Berea, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - The Cleveland Browns have signed wide
receiver Armanti Edwards, the team announced Tuesday.
Edwards, released by Carolina earlier this month following a disappointing
four-year stint with the Panthers, will likely be counted on to help bolster a
return game that lost the dangerous Travis Benjamin to a season-ending torn
ACL in Sunday's 23-17 loss at Kansas City.
Benjamin, who returned a punt 79 yards for a touchdown against Buffalo in Week
5 and had an 86-yard kickoff return at Green Bay on Oct. 20, was placed on
injured reserve Tuesday.
Edwards averaged 19.7 yards on kick returns and 7.0 yards on punt over 39
games with the Panthers, who drafted the two-time Walter Payton Award winner
in the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft.
Cleveland also signed offensive tackle Reid Fragel off Cincinnati's practice
squad. The Ohio State product was a seventh-round pick of the Bengals in
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