Browns Sign Third-Round ILB Jacob Phillips


The Cleveland Browns have officially signed third-round ILB Jacob Phillips to his rookie contract, according to Adam Schefter

The Browns have now signed all but one of their 2020 draft picks:

Round Player Pos. Status
1 Jedrick Wills OT Signed
2 Grant Delpit S  
3 Jordan Elliott DT Signed
3 Jacob Phillips ILB Signed
4 Harrison Bryant TE Signed
5 Nick Harris C Signed
6 Donovan Peoples-Jones WR Signed

Phillips, 21, was a two-year starter at LSU. The Browns selected him with the No. 97 pick in the third round of this year’s draft. 

Phillips is projected to sign a four-year, $4,499,404 rookie contract that includes an $832,295 signing bonus. 

During his three-year college career, Phillips recorded 218 total tackles, 13.5 tackles for loss, two sacks, one interception, five pass defenses, one forced fumble, and scored one defensive touchdown. 

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