The Cleveland Browns signed center Casey Dunn on Sunday.
In a corresponding transaction, the club released guard Jovahn Fair, who had just signed with the Browns on August 10.
The 6-foot-3 and 292-pound Dunn spent time last season on the practice squad of the New Orleans Saints and appeared in two games as a special teams player with Washington in 2018, where he also worked with current Browns offensive line coach Bill Callahan.
Dunn started his college career as a walk-on at Jacksonville State and earned FCS All-American honors before transferring to Auburn for the 2017 season.
He made Washington’s regular-season roster in 2018 after earning a chance as a tryout player at the team’s rookie minicamp. Washington waived Dunn with an injury designation last summer before releasing him at the end of September. He was out of football until the Saints signed him to their practice squad before the final game of the 2019 season.
With starting center JC Tretter expected to miss a couple of weeks following a surgical procedure on his knee, Dunn may get a few reps in but he may more than likely just be a camp body to spell rookie Nick Harris until Tretter returns.