Browns Waive RB L.J. Scott, Sign RB D’Ernest Johnson

The Cleveland Browns announced Thursday that they’ve sign RB D’Ernest Johnson and waived RB L.J. Scott.

This comes less than a day after a report surfaced that Scott has decided to leave the team and will not play football going forward. 

According to Mary Kay Cabot, Scott did not attend the team’s practice on Wednesday.

Scott, 22, signed on with the Browns as an undrafted free agent out of Michigan State. His departure opens a spot on Cleveland’s 90-man offseason roster. 

During his college career at Michigan State, Scott recorded 610 rushing attempts for 2,855 yards (4.7 YPC) and 25 touchdowns to go along with 43 receptions for 403 yards receiving (9.4 YPC) and two touchdowns. 

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