Hawkins Is Going To Cleveland After Bengals Decline To Match Offer

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Andrew Hawkins is set to become the Browns’ No. 2 receiver, as the Bengals have decided not to match Cleveland’s offer.

Hawkins, a restricted free agent, agreed to a four-year offer sheet with the Browns at the start of free agency.

At first, the Bengals were expected to exercise their right to match the offer and keep Hawkins. But once the Bengals saw the way the contract was structured, they decided Hawkins wasn’t worth the investment.

So now Hawkins will head to Cleveland, where he joins one of the best receivers in the league, Josh Gordon.

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