Five things to know about new Browns wide receivers coach Adam Henry...
- Henry, who joins the Browns after two seasons with the New York Giants, is perhaps best known for his work with the electrifying Odell Beckham Jr. Though an ankle injury sidelined the Pro Bowl receiver this past season, Beckham led the Giants in receptions, receiving yards and touchdown catches in 2016. That same season, then-rookie receiver Sterling Shepard finished with 65 catches for 683 yards and eight touchdowns.
- Henry's move to Cleveland will mark the second time he's worked alongside Hue Jackson. Henry, who spent five seasons with the Raiders (including the final three as tight ends coach) was paired with Jackson for two years in Oakland (2010-11). Henry helped develop Zach Miller, who became the first tight end in franchise history to lead the team in receiving for three straight years. Miller set career highs in receptions (66) and receiving yards (805) in 2009 and was a Pro Bowler in 2010.
- After that stint on the West Coast, Henry returned home to Louisiana and spent three seasons as LSU's receivers coach (2012-14). That's where he first worked with Beckham and Dolphins Pro Bowl receiver Jarvis Landry. The pair of pass catchers finished their LSU careers ranked among the top-10 in school history in receptions and 100-yard games.
- Henry inherits a wide receivers room that produced mixed results this past season. No Browns receiver had more than 360 yards and the unit produced just five touchdowns through the air. That said, Henry will get to work with former Pro Bowler Josh Gordon and former first-round pick Corey Coleman, who missed seven games with a broken hand. Gordon, the league's leading receiver in 2013, returned from a multi-year suspension last season to catch 18 balls for 335 yards and a touchdown.
- Henry played wide receiver at McNeese State, totaling 93 receptions for 1,690 yards and 16 touchdowns from 1990-93. Henry was signed by the New Orleans Saints as an undrafted free agent the following year and spent the next two preseasons with the team.