At a time when free agent signings have slowed to a trickle, the Browns are still bolstering their defense.
Free agent linebacker Mychal Kendricks will sign a one-year deal to play the 2018 season in Cleveland, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
Kendricks had a busy week last week, visiting the Browns as well as the Vikings and Raiders. He was released by the Eagles the week before and immediately started drawing interest.
The 27-year-old Kendricks started 13 games for the Eagles last season. He has played his entire six-year career in Philadelphia.
UPDATE 1:35 p.m. ET: Kendricks has denied the report.