive coordinator.
October 25, 2018Waived LB Xavier Woodson-Luster. Signed LB Ray-Ray Armstrong.
October 23, 2018Waived/injured LB James Burgess Jr. Signed TE Pharaoh Brown from the practice squad and DB Devante Mays to the practice squad.
September 4, 2018Signed OL Brad Seaton to the practice squad. Released OL Christian DiLauro from the practice squad.
September 3, 2018Signed OL Christian DiLauro, DL Daniel Ekuale, DL Zaycoven Henderson, RB Dontrell Hilliard, OL Kyle Kalis, TE Pharoah McKever, DB Jeremiah McKinnon, DB Montrel Meander, WR Da'Mari Scott, LB Brady Sheldon and DB Tigie Sankoh to the practice squad.
September 2, 2018Claimed DL Carl Davis off waivers from Baltimore, DL Ifeadi Odenigbo off waivers from Minnesota, OL Aaron Neary off waivers from the Los Angeles Rams, DB Tavierre Thomas off waivers from Arizona and LB Tanner Vallejo off waivers from Buffalo. Waived OL Austin Reiter, DL Jamie Meder, DL Carl Nassib, LB Jermaine Grace and DB Jeremiah McKinnon.
August 31, 2018Terminated contract of WR Jeff Janis. Waived TE Stephen Baggett, DBs Christian Boutte and Elijah Campbell, OL Anthony Fabiano, Avery Gennesy and Fred Lauina, DL Jeremy Faulk, QB Brogan Roback and DBs Derron Smith and DL Blaine Woodson. Waived-injured WR C.J. Board, LB Justin Currie and DL Lenny Jones. Traded OL Shon Coleman to the San Francisco 49ers for a seventh-round draft pick.
August 29, 2018Waived LB Mychal Kendricks.
August 28, 2018Signed OL Earl Watford. Waived WR Evan Berry, OL Kevin Bowen, DL Marcell Frazier, OL Geoff Gray and K Ross Martin. Released TE Julian Allen.
August 25, 2018Activated WR Josh Gordon from the active-NFI list.
August 18, 2018Placed WR Josh Gordon on the active/non-football injured list. Signed TE Stephen Baggett. Waived-injured TE Julian Allen. Waived DB Micah Hannemann.
August 15, 2018Signed DL Blaine Woodson.
August 5, 2018Traded WR Corey Coleman to Buffalo for an undisclosed draft pick.
July 30, 2018Waived OL Victor Salako and DL Trenton Thompson. Signed DBs Christian Boutte and Jeremiah McKinnon, OL Kevin Bowen and TE Orson Charles. Placed DB Jabrill Peppers on the active-NFI list and DL Chad Thomas on the PUPO list.
July 27, 2018Signed DL Zaycoven Henderson and WR Blake Jackson.
July 26, 2018Placed OL Desmond Harrison and DL Chad Thomas on active/physically unable to perform list. Placed DB Jabrill Peppers and DL Trenton Thompson on active/non-football injury/illness list. Placed WR Josh Gordon and FB Marquez Williams on reserve/did not report list. Placed WR Ricardo Louis on reserve/injured list.
July 25, 2018Signed CB Denzel Ward to a four-year contract.
July 24, 2018Signed QB Baker Mayfield.
July 6, 2018Placed OL Donald Stephenson on the reserve/retired list.
June 19, 2018Waived OL Rod Johnson. Signed OL Greg Robinson.
June 14, 2018Signed K Ross Martin. Waived LB DeMarquis Gates.
June 13, 2018Claimed LB Brady Sheldon off waivers from Oakland. Placed DB Howard Wilson on injured reserve.
June 7, 2018Agreed to terms with RB Duke Johnson on a three-year contract extension.
June 5, 2018Terminated the contract of LB Tank Carder. Signed LB Mychal Kendricks.
June 4, 2018Signed RB Nick Chubb.
