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Report: Cleveland Browns Attempted To Trade For This QB

A Cleveland Browns helmet sitting on the field.

PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 11: A Cleveland Browns helmet rests on the field prior to the game against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field on September 11, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Eagles defeated the Browns 29-10. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

The Cleveland Browns have been very active this offseason with acquisitions of former Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry and Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor, who the team received in exchange for a third round pick.

On Tuesday afternoon, it was revealed that the Browns attempted to trade for a different quarterback, instead of the former Bills starter.

According to Michael Silver of, the Browns offered a second round pick in exchange for Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles.

The Eagles declined.

Shortly before the start of the league year, the Philadelphia Eagles turned down a potential trade that would have sent Super Bowl LII MVP Nick Foles to the Cleveland Browns for the 35th overall pick in the 2018 draft, according to three sources familiar with the talks.

Philadelphia allegedly pitched the idea to Foles, who noted he'd rather stay in Philly.

The former Michigan State transfer turned Arizona star was a hot commodity in trade talks after leading the Eagles to a Super Bowl victory over the Patriots. However, those talks never materialized and Foles re-signed with the Eagles.

Foles can earn up to $14 million in incentives with Philadelphia this season, though his playing time will likely hinge on Carson Wentz's return from a knee injury.

Oh, what could have been.