ProFootballTalk Osweiler is being shipped to Cleveland, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. The compensation? The Texans have to give the Browns a 2018 second-round draft pick and a 2017 sixth-round pick. The Browns ship a 2017 fourth-round pick to Houston.
How bad was the Brock Osweiler era for the Houston Texans? So bad that the Houston Texans had to give up a 2018 second round pick for the Cleveland Browns to take Brock Osweiler off their hands. It will be interesting to see if Hue Jackson actually thinks Brock Osweiler is redeemable, if he can compete to start in Cleveland, or if the Browns are just absorbing his contract with their cap space as a favor to Houston and getting a second round pick in 2018 for their troubles.
There is some speculation that this trade clears the way for Tony Romo to be traded to the Houston Texans. More on that here: