Will Yoder
Tuesday February 28th, 2012

The Cleveland Browns have signed linebacker D’Qwell Jackson to a five-year, $42.9 million contract extension, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.

Last season the 28-year-old had 158 total tackles, 3.5 sacks, and one interception. The former Maryland star will be entering his sixth year in the league in 2012-13. In total he has recorded 565 tackles, 6.5 sacks, and five interceptions, all for the Cleveland Browns.

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide - from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Seth Davis, and more - delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.