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Browns acquire wide receiver in trade with Steelers

Published: Saturday, September 02, 2017 @ 12:42 PM
By: John Boyle - Staff Writer

The Cleveland Browns have acquired wide receiver Sammie Coates in a trade with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

The Browns also will receive a 2019 seventh-round pick. The Steelers get a sixth-round pick in 2018 from the Browns.

Coates, a third-year player out of Auburn, has appeared in 20 games with five starts. He has 22 catches for 446 yards and two touchdowns..

The Browns and Steelers open the season against each other next Sunday.