New Browns WR Elijah Moore: Trade came ‘out of nowhere’

Published: Mar. 23, 2023 at 3:11 PM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Elijah Moore, acquired by the Browns in a trade Wednesday, admitted the deal came “out of nowhere” but said he’s “super excited” to be a Brown and to play with QB Deshaun Watson.

Moore spoke to media Thursday on a zoom call.

Cleveland traded the 42nd overall pick in next month’s draft to the Jets for Moore and the 74th pick.

Moore played 2 seasons with New York, starting 15 games.

He had 80 catches for 984 yards and 6 TD.