NFL News: Browns place DE Emmanuel Stephens on IR

From the team-

“The Cleveland Browns today placed defensive lineman Emmanuel Stephens on injured reserve, the team announced. Stephens appeared in all eight games this season and totaled nine tackles, one sack and one forced fumble.”

The Browns are hoping to have Rubin and Taylor back this week, which would help with the depth on the defensive line.

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