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Alex Mack

#55, C, Cleveland;
Alex Mack
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  • Born:
    November 19, 1985
  • Birth Place:
    Santa Barbara, California
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  • Draft:
    2009 1ˢᵗ round (21ˢᵗ pick) by the Cleveland Browns

Player Notes
C Alex Mack had his offer sheet from the Jaguars matched by the Browns. Financial details were not disclosed, but ESPN reported that it is a five-year, $42 million offer that includes $26 million in guaranteed money. Mack would reportedly get $10 million this year and $8 million in each of the final four seasons of the deal. According to other reports, there is also a stipulation that the team cannot place the franchise tag on him after the 2015 season and a no-trade that runs through the first three years of the contract. The Browns' decision was not a surprise. Owner Jimmy Haslam said earlier the team would match any offer "in a second" and that Mack would be a core element in a rebuilt offense. "We have talked about keeping our own players and this is a positive for us," Browns general manager Ray Farmer said in a statement. "Alex is a quality person and player that truly brings to life what playing like a Brown means. "The ending is positive for everyone. Keeping our young, good nucleus of players is vital for clubs and specifically the Browns, and therefore is this a good step." The Browns placed the transition tag on Mack -- not the franchise tag -- giving the team the chance to match any offer sheet he signs. The transition tag guarantees Mack the average of the 10 highest-paid offensive linemen, or $10.039 million. The 6-foot-4, 311-pound Mack was drafted by the Browns in the first round in 2009. He has not missed one offensive play in five years, a run of 4,998 consecutive snaps. The Jaguars were looking at Mack to replace Brad Meester, who retired after 14 seasons with the Jaguars. Tue, Apr 15 Sportsxchange
The confusing whirlwind of free agency behind him, Pro Bowl center Alex Mack says he's excited about staying with the Browns. Mack remained with Cleveland after the team quickly matched the five-year, $42 million offer sheet he signed from the Jacksonville Jaguars on Friday. The deal makes Mack the NFL's highest-paid center and allows him to test free agency again after two seasons. Mon, Apr 14 Stats Inc.
Alex Mack told the Cleveland Plain Dealer "there's no bad blood" between him and the Browns for failing to get a deal done last season. Sat, Apr 12 Rotoworld
Jaguars signed transition-tagged C Alex Mack to a five-year, $42 million offer sheet. Fri, Apr 11 Rotoworld
Cleveland Pro Bowl center Alex Mack signed an offer sheet with Jacksonville on Friday, the Jaguars said. The Browns have five days to match and are expected to do so. Cleveland secured that right after placing a $10 million transition tag on Mack before free agency opened. Based on reports, it's a five-year, $42 million offer. Fri, Apr 11 Stats Inc.
Browns matched C Alex Mack's five-year, $42 million offer sheet from the Jaguars, keeping Mack in Cleveland. Fri, Apr 11 Rotoworld
A source tells ESPN's Adam Schefter that the Browns figure to match Jacksonville's five-year offer sheet to transition-tagged C Alex Mack "in no time at all." Thu, Apr 10 Rotoworld's Ian Rapoport reports transition-tagged C Alex Mack's five-year offer sheet with the Jaguars is worth $42 million, and includes a player opt-out clause after 2015. Thu, Apr 10 Rotoworld's Ian Rapoport reports the Browns are "really thinking over" matching Jacksonville's five-year, $42 million offer for transition-tagged C Alex Mack, and that the Jags "made it tough." Thu, Apr 10 Rotoworld's Ian Rapoport reports transition-tagged C Alex Mack will officially sign his five-year offer sheet with the Jaguars on Friday. Thu, Apr 10 Rotoworld

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