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It's Official: Landry Signs Five-Year Extension With Browns
Jarvis Landry, who recently came to Cleveland via trade with the Miami Dolphins, signed a contract extension Friday that will make him a core piece of the Browns’ offense for years to come.

"I've always dreamed of two things: taking care of my family and playing football," Landry said.

We know he can play football. It's not safe to assume Landry can take care of his family as well. According to multiple reports, the new contract is a five-year, $75.5 million extension that will pay the three-time Pro Bowl receiver about $15.1 million a year.

The extension makes Landry the fifth-highest paid receiver, and the highest for an inside receiver. The top four are the Steelers' Antonio Brown at $17 million a year, the Bucs' Mike Evans at $16.5 million, the Texans' DeAndre Hopkins at $16.2 million and the Chiefs' Sammy Watkins at $16 million.

Browns GM John Dorsey agreed to a trade for Landry, 25, on March 9, sending a fourth-rounder in 2018 -- No. 123 overall -- and a seventh-rounder in 2019 to the Dolphins for a receiver who had recently signed his one-year, $15.982 million franchise tender.

A 2013 second-round pick out of LSU, Landry, 25, topped 80 catches in each of his first four seasons, racking up the third-most receptions (400) in the NFL during that stretch. No player in NFL history caught more passes in his first four seasons than Landry, who beat Anquan Boldin’s previous record by 58. He broke the Dolphins’ franchise record this past season with 112 catches, a career-high that led the NFL, and his totals in 2015 (110) and 2016 (94) rank second and third on Miami’s all-time list.

Jarvis Landry is the type of football player we want on this team for a long time,” Dorsey told the team's official website. “Obviously, he’s an accomplished playmaker, that’s why we went after him in the trade but in his short time as a Brown we can already see the type of leadership and competitiveness he’s going to bring to his teammates. We are very pleased that we’ve been able to secure him to a long-term contract.”

Landry cleared 1,000 yards in 2015 and 2016, his first two of three Pro Bowl seasons. He posted a career-best 1,157 yards in 2015 and has his best yards-per-catch average (12.1) in 2016.

In 2017, Landry was the only player to catch at least five passes in all 16 games and became just the fourth player in NFL history to do so. His nine touchdowns were a career high, led the Dolphins and was good for a tie for third among the league’s wide receivers. Twenty-eight of his 112 catches came on third down and he produced 60 first downs.

Landry promises to be a key cog in a Browns offense that will have new faces across the field, including veteran quarterback Tyrod Taylor and running back Carlos Hyde. He joins a wide receiving corps that is set to return Pro Bowler Josh Gordon and third-year, former first-round pick Corey Coleman.

“When you have a group of guys as talented as Josh Gordon, Corey Coleman, Tyrod, Carlos Hyde and the numerous other guys,” Landry said, “we are bound to make a splash here.”

Throw in the first and fourth picks overall in this month's NFL Draft, and the Browns are in prime position to select even more firepower.

It will be interesting to watch how the current personnel and whatever offensive weapons are added in Dallas come together.