The Browns, who have overhauled their roster during free agency,
also signed tight end Darnell Dinkins. He's the eighth player
signed by Cleveland since free agency began earlier this month.
Crocker, a third-round draft pick in 2003, started all 16 games
for the Browns last season. He finished with 86 tackles and made
Jones played in 16 games last season after missing his rookie
year with a torn knee ligament. Pool, too, was slowed by injuries
last season but showed promise by making plays in 13 games.
Dinkins made four starts last season for Baltimore, catching
five passes for 55 yards. The 6-foot-3, 255-pounder has been used
primarily as a blocker with the New York Giants and Ravens. The
Browns will play him on special teams.