In exchange for Pryor, the Browns sent LB Demario Davis to the Jets. Davis played for the Jets from 2012-2015 before signing with the Browns in 2016.
Pryor, a former first round pick, was viewed a player that the Jets wanted to trade dating back to before the draft. The Jets were able to land top safety prospect Jamal Adams after he shockingly fell out of the top five. The pick of Adams made Pryor expendable.
Last season, Davis had 99 tackles, continuing a streak of four straight seasons where he totaled over 90 tackles. However, the Browns recently proved to be committed to Christian Kirksey, who inked a four year deal.
Pryor has largely been viewed as a disappointment since being picked in the first round with just four interceptions in three seasons. With Adams in the fold, the Jets have officially given up on Pryor.
The Browns hope that Pryor will be able to rejuvenate his career in Cleveland, but this trade is not going to get to Browns out of the division cellar anytime soon.