On Monday the Cleveland Browns announced that they have signed OL Patrick Lewis, OL Karim Barton and WR Charles Johnson to the practice squad.
Lewis spent 11 weeks on the Browns’ active roster last season. He dressed but did not play in three games and was inactive for eight more. He also spent three weeks on the club’s practice squad before being signed to Jacksonville’s active roster.
Johnson, a seventh-round pick by Green Bay in 2013, was signed off the Packers’ practice squad to Cleveland’s active roster in Week 6. He missed the remainder of the season with a torn ACL. Johnson caught six passes for 65 yards during the preseason.
Barton, a rookie who initially joined the Browns via waivers from Philadelphia on Aug. 25, appeared in three preseason games with the Eagles and the finale with the Browns.
The practice squad now consists of nine players including OL James Brown, DL Jacobbi McDaniel, TE Emmanuel Ogbuehi, LB Keith Pough, QB Connor Shaw and LB Justin Staples.