CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - The Cleveland Browns cut QB Charlie Whitehurst with an injury settlement Tuesday, right after signing QB Kevin Hogan and DL Gabe Wright from the practice squad.
Whitehurst's contract was terminated to make room on the roster.
Hogan is a 6-3, 218 pound rookie out of Stanford. He was originally selected by Kansas City in the fifth round of the draft. He has spent the first five weeks of the season on the Browns' practice squad. In college, Hogan completed 727 of 1,103 passes for 9,385 yards, 75 touchdowns and 29 interceptions. He also rushed for 1,249 yards and 15 touchdowns. A native of McLean, Va., Hogan graduated from Gonzaga College High School.
Wright is 6-2, 284-pounds and officially in his second NFL season out of Auburn. Originally selected by Detroit in the fourth round of the 2015 draft, he has appeared in nine career games. Wright has appeared in two games with the Browns this season and spent three weeks on the club's practice squad. A native of Columbus, Ga., Wright graduated from Carver High School.
Whitehurst made his Browns debut as a reserve last week. He completed 14 of 24 passes for 182 yards and one touchdown before injuring his knee in the fourth quarter.
The Browns also signed WR Mitch Mathews to the practice squad.
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