Browns RFA LB D'Qwell Jackson signed his one-year, $1.759 million tender offer on Monday, The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer reported Monday.
Jackson, 26, has started 48 games in four seasons with Cleveland. He notched 54 tackles in six games in 2009 before suffering a season-ending shoulder injury.
The 6-foot, 240-pound Jackson has made 407 tackles in his career and recorded more than 100 tackles in 2007 and ’08. He is seeking a long-term contract.
"D'Qwell was ready to get on with the season and let his play dictate his value,'' Jackson's agent Brian Mackler told The Plain Dealer. "D'Qwell is healthy and looking forward to having a Pro Bowl-caliber season. He feels the defense has a chance to be really good this season and he's excited to get back on the field.''
Four Browns restricted free agents remain unsigned: S Abram Elam, RB Jerome Harrison, OLB Matt Roth and FB Lawrence Vickers.
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