Unfortunately for Baxter and the Cleveland Browns, that was the high point of the cornerback's return as, four days after surgery to remove cartilage in one of his surgically repaired knees, the organization has announced that they have terminated the veteran's contract.
Baxter suffered torn patellar tendons in both knees on Oct. 22, 2006 against the Broncos and has not played in a game since. He was attempting what was widely regarded as an unprecedented -- and unlikely -- comeback from the devastating dual injuries.
While Baxter's career with the Browns has come to an end for the moment, the organization did not preclude a reunion at some point down the road.
""Last year we were able to hold a roster spot open for
"After he underwent a knee scope last week, we are unfortunately not in a position to hold a roster spot this year. We are releasing