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Browns Sign DE John Hughes To A Four-Year, $14.4M Extension

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Browns and DE John Hughes have reached an agreement on a four-year contract extension.

  • According to Rapoport, Hughes new contract includes $14.4 million in new money.
  • Mary Kay Cabot reports that Hughes receives  $3.56 million guaranteed and a $2.5 million signing bonus. The agreement can max out at $15 million.
  • The agreement is still contingent upon Hughes passing a physical.

Hughes, 25, was taken in the third round of the 2012 NFL draft. He had one year remaining on his four-year, $2.7 million rookie contract and would have made a base salary of $660,000 for the 2015 season.

Last year, Hughes was limited to appearing in just five games after he sustained a knee injury in October that led to him being placed on short-term injured reserve.

We’ll have the contract details posted as the news is available.


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