Report: Browns tight end Jordan Cameron likely to play out contract

Friday September 12th, 2014

Cleveland Browns tight end Jordan Cameron is unlikely to agree to a new contract with the team during the season, reports Mary Kay Cabot of

Cameron will make $1.4 million in base salary before becoming an unrestricted free agent after this season. If the team and Cameron can't reach a deal before he hits the market, the Browns will likely use the franchise tag on him. This season's franchise tag for tight ends is $7.035 million.

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Cameron had 80 catches for 917 yards and seven touchdowns last season, earning his first Pro Bowl berth.  

He had two catches for 47 yards in the Browns' 30-27 season-opening loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Cameron is questionable for this week's game against the New Orleans Saints after spraining the AC joint in his right shoulder against Pittsburgh.

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