The Browns signed free agent linebacker Mychal Kendricks Cheap Tyquan Lewis Jersey , who started last season for the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles.
Hendricks' official signing ends a strange sequence of denials about going to Cleveland and contradictory messages coming from his agent.
The 27-year-old started 13 regular-season games last season and all three during the Eagles' postseason title run. He underwent ankle surgery in March and Philadelphia released him on May 22.
Kendricks also visited with Minnesota and Oakland. Brother Eric starts at linebacker for the Vikings.
A seven-year NFL veteran, Kendricks brings more depth to Cleveland's group of linebackers. He provides more options to a unit that's undergone significant change in the offseason.
To make room for Kendricks, the Browns released s linebacker Tank Carder Authentic Miguel Montero Jersey , who had been the team since 2012. He missed all last season after tearing a knee ligament during an exhibition game.
Adam Glanzman/Getty ImagesNew England Patriots owner Robert Kraft shot down talk of a potential disconnect between quarterback Tom Brady and head coach Bill Belichick on Wednesday.According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, Kraft said: "Nothing's changed. Everything is good," with regard to Brady and Belichick's relationship.Kraft added that Brady will attend minicamp after missing the start of OTAs.Rumors of issues between Brady and Belichick date back to last season when ESPN's聽Tom聽Junod聽and Seth聽Wickersham聽published a report on the situation.The report stated that Belichick had a problem with the presence of Brady's personal trainer Chris Taylor Jersey , Alex Guerrero, around the team.Karen聽Guregian聽of the聽Boston Herald聽reported that both Brady and tight end Rob聽Gronkowski聽received treatment from Guerrero at the TB12 clinic Monday rather than attending聽OTAs.Junod聽and聽Wickersham聽also reported that Brady essentially had Kraft force Belichick into trading Jimmy聽Garoppolo聽to the San Francisco 49ers last season in an effort to eliminate any future competition for the starting quarterback job.When asked about Brady on Tuesday, Belichick said Authentic Jay Bruce Jersey , "I'm not going to talk about the people who aren't here," per聽Rachel Bowers聽of the聽Boston Herald.Despite talk of a discord between Brady and Belichick, Brady won the MVP at 40 years of age last season Chiefs Derrick Nnadi Jersey , and the Pats reached the Super Bowl, where they fell to the Philadelphia Eagles.Brady reportedly considered retirement this offseason before publicly saying he would play for the Patriots in 2018.The Pats' first mandatory minicamp will open June 5 and run through June 7..