would likely have had no prayer of attracting on the free market without paying a significant premium over a team like the Ravens, so it wouldn't have been a shock if Cleveland had given Landry a huge deal in free agency or if they give him a massive deal to stick around. The Browns did the same thing after going against type and trading a pick to the Patriots for Jamie Collins in 2016 before giving him an extension which paid him $37.5 million over its first three years, nearly $3 million more than any other inside linebacker in football.
Landry probably won't be able to match the five-year, $82.5 million extension Mike Evans signed earlier on Friday, but his representation knows that the Browns are going to be desperate to hold onto a player who they hope will represent the new, competitive Browns. They could franchise Landry next year and pay him $19.2 million, but it wouldn't be shocking to see a five-year, $75 million extension hit the books for Landry before the season begins.
The fit here is a little curious, if only because Landry is a slot receiver and the Browns actually had a few options to operate there in 2018. Duke Johnson has quietly become an effective weapon as both a runner and receiver, posting a positive DVOA in both categories last season. The 24-year-old might very well have served as a regular slot receiver for the Browns next season if they hadn't traded for Landry. With Johnson entering the final year of his rookie deal, it seems possible that Cleveland might not keep the Miami product around after this season.
It's also possible that 2016 first-round pick Corey Coleman might have ended up in the slot, given that the 5-foot-11 Coleman hasn't yet emerged as a useful weapon on the outside. Injuries and poor quarterback play have unquestionably stunted Coleman's growth, but this is also a receiver who has caught 56 of the 131 targets thrown his way over the last two seasons, producing a catch rate of just 42.7 percent. That's the lowest rate in football among guys with 100 targets or more over that timeframe. Dorsey has no ties to Coleman, and with Josh Gordon back in the lineup, this seems to push Coleman third (or fourth behind Johnson) in line for targets.
The Browns sent the fourth-round pick they got from the Panthers in a long-ago swap of punters and a 2019 seventh-rounder to the Dolphins. Mike Tannenbaum and the Dolphins have to be happy to come away with a meaningful return for Landry, given that they spent all of the season suggesting through the media that he wasn't in their plans. Miami could theoretically have held onto Landry and
picked up a third-round compensatory selection, but it's not quite that simple. The Dolphins would have needed to sit out most of the free-agent period to avoid signing a player who would have cancelled out the compensation for Landry, which isn't exactly their style. I doubt Landry would have picked up a big enough deal to qualify for a third-round pick, which means Miami was [url=http://www.authentictwinshop.com/authentic-14-kent-hrbek-jersey.html]Kent Hrbek Authentic Jersey[/url] likely looking at a fourth-round pick.
By making this trade, the Dolphins lock in a better fourth-round pick, get that selection a year earlier than they would through the comp market, and can make moves in free agency without having to worry about impacting the compensatory formula. They still have to clear out more space -- the Dolphins are $3 million over the cap even after trading away Landry -- but this is a [url=http://www.officialsunsproshop.com/authentic-35-dragan-bender-jersey.html]http://www.officialsunsproshop.com/authentic-35-dragan-bender-jersey.html[/url] nifty sign-and-trade maneuver for a guy who wasn't going to be on the Dolphins roster in 2018.
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