The Cleveland Browns on Tuesday signed free agent Naaman Roosevelt, the club announced. Roosevelt, a 6-0, 200-pound wide receiver in his third NFL season out of the University at Buffalo, has appeared in 16 NFL games, all with the Buffalo Bills. His first name is pronounced NAY-man.
An undrafted free agent, Roosevelt initially signed with the Bills in 2010 and has recorded 25 career receptions for 396 yards with one touchdown. He set career highs in 2011 after appearing in 10 games with 16 receptions for 257 yards with one touchdown. He spent training camp with the Bills last season.
While in college, Roosevelt set school records in receptions (268), receiving yards (3,551), touchdown catches (28) and all-purpose yards (5,341). A native of Buffalo, N.Y., he graduated from the city's St. Joseph's High School.
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