Source: Browns near big deal with Landry

From ESPN - April 12, 2018

The Cleveland Browns and wide receiver Jarvis Landry are close to finalizing a long-term deal that would average more than $15 million per year, a source told ESPN's Josina Anderson.

The Browns acquired Landry in a trade last month with the Dolphins, sending a fourth-round pick this year (123rd overall) and seventh-round pick in 2019 to Miami in the swap.

Without a new contract, Landry would play the 2018 season on the franchise tag, which the Dolphins used on him prior to the trade.

Landry will look to boost a Browns wide receiver group that scored seven touchdowns in 2017; Landry had nine for the Dolphins. Kenny Britt, who was released in December, tied for the team lead in touchdowns for wide receivers with two (with Rashard Higgins and Corey Coleman).


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