According to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun, and several other ‘reports’ that may of course just be jumping on Wilson’s coattails, the Cleveland Browns are close to having a deal with one of the top free agents on the market this year.
Of course nothing official yet. Teams cannot sign free agents until 4pm today. They have been able to discuss terms with agents since midnight Friday, but were not permitted to speak with the players themselves, meet with the players or have a deal completed awaiting the deadline.
Then there is this from the NFL Network’s Aditi Kinkhabwala:
So there you go, Browns fans. Cleveland is certainly active on the first official day of free agency.
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