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Reports: Browns agree with QB McCoy, OG Lauvao

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By PFW staff

The Browns agreed to a four-year contract with rookie QB Colt McCoy, multiple media outlets reported Thursday. They also agreed on a four-year deal with rookie OG Shawn Lauvao, according to The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer. McCoy and Lauvao were the Browns' third-round selections.

Browns rookies are slated to report to training camp at the club's facilities in Berea, Ohio, on Friday. Veterans report on July 30.

According to The Plain Dealer, and NFL Network, McCoy's deal is worth approximately $5 million. Lauvao, The Plain Dealer reported, will receive up to $3.22 million, with $697,000 guaranteed.

McCoy, who starred at Texas and was the No. 85 overall pick, will likely be the Browns' No. 3 quarterback this season. Lauvao, selected seven spots after McCoy, will compete to start immediately at guard.

In PFW's 2010 Draft Preview, McCoy was described as a quarterback who will "never be a prototype pocket passer with a big-time gun but does possess the toughness, accuracy, intelligence and intangibles to become an NFL starter or, at worst, be a great backup."

Lauvao, personnel analyst Nolan Nawrocki wrote in the Draft Preview, is an "athletic, undersized, positional blocker" who "would be best served manning short areas" inside at guard.

The Browns' top three picks — CB Joe Haden (first round), S T.J. Ward (second round) and RB Montario Hardesty — have yet to reach contract agreements with the team.


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