May 31, 2018Announced director of player personnel Chisom Opara, director of college scouting Bobby Vega, college scouting assistant Keegan Leyrer and scouts Zac Bocian, Scott Levin and Patrick Moore will not return next season. Named Steve Malin director of college scouting. Promoted Chris Cooper to vice president of football administration, Brandon Sosna to salary cap analyst and scouting assistant Scott Kaniecki to defensive quality control coach.
May 22, 2018Signed LB DeMarquis Gates, DL Chad Thomas and WR Antonio Callaway.
May 19, 2018Traded CB Jamar Taylor to Arizona for a 2020 sixth-round draft pick.
May 18, 2018Waived LB Austin Calitro. Claimed DL Marcell Frazier off waivers from Seattle.
May 15, 2018Claimed OL Anthony Fabiano off waivers from Indianapolis and OL Avery Gennesy off waivers from Jacksonville. Waived P Michael Carrizosa and OL Christian Schneider.
May 14, 2018Signed QB Brogan Roback, DB Tigie Sankoh and LB Genard Avery.
May 8, 2018Named David Jenkins executive vice president-chief operating officer.
May 7, 2018Claimed P Justin Vogel off waivers from Green Bay. Waived QB Joel Stave.
May 6, 2018Signed TE Julian Allen, DL Lenny Jones, OL Austin Corbett, WR Damion Ratley and DB Simeon Thomas.
May 4, 2018Signed WRs Evan Berry, Da'Mari Scott and Derrick Willies; DBs Elijah Campbell, Micah Hannemann and Montrel Meander; OL Christian Dilauro, Desmond Harrison and Fred Lauina; DL Daniel Ekuale and Trenton Thompson; RB Dontrell Hilliard and P Michael Carrizosa.
May 2, 2018Waived LB Dominique Alexander and RB Darius Jackson.
April 30, 2018Signed QB Joel Stave. Exercised their fifth-year option on DB Damarious Randall. Waived WR Matt Hazel, DB Kai Nacua and WR Kasen Williams.
April 20, 2018Terminated the contract DB Corey White. Waived DB Reggie Porter.
April 19, 2018Signed DL Jamie Meder.
April 16, 2018Signed WRs Josh Gordon and Matt Hazel, OL Austin Reiter and FB Danny Vitale.
April 13, 2018Signed WR Jarvis Landry to a five-year contract extension. Named Larry Jackson strength and conditioning coach and Dale Jones and Monty Gibson assistant strength and conditioning coaches.
April 12, 2018Terminated the contract of TE Gavin Escobar. Waived LB Max Bullough, WRs Bug Howard and Larry Pinkard, TE Matt Lengel, DB C.J. Smith and RB Kelvin Taylor.
April 6, 2018Traded QB Kevin Hogan and the 205th draft pick to the Washington Redskins for the 188th draft pick.
March 30, 2018Signed WR Jeff Janis and QB Drew Stanton.
March 28, 2018Traded QB Cody Kessler to Jacksonville for a conditional 2019 seventh-round draft pick.
March 23, 2018Signed DB E.J. Gaines.
March 15, 2018Traded DB Jason McCourty and the 219th pick in the 2018 draft to New England for the 205th pick in the 2018 draft. Terminated the contract of DB B.W. Webb. Waived DL Ricky Ali'ifua and Collin Blevins, OL Zach Banner and Joseph Cheek, LB Jeremy Cash, WR Sammie Coates, DB Trevon Hartfield and RB Josh Rounds. Signed DBs T.J. Carrie and Terrance Mitchell, TE Darren Fells, OL Chris Hubbard and Donald Stephenson, RB Carlos Hyde and DL Chris Smith. Traded DB
March 14, 2018Announced the retirement of OT Joe Thomas.
March 8, 2018Named Josh Cribbs coaching intern.
February 26, 2018Claimed WR Larry Pinkard off waivers from Jacksonville.
February 7, 2018Named Sam Shade assistant special teams coach.
January 31, 2018Signed TE Devon Cajuste, DB Denzel Rice and OL Christian Schneider.
January 24, 2018Named Todd Haley offensive coordinator, Amos Jones special teams coordinator and Freddie Kitchens running backs/associate head coach.