The Cleveland Browns signed S Derrick Kindred on Thursday. He is the eighth of fourteen draft picks to sign.
Taken in the 4th round at No. 129 overall, Kindred's contract will be worth about $2.839 million, with a $499,000 signing bonus over four years, according to OverTheCap's pre-determined draft chart. His cap hit in 2016 will be roughly $575,000. None of the Browns safeties have lucrative contracts; veteran Rahim Moore has the largest cap hit at $1.85 million, and he might not even stick around.
Kindred was the Browns' the third pick of Day 3 of the draft, and also their third of four picks in the fourth round. Kindred is 5-10, 210-pounds and played college football at Texas Christian. He will wear No. 30 with the Browns. A few weeks ago at rookie minicamp, Kindred said he hadn't been promised anything with respect to a role, and the safety competition should be wide open between he, Moore, Jordan Poyer, and Ibraheim Campbell:
"All I have really been told is to come in here and work hard. That’s all I really know. If you work hard, things will happen the way you want it to. I am focused on learning my playbook and my plays and those things will take care of themselves."