The Browns released left tackle Desmond Harrison, who started eight games as a rookie last season.
Harrison was let go Wednesday, a day after coach Freddie Kitchens said the 25-year-old “missed a flight or something” and wasn’t at mandatory minicamp. Harrison was signed as an undrafted free agent last year from West Georgia in Carrollton. He had previously played at Texas.
He became a surprise starter for the Browns, who had to fill a major hole on the left side following the retirement of perennial Pro Bowl lineman Joe Thomas.
Harrison started the first half of the season before he was replaced by Greg Robinson, a former No. 2 overall pick. Robinson kept the job and did a nice job protecting quarterback Baker Mayfield. He's expected to start for Cleveland again this season.
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