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Friday, September 3, 2010
Browns, Steelers make early cuts

By James Walker

The Pittsburgh Steelers and Cleveland Browns moved one step closer to trimming their final rosters down to 53 players Friday evening.

Pittsburgh announced 10 cuts. They included receiver Brandon London, running back Justin Vincent, linebacker Renauld Williams, defensive tackle Scott Paxson, long snapper Matt Stewart, safety Justin Thornton, offensive linemen Dorian Brooks and Kyle Jolly, and tight ends Sean McHugh and Eugene Bright.

The Browns released six players: cornerback Coye Francies, tight end Joel Gamble, offensive linemen Casey Bender and Joel Reinders, and receivers Syndric Steptoe and Jake Allen.

Final cuts have to be made by 6 p.m. Saturday.