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Browns sign DB Jamar Taylor to contract extension

The Browns have signed DB Jamar Taylor to a three-year contract extension.

"Jamar has been a really good addition to our secondary and we are happy to come to an agreement with him on an extension," said Browns Executive Vice President of Football Operations Sashi Brown. "He's an extremely hard worker and has shown true perseverance throughout his NFL career. His veteran presence and flexible skill set that allows him to function at nickel and corner has proved to be a valuable asset to our team. Jamar is a solid performer that has made some nice plays for us over the course of season and we look forward to him contributing to Browns victories in the future."

Taylor has set career highs in interceptions (two) and passes defensed (eight), while adding 40 tackles in 11 games with 10 starts this season. He is in his fourth NFL season out of Boise State was acquired from Miami along with the 250th overall selection for the 223rd overall pick in the 2016 NFL draft. He has appeared in 44 career games and logged 119 tackles, 12 passes defensed, two interceptions and one fumble recovery.

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