Originally posted on Waiting For Next Year  |  Last updated 4/1/13
Jason LaCanfora reports that the Browns have traded former 3rd round draft pick Colt McCoy to the San Francisco 49ers. https://twitter.com/JasonLaCanfora/status/318822839748800513 Browns will get a late-round pick for McCoy — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) April 1, 2013 So there’s the other shoe to drop after the signing of Jason Campbell. The Cleveland Browns have seemingly simplified one potential angle on a quarterback controversy by trading the oft-popular QB from Texas who bemoaned the lack of opportunity to compete last pre-season. The San Francisco 49ers came into this draft season with a ton of picks. I believe they had 13 at one point. Details of the Browns’ compensation for McCoy aren’t available yet, but Twitter rumors indicate it might be a sixth rounder. With McCoy’s somewhat modest salary of $2.325 million for 2013 he becomes a pretty economical backup to replace the recently-traded Alex Smith. Prior to the trade the San Francisco 49ers had: - One 1st rounder -  Two 2nds -  Two 3rds - Two 4ths - Two 5ths - One 6th - Four 7th rounders in the 2013 draft. The leader in the clubhouse in the jokes department is easily Zac Jackson, by the way… https://twitter.com/FSOhioZJackson/status/318824079174021122 [Related: WFNY Podcast – 2013-04-01 – Dennis Manoloff talks charities, Weeden and NFL draft]
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