The Cleveland Browns have signed WR Blake Jackson to the active roster from the practice squad. To make room on the roster, the team placed LB Tanner Vallejo (hamstring) on injured reserve.
Jackson is 5-10, 200-pounds and officially in his first NFL season out of Mary Hardin-Baylor. A quarterback in college, Jackson appeared in 39 games, passing for 4,311 yards and 49 touchdowns. He has spent the past nine weeks on the Browns' practice squad. He is a native of Houston, Texas. Jackson will wear No. 12.
Vallejo appeared in 13 games with one start. He logged 20 tackles and a forced fumble on defense and seven special teams tackles.