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Kevin Stefanski: Callie Brownson 'can fill in anywhere' on Browns' staff

After Callie Brownson made history on Sunday, Cleveland Browns head coach discussed his chief of staff's versatility.

CLEVELAND — Editor's note: the video above is from Feb. 18, 2020.

On Sunday, Callie Brownson became the first female to serve as a position coach in an NFL game when she coached the Cleveland Browns tight ends in their 27-25 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars.

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But prior to making history, Brownson had some other duties to take care of.

"Callie will do anything. She is folding towels in the equipment room because we are down a few people there," Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski said following his team's win on Sunday. "Anything it takes."

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The versatility of Brownson -- who serves as Stefanski's chief of staff -- was on full display on Sunday as she filled in for Cleveland tight ends coach Drew Petzing, who missed Sunday's game due to the birth of his first child. And it was a pretty good game for Brownson's position group, with Austin Hooper catching a nine-yard touchdown pass from Baker Mayfield in the second quarter.

For Stefanski, Brownson's ability to step up when needed on Sunday hardly came as a surprise.

"Callie is a great utility player for us, and she can fill in anywhere," he said. "She is involved with the offense, defense and special teams and what she does behind the scenes for us."

And considering the unique circumstances created by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Brownson's adaptability has been nothing short of invaluable for the Browns.

"With what 2020 has brought to us, to me and to this organization, we need people to be team players," Stefanski said. "I am proud of her and proud of her journey, and it is going to continue here.”