Browns re-sign linebacker Tank Carder

BEREA, Ohio – The Browns have re-signed unrestricted free-agent linebacker Tank Carder, the team announced Monday.Carder, a seventh-year pro who is 6-foot-2, 235 pounds, tore a right-knee ligament last August in a preseason game against the Giants and had to undergo season-ending surgery.Carder, 29, was in a battle then at middle linebacker with second-year pro Joe Schobert.Claimed off waivers from the Bills in 2012, Carder has been mostly a reserve linebacker and special teams ace. He was a fifth-round pick out of Texas Christian.