Bye Bye Brady: Browns Ship Former First Round Pick Quinn to Denver

March 14, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The writing has been on the wall for weeks, but today the Cleveland Browns finally gave Brady Quinn his wish and traded him out of Cleveland.
The former Notre Dame standout and first round pick of the Cleveland Browns has been traded to Denver for running back Peyton Hillis and two future conditional picks.
Quinn would have preferred to be the starter for the Cleveland Browns, but once it was apparent that he would not get the support of the new regime here in Cleveland, he asked to be traded to be given a chance to start elsewhere.
In Denver, Quinn will compete with current starter, and restricted free agent, Kyle Orton as the future of the Bronco franchise.  Last season new coach Josh McDaniels mulled over the possibility of trading for Brady Quinn, now he has his man, and probably got him for a cheaper price than he would have had to pay last year.
What exactly does this trade mean for the Cleveland Browns?  For starters, they probably won't be looking...

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