The Cleveland Browns were awarded punter Spencer Lanning off waivers from Jacksonville.
Originally signed as an undrafted free agent by the Chicago Bears on July 26, 2011, Lanning was waived by the Bears on September 2, 2011.
He signed with the Jaguars on January 14, 2012. He was a four-year letterman at the University of South Carolina (2007-10) who finished his career with 171 punts for a 42.6-yard average and 46 punts inside the 20-yard line.
He also served as kicker during his final two collegiate seasons, connecting on 34 of 44 field goal attempts and 80 of 84 PATs. A native of Rock Hill, South Carolina, the 5-11, 200-pound Lanning attended York High School in South Carolina. He was born May 21, 1988.
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