Vernon, who was because of to make $15.25 million (non-confirmed) in 2020, agreed to a restructured deal that will spend him $11 million assured this time, a resource explained to ESPN’s Field Yates. That total comes from a $7 million signing bonus, $3.75 million foundation salary and a $250,000 work out reward. Vernon can generate an added $2 million by means of incentives, the supply said.
Browns typical supervisor Andrew Berry experienced reported following the NFL draft that Vernon was in the team’s ideas.
The workforce also is doing the job on an extension with defensive conclusion Myles Garrett, the team’s 2017 No. 1 in general decide on, sources informed ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler last month.
The 29-year-old Vernon, who is in the remaining yr of a agreement he signed with the New York Giants in 2016, experienced 3.5 sacks final season for the Browns, who obtained him in the trade that despatched Odell Beckham Jr. to Cleveland previous offseason. A knee harm limited him to 10 video games.
He has 54.5 sacks in 8 seasons.