Found July 19, 2013 on Fox Sports Ohio:
CLEVELAND (AP) -- First-round draft pick Barkevious Mingo remains the only unsigned Browns rookie after the club finalized four-year contracts with two others Friday. On the day rookies reported for training camp, the Browns reached deals with cornerback Leon McFadden and troubled defensive lineman Armonty Bryant. McFadden, a third-round pick from San Diego State, is expected to compete for the starting job opposite mainstay Joe Haden. The 5-foot-9, 195-pound McFadden was selected 68th overall by the Browns, who need a starter after they decided not to re-sign veteran Sheldon Brown after last season. McFadden spent spring practices with the second-team defense as Buster Skrine and Chris Owens split time with the starters. Bryant was arrested on drunken-driving charges shortly after he was drafted by Cleveland in April out of East Central (Okla.) University. The 6-foot-4, 265-pound Bryant also was arrested on a felony drug charge while in school. Bryant vowed at last month's NFL ...
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