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Alex Tanney, trick-shot QB, strikes deal with Browns

The Cleveland Browns got a little tricky in selecting a backup quarterback for Brandon Weeden.

Alex Tanney tweeted Tuesday he is headed from the Cowboys' practice squad to Cleveland's quarterback room. The Browns announced they agreed to terms on a contract with Tanney later that afternoon.

With Jason Campbell suffering a concussion last week, Tanney could be in line to back up the much-maligned Weeden on Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars. There are no other quarterbacks currently on the Browns' active roster.

Tanney, if you remember from 2011, is a trick-shot artist. This could be the man Browns fans are pining for one drive into a home contest against a 2-8 team:




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