Browns adjust to handle TE Jordan Akins

A free agent go to concluded with a signing as Jordan Akins opts to reunite collectively with his former quarterback Deshaun Watson and be a part of the Cleveland Browns per his agency.

The Cleveland Browns have come to phrases on a handle tight finish Jordan Akins in retaining collectively with his agent, David Canter of GSE Worldwide. The contract is for two years, $5.2 million if he can attain some incentives. The 30-yr previous tight finish reunites with quarterback Deshaun Watson, each former members of the Houston Texans.

The Browns are solely the second crew Akins has performed for as all 5 of his earlier seasons have been in Houston. This previous season, Akins posted posted profession highs in receiving yardage (497) and touchdowns (5) whereas tying his profession mark for receptions (37).

Akins had posted two 4 hundred+ yard receiving seasons in 2019 and 2020 when Watson was the quarterback. The 6’4″ 243lb Akins joins an excellent finish room with David Njoku and Harrison Bryant.

final season, the Browns launched in Pharaoh Brown when he was let go by the Texans, one other tight finish with familiarity with Watson.

The Browns have been additionally in contact with Donald Parham, a free agent tight finish who had not too prolonged in the past performed with the l. a. Chargers earlier than he finally decided to re-signal.

Akins solidifies the tight finish room with added depth, however does not primarily preclude the Browns from drafting an excellent finish subsequent month in what’s extensively thought to be an particularly gifted group.

Akins is the most important Browns signing on offense that has come from outdoors the group this free agency interval. The crew re-signed coronary heart Ethan Pocic, however the most important goal so far has been on the defensive side of the ball.


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