We have a trade but the Browns aren’t giving up any players. ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting that the Patriots have traded LB Jamie Collins to the Browns in exchange for a compensatory third round pick.
Blockbuster deal: Patriots traded LB Jamie Collins to Cleveland for a compensatory third-round pick, sources tell ESPN.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 31, 2016
Collins is in the final year of his contract which means the Browns could extend him a long-term contract or give him the franchise tag after this season.
The NFL’s trade deadline ends Tuesday afternoon.
UPDATE: More details are available here.