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Browns agree to terms with Weber State alum Paul McQuistan

By Tom Withers

Associated Press

Published: Monday, March 24 2014 3:55 p.m. MDT

Seattle Seahawks' Paul McQuistan celebrates with fans after the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game against the Denver Broncos Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Seahawks won 43-8. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Ted S. Warren, ASSOCIATED PRESS

CLEVELAND — The Browns have agreed to a contract with offensive lineman Paul McQuistan. The free agent is returning to Cleveland after starting 14 games last season for the Super Bowl champion Seahawks.

Terms of the deal were not immediately available.

McQuistan played with Cleveland in 2010. The 30-year-old lineman brings versatility to the Browns, who need a right guard after losing Shawn Lauvao in free agency. McQuistan can also play tackle.

The 6-foot-6, 315-pounder has played eight seasons in the NFL. He was drafted in the third round by Oakland in 2006. McQuistan has made 52 starts and played left tackle, left guard and right guard.

McQuistan appeared in 35 games with the Raiders from 2006-09. He has also been with Jacksonville. He signed with Seattle in 2011 and appeared in 48 games over three seasons, making 40 starts.

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