The Cleveland Browns have signed linebacker D’Qwell Jackson to a five-year, $42.9 million contract extension, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.
Browns signed LB D'Qwell Jackson on a five-year, $42.5 million deal that includes $19 millin in guaranteed money and roster bonuses.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) February 27, 2012
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.