In a transfer that can provide a 3rd likelihood for a frail third-spherical place shut and some hopeful depth to a one-time depleted receiving corps, the Cleveland Browns signed wideout Jaelen Sturdy on Wednesday.
The workforce supplied the signing of Sturdy after he uncared for the total 2018 season and spoil up 2017 as share of the Houston Texans and Jacksonville Jaguars franchises however completed in only a recreation apiece for the teams.
At 6-foot-2, 220 kilos, Sturdy is a upright-sized aim for Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield, who threw an NFL rookie-file 27 touchdown passes closing season with receiver Jarvis Landry hauling in a workforce-high 81 receptions. After Landry, though, no other Browns vast receiver had greater than forty five catches.
Taken by the Texans in the third spherical of the 2015 NFL Draft out of Arizona Divulge, Sturdy has completed in 20 occupation games with exact three starts. General, he is tallied 31 catches for 330 yards and 4 touchdowns.
Waived by the Texans in 2017, he frolicked with the Jags thereafter, however used to be at closing waived by them and did now no longer play with any NFL workforce in 2018.
Listed below are other transactions from Wednesday:
1. The Bears are anticipated to unlock tight discontinue Dion Sims, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per a source. A salary cap casualty, Sims used to be as a consequence of originate $6 million in 2019.