The Cleveland Browns wide receiver stated his intent to remain with the team.
An appearance on WKNR in Cleveland made some waves in regards to the roster construction of the Cleveland Browns. Wide receiver Rashard Higgins stated his desire to remain with team as he enters free agency for the second consecutive year.
“Don’t give up on me. I never gave up on y’all,”Rashard Higgins on his desire to remain with Cleveland.
Higgins would later add the following.
“Tell Andrew to send the papers, and I’m signing wherever I’ve got to sign. That’s all I’ve got to say.”Higgins stating that he would sign a new deal
Later in the conversation it was revealed that the Browns have not approached Rashard Higgins about an extension. Considering the team has already identified former Browns receiver Breshard Perriman as a potential target that could be on their radar. The fact that other options are on table should be quite telling about his future with the team.
Rashard Higgins only has two seasons of being somewhat relevant in his career. The 2018 season saw Higgins catch 39 passes for 572 yards and 4 touchdowns while 2020 saw the receiver haul in 37 passes for 599 yards and 4 touchdowns. Outside of those two seasons it is 37 catches for 444 yards and 3 touchdowns in 41 games. Just like the two seasons of “production” matter, the three of irrelevance also matter.
At the end of the day if it comes down to Rashard Higgins or Breshard Perriman there is one answer, the team better expand their search for better receivers. Neither player is worth paying anything substantial and their role is highly replaceable despite the premium placed on “chemistry” with the quarterback.