Jarvis Landry signing with Saints, won’t return after four seasons in Cleveland

BEREA — Jarvis Landry is headed home.

He’ll return to Cleveland on Christmas Eve.

Landry, a five-time Pro Bowl receiver, reached agreement Friday on a deal with the New Orleans Saints. Landry grew up in Louisiana and went to LSU. The Saints will play the Browns at FirstEnergy Stadium on Dec. 24.

NFL Network reported the deal’s expected to be for one year and worth up to $6 million.

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“HOME !!! WHO DAT NATION SEE YOU SOON,” Landry posted on Instagram with a highlight video of his playing days in high school and college.

WHO DAT 🚀🚀 pic.twitter.com/UKlnZRfeva

— Jarvis Juice Landry (@God_Son80) May 13, 2022


He began his NFL career with the Dolphins but spent the last four years with the Browns after being acquired in a trade. He helped changed the culture within the organization, earned the respect of coaches and teammates and was productive (288 catches, 3,560 yards, 12.4 average, 15 touchdowns). The Browns cut him in March to save nearly $15 million in salary cap space and cash.

Landry and the Browns remained open to a reunion, but after the Browns chose not to pay the last year of his contract, the circumstances would’ve had to align for him to return. Plus, the Browns traded for No. 1 receiver Amari Cooper and drafted Purdue’s David Bell at No. 99 in…

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