Adam Schefter is reporting that the Browns have picked up the fifth year option on defensive tackle Phil Taylor.
Browns on Friday exercised the fifth-year option on defensive lineman Phil Taylor’s rookie contract.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) May 2, 2014
The he former 2011 first-round pick is now under contract with the Browns through 2015, and will make $5.5 million in the final year. The club had until Saturday to exercise the option.