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Chad Johnson will work with Browns’ wide receivers at training camp

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This offseason, former Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chad Johnson has been singing the praises of Cleveland Browns head coach Hue Jackson. He’s also been lobbying since the beginning of May to get some form of a coaching gig with the team’s wide receivers:

Later that day, in responding to a fan’s question, Johnson said, “I train receivers but the Browns have yet to tweet me back.” By mid-May, Johnson tweeted that he had touched base with Jackson:

On Monday, he said he was going to ask the Browns to join the staff as a “route running specialist.” Today, he indicating that he will be in Cleveland come training camp to provide some knowledge:

The Browns have confirmed that Johnson has been invited to camp to "spend some time with their receivers." The team will already have former Browns running back Earnest Byner in camp to continue working with the backs.