'The People's Champ' leaving Green Bay, sign's with Browns

GREEN BAY, Wis. - The man they call 'The People's Champ' is leaving Green Bay. Wide Receiver Jeff Janis signed with the Cleveland Browns on Friday.



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The Packers drafted Janis out of Saginaw State Valley in 2014. He played four seasons with the Packers primarily as a special teams returner. The highlight of his career came in the 2015 Divisional Round game against the Cardinals in which Janis hauled in a 41-yard hail marry touchdown pass from Aaron Rodgers as time expired to force overtime. 

Janis joins former Packers Damarious Randall and JC Tretter in Cleveland. 

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