The Browns will “probably” move on from defensive end Olivier Vernon this offseason according to Mary Kay Cabot of the Plain Dealer.
Vernon is owed a non-guaranteed $15.5 million in the final year of a deal he originally signed with the New York Giants in 2016.
After an injury-shortened 2019 which saw him put up only 3.5 sacks in 10 games, the 29-year-old Vernon would likely need a pay cut to return with the Browns — something he seems unlikely to accept. Cleveland may look to free agency — they’ve been linked to Everson Griffen — to replace Vernon as Myles Garrett’s bookend.
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