Browns will release Montario Hardesty

The Cleveland Browns will release running back Montario Hardesty, according to a report from NFL.com.

Hardesty is currently on injured reserve but is expected to be medically cleared by doctors on Monday. When that happens, the Browns plan to release him.

Hardesty had knee surgery in August. He's battled knee injuries throughout his career after being drafted in the second round of the 2010 draft.

For his career thus far, Hardesty has totaled 537 yards and a touchdown.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.

Aaron Wilson
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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