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For weeks we were aware that the Browns wanted to trade and not release backup quarterback Colt McCoy. Today that happened, but the destination is surprising.
The Browns have traded McCoy to the San Francisco 49ers according to Jason La Canfora.
The Browns have dealt QB Colt McCoy to the 49ers. Another QB on the move
— Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) April 1, 2013
In exchange for McCoy, Cleveland gets a 5th round pick from San Francisco. McCoy who has some athletic ability, will provide Colin Kaepernick with a backup who has some experience.
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Colt McCoy's days with the Browns indeed were numbered.
McCoy, who became expendable when Cleveland signed veteran free agent Jason Campbell last week, was traded Monday to the San Francisco 49ers, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The Browns got a fifth- and seventh-round pick in this month's draft for McCoy and Cleveland's sixth-round pick...
Texas Longhorns fans got something to cheer about on Monday when the news broke that one of their favorite sons, Colt McCoy, was released from purgatory (aka the Cleveland Browns) and sent to a quality team--the San Francsico 49ers.
What? He's still just a back up! And now he's behind one of the NFL's rising stars, Colin Kaeprnick! How on Earth could that be good...
The San Francisco 49ers acquired backup quarterback Colt McCoy from Cleveland on Monday.
McCoy and a sixth-round draft pick were acquired by the 49ers in exchange for the Browns fifth and seventh round picks.
The Browns had little to no use for McCoy with Brandon Weeden and Jason Campbell expected to compete for the starting job in training camp. In San Francisco the 26-year-old...
How anyone would react upon hearing Colt McCoy is the new backup QB.
Let me be the first to say that April Fool's day is for ******* douche bags. Why do we need a day where people make up incredibly stupid stories just to "josh" people? And where did it even come from? Forget it...I really don't ******* care. Like I said on the Internets...
According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, after canceling his work out with the Giants, free agent quarterback Pat White is expected to sign with the Washington Redskins.
Former 2nd rnd pick Pat White is visiting WSH Wed. The QB is very likely to sign there. Good scheme fit for him. He cancelled visit to NYG
— Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) April 2, 2013
While White isn’t...
Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that free agent DT Alan Branch will visit the Bills on Tuesday.
La Canfora adds that Buffalo is “pretty interested in getting something done.“
Branch, 28, just recently fired his agency CAA and hired Blake Baratz as his agent, so it appears to be paying off, considering that there was almost no interest before he switched representation...
Jason La Canfora reports that the Cardinals could look to trade QB Brian Hoyer for a late-round pick in the coming days now that Carson Palmer looks to be headed to Arizona.
La Canfora adds that the Browns could have interest in Hoyer.
Ian Rapoport mentions that Hoyer has been on the trading block for weeks.
Rapoport mentions that the Steelers were “very interested” in Hoyer...
Jason La Canfora reports that free agent QB Pat White will meet with the Redskins on Wednesday and is “very likely” to sign an agreement with them.
White, 27, canceled a visit with the Giants earlier in the day, so it was clear that he had a better option in mind. He would be a good fit to step in and the run the read-option if needed, but it’s pretty clear that Kirk Cousins...
Jason La Canfora is reporting that the Panthers have agreed to terms with former Giants WR Domenik Hixon.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Hixon has agreed to a one-year deal.
Hixon reportedly had interest from the Lions, Browns and Raiders before signing with Carolina. He recently met with the team earlier in the week, but left with a contract.
The Panthers have been in need...