UPDATE, 6:15 pm Thursday: ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that no deal is expected between Dez Bryant and the Cleveland Browns tonight, but the two sides will continue the discussions.
The original story follows.
CLEVELAND (AP) – Dec Bryant gets to know the Browns better and vice versa.
The three-time Pro Bowl Wide Receiver visits the team's headquarters in Berea, Ohio on Thursday, and there's a chance that the meeting could result in Bryant signing with Cleveland.
Before meeting with team leaders, Bryant posted a photo on Twitter giving autographs on Cleveland's airport. Later, he stopped in the studio's in-house radio show and gave an on-air update of his stopover.
"I'm happy to be here, you know, excited, you know I'm just trying to work things out," Bryant said. "It's a nice place."
The 29-year-old was released from the Dallas Cowboys after eight seasons in April and is waiting to play with another team. He rejected a three-year contract offer from the Baltimore Ravens who might still be interested in him.
The Browns have plenty of room under the salary cap to offer Bryant a multi-year deal. However, the team may decide to sign it in a short-term contract. The Browns also have to decide if they are ready to compete against a player who has collided with cowboys coaches.
Last week, General Manager John Dorsey, who had received more help because of the uncertainty surrounding troubled star Josh Gordon, said he had tried to contact Bryant without success. Gordon is off the team to work on his health.
After Dorsey contacted Bryant through the media, Bryant wrote on Twitter that he wanted to visit the Browns.
"Really, I would not mind playing for the Brown … I just want to be right first," wrote Bryant.
Several Cleveland players, including starting quarterback Tyrod Taylor and receiver Jarvis Landry, have stated that they would love Bryant to join them.
"That would be great," Taylor said after Cleveland's opening. "We know what kind of talent Dez brings to the football field, he was a very, very good player in his time in this league and he adds talent to the broad receiver space, I hope it can be done, but that is . " I definitely think he can help this team. "
Landry, who is near Bryant, said this week that he would like to be a teammate with him.
"We're just trying to figure out if he wants to be here," Landry said. "Then of course we're open and we'd like to have him – he would be a great addition to our team and our offensive – you watch the games he makes down the field, he can really do it all, given the possibilities. "
Bryant has been one of the NFL's biggest threats for years. He has collected 531 catches for 7,459 yards and 73 touchdowns.
Last season, Bryant caught 69 passes for 838 yards and six TDs.
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