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The Seattle Seahawks had a surplus at right guard, a problem they fixed by sending John Moffitt to the Cleveland Browns on Monday for defensive end/tackle Brian Sanford. Sanford will help Seattle’s defensive line, where the Seahawks are dealing with injuries. Sanford is entering his fourth year in the league but has played just six games in his career. Moffitt had been competing with J.R. Sweezy at right guard. Sweezy had worked with the first-team offense in camp and the first two preseason games. Filed under: Headlines, NESN Staff, NFL

More on the Cleveland Browns acquisition of John Moffitt

The Browns acquired John Moffitt yesterday for Brian Sanford to help shore up their offensive line. This was certainly a good idea considering the injuries sustained to Jason Pinkston and Shawn Lauvao recently. So the Browns acquired a lineman entering his third season with 17 career games played and 15 starts to his name. Most importantly though, what can he bring to the Browns...

NFL News: Browns void trade with Seattle, retain Brian Sanford

That was interesting. The Browns and Seattle Seahawks made a trade yesterday sending DE Brian Sanford to the Seahawks for offensive lineman John Moffitt. The guard was in Berea today, but just before practice he was brought back into the locker room. It seems the Browns didn’t like what they saw in Moffitt’s physical. Moffitt was drafted in 2011, but has already been through...

Browns void trade for G John Moffitt

The Browns voided their trade with Seattle for guard John Moffitt because they had concerns about his health. Down two guards because of injuries, the Browns acquired Moffitt on Monday from the Seahawks for defensive lineman Brian Sanford. Moffitt even took the practice field in uniform Tuesday before he was escorted off by Browns coach Rob Chudzinski. With the deal nullified,...

Cleveland Browns acquire guard John Moffitt

Faced with a dearth of bodies at offensive guard, the Cleveland Browns made a deal today with the Seattle Seahawks to acquire offensive lineman John Moffitt in exchange for defensive lineman Brian Sanford. Moffitt, a third-year player out of Wisconsin, has appeared in 17 games over the last two seasons for the Seahawks, starting 15 of those games. He was selected in the third round...

Browns acquire OL Moffitt from Seattle

The Browns have acquired offensive lineman John Moffitt in a trade from Seattle for defensive lineman Brian Sanford. Cleveland needed an experienced guard after losing Shawn Lauvao and Jason Pinkston to ankle injuries in the past week. Browns coach Rob Chudzinski said Moffitt is a ''tough and versatile lineman who will be in the mix for us up front.'' The 6-foot...

Browns acquire veteran guard from Seahawks

The Browns wasted little time in re-enforcing their offensive line by trading for a veteran guard from the Seahawks on Monday. The Browns completed a somewhat rare trade in the NFL as they sent defensive lineman Brian Sanford to Seattle for 26-year old John Moffitt. Moffitt (6-4, 319) was the Seahawks' third-round draft choice (75th overall) in the 2011 NFL Draft from Wisconsin...

Browns void trade for Seahawks guard John Moffitt because of health concerns

The Browns voided their trade with Seattle for guard John Moffitt today because of health concerns a league source said. Hours after the trade was voided the Seahawks traded Moffitt to the Broncos for defensive tackle Sealver Siliga. The Browns will retain the rights to defensive lineman Brian Sanford who had been shipped to the Seahawks in the trade for Moffitt. Moffitt talked...

Wrapup: Moffitt traded to Broncos after injury concerns void trade to Browns

First Bust? If you’ve felt yourself feeling a little down the past two days, perhaps so far as in the dumps, it’s likely because Seattle Seahawks‘ funny-man John Moffitt was traded to the Denver Broncos yesterday after it had been announced that J.R. Sweezy had won the starting guard job. But, as in all things Moffitt, he made sure his exit from the organization was comical...

Seattle sends Moffitt to Denver for Siliga after Cleveland trade voided

RENTON, Wash. (AP) -- Offensive lineman John Moffitt has been traded from the Seattle Seahawks to the Denver Broncos after his original trade to Cleveland was voided by the Browns. The Broncos announced the trade on Tuesday afternoon. Seattle will receive defensive tackle Sealver Siliga in exchange for Moffitt. Seattle had originally traded Moffitt to the Browns on Monday, pending...

Seahawks Trade G John Moffit To Browns For DE Brian Sanford

Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that the Seahawks have traded G John Moffitt to the Browns in return for DE Brian Sanford. La Canfora adds that the recently injury to Browns G Jason Pinkston led to this transaction. Seattle adds some more help at defensive end with Chris Clemons still coming back from a knee injury and 2012 first-round pick Bruce Irvin facing a suspension...

John Moffitt end up being traded to the Broncos instead of the Browns

The Seattle Seahawks pulled off a trade on Monday that sent offensive lineman John Moffitt to the Browns for defensive lineman Brian Sanford.  Well that traded ended up being being voided today due to health concerns. #Browns' trade for G John Moffitt has been voided. Team gets rights back for DE Brian Sanford. — Nate Ulrich (@NateUlrichABJ) August 20, 2013 #Browns had some...

Seahawks John Moffitt traded to the Broncos for Sealver Siliga

So Long again… John Another twist just minutes after the last Moffitt news… Ten minutes ago we thought we were getting funny-man John Moffitt back. Now via Jay Glazer we’ve found out we’re getting DT Sealver Siliga. Sealver Siliga   #98 DT Height: 6-2   Weight: 325   Age: 23 Born: 4/26/1990 West Jordan , UT College: Utah Experience: 2nd season High School: Copper...
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