Bills take low-risk gamble in acquiring Coleman from Browns


The Cleveland Browns traded the 24-year-old wide receiver to the Buffalo Bills on Sunday, the teams announced.

Coleman was travelling to the Bills' training camp facility and must pass a physical. Both Callaway and third-year wideout Rashard Higgins have looked quite impressive during training camp so far, which could have been one of the many reasons that the Browns chose to deal Coleman. Add it all up, and none of Cleveland's last nine first-round picks have made it to their fifth-year option season.

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He played just 19 games because of injuries and eventually symbolized the overall dysfunction of Cleveland's previous regime. Known for his breakaway speed, the 5-foot-11, 185-pound Coleman had just eight 20-yard receptions and three 40-yard catches in his two seasons with the Browns.

Coleman's time ran out in Cleveland under new general manager John Dorsey.'s Ian Rapoport notes the move frees up the guaranteed portion of Coleman's 2018 and '19 salaries from escrow. He also traded for quarterback Tyrod Taylor and used the No. 1 pick in this year's draft on Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield and the No. 4 pick on Ohio State cornerback Denzel Ward, the two players now tasked with breaking the Browns' first-round jinx.

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