The Green Bay Packers adding depth to the quarterback position Friday.
Some reports indicate that the Packers will now pursue Richard Sherman for the open cornerback spot. The Browns just traded for QB Tyrod Taylor before the news broke about Kizer, so the trade isn't too surprising.
Acquiring Taylor essentially takes the Browns out of the market for Bengals quarterback A.J. McCarron and sets the table for them to use the first or fourth pick on April 26 on a quarterback. He also played his best game against the Packers-another one of those dual-team connections-a game the Browns realistically should have won.
But McCarthy added, "I believe in Brett Hundley".
Earlier this offseason, the Bills picked up Taylor's $6 million roster bonus, believing that doing so rather than releasing him would give them the opportunity to trade for him, and now they have-again, barring an unforeseen setback.
The Browns aren't done making moves on the last Friday of the league year. His comments did not sit well with head coach Mike McCarthy. And while the names usually stand out in the headlines, sometimes it's the under-the-radar move that makes all the difference in the world.
Hundley, drafted by Green Bay in the fifth round in 2015, is entering the fourth and final year of his rookie contract.
Until we see those moves, however, we're left with the freaky dissonance of the Browns making a win-now move while the Packers, a team with Super Bowl aspirations, appear to be planning for the future.
Plus, the Browns still have draft picks, including the No. 1 pick. It's a worthy risk for each side, but the upside for the Browns is much more obvious given where we stand today.
After a miserable rookie year in Cleveland, Kizer may actually have a chance to learn and develop his game while handling clipboard duties behind Aaron Rodgers.