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NFL Trade Rumors:
The National Football Post writes that some around the NFL believe the Cleveland Browns could look to trade QB Brandon Weeden at some point this offseason.
NFP adds that there’s a “belief” that the Browns new front office isn’t very high on Weeden as an NFL quarterback and could try to trade him now in the hopes of securing “something” in return for the him.
Will Burge of ESPN Cleveland writes that although they probably would like to trade Weeden, it’s hard to imagine them doing any better than a fourth or fifth round draft pick at this point.
Burge mentions that there really isn’t a solid upgrade to Weeden available on the open market, and adds that calling Alex Smith as much is a bit of a stretch.
Just for the purpose of perspective; Weeden is actually older than Aaron Rodgers. The Browns new regime obviously inherited this situation, so it makes sense that they would consider all of their available options at this point.
It will be interesting to see if Cleveland actively shops ...
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A report says the new Cleveland Browns front office executives are not fans of Brandon Weeden and will look to trade the quarterback.
According to the National Football Post, some people around the NFL believe the Cleveland Browns could end up deciding to trade quarterback Brandon Weeden, since their new front office isn’t very fond of him as a player.
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While the Cleveland Browns front office looks to address the quarterback position this offseason, ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr feels that, if the team were to desire to do so via the draft, they could be in for a bit of a gamble as current quarterback Brandon Weeden could have been the top passer taken had he been able to wait until 2013 to declare for the NFL.
“Obviously you look at...
During the 2012 NFL Draft the Cleveland Browns shocked almost everyone by selecting 28-year-old quarterback Brandon Weeden with the 22nd pick in the first round. Weeden went on to earn the team’s starting job as a 29-year-old rookie, but produced disappointing results. Now the Browns could shock the NFL again by putting Weeden on the trade block after just one season.
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