Ben Tate and Browns Agree to 2-Year Contract: Latest Details and Analysis

March 15, 2014   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Free-agent running back Ben Tate has agreed to a two-year deal with the Cleveland Browns, according to the Browns' official Twitter feed:
Ian Rapoport of NFL Network first reported the deal:

ESPN's Adam Schefter confirmed the report:
Tate posted a celebratory tweet to Browns fans:
Rapoport also provided contract details: 
The 25-year-old is widely regarded as the best free-agent back available this spring and has spent the past four seasons with the Houston Texans, rushing for 1,992 yards and 10 touchdowns on 421 carries. With Arian Foster missing eight games to injury, Tate led the Texans in rushing in 2013, averaging 4.3 yards per carry on a career-high 181 attempts.
But there are still unanswered questions surrounding Tate's durability. A rib injury cut his 2013 season short and a broken ankle cost him his entire rookie season in 2010. A second-round selection by the Texans in the 2010 NFL draft, Tate has appeared in 43...

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