The Browns officially announced this morning that Phil Dawson has signed the one year franchise tender offered to him by Mike Holmgren & co. The reliable kicker will enter his 13th straight season with the Browns – having debuted on the original roster when the team returned in 1999. He’s a fan favorite in Cleveland and has been a silent stalwart in this moribund era of Browns football.
In addition to Dawson, the Browns also announced that they had re-signed two cogs from last year’s defensive front – with Marcus Bernard and Brian Schaefering inking their RFA tenders. [Read more...]