BREAKING: Browns Trade Jason McCourty To Patriots

The Cleveland Browns have traded veteran cornerback Jason McCourty to the New England Patriots, along with the two sides swapping draft picks, according to Mary Kay Cabot of

Cleveland was planning to release McCourty, but New England swooped in to add him. The Patriots had a need at corner after letting Malcolm Butler leave in free agency. 

The Browns have been working to overhaul their secondary this offseason, trading for safety Damarious Randall and signing free-agent cornerbacks T.J. Carrie and Terrance Mitchell.

McCourty racked up 65 tackles and three interceptions last season. He now joins his twin brother, Devin, who has spent his entire eight-year career with the Patriots.

Stick with us in the Chat Sports app or follow NFL by Chat Sports on Facebook to be the 1st to know every breaking story and all the rumors on the NFL!

Back to the New England Patriots Newsfeed

Related Topics: Patriots News, Browns News, Jason McCourty, NFL News