Browns sign Miles Austin

The Cleveland Browns have signed former Dallas Cowboys veteran wide receiver Miles Austin, the team announced.

Austin is a two-time Pro Bowl selection who was cut in March and designated by Dallas as a post-June 1 release.

Austin struggled with hamstring injuries last season and caught just 24 passes for 244 yards and no touchdowns.

He caught 66 passes for 943 yards and six touchdowns in 2012.

For his career, the former Monmouth (N.J.) standout has 301 receptions for 4,481 yards and 34 touchdowns.

There was a report that the Browns were signing wide receiver Earl Bennett, but the Browns have made a different announcement and have signed Austin.

Pro Bowl wide receiver Josh Gordon is facing a potential NFL suspension for reportedy failing another drug test.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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