Published: Fri, April 05, 2019
Sport | By Kayla Schwartz

Browns sign DB Morgan Burnett, former AAF QB Garrett Gilbert

Browns sign DB Morgan Burnett, former AAF QB Garrett Gilbert

This time, it's a quarterback. His 2,152 passing yards led the league, his 60.6 completion percentage was third among those with at least 200 pass attempts, and his 13 touchdown passes were second-most.

According to Mary Kay Cabot of, the Browns are expected to sign former Packers safety Morgan Burnett, who will combine with Randall to create an ex-Packers duo at the backend of the Cleveland defense.

He would compete for the back up spot to Baker Mayfield with the Browns.

He's also played in the post-season, and that's where the Browns believe they can go following a 7-8-1 season and numerous roster upgrades.

He was a 2014 sixth-round pick of the then-St.

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But after just two months on the practice squad his rookie year, he was cut. He was on a 53-man roster for the first time past year, with the Carolina Panthers, and made his first-ever regular-season appearance in the regular-season finale. Burnett was released earlier this week after asking the Steelers to let him go earlier in the offseason.

Burnett played last season with the Pittsburgh Steelers after spending his first eight years in the National Football League in Green Bay.

It appears it didn't take long for former Pittsburgh Steelers safety Morgan Burnett to find work.

Last year the Steelers signed Burnett, who turned 30 in January, to a three-year, $14.25 million contract that included a $4.25 million signing bonus.

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