The Cleveland Browns signed 9-year-old Dylan Sutcliffe, who has been diagnosed with ataxia telangiectasia (A-T), to a 1-day contract on Tuesday. General manager Ray Farmer said of Sutcliffe:
"We're excited to add another quality player to our roster as we prepare for the 2015 season. When we first connected with Dylan, it was clear he was a competitor who had all of the right attributes to be a contributor to our team."
The Browns were posting updates on Dylan's day on their Twitter account:
VIDEO: Browns welcome new signing Dylan Sutcliffe to the team facility in Berea. pic.twitter.com/qYMUfkdhgb— Cleveland Browns (@Browns) June 2, 2015
GM Ray Farmer presents Dylan with the #7 jersey -- Dylan's favorite number. pic.twitter.com/8DsiqVFnuo— Cleveland Browns (@Browns) June 2, 2015
Dylan and Phil break it down after practice. https://t.co/xfd5kAt3VQ— Cleveland Browns (@Browns) June 2, 2015