CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - The Cleveland Browns and Eagles agreed Wednesday to a trade of first-round picks and other selections in the 2016, 2017 and 2018 drafts.
Cleveland will trade Philadelphia its 2016 first-round selection (No. 2 overall) and a conditional 2017 fourth-round selection for Philadelphia's 2016 first-round selection (No. 8), third-round selection (No. 77), fourth-round selection (No. 100) along with the Eagles' 2017 first-round pick and a 2018 second-round pick, the Browns posted online.
"We are excited about owning 12 picks heading into this year's draft and acquiring the high future picks in 2017 and 2018," said Browns Executive VP of Football Operations Sashi Brown. "These picks will play a major role in building our team for long-term sustained success. We want to assemble a young nucleus of talented players and this trade positions us really well. There is a good depth of talent in the first round and we felt we could make a larger impact to our roster by adding more draft picks and that's why we made the decision to trade down."
The Browns now have 12 selections in the 2016 NFL Draft, tied for most of any team, including six of the top 100 picks.
Revised Browns 2016 draft order:
Round 1: 8
Round 2: 32
Round 3: 65
Round 3: 77
Round 4: 99
Round 4: 100
Round 4: 138
Round 5: 141
Round 5: 172
Round 5: 173
Round 6: 176
Round 7: 223
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