Buffalo Bills Make Trade For Cleveland Quarterback
The Buffalo Bills offseason moves continued on Saturday as it was reported that the team has made a trade with the Cleveland Browns for a quarterback.
NFL insider Tom Pelissero said that the Bills and the Browns have agreed to a trade that would see Quarterback Case Keenum head to Buffalo for a 7th round draft pick. The deal was not officially announced by the teams and Pelissero stated the deal was told to him through his sources.
Buffalo will be Keenum 7th NFL team that he has played for. He was undrafted in the 2012 NFL draft and signed as an undrafted free agent with Houston Texans.
He has played for the Houston Texans, St Louis/Los Angeles Rams, Minnesota Vikings, Denver Broncos, Washington Commanders, Cleveland Browns, and now the Buffalo Bills.
Keenum has never played for the same NFL for more than two years straight. Last season with the Browns, He started two games after Baker Mayfield got injured. Overall he played in seven games, throwing for 462 yards, 3 touchdowns, and one interception. He had a QB rating of 91.3.
Keenum will come in and play back up to Josh Allen. The Buffalo Bills are also expected to re-sign fan favorite Matt Barkley who left Buffalo last season after playing for the Bills from 2018-2020.
The Bills have been looking for a backup QB for Allen since last year's backup Mitch Trubisky left Western New York for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Trubiski signed a two-year deal and will battle for the Steelers starting QB spot that was left vacated by the retirement of Ben Roethlisberger.