Browns Sign No. 1 Overall Pick DE Myles Garrett


The Cleveland Browns announced Friday that they’ve signed first-round DE Myles Garrett to a four-year rookie contract.

  • Albert Breer reports that Garrett’s contract with the Browns includes offset language.

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 put together an impressive showing at the scouting Combine and indications have been that they were going to take him No. 1 overall.

According to, Garrett will receive a four-year 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.

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