Browns trade Genard Avery to Eagles for draft pick

Genard Avery #55 of the Cleveland Browns reacts during the third quarter of the game against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on October 27, 2019 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. (Photo by Omar Rawlings/Getty Images)

BEREA, Ohio– The Cleveland Browns traded defensive end Genard Avery to the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for an undisclosed 2021 draft pick, the team announced on Monday.

Avery was selected in the fifth round of the 2018 NFL Draft. As a rookie he made five started, and logged 39 tackles and 4.5 sacks. This year, he’s been active for two games as a reserve.

According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, Cleveland received a fourth-round draft selection.

The NFL trade deadline is Tuesday at 4 p.m.

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