The Cleveland Browns have signed LB Willie McGinest to a three year, $12 million deal. The Browns intensified their push to sign the veteran after losing out on Lions OLB Kalimba Edwards yesterday, according to the Boston Globe
Edwards was to be the big, pass-rushing OLB in HC Romeo Crennell's 3-4 scheme. He re-signed with Detroit. McGinnest told the NFL Network the Browns made sure he did not leave Cleveland without signing a deal.