Browns Trade QB McCoy To The Niners For Draft Pick

The Browns have traded quarterback Colt McCoy to the NFC Champion San Francisco 49ers for a late round draft choice according to NFL Network’s Jason LaCanfora.

McCoy in his three-year career with the Browns, played in 24 games and accounted for 22 touchdowns against 26 turnovers (6 fumbles). He has a 74.8 career passer rating.

Last season with Brandon Weeden coming aboard as the starter, the QB threw just 17 passes, Weeden, who is three years older than McCoy, threw for 3,385 yards and 14 touchdowns with 17 interceptions, posting a 72.6 passer rating.

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3 Responses to “Browns Trade QB McCoy To The Niners For Draft Pick”

  1. Dan B. says:

    At least he is going somewhere where the team will be honest with him. He never got a fair shake at the starting job, but at least Phil will have some company. I am not saying Colt was the answer, just saying he/we never got to see if he could have been.

    • Denolakes says:

      Maybe. He was on a team that was not loaded with talent, to be sure .. . if that is not “getting a fair shake”, then I guess so . . . but a lot of other players were on those same teams, too, D’Qwell, Haden, Thomas, Mack, Rubin, for example. No matter what they do in the draft, on paper, Cleveland right now is a better team talent-wise than at any time since their return. And, how long has it been since Cleveland could trade anyone for talent on their roster?

  2. dale says:

    Sure he did not play around a lot of talented players when he was the fulltime starter in 2011 and had the job yanked from him the next year without getting a chance to compete for it, but that does not change the fact that so many short passes landed at guys ankles or just way off target! Colt is a smart and great guy who will do great in life after he is out of the league in two or three years after hanging on with SF and maybe another team after that as a 2nd or 3rd stringer!

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