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Browns awarded Jordan Poyer from waivers

Posted Oct 21, 2013

The Cleveland Browns were awarded DB Jordan Poyer from waivers, the team announced Monday evening.

BEREA, Ohio -- The Cleveland Browns on Monday claimed Jordan Poyer off waivers from Philadelphia. In addition, the team waived DB Julian Posey.

Poyer is a 6-0, 191-pound defensive back in his rookie season out of Oregon State. Selected by the Eagles in the seventh round (218th overall), he appeared in three games and registered two tackles on defense and one on special teams.

A consensus All-American as a senior at Oregon State, and semifinalist for the Bednarik (top defensive player) and Thorpe (top cornerback) awards, Poyer is a native of Astoria, Ore., where he attended Astoria High School. A two-sport athlete, Poyer also was an outfielder briefly at Oregon State, and was selected by the Florida Marlins in the 42nd round of the 2009 MLB draft.

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