Browns awarded Eric Martin off waivers

The Cleveland Browns were awarded linebacker Eric Martin off waivers from the Ne w Orleans Saints and the team waived defensive back Trevin Wade.

Martin, a 6-2, 250-pound rookie from Nebraska, originally signed with the Saints as an undrafted free agent on April 28. He appeared in all three of the Saints’ preseason contests and recorded one special-teams tackle. He was waived Tuesday.

As a first-team All-Big Ten honoree as a senior, Martin led the Cornhuskers with 8 1/2 sacks.

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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