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Detmer Placed on Injured Reserve

August 16, 2000

CLEVELAND (AP) _ Cleveland Browns backup quarterback Ty Detmer was placed on the injured reserve list Wednesday and will miss the rest of the season.

Detmer injured his Achilles’ tendon during Saturday’s game against Chicago. He had surgery Monday and will need up to eight months for injury rehabilitation.

The injury left rookie Spergon Wynn as the backup to Tim Couch.

Offensive tackle Jeremy McKinney also was placed on the injured reserve list.

The Browns on Wednesday waived defensive linemen Eric Chandler and Teto Simpson, offensive linemen Steve Estes and Mike Guilliams, wide receivers Jeff Klopf and Kofi Shuck, tight end Trevon Matthews and defensive back Nate Terry.

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