Found July 19, 2013 on Cleveland Sports 360:
The Browns top pick in the 2013 NFL draft won’t be reporting with the rest of the rookies to camp today. The team and Mingo haven’t come to terms with the contract yet. The NFL’s new CBA makes it clear what rookies are to get in their contracts and they did this to avoid things like this from happening. Is it working? No! The Browns have been in this situation before. These rookies want fully guaranteed 4 year deals and the top picks always seem to report late to training camp. A few years ago it was Phil Taylor and now it is Barkevious Mingo . He won’t be the only Browns rookie missing from training camp. The Browns have signed Leon Mcfadden yet either. The Browns veterans report to camp next Thursday and the team is expected to sign these rookies by then. Lets hope they can get the deals done and the team can get the work in this season to become competitive in the NFL. Fans are hoping for some wins this season. New ownership has made a lot of changes to the team and with the new ...
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