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49ers acquire QB McCoy from Browns

4:03 PM, Apr 1, 2013   |    comments
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Santa Clara, CA (Sports Network) - The San Francisco 49ers have acquired quarterback Colt McCoy from the Cleveland Browns.

Additionally, San Francisco will send a pair of undisclosed draft picks in the 2013 NFL Draft.

The 49ers will also receive an undisclosed pick in the upcoming draft.

McCoy will compete for the backup position to starter Colin Kaepernick.

The 25-year-old, who was originally selected in the third round (85th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft by Cleveland, appeared in eight games his rookie season, throwing for 1,576 yards, six touchdowns and nine interceptions.

The former Texas standout started 13 games for the Browns in 2011 before he was replaced by rookie Brandon Weeden in 2012. Over 24 career games, McCoy has thrown for 4,388 yards, 21 touchdowns and 20 interceptions.

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