Report: Browns, Nick Chubb agree to contract extension

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CLEVELAND (WJW/AP) — Reports say Browns RB Nick Chubb is here to stay in Cleveland for another 3 years.

Ian Rapoport tweeted the announcement, saying the contract extension is worth $36.6 million – per sources.

Browns players reacted to the report.

QB Baker Mayfield seems to be pleased with it, tweeting NICHOLAS JAMAL CHUBB!!!!! – in all caps!

Defensive End Myles Garrett’s tweet is bringing the heat. Looks like he’s pumped for the season!

Chubb has developed into one of the NFL’s best backs in three years; he rushed for 1,067 yards last season despite missing four games with a knee injury.

He was entering the final year of his rookie deal under contract with Cleveland, which drafted him in the second round from Georgia in 2018.

Chubb will be a free agent again at age 29.

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