Cleveland signed the star wide receiver to a five-year, $75 million contract extension on Friday night, locking up a game-changing player theyíre counting on for the future.
A three-time Pro Bowler acquired last month in a trade with Miami, Landry was at the teamís headquarters Friday as the Browns continued preparations for an NFL draft that may re-shape their franchise.
Article continues below ... ĒJarvis Landry is the type of football player we want on this team for a long time Authentic Austin Romine Jersey ,Ē general manager John Dorsey said. ĒObviously, heís an accomplished playmaker, thatís why we went after him in the trade but in his short time as a Brown we can already see the type of leadership and competitiveness heís going to bring to his teammates. We are very pleased that weíve been able to secure him to a long-term contract.Ē
Landry led the NFL with 112 catches last season and scored nine touchdowns, two more than Clevelandís entire receiving corps.
The 25-year-old will make an immediate impact for a Cleveland team that lost all 16 games last season and is 1-31 in two years under coach Hue Jackson.
ĒIíve always dreamed of two things: taking care of my family and playing football Adidas Henrik Sedin Jersey ,Ē Landry said. ĒIíve become a product of hard work, sacrifice, persistence, and mental toughness. Jerry Rice said the thing that made him so great was the fear of failure. Iíve been afraid of failure my whole life. Iíve endured my share Authentic Da'Ron Payne Jersey , but in each and every discomforting time Iíve failed, Iíve also grown, Iíve also learned, Iíve also found success.Ē
The Browns have the No. 1 and No. 4 overall picks and are expected to select a quarterback. However Antonio Callaway Jersey Elite , that pick is likely to spend at least one season backing up newly acquired QB Tyrod Taylor, who will have Landry as a target.