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Cleveland Browns quarterback Jacoby Brissett watches from the sideline during the NFL football team's training camp in Berea on Tuesday. Brissett Camp 2

Jacoby Brissett is sliding up from the second chair in the quarterback room again as the Cleveland Browns shift from bracing for Deshaun Watson's ban to preparing to play into October without him.

Brissett, 29, said his preparation won't change a great deal other than the expectation that more of the first-team reps are coming his way with Watson expected to be suspended six games for violating the NFL's off-field conduct policy.

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