Dolphins trading Jarvis Landry to Cleveland Browns
Capping a week that's seen the Eagles, Seahawks and Rams wheel-and-deal like madmen, the Browns are closing Friday with a big-time deal.
Cleveland has agreed to acquire Jarvis Landry from the Miami Dolphins in exchange for a 2018 draft pick and a 2019 draft selection, according to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. The Ravens and Saints were among the other teams that expressed interest in potentially trading for Landry, Rapoport said on NFL Up to the Minute.
Rapoport also reported the Browns are expected to "negotiate a long-term deal" that could make Landry one of the richest pass-catchers league wide. Cleveland has the juice to do it, too, with $113 million-plus in salary-cap space.
Two reasons #Dolphins WR Jarvis Landry wanted to go to the #Browns: 1. They'll re-do his deal. 2. They have a QB. and they will.
For his part, Landry seemed eager to embark on the next stage of his career in Cleveland, posting on Twitter: "Y'all better understand s--- about to get SERIOUS... ON MY MAMA."
Currently attached to a one-year, $15.982 million contract -- the cost of the franchise tender -- Landry gives the Browns instant production and depth at a position where they need help.....
Read full article here