Browns name starting QB VS Jags, let another QB go

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CLEVELAND (WJW) — The Jacksonville Jaguars named Trevor Lawrence, who was dealing with a leg injury last week, their starting QB Sunday morning but the Browns made the Jags and Browns fans wait until 30 minutes before game time to name their starter as (7-5) Cleveland hosts the (8-4) Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday, 1 p.m. at Cleveland Browns Stadium.

Cleveland is going with the 38-year-old NFL veteran again in former Super Bowl champ Joe Flacco.

The Browns said Saturday that to make room on the roster, the team waived QB P.J. Walker, but in the NFL if a player is waived but not claimed by another team, that team, in this case, the Browns can re-sign Walker.

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Teams will sometimes move players back and forth from the practice squad to the official gameday roster, as the Browns explained in their Saturday statement.


“A club can carry up to 55 players on its roster during a given week by elevating one or two players from its practice squad prior to the transaction deadline that precedes the game. The rule allows teams a larger pool from which to select their 47 or 48 game-day active players. Any player elevated from the practice squad for this purpose will immediately revert to his team’s practice squad the day following the game.

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