Cleveland Browns trade target No. 1: Devante Parker, Miami Dolphins WR
With the Dolphins redoing their wide receiver room, recently trading for Tyreek Hill from the Kansas City Chiefs, and signing free agent Cedrick Wilson from the Dallas Cowboys there has been some speculation that the Dolphins long time wide receiver Devante Parker might be on the trading block. The 6-foot-3 receiver was originally drafted by the team in 2015 in the first round out of Louisville.
In his seven seasons with Miami, he’s tallied 4,727 yards and scored 24 touchdowns. His big year was in 2019 when he caught 72 passes for 1,202 yards and 9 touchdowns. He had a very healthy 16.7 yards per reception average.
He’s had various injuries over his career that have affected his performances, like last season when he only played in 10 games. He ended up with 40 catches for over 515 yards and only two touchdowns.
If the Browns don’t re-sign Landry, they will likely still draft a couple of wide receivers, but Parker could be the type of player to team up with their newly acquired wide receiver Cooper. Since it seems like the Browns are in the mode of big-name trades, this move wouldn’t be a shocker at this point.
The salary of Parker might be an issue, but it probably wouldn’t stop a team like Cleveland, who just gave their new quarterback $230 million, from pursuing the deal. Parker is due around $8.7 million, according to spotrac.com and he’s not a free agent until 2024. It would seem like the type of contract at this point that might be able to get redone by the Browns crafty general manager Andrew Berry so stay tuned!