REPORT | Cleveland Browns to make Joe Thomas NFL's highest-paid OL in 2018

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Perhaps the worst moment of this disastrous Browns season came during week seven, when future Hall of Fame left tackle Joe Thomas was lost for the season with a torn triceps.

Prior to being injured, Thomas had been one of the Browns few shining lights, never missing a snap during his 10-year career and making the Pro Bowl each season.

Despite his recent health struggles, the Browns have apparently decided to reward Thomas for his years of faithful service: According to ESPN's Field Yates, the team has amended Thomas' contract and award him $3 million more total over the next two years. This would raise Thomas' 2018 salary to $13.5 million, making him the highest-paid offensive lineman in the NFL.

Thomas, who underwent surgery two weeks ago, has not yet fully committed to playing next season.