NFL Free Agency: Cleveland Browns Position Team Well with Six Tenders

March 5, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In what hopefully will be regarded in hindsight as a brilliant move, the Cleveland Browns offered six restricted free agents the second round tender Thursday.
This means that the six players tendered—safety Abram Elam, running back Jerome Harrison, linebackers D’Qwell Jackson, Jason Trusnik and Matt Roth, and fullback Lawrence Vickers—were offered salaries of $1.759 million for 2010.
Other teams who want the services of these players would have to give their second round pick to the Browns to complete a deal.
Of note, though, is the fact safety Brodney Pool was not offered a tender. Pool’s history of concussions and an uncertain future has put his career in jeopardy. While Pool has played well, the Browns obviously have decided it’s best for the team to move on.
This isn’t to say he couldn’t end up signing a contract with the Browns at a later date, but at this point, it looks like Pool’s career with the Browns is over...

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