BEREA, Ohio -- The Cleveland Browns on Thursday signed defensive lineman
Sanford is 6-2, 280 pounds and officially in this third NFL season out of Temple. Originally signed by Cleveland as an undrafted free agent in 2010, Sanford spent the past three seasons with the Browns (2010-12), appearing in six games and totaling five tackles. This season, he was waived by Cleveland during the final roster reduction (Aug. 31) and claimed by Oakland. He appeared in five games with the Raiders with one start and registered seven tackles. He was most recently waived by Oakland on Dec. 7.
He is a native of Hartford, Conn., where he graduated from Hartford Public High School.
The Browns also signed rookie wide receiver