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Browns sign restricted free agent Hodge, special teams star

KhaDarel Hodge
Posted at 7:03 PM, May 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-27 19:03:12-04

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Browns signed restricted free agent wide receiver KhaDarel Hodge, one of their top special teams players.

The team had placed a tender worth $2.33 million on Hodge.

The 26-year-old Hodge appeared in nine games last season with Cleveland, making 11 catches for 180 yards.

He missed the Week 4 game against Dallas after injuring a hamstring during warmups.

Hodge sat out two other games when the hamstring flared up, and he was one of several Browns wide receivers who had to sit out a game against the Jets and wild-card playoff matchup with Pittsburgh after he tested positive for COVID-19.