Dwayne Bowe Signing Continues to Baffle for Cleveland Browns

December 19, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Cleveland Browns receiver Dwayne Bowe has only been active for five games so far this season. While this isn't an uncommon situation, with every team around the league possessing marginal receivers who barely take the field, for the Browns, it's a strange one. 
Bowe was signed in the offseason to a two-year, $12.5 million contract that included $9 million in guaranteed money with a total 2015 salary-cap hit of $4.5 million. He met extensively with Browns general manager Ray Farmer before he signed and was assured he'd be a significant part of the team's offensive plans. As Bowe said, via ESPN: 
[Farmer] knowing what I can do, seeing me in practice, making crazy plays, splitting the safeties, he knows I still can do that. I couldn't showcase that last year. He was pulling up old plays, saying, 'We are going to use you just like that.' Moving around, going on motion, trying to hit the deep ball, trying to break plays.
A summertime hamstring strain seemed to ...

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