The Cleveland Browns, who appear to be ready to let their best safety (TJ Ward) walk away in free agency, could be hoping to replace one smash-mouth hitter with another.
Hitner Whitner, who has played for the San Francisco 49ers since 2009, is now a free agent, and the Browns (among others) have interest:
— Eric Branch (@Eric_Branch) March 10, 2014
Whitner is from the Cleveland area and played his high school ball at Cleveland Glenville. The Browns have ogles of cap space, and re-union could be in order if the money is right.