Kicker Cody Parkey agrees to re-sign with Browns
Cody Parkey is coming back to kick for the Browns.
Parkey became an unrestricted free agent Wednesday but agreed Friday to re-sign with the Browns on a one-year contract, two people familiar with the deal confirmed.
Later, the team announced its pact with Parkey along with an agreement to re-sign backup linebacker Elijah Lee. The club also announced its previously reported deals to re-sign wide receiver Rashard Higgins, returner/receiver JoJo Natson and backup offensive lineman Greg Senat.
Last season, Parkey made 19-of-22 field goals and 43-of-47 extra points. He also made all 11 of his kicks (three field goals and eight extra points) in the playoffs.
Parkey, 29, had his second stint in Cleveland in 2020. He spent Week 1 on the practice squad but was elevated to the active roster when the Browns cut kicker Austin Seibert the day after the opener.
Parkey entered the NFL in 2014 as an undrafted rookie free agent with the Philadelphia Eagles and made the Pro Bowl with them that season. He also had stints with the Browns (2016), Miami Dolphins (2017), Chicago Bears (2018) and Tennessee Titans (2019).
Parkey has appeared in 83 regular-season games and made 121-of-143 field goals and 197-of-209 extra points. In three career playoff games, he has made 6-of-7 field goals and all eight extra points.
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