The Cleveland Browns announced that first-round DE Myles Garrett has been diagnosed with a lateral foot sprain and is expected to be ready in time for training camp.
Garrett went down with a left foot injury during Wednesday’s practice but there was not a lot of concern that his injury was severe.
Garrett, 21, was taken with the No. 1 overall pick by the Browns. Throughout the draft process, Garrett was widely considered to be the consensus top prospect in this year’s class, and there were was buzz in the days leading up to the draft that Mitch Trubisky could be selected No. 1 overall, the Browns made the easy call.
Garrett received a four-year rookie contract worth $30,408,550 to go along with a signing bonus of $20,255,308. The contract includes a fifth-year option for the team to consider in 2020.
During his three-year college career, Garrett has recorded 140 tackles, 31 sacks, an interception, five pass defenses, a fumble recovery and seven forced fumbles.