Andrew Siciliano of the NFL Network joined Baskin and Phelps Thursday to discuss Dqwell Jackson’s new deal with the colts, looking at the Browns going into the free agency period, looking into Jairus Byrd and/or bringing back TJ Ward, Cleveland not interviewing big names at the combine, his thoughts on altering the NFL extra point, and more.
Wednesday Browns Beat: 92.3′s Daryl Ruiter joined Baskin & Phelps to discuss the latest team news and rumors including Davone Bess’ release and contract status, a quick look at free agency coming up next week, and Joe Banner out of the building in Berea.
$47 million in cap space might seem like a lot of wiggle room, but the reality is that if the Browns don’t spend it carefully, they could find themselves in cap trouble quickly.
Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer joined Baskin & Phelps Tuesday to discuss the decision to place the franchise tag on Alex Mack, not tagging TJ Ward, Mike Pettine’s approach to fans and media on the team, “flashes of brilliance” when Pettine talks about Brian Hoyer, the possibility of smokescreens around the draft, including the mention that no formal interview was conducted with Johnny Manziel at the combine.
The Browns elected use the transition tag on center Alex Mack, meaning the Browns can match any offer to him, while safety T.J. Ward did not get franchised and as a result will hit the market as unrestricted free agent on March 11.
Eagles Extension With C Jason Kelce Could Shed Light On What A Potential Deal With Alex Mack Would Cost Browns
On Thursday the Philadelphia Eagles signed center Jason Kelce to a 6-year, $37.5 million contract extension which could shed some light on the type of contract Alex Mack might be seeking in free agency.
92.3′s Daryl Ruiter joined Baskin & Phelps Wednesday prior to leaving for the combine to discuss the State of the Cleveland Browns going into the meat of the offseason. In this segment, Andy, Jeff & Daryl look into available players in 2014 free agency and how much cap space is available to the Browns plus which free agents would fit best.
The 2 week window for the Browns along with the rest of the NFL to begin using the franchise tag designation opened on Monday and it closes on March 3. Safety T.J. Ward and center Alex Mack are the candidates for Cleveland’s non-exclusive tag
Ward wants to finish what he started, bring Mack back campaign, Gordon cools off, Greco hopes to go, and the Tuesday injury report in Daryl Ruiter’s notes from Berea.
NEW YORK (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations says the New York Yankees were working toward an agreement with outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury on a seven-year contract worth about $153 million.