A first-round pick in 2009, Mack is on record saying winning is "really important" to him as he enters his eighth season in the NFL. The Browns have gone 33-79 since Mack got to town, but the center reportedly came out of a Super Bowl week meeting with new Browns coach Hue Jackson feeling optimistic about the franchise's direction.
Mack had previously praised the Browns for last month's swift succession of moves that remade the front office and brought Jackson from Cincinnati.
Mack is going to get paid handsomely, whether that's by the Browns or another team. There is speculation that Mack will be the highest-paid center in NFL history by the next time we see him on a football field.