After Pryor no-showed at OTAs, a divorce seemed inevitable, and this landing spot makes a ton of sense.
For the Jets, this seems to be addition by subtraction after they selected a pair of safeties with their first two picks in the 2017 NFL Draft.
We’ve reacquired LB Demario Davis from the Browns via trade in exchange for S Calvin Pryor.
— New York Jets (@nyjets) June 1, 2017
And for the Browns, this almost guarantees that their second first-round pick in the 2017 class, Jabrill Peppers, will be working at linebacker.
We’ve acquired DB Calvin Pryor from the Jets in exchange for LB Demario Davis.
— Cleveland Browns (@Browns) June 1, 2017
So one team moves on at safety while another rebuilds at linebacker in this deal, but all in all, it seems like both parties should be satisfied.
Consider it a rare win-win trade in the NFL.