Browns Extending RFA Tenders Pressures Players To Sign Before June 10 Minicamp

June 2, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

News out of Cleveland Browns headquarters is that the Browns have extended their restricted free agent (RFA) tenders to their unsigned RFAs until June 15, according to reports by Cleveland.com.
This latest extension is very intriguing because the Browns have put all the pressure on the unsigned players to step up, and sign their deal before the mandatory June 10-12 mini-camp unless there could be fines issued to no-shows.
Currently, there are reportedly only 37 RFAs left (as of June 3) unsigned in the NFL, and the Browns have the most at five—all of which started for the Browns in 2009.
Linebackers D'Qwell Jackson and Matt Roth want a long-term deal along with safety Abram Elam. Roth even told the media he wants to be traded if he cannot get a long-term deal, but general manager Tom Heckert shot that request down be saying no one is getting traded.
Running back Jerome Harrison has been quiet, and has not said anything along with fullback Lawrence Vickers. But...

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