The Cleveland Browns are releasing starting left tackle Greg Robinson, per NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, but they intend to sign him back immediately.

The release is a way for the Browns to open up a roster spot. On Sunday, they picked up LB Malik Jefferson (waivers), WR Taiwan Taylor (trade), TE Ricky Seals-Jones (waivers), and WR Khadarel Hodge.

The Browns can now move players to half-season injured reserve. As of 4 p.m. ET Sunday, NFL teams can place a player on injured reserve to come back Week 8. The time often correlates with releases:

By parting ways with Robinson (momentarily), the Browns save $6.5 million in cap space and incur a $500,000 dead cap fee, per Over The Cap.

The No. 2 pick in the 2014 NFL Draft by the then-St. Louis Rams, Robinson turned out to be a draft bust for his first team. After three seasons of disappointment split between the Midwest and West Coast, the Rams parted ways with him. Following one (six-game) season with the Detroit Lions, he found himself in Cleveland and saw increased succe

In 2018, Robinson started half of his 16 games played According to Pro Football Focus, he allowed one sack on the season while warranting 10 yellow flags.

With 2018 starting left tackle Desmond Harrison gone, he gets another shot in 2019 to prove naysayers wrong — even if he has to sit on the open market for a little while.