The Carolina Panthers are trading for Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield, the team confirmed on social media Wednesday.
The former number one NFL draft pick is heading to Carolina, pending a physical, after Cleveland acquired quarterback Deshaun Watson during the NFL offseason.
The NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport first reported that the Panthers are sending a 2024 conditional 5th-round draft pick to the Browns. The deal is pending a physical.
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REPORT: The Browns will pay Baker Mayfield $10.5 million this season. This means they trimmed over $8 million in cash and salary-cap space. The Carolina Panthers will pay Baker Mayfield around $5 million. Mayfield agreed to trim approx. $3.5 million off his base salary.