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Browns hopeful Travis Coons will be ready for Seattle

Travis Coons is considered questionable for Sunday's game in Seattle but the Browns are optimistic he'll be ready to go in a familiar place.

Coons, who played his college ball at University of Washington in Seattle, is dealing with a sore groin that has limited his activity in Cleveland's last two practices. His rest Friday was a "precaution," Browns coach Mike Pettine said.

"I didn't necessarily injure it I just felt like a little tightness there," Coons said. "I didn't want to overdo it and then have an injury."

Following along with the precaution theme, the Browns worked out a handful of kickers Friday, Pettine said. If the Browns were to add a kicker to the roster for Sunday's game, it would have to occur over the next 24 hours.

Pettine said he would have more clarity after meeting with head trainer Joe Sheehan.

"If it is one where there is a definite chance he could wake up and not feel good, then we can go ahead and have that contingency in place," Pettine said. "If it is a situation where we feel good that he is going to try to go, then likely we would have to have the replacement be on the roster."

Another emergency option? Quarterback Austin Davis, who "knocks through 45-yarders like they are nothing" at practice, Pettine said.

"We always have a little fun on Fridays with a guest kicker," Davis said. "Typically that is what it is, is watching someone who can't really kick a ball try to kick a ball and it is funny to do. When we played the Rams I got to go. I kicked in high school.

"In the emergency situation if that ever came up, sure, I would give it a shot. Nothing to lose."

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