Report: Browns agree to terms with safety John Johnson

Jeff Risdon
·1 min read

We have our first Browns free agency addition. Per numerous reports including one from Ian Rapoport of NFL.com, the Browns have agreed to contract terms with former Rams safety John Johnson. The report has quickly been confirmed by several other sources.

The deal will not be officially completed until the new league year begins on Wednesday, March 17th at 4 p.m. ET.

Johnson comes to Cleveland as one of the top safeties on the market. The 25-year-old started all 16 games in 2020 and led the Rams in tackles with 105. Despite the gaudy tackle numbers, Johnson is known for his coverage ability.

Update: We have terms of the deal, per Mike Garafolo of NFL.com,

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