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Browns Claim Linebacker Jackson Jeffcoat Off Waivers From Redskins

The Browns announced today that they have claimed LB Jackson Jeffcoat via waivers from Washington.

Jeffcoat is 6-3, 250-pounds and entering his third NFL season out of Texas.

Originally signed by Seattle as an undrafted free agent in 2014, Jeffcoat has appeared in nine career games with one start with Washington. He has totaled seven tackles, one sack, one interception, and one forced fumble.

Last season, he appeared in six games before being placed on injured reserve on Nov. 7. His father, Jim, appeared in 227 games with the Cowboys (1983-94) and Bills (1995-97) and logged 102.5 career sacks.

A native of Plano, Texas, Jeffcoat graduated from Plano West High School.

Matt Loede has been a part of the Cleveland Sports Media for over 21 years, with experience covering Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, the National Football League and even high school and college events. He has been a part of the Cleveland Indians coverage since the opening of Jacobs/Progressive Field in 1994, and spent two and a half years covering the team for 92.3 The Fan, and covers them daily for Associated Press Radio. You can follow Matt on Twitter HERE.

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