The NFL rumor mill was churning on Monday with the unfounded report that Cleveland Browns star defensive finish was on his technique to the Seattle Seahawks by way of a blockbuster commerce.
Hypothesis generated from person “everyonelovesnudez” on Reddit began to achieve steam and the unnamed alleged news-breaker even did a radio interview backing up the declare he made that Garrett — a Defensive Participant of the 12 months candidate earlier than his helmet-swinging assault on Steelers QB Mason Rudolph in Week 11 — was heading to Seattle.
“The participant that’s coming to the Seahawks apparently is Myles Garrett. The Browns haven’t been proud of him after what occurred with what occurred with the Mason Rudolph incident. There was a break up within the Browns group — some folks wish to hold him as a result of he’s so gifted. Some wish to commerce him. I don’t know what Seattle is giving up, however the commerce is finalized or simply ending up.”
THIS GUY JUST SAID MYLES GARRET ON RADIO pic.twitter.com/cVfiFFdlLk
— Vount Condotta (@vountee) Might 11, 2020
Myles Garrett’s Epic Response to Commerce Rumor
Some Seahawks followers have been keen to purchase into the rumor as a result of the nameless Redditor had referred to as a transfer by the Seahawks earlier this offseason once they launched heart Justin Britt. In any case, Garrett is likely one of the greatest gamers within the league.
Garrett was on monitor for a second Professional Bowl season with 10 sacks however was hit with an indefinite suspension from the NFL after he ripped off the helmet of Rudolph and hit him over the pinnacle with it. Garrett sat out the ultimate six video games of the Browns season with the suspension, however was reinstated this offseason.
The rumor gained a lot momentum that it even caught the eye of Garrett, who was clearly confused by the false information.
— Myles Garrett (@MylesLGarrett) Might 12, 2020
The reported worth later got here out of the fictional commerce, which was getting old linebacker KJ Wright, together with a second and seventh spherical choose. For a Professional Bowl pass-rusher in his prime like Garrett, the worth made little to no sense.
“Seahawks Twitter get a grip,” Jake Heaps of ESPN Radio in Seattle wrote on Twitter. “Sorry to burst your bubble however the Myles Garrett Commerce rumors couldn’t be extra mistaken (I’d love for it to be true). No staff of their proper thoughts goes to commerce one of many NFL’s really ELITE move rushers for a LB, a 2nd and seventh RD choose.”
Seahawks Twitter get a grip… Sorry to burst your bubble however the Myles Garrett Commerce rumors could not be extra mistaken (I’d love for it to be true).
No staff of their proper thoughts goes to commerce one of many NFL’s really ELITE move rushers for a LB, a 2nd and seventh RD choose.
— Jake Heaps (@jtheaps9) Might 11, 2020
One pass-rusher who each groups have reportedly courted this offseason is Jadeveon Clowney. The previous Seahawk was one of many big-name free brokers this offseason, however has but to discover a dwelling as a consequence of a hefty price ticket.
Clowney has but to discover a suitor that wishes to match the cash he needs to make, which is reportedly between $17-20 million, per ESPN. The previous No. 1 general choose didn’t have one of the best contract 12 months statistically, amassing simply three sacks and 31 tackles in 11 begins with the Seattle Seahawks following a blockbuster offseason commerce.
The most recent odds (per Pickswise) have the Titans (+150) and Browns (+300) because the favorites to land Clowney. The Colts (+400), Giants (+600) and Seahawks (+600) observe.
Browns Engaged on Massive With Myles Garrett
The Browns not too long ago exercised Garrett’s fifth-year choice, however there’s an opportunity he gained’t even attain that 2021 season with out an extension in place. Browns basic supervisor Andrew Berry not too long ago joined the RapSheet + Mates with NFL insider Ian Rapoport and gave some perception on the state of affairs relating to Garrett’s extension.
“I wouldn’t converse on any of that publicly. That’s all the time one thing we favor to maintain personal and inner. For sure, we do have lots perception in Myles,” Berry mentioned on the podcast. “We do view him as a long-term member of the group. We love the participant and love the particular person as effectively. We definitely hope that he’s going to be a Brown for years to return.”
Rapoport went on NFL Community and mentioned that he believes Garrett may develop into the primary pass-rusher to hit the $25 million per 12 months mark together with his extension. At the moment, Bears linebacker Khalil Mack is at the moment the best paid defender within the league when it comes to common annual worth at $23.5 million.
#Browns GM Andrew Berry instructed RapSheet + Mates (https://t.co/CiKkY8tVHv) that he hopes Myles Garrett is with the #Browns for years to return. Why a long-term extension is sensible pic.twitter.com/Xfe6oebpQU
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) Might 5, 2020
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