Browns Emerge As ‘Strong Possibility’ To Sign WR DeAndre Hopkins

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A potential reunion of DeAndre Hopkins and Deshaun Watson could be coming as there is a “strong possibility” that Hopkins would sign with the Cleveland Browns, according to Aaron Wilson of KPRC 2 Houston.

The chemistry between Hopkins and Watson and on-field success has been undeniable. During their time together in Houston, Watson and Hopkins formed a formidable duo, terrorizing opposing secondaries and leaving a trail of broken records in their wake.

The duo showcased impressive connection during their time together, with Hopkins accumulating 315 receptions, 4,115 receiving yards, and 31 touchdowns between 2017-2019, a significant portion of which came from passes thrown by Watson.

If Hopkins were to join the Browns, it would undoubtedly have a significant impact on the team’s offense. Amari Cooper, currently a key figure in Cleveland’s receiving corps, would likely see his targets take a major hit though.

Hopkins, known as a target magnet throughout his illustrious NFL career, possesses the ability to elevate any offense and has the potential to finish as a top 10 wide receiver.

The Browns, renowned for their dominant rushing attack led by Nick Chubb and Kareem Hunt, have expressed their intentions to transition to a more pass-heavy offense in the upcoming 2023 season.

Securing the services of Hopkins would provide a much-needed boost to their aerial game and add a dynamic playmaker to their receiving arsenal.

With Watson’s suspension sidelining him for the majority of last season, the Browns finished the year ranked 22nd in passing offense, averaging a modest 202.6 yards per game. However, the prospect of a full season of Watson and the addition of a five-time Pro Bowler in Hopkins has the potential to transform Cleveland’s offense and guide them back on track.

Hopkins, recognizing the vision and opportunity to reunite with Watson, is reportedly open to the idea of working together once again, this time donning the colors of the Cleveland Browns.

As the negotiations and speculations continue, football fans eagerly await the outcome of Hopkins’ decision, which could reshape the landscape of the league and provide a thrilling reunion for two star players.