Browns wide receivers coach Chad O'Shea said Higgins "has an opportunity" to claim the No. 3 wide receiver job, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.
Higgins officially re-signed with the Browns on Friday.
Higgins signed a one-year contract with the Browns on Tuesday, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.
Higgins (coach's decision) is inactive Week 17 against Cincinnati.
Higgins had one play on special teams and zero on offense in Sunday's 38-24 loss to the Cardinals in Week 15.
Cleveland head coach Freddie Kitchens discussed Higgins' playing time after the wideout did not play a snap on offense in Week 14's win over the Bengals, Nate Ulrich and Marla Ridenour of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.
Higgins played one snap on special teams and zero on offense in Sunday's 27-19 win over the Bengals in Week 14.
Higgins did not catch any of his three targets in Sunday's 20-13 loss to Pittsburgh.
Higgins was targeted once with zero catches in Sunday's 41-24 win over Miami in Week 12.
Higgins was not targeted in Thursday's 21-7 win over Pittsburgh.