Steelers Sign Former Browns CB Joe Haden

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Pittsburgh Steelers say they have signed former Cleveland Browns cornerback Joe Haden to a three-year contract.

Haden will make his Steelers debut against his old team when the regular season begins on Sept. 10 in Cleveland.

According to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport, the contract is worth $27 million.

The Browns released Haden early Wednesday. He was their first-round draft pick in 2010.

CBSSports.com had reported that the Browns were “aggressively trying to trade” Haden, a two-time Pro Bowler who had been slowed by injuries the past two seasons.

The 28-year-old Haden has played in only 18 games over the past two seasons because of injuries. He underwent surgery during the offseason to repair a groin injury that severely limited him in 2016.

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