Calvin Pryor has been traded from the Jets, and in exchange the Browns sent Demario Davis to the Big Apple.
Jets are trading former first-round pick Calvin Pryor to the Browns, sources say. Shot for the safety to restart his career.
— Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) June 1, 2017
The news was first reported by NFL’s Mike Garafolo. In his last season with the Jets, Pryor started fifteen games, making 43 solo tacks and even forcing a fumble. Pryor is known to be a strong, physical presence when it comes to run defense, but he only broke up six passes last year.
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Pryor has been inconsistent in his three-year tenure with the Jets.
The Cleveland Browns have traded for former Jets first round pick, S Calvin Pryor.
He saw a career of ups and downs in 3 years in New York. pic.twitter.com/buwD6V4odv
— Pro Football Focus (@PFF) June 1, 2017
This trade to Cleveland gives the young Pryor a chance to reinvent himself as a football player moving forward. His hard-hitting style is expected to work well with new defensive coordinator Greg Williams.