The Cleveland Browns signed OT Rod Johnson on Wednesday. He is among the first three players of the team’s ten-person draft class to be signed.
Taken in the 5th round at No. 160 overall, Johnson's contract will be worth about $2.667 million, with a $266,972 signing bonus over four years, according to OverTheCap's pre-determined draft chart. His cap hit in 2017 will be roughly $531,743, which is well behind most of the other offensive linemen on the team. He is expected to serve as a backup to Joe Thomas at left tackle.
Johnson was the team's 7th player selected in the draft, their only offensive lineman picked, and their only fifth-round pick. He is 6-6, 300-pounds and played college football at Florida State. Johnson will wear No. 78 with the Browns.