Shelton was traded this offseason, along with a fifth-round pick, to the New England Patriots for a third-round pick.

The Patriots already turned down his fifth-year option, meaning that they believed Shelton’s value on a one-year deal was roughly worth a top-100 pick in the draft. That begs the question: Why did Cleveland move Shelton? Shelton played theĀ second-most snaps among defensive tacklesĀ for the Browns last year behind Trevon Coley. Despite playing nearly 200 reps […]