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FILE - This is a May 20, 2014, file photo showing Chris Kirksey of the Cleveland Browns NFL football team.

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Cleveland Browns rookie linebacker Chris Kirksey has shrunk — incredibly.

A glitch in the popular Madden 15 video game has reduced Kirksey from a 6-foot-2, 235-pounder to a 14-inch player, running around on the field among giants. Kirksey has always played the video game with his brothers and friends and he's taken the mistake — and attention he's gotten from it — in stride.

Kirksey posted "No matter how small you are, have big dreams, and live big!" on his Twitter account.

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The Browns drafted Kirksey in the third round of this year's NFL draft from Iowa. Kirksey was a standout during the exhibition season. He was recently voted the team's top rookie at training camp by media members.

Cleveland opens the NFL season on Sunday in Pittsburgh.

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