The Browns have traded former starting quarterback Cody Kessler to the Jaguars, the team announced Wednesday. In exchange, the Browns will receive a 2019 conditional seventh-round draft pick.
Kessler, who started eight winless games in two years with the Browns, will become backup to Blake Bortles in Jacksonville as Cleveland continues to rebuild at the quarterback position. The Jaguars were without a backup since Chad Henne signed as an unrestricted free agent with the Chiefs earlier this month.
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The Browns also signed former Cardinals backup quarterback Drew Stanton earlier this week, and it’s expected Cleveland will draft a quarterback with either the No. 1 or No. 4 overall pick in next month’s NFL Draft.
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