On Wednesday, the Browns have been scratched off the record of potential commerce suitors after they traded a 2023 second-round choose for Jets WR Elijah Moore and a 2023 third-round choose. In line with Cleveland.com’s Mary Kay Cabot, Cleveland was eager about Denver’s 23-year-old wideout.
The Dallas Morning Information’ David Moore reported the Cowboys known as however determined to accumulate Brandin Cooks as an alternative since they didn’t need to surrender a first-rounder.
Though Denver needed to make use of Jeudy to accumulate a first-round choose, it could be grateful in the event that they maintain him and he breaks out subsequent season.
The Broncos went 5-12 final season, however Jeudy quietly put collectively a stable exhibiting, recording profession highs in receptions (67), receiving yards (972) and TDs (six), main the Broncos in all classes.
Throughout the ultimate six video games of the 2022 season, he inserted himself into elite firm.
Per The Athletic’s Nick Kosmider, he was considered one of six wideouts to document no less than 35 receptions, 500-plus receiving yards and three or extra TDs. The group included Professional Bowlers CeeDee Lamb, Justin Jefferson and A.J. Brown.
The late-season surge exhibits Jeudy is on the precise trajectory. New Denver HC Sean Payton might take him to the subsequent degree. In New Orleans, Payton labored with WR Michael Thomas, who set an NFL document for receptions in 2019 (149 in 15 video games).
The Broncos want draft picks as a result of they don’t have a first- or second-rounder within the 2023 NFL Draft, however they need to commerce WR Courtland Sutton as an alternative. The previous Professional Bowler is older, 27, and has a excessive cap quantity ($18.3M, per OverThe Cap).
Plus, Denver doesn’t need to miss out on the previous first-rounder unlocking his potential.