According to a Mary Kay Cabot tweet, the Browns are in negotiations with linebacker D’Qwell Jackson, but would be willing to use the franchise tag on him in order to keep him in a Browns uniform for the 2012 season.
The text of the tweet- “#Browns will franchise LB D’Qwell Jackson if they can’t sign him to a multi-year deal, league source tells Plain Dealer. Talks underway.”
After playing in only six games between 2009 and 2010, Jackson amassed 158 tackles and 3.5 sacks over a full season of play in 2011.
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