Browns sign safety Jim Leonhard

<p> The Cleveland Browns have signed veteran safety Jim Leonhard.</p> <p> Leonhard has played for browns coach Mike Pettine with three teams previously: the Buffalo Bills, New York Jets and Baltimore Ravens.</p> <p> This marks their sixth season working together.</p> <p> Leonhard wrote on Twitter: "It's official, I just signed my 8th NFL contract to become a part of the Cleveland Browns.#dawgpound."</p> <p> Leonhard could help the Browns like an extra coach on the field.</p> <p> Leonhard has recorded 254 tackles, 3.5 sacks, four interceptions and 21 passes defended playing for Pettine with the Ravens and Jets.</p> <p> Leonhard had four interceptions last season for the Bills, recording 41 tackles and five passes defenses.</p> <p> The Browns also signed former Furman offensive lineman Ryan Lee, who's also played for the Pittsburgh Steelers, New Orleans Saints and St. Louis Rams.</p> <p> Follow me on Twitter: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/Ravensinsider">@RavensInsider</a></p> <p> Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun</p>
Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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