There has been some movement with Browns owner Jimmy Haslam’s Tennessee based company Pilot Flying J that is still under investigation due to an alleged fuel rebate scam. Employees at the company were informed through an e-mail today that the president of the company Mark Hazelwood is no longer employed at Pilot Flying J. According to the Knoxville News Sentinel, Hazelwood’s attorney, Gordon Ball declined to confirm the report, or to comment on it. For more on this story you can follow knoxnews.com.
In on the field news involving the Browns, today they cut WR-Josh Cooper, OL- Anthony Dima, WR- Tori Gurley, RB- Jamaine Cook, OL- Michael Philipp, DL- Elhadji Ndiaye, FB- Chris Pressley and TE- Andre Smith.
While those guys were sent packing, the Browns did keep and sign seven players that participated in their rookie mini-camp WR- Taylor Gabriel, WR- Anthony Armstrong, TE- James Oboh, RB- Jourdan Brooks, OL- Randall Harris, DL- Jacobbi McDaniel and DB- Robert Nelson.
The next time players will be together in Berea for the Browns is on Wednesday, May 21st for OTA’s, or Organized Team Activities.