Former Browns KR Josh Cribbs to Oakland Raiders

Update: Cribbs confirms he is going to Oakland via Twitter and Instagram .

A  source close to the situation has confirmed to NewsChannel 5, former Browns kick returner. wide receiver Josh Cribbs has signed with the Oakland Raiders.

It is a one year contract.

Cribbs was dealing with knee issues. He had previously talked with the Cardinals and the Jets.

It will be odd watching the fan favorite in a different uniform next season. Even his Twitter account says he was adopted by Cleveland, and he represents Northeast Ohio with pride.

In his 8 seasons, Cribbs was at times the only player Browns had to root for during some lean seasons.

Cribbs owns the Browns kickoff and punt record book. Plus he is one of the leagues all-time leaders.

Along with Leon Washington, Cribbs is tied for the all-time lead in career touchdowns on kickoff returns with eight. Cribbs is fifth in NFL history in career kickoff return yardage (10,015) and combined kickoff and punt return touchdowns (11), and sixth in combined kickoff and punt return yardage (12,169).

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