Browns cut RB Davis

Published 1:17 am Tuesday, October 26, 2010

BEREA (AP) — Unhappy with his role and little playing time, running back James Davis has been let go by the Cleveland Browns.

According to The Plain Dealer, the seldom-used Davis was waived Monday by the Browns, who once had high hopes for the 2009 draft pick. The team did not confirm the move or that it has been awarded running back Thomas Clayton off waivers from New England.

On his Twitter account, Davis, who had four carries for nine yards this season, indicated he was gone.

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“Finally was granted with my wish,” he wrote.

Despite the Browns needing another back after rookie Montario Hardesty and Jerome Harrison was traded, Davis was inactive for three of the past four games.

His agent told newspaper that Davis did not ask to be waived. Agent Bob Hunter also told the paper he was surprised the Browns did not use Davis more.

Davis played in two games as a rookie before suffering a season-ending shoulder injury during practice.