D’Qwell Jackson Comes To His Senses, Signs Tender With Cleveland Browns

June 14, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

According to D'Qwell Jackson's agent, he signed his one-year contract tender with the Cleveland Browns on Monday, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reported.
Jackson was offered a second-round tender worth $1.759 million in March. Refusing to sign that tender before the June 15 deadline would have resulted in the loss of $1 million, as the Browns said they would reduce his offer to 10 percent above his 2009 salary.
Three of the remaining four unsigned restricted free agents, Jerome Harrison, Lawrence Vickers, and Matt Roth, also face this consequence for refusing to sign by the deadline.
The fourth, Abram Elam, would have his salary reduced only by a couple hundred thousand due to his playing experience.
Harrison and Vickers were the only unsigned players to attend the mandatory minicamp, but they have yet to sign their contracts.
If attending the camp was a way to curry a better deal, it doesn't appear to have worked, or at the very least, a deal has n...

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