The Cleveland Browns announced that they have signed first-round pick TE David Njoku to his four-year rookie contract on Thursday. The Browns have now signed nine of their 10 2017 draft picks, including DL Myles Garrett (first round), QB DeShone Kizer (second round), DL Larry Ogunjobi (third round), DB Howard Wilson (fourth round), OL Rod Johnson (fifth round), DL Caleb Brantley (sixth round), K Zane Gonzalez (seventh round) and RB Matthew Dayes (seventh round). [ 48 more words ]
The Cleveland Browns and rookie QB DeShone Kizer have agreed to terms on four-year rookie contract. The deal is worth just under $5 million and includes a $1.7 million signing bonus. Kizer, the 52nd overall pick in the 2017 draft out of Notre Dame, is expected to begin the season as the third quarterback on the depth chart. He has seen most of his snaps in this weeks minicamp with the first teamers however and has looked decent, but like a rookie, in his limited action. The Toledo native will be a project but has the skills to be a very good quarterback in the NFL.
The Cleveland Browns and linebacker Christian Kirksey agreed to a four-year, $38 million contract extension. The deal includes $20 million in guaranteed money. The move also continues the Browns strong offseason of bringing in new talent and ensuring they keep the little talent that they already had on their roster. Kirksey, a former standout at Iowa, has been one of the few bright spots on th Browns defense over the past few seasons. [ 60 more words ]
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The Cleveland Browns and number one overall pick Myles Garrett have agreed to terms on a four-year rookie contract worth $30.4 million. There is no offset language in the contract meaning that the entire contract is guaranteed. As he was putting pen to paper Garrett chose to have "Kiss From a Rose" by Seal playing in th background. Hopefully, like "Kiss From a Rose", Garrett will become a classic from the 1990's. [ 54 more words ]
In April, the Cleveland Browns took a chance on talent over trouble when they selected Florida defensive tackle Caleb Brantley in the 6th round of th 2017 NFL Draft. On Wednesday, their chance, and his chances of making the team out of training camp, improved when the former Gator had his misdemeanor battery charge dismissed. Brantley was accused of striking a woman and allegedly knocked her unconscious. [ 84 more words ]
The Cleveland Browns and free agent CB Jason McCourty have agreed to a two-year deal on Tuesday, according to various reports. McCourty, an eight-year veteran, was formerly with the Tennessee Titans. The addition of a veteran presence will help the Browns young and lackluster secondary as McCourty can play at cornerback or at free safety where the Browns have been searching for a starter since losing Tashaun Gipson in free agency prior to the 2016 season. Terms of the deal have not been announced, but when they are, this article will be updated.
In the first practice of his NFL career, Browns rookie Howard Wilson, a 4th round selection from Houston, fractured his patella and will miss "significant" time in 2017. It is possible that Wilson will miss the entire 2017 season, but more will be known after he has surgery on the broken kneecap. The Browns traded up to select Wilson as the 126th selection overall in last month's draft in Philadelphia. As more information becomes available, this article will be updated.
With rookie camp set to begin tomorrow, the Cleveland Browns have gotten three of their 10 drafted rookies under contract, the team announced on Thursday. Howard Wilson, a fourth-round pick from Houston, Rod Johnson, a fifth-round selection from Florida State, and Matthew Dayes, a seventh-round pick from North Carolina State, all agreed to terms on their first NFL contracts. Wilson, a cornerback, was the 126th overall pick in the 2017 draft, and will have a chance to work into the mix in the secondary early in his career. [ 58 more words ]
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Browns preseason dates and times just announced by the NFL...
August 10 at 8 p.m. Vs Saints
August 21 at 8 p.m. Vs NY Giants (Monday night football)...
August 26 at 7:30 p.m. At Tampa Bay
August 31 at 8 p.m. At Chicago
The Cleveland Browns selected Charlotte defensive tackle Larry Ogunjobi with the first pick in the third round, 65th overall, in the 2017 NFL Draft. The senior interior lineman is 6'3" and 305 pounds and very athletic for a man his size. He had 13.0 career sacks in his career and showed that he can not only get to the passer but also set the edge in the run game. [ 74 more words ]