Houston Texans trade quarterback Brock Osweiler to Cleveland

OCT. 30 2016 FILE

Now the Houston Chronicles John McClain is reporting that the Texans did NOT trade Osweiler to get Romo.

The team traded the quarterback to the Cleveland Browns on Thursday.

The main target for them will be the unsettled Tony Romo, who they wanted for a long time.

Church agreed to a four-year contract worth around $24 million.

After things didn't quite work out in Washington, Cleveland fans had their glimpse at "what could have been" a year ago when new head coach Hue Jackson decided after one workout that RGIII was going to be his reclamation project. Even if Cleveland can't make a deal, they could still grant him his release as they have plenty of cap space to eat whatever they owe Osweiler by virtue of this trade.

I love this trade so much. It confirms that he may have more value than originally thought and the Broncos could get something decent in return if they decide to go that route. He was the best deep-ball thrower as a college quarterback that I can remember.




"But the 6'8", 240-pounder is still just 26-years old and since the Browns are in need of an infusion of talent, the former Super Bowl victor might be worth giving a shot. The Browns do have a roster decision to make in the next few days on Robert Griffin III, and Osweiler gives them a temporary option. We see this kind of thing regularly in the National Basketball Association, but nearly never in the NFL. "So if you want to be successful in this league long-term compared to a short window, two to four years, you have to learn to be able to operate from the pocket".

"Nah, he too old".

While the Browns were willing to pay $16 million for an unknown commodity, they let their homegrown receiver Terrelle Pryor walk out the door instead of overpaying to keep him. "Fragile. Gonna break him", Parker said.

So we are back to square one really.

"If you look at their draft a year ago, there is no evidence that they have some secret formula that they draft any better than the rest of us", Polian said. Without a doubt, the No. 1 concern fans had was him getting hurt again.

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