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Browns cut WR Nate Burleson

The Cleveland Browns cut wide receiver Nate Burleson on Saturday, a source confirmed to ESPN.com.

Burleson, who had been dealing with a lingering hamstring issue, only played in one preseason game. He caught one pass on two targets for 27 yards in the preseason finale.

The 32-year-old had 461 yards and one touchdown last season for the Detroit Lions.

The Browns also cut running back Chris Ogbonnaya, linebacker Garrett Gilkey and tailback Dion Lewis, according to Cleveland.com.

Information from ESPN's Adam Caplan and ESPN.com's Pat McManamon was used in this report.
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