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Browns agree with Brian Hartline

The Cleveland Browns added a much-needed wide receiver Monday night when Brian Hartline agreed to contract terms.

ESPN.com's Jeremy Fowler reported the deal was for two years and $6 million.

Hartline, 28, grew up in Canton, Ohio, and played collegiately at Ohio State. He spent six seasons with Miami before being waived by the Dolphins in February.

He fills a glaring need for the Browns, who are without Josh Gordon all season due to a suspension and are lacking in receivers, especially tall ones.

The news was first reported by 92.3 The Fan in Cleveland. Terms and length of the contract were not immediately available.

Hartline started 69 games for the Dolphins since 2009, including every game last season.

Hartline, who signed a five-year deal in 2013, was due to count $7.35 million against the Dolphins' salary cap next season.

Hartline posted back-to-back 1,000-yard receiving seasons in 2012 and 2013 before a drop-off last season, when he was limited to 39 catches for 474 yards.

ESPN.com Browns reporter Jeremy Fowler and ESPN.com Bills reporter Mike Rodak contributed to this report.