Found March 11, 2014 on Fox Sports Ohio:
The Browns are apparently on a spending spree on Day 1 of the NFL free agency period. According to Albert Breer of NFL Network and since confirmed by multiple outlets, Cleveland has offered Cincinnati wide receiver Andrew Hawkins a four-year deal. Hawkins is a restricted free agent. Cincinnati tendered him a one-year offer at the lowest level of $1.431 million, reserving the Bengals' right to match any offer Hawkins receives from another team. They have seven days to match Cleveland's offer to Hawkins but because Hawkins entered the NFL undrafted, the Bengals would not receive any draft compensation if they choose not to match the offer. Hawkins (5-7, 180) has caught 86 passes for 995 yards and four touchdowns. His most productive season was in 2012 when he caught 51 passes for 533 yards and all four of his touchdowns. That included a 50-yard touchdown catch-and-run against the Browns in a 34-27 Cincinnati win at Paul Brown Stadium. He missed the first half of last season a...
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