"Scottish Hammer" wins Browns punting job over vet Colquitt
September 1, 2019
CLEVELAND (AP) — Jamie Gillan already had a cool nickname, "The Scottish Hammer." He's got a new title: starting kicker.
The undrafted rookie free agent with the thick accent and powerful leg beat out veteran Britton Colquitt as the Browns reduced their roster to 53 on Saturday with general manager John Dorsey pulling off two more trades.
Of all of Dorsey's decisions, the biggest surprise was Gillan over Colquitt, a Pro Bowl alternate last season and former Super Bowl winner in Denver.
The Browns have turned their kicking duties over to two rookies: Gillan and kicker Austin Seibert, a fif...