Mingo Still Unsigned Due to 'Offset Language' Battle

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Mingo Still Unsigned Due to 'Offset Language' Battle
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With Browns rookies due to report to Berea on Friday, the team and first-round pick Barkevious Mingo are still at odds over his contract, a league source told The Plain Dealer. Specifically, the Browns want offset language in the deal, and Mingo's side does not. Offset language addresses a player who is released before his fully-guaranteed four-year contract has expired. With such language, the original team only has to pay the difference between what it owed the player and what he'll make from a new team.

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