Report: Gerald McCoy sides with Carolina Panthers, not Cleveland Browns

Report: Gerald McCoy sides with Carolina Panthers, not Cleveland Browns
Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy walks on the field before an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) (Source: Carolyn Kaster)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Cleveland Browns coach Freddie Kitchens was optimistic the team would sign free agent defensive tackle Gerald McCoy, but it just wasn’t meant to be.

According to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter, McCoy had a few teams in mind, but decided on the Carolina Panthers.

The six-time Pro Bowler, who was recently released by Tampa Bay, visited with Cleveland in May.

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