Browns’ Bryant motivated by season spent on sideline
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Desmond Bryant is savoring every snap, knowing the next one could be his last.
He can't forget those long days he spent last summer in the trainer's room, where he endured grueling rehab sessions with doubts about the future filling his head.
Bryant, who underwent surgery to correct an irregular heartbeat in 2013, knows how quickly it can all be taken away. That's why the Browns defensive lineman isn't missing anything.
"I'm going to cherish every moment while I'm here," he said.
AP Source: Browns fire defensive coordinator Ray Horton
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns forced a big turnover on defense.
Following a 1-15 season, Cleveland fired defensive coordinator Ray Horton on Saturday night and the Browns have an agreement in place for former Buffalo coach Gregg Williams to replace him, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press. Williams was the Rams' defensive coordinator the last three seasons.
Browns sign former Redskins lineman Paea, consider cuts
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns added some beef to their defensive line while they considered cuts to their roster.
Cleveland signed defensive lineman Stephen Paea, a 2011 second-round pick released earlier this week by the Washington Redskins. The 6-foot-1, 310-pound Paea gives the Browns some depth and versatility up front.