Cleveland Browns trade WR Corey Coleman to Buffalo Bills


Three years later after two lackluster seasons with the Cleveland Browns, Coleman was traded to the Buffalo Bills for an undisclosed draft pick, the team announced.

Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that Bills are sending the Browns a late-round draft pick in exchange for the 24-year-old wideout.

Coleman was the team's No. 15 overall selection in 2016 but has only played in 19 games due to injuries. He caught 23 passes and went for 305 yards and two touchdowns.

But beyond Coleman's problems on the field, he had issues outside the lines that hurt his standing with coach Hue Jackson and new general manager John Dorsey.

In Cleveland, Coleman was expected to play behind Josh Gordon and Jarvis Landry, assuming Gordon is ready for Week 1.

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For GM Brandon Beane it's the second time in just under a year in which he acquired a wide receiver who was a former first-round pick.

You have to like this move for Coleman and the Bills.

The most infamous moment in Coleman's short National Football League career thus far was a dropped pass late in the fourth quarter against the Pittsburgh Steelers on a 4th and 2 that sealed the Browns' fate for a historic 0-16 season.

And while Coleman struggled and the Browns remained without a franchise QB, Wentz blossomed into an MVP candidate last season before suffering a knee injury.

Buffalo also released wide receiver Quan Bray.