NFL: Browns' top draft pick signs four-year deal

By THE PLAIN DEALER  • 
High Contrast Normal Version

BEREA, Ohio — Browns first-round draft pick Justin Gilbert’s bid to win the starting cornerback job opposite Joe Haden will begin without interruption.

Gilbert, the No. 8 overall pick out of Oklahoma State, signed a four-year deal yesterday — rookie reporting day — and avoided losing any ground in the competition.

The deal, which includes an option for a fifth year, is worth $12,833,502, according to spotrac.com. It includes a $7,653,456 signing bonus and $12,833,502 in total guarantees. The deal averages $3,208,376.

Read more at Cleveland.com.

Comments

Please Share Your Zip Code

To listen to 97.1 The Fan or ESPN 1460AM we ask that you provide a zip code so that we may give you the best audio connection possible.

Please enter your zip code:

No thanks