In a surprising move by the Cleveland Browns, ESPN is reporting that the team signed a contract extension for reserve quarterback Austin Davis.
NFL reporter Field Yates says sources told him that it's a two-year contract extension worth $4.173 million.
Source: the Browns have signed reserve QB Austin Davis to a 2-year, $4.173M extension through 2017.
— Field Yates (@FieldYates) September 30, 2015
According to ESPN, the deal includes a $500,000 signing bonus and has $600,000 in guarantees.
Davis is the third-string quarterback behind Josh McCown and Johnny Manziel.
TMZ reported Tuesday that three players believe Manziel deserves to start Sunday against the San Diego Chargers.