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Sport Browns reportedly give Joe Thomas a raise for final year of contract

22:55  04 november  2017
22:55  04 november  2017 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Joe Thomas is the best offensive lineman in the game and now he reportedly is going to be paid like it. According to ESPN , the Browns gave their starting left tackle a raise for the final year of his seven- year , .5 million contract he signed in 2011.

Joe Thomas is the best offensive lineman in the game and now he reportedly is going to be paid like it. According to ESPN, the Browns gave their starting left tackle a raise for the final year of his seven- year , .5 million contract he signed in 2011.

Joe Thomas is the best offensive lineman in the game and now he reportedly is going to be paid like it.

Joe Thomas © (Getty Images) Joe Thomas

According to ESPN, the Browns gave their starting left tackle a raise for the final year of his seven-year, $80.5 million contract he signed in 2011. The final year of his contract is for the 2018 season, but it is an option year in which he is set to be paid $8.8 million in base salary.

Cleveland clearly wants to do all they can to guarantee he'll pick up that option as they raised his salary for the 2018 season by $1.5 million. In addition to that, they gave him a $1.5 million roster bonus for the 2017 season.

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Joe Thomas is the best offensive lineman in the game and now he reportedly is going to be paid like it. According to ESPN, the Browns gave their starting left tackle a raise for the final year of his seven- year , .5 million contract he signed in 2011.

Joe Thomas is the best offensive lineman in the game and now he reportedly is going to be paid like it. According to ESPN, the Browns gave their starting left tackle a raise for the final year of his seven- year , .5 million contract he signed in 2011.

With all of the bonus money and salary additions he will take home $13.5 million in 2018 which will make him the NFL's highest paid offensive lineman.

The 10-time Pro Bowler was the epitome of durability in his first 10 years in the NFL. He never missed a snap and played every snap in 2017 until he suffered a season-ending triceps injury in Week 7.

The 32-year-old is expected to return next season and he will be a little bit richer when he does.

Disruption at hotel doesn't make Browns’ London game vs. Vikings any easier .
The Browns were woken up by a fire alarm caused by gas leak early Saturday morning and had to evacuate their London hotel at 5:45 a.m.The winless Browns are 9.5-point underdogs against the 5-2 Vikings at Twickenham Stadium Sunday (9:30 a.m. ET, NFL Network).

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