Brandon Hughes DB CLE 7 Months
Browns released CB Brandon Hughes and DE Brian Sanford.
The Browns are populating their offseason roster with upside youngsters instead of retread veterans. Hughes appeared in one game for the Eagles last season before being released with an injury settlement. Sanford notched eight tackles in six games between the Browns and Raiders.
Brandon Hughes DB CLE Jul 04 '79
Eagles released CB Brandon Hughes with an injury settlement.
Hughes broke his hand in the preseason, returned to play 22 snaps in Week 2, and then was placed on injured reserve with a hamstring injury last week. Hughes, 27, appeared in 31 games with the Eagles the past four seasons.
Brandon Hughes DB CLE Jun 29 '79
Eagles placed CB Brandon Hughes (hamstring) on injured reserve with a designation for return.
Hughes played 22 snaps in the Week 2 loss to the Chargers, but he'd normally just be depth when Bradley Fletcher (concussion) is healthy. Hughes' role on the team will be taken by Roc Carmichael, who was signed off the Texans practice squad Wednesday. The earliest Hughes can return is Week 11.
Brandon Hughes DB CLE Jun 21 '79
Eagles re-signed CB Brandon Hughes.
Hughes broke his hand in the third preseason game and wasn't going to play in Week 1 anyway. By cutting him and then bringing him back now, the Eagles avoid guaranteeing his salary. Hughes' main contributions will come on special teams.
Brandon Hughes DB CLE Jun 18 '79
Eagles released Brandon Hughes.
Hughes broke his hand in the third preseason game. He had already been ruled out for the Monday night opener against Washington. Hughes is likely getting waived/injured or receiving some kind of injury settlement.
Brandon Hughes DB CLE Jun 05 '79
Eagles CB Brandon Hughes suffered a broken hand in Saturday night's preseason game against the Jaguars.
Hughes, 27, is one of the Eagles' top special teams players, and he was also seeing some work at corner with CB Curtis Marsh already out with a fractured hand of his own. Hughes appeared in all 16 games last season, making ten tackles.
Brandon Hughes DB CLE Jul 04 '78
Eagles signed CB Brandon Hughes to a one-year extension through 2013.
One of Philly's top special teams gunners, Hughes is now signed for $540,000 in 2012 and $630,000 in 2013. He can earn another $500,000 over the course of the deal via performance escalators. Although 26-year-old Hughes is used sparingly on defense, he racked up seven special teams stops in 2011.