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Browns Sign Kicker Parkey After Murray Injured in Practice


CLEVELAND (AP) — Ravaged by injures, the Browns signed kicker Cody Parkey after Patrick Murray injured his knee in practice.




The Browns have been struck by major injuries at a disturbing rate, losing six starters before the season's third game.


Parkey, who previously kicked for Philadelphia, will make his debut for Cleveland on Sunday at Miami. He set the NFL rookie scoring record in 2014 for the Eagles with 150 points and made the Pro Bowl. He injured his groin last year and was later waived.


Murray got hurt during Friday's walkthrough. He missed last season with Tampa Bay after tearing a knee ligament. Murray beat out incumbent Travis Coons in training camp this summer.


Murray missed a 52-year-field goal and had an extra-point blocked last week in a loss to Baltimore. The Browns placed him on injured reserve.


Rookie quarterback Cody Kessler will start against the Dolphins following injuries to Robert Griffin III and Josh McCown.



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