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Browns sign WR Jeff Janis, formerly of the Packers

Janis was known as one of the Packers’ best special teams players.

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It looks like the influence of Eliot Wolf and Alonzo Highsmith has come into play again. On Friday, the team announced that they have signed free agent wide receiver Jeff Janis.

Janis (6-3, 219 lbs) was a 7th round pick by the Green Bay Packers in 2014. He has played in 51 games over the past four seasons, but only has 17 catches for 200 yards and 1 touchdown. The area he has made an impact has been on special teams, where he has 22 career tackles and has returned 23 kickoffs for 568 yards (24.7 yards per return).

But don’t forget that Janis also had these clutch catches once as regulation ended in a postseason game:

Janis was known as the Packers’ best special teamer, which might spell trouble for WR Ricardo Louis, a player who tried taking on some gunner responsibilities last year but is likely to see a steep decline in the receiver rotation.