Published: Sun, March 11, 2018
Sports | By Spencer Underwood

Cleveland Browns Trade: Damarious Randall fits at corner or free safety

Cleveland Browns Trade: Damarious Randall fits at corner or free safety

As one quarterback comes in for the Cleveland Browns, another leaves town. And in the deal, they'll be shipping 2017 second-round pick DeShone Kizer to Green Bay.

The Packers needed to find a better backup after last season's debacle.

Kizer, who went 0-15 as a starter and led the National Football League with 22 interceptions during a straining rookie season, will compete for Green Bay's backup job behind star Aaron Rodgers.

Earlier in the day, he traded for Dolphins' three-time Pro Bowl receiver Jarvis Landry and Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor.

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DeShone Kizer was a second round pick for the Browns and started 15 games last season. Hundley filled in for Aaron Rodgers after he went down a collarbone injury. Rodgers returned to injured reserve after that game and Hundley started the last two weeks of the season, finishing the year having completed 192 of 316 passes (60.8 percent) for 1,836 yards with nine touchdowns, 12 interceptions and 29 sacks (70.6 passer rating). McCarthy stood by him, however, and the coach's patience seemingly paid off as Randall bounced back and played well in the weeks that followed.

The good thing about Randall though is he doesn't handcuff the team to one position. He also rushed for 419 yards and five touchdowns, but lost six fumbles. If nothing else, the Packers could rehabilitate Kizer's career and trade him for a draft pick.

Randall had 10 interceptions in his first threes season in Green Bay.

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