The Cleveland Browns are dealing with a potential change with wide receiver Odell Beckham, Jr., who is unhappy with his lack of touches. But in the meantime, the team appears ready to add another weapon back into their arsenal.
The Browns announced Friday that veteran wide receiver Jarvis Landry has been designated for return from injured reserve.
Landry is returning to practice after being on injured reserve since Week 3.
— Cleveland Browns (@Browns) October 15, 2021
Landry has missed the last three Browns games with a knee injury but the move allows him to return to practice as soon as Friday. That makes it possible that Landry could be in uniform when the Browns play the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. However, Landry recently said that “the team and myself and my camp, we’re smart about the decisions about coming back or not and when that will be,” which could imply that he’s going to take it slow and wait until next weekend before fully returning to game action.
Cleveland has definitely missed Landry the last three games. So far on the season, he has six receptions for 80 yards as well as 13 rushing yards and a touchdown. He’s two years removed from his best season, where he garnered 1,174 receiving yards and six touchdowns. But even his output last season, 840 receiving yards and five total touchdowns, is the production they’ve sorely missed.
Jarvis Landry is back. 😎 pic.twitter.com/aY2xKKvxSM
— McNeil (@Reflog_18) October 15, 2021
At 3-2, the Browns are still in prime position to compete for the AFC North. Getting Landry back, and sorting out whatever they need to with Beckham, will go a long way to helping in that cause.