The Browns today signed free agent kicker Shaun Suisham, the team announced. In addition, the team waived kicker Leigh Tiffin.
Originally signed by Pittsburgh as undrafted free agent on April 28, 2005, Suisham has appeared in 57 games and connected on 87-of-110 field goal attempts and 101-of-103 extra points for 362 career points. He has seen action in eight games over two stints with Dallas (2005-06, 09) and in 49 contests with Washington (2006-09). In 2009, Suisham connected on 20-of-24 field goals and 25-of-26 PATS in 14 games with the Cowboys and Redskins.
Suisham finished his college career as Bowling Green State University’s (2001-04) all-time leading scorer (361 points), while also setting the Falcons record with 45 career field goals. As a senior, he finished 12th in the nation in scoring with a 9.3 point-per-game average and was a semifinalist for the Lou Groza Award, given annually to the nation’s best kicker. Born December 29, 1981, the 6-0, 200 pounder hails from Wallaceburg, Ontario where he attended Wallaceburg District Secondary School.
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