BREAKING: The Browns have designated C Alex Mack as their transition player.
Positive for #Browns: Much better chance of retaining star C Alex Mack. He’ll still test FA. With old regime, he was gone. Could be back now
ESPN.com "Alex Mack had a strong season and went to the Pro Bowl. Nobody knows where Mack will play in 2014. He was drafted by the Browns and has known nothing but losing and change since he joined the team. It only seems logical that he will test the free agent market. There are glaring needs at..." January 28
Pro Football Talk "On Sunday, the Browns’ 2013 campaign concludes without a playoff berth for the 11th consecutive season. However, those who believe Cleveland could soon have better days ahead can look to the Pro Bowl roster for reassurance. Five Browns are slated to play in Hawaii in January: left tackle Joe..." December 28
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Pro Bowl center Alex Mack wants to return to the Browns, and will give the team right of first refusal if he hits the free agent market. Asked if he'd give the Browns the chance to match or exceed any offer he receives in free agency, Mack said "Oh, absolutely.'' He also made it clear he..." December 26
Akron Beacon Journal "Browns center Alex Mack wouldn’t specify whether he’s open to letting his agent negotiate a contract extension during this season but he made it clear he doesn’t want any such business to distract him from football. “[Keeping] you guys from asking too many questions would be a good way to limit..." September 13