The Cleveland Browns announced on Monday that they have re-signed offensive lineman Ryan Seymour, who was an exclusive-rights free agent. It should be a 1-year deal worth $585,000. The team has re-signed all three of their exclusive-rights free agents, with the other two being running back Shaun Draughn and punter Spencer Lanning.
Here is what I said about Seymour during our free agent preview:
Seymour can play the center position during some of the team's offseason programs, allowing Alex Mack to continue rehabbing from his broken leg. When Mack is ready to return, Seymour can be a versatile backup on the offensive line, allowing John Greco to stay focused on his starting right guard spot.
87% of fans thought it made sense to bring Seymour back for another year. He will be a restricted free agent next year, so if Mack chooses to opt out of his contract, the Browns could be priming Seymour for an emergency fill-in role at center in 2016.