By Brian Tesch, Steelers Correspondent, Tue, Nov 18th 11:33am EST
In an unexpected move, the Cleveland Browns have cut Ben Tate. GM Ray Farmer stated, "With all the transactions we make while constructing our roster, it will always be our intent to do what is best for our football team." Farmer also added, "This move is no different and we wish Ben the best going forward." (Source: clevelandbrowns.com
Fantasy Impact: While Tate has been unimpressive of late, this isn't the end of the world for those with Tate on their roster. RB needy teams such as Indianapolis, Carolina, or even Denver could snatch Tate up in short order. If a panicky manager drops Tate, he's worth a waiver claim. With Tate gone, rookies Terrance West and Isaiah Crowell look to have a true 50/50 split of the backfield.