Here’s a statement from the Browns:
Statement by an NFL spokesperson on WR Jordan Payton. pic.twitter.com/8Hd772UF0Y
— Cleveland Browns (@Browns) December 9, 2016
Payton, 23, was taken in the fifth round of this year’s NFL draft. He’s currently in the first year of his four-year, $2.584 million contract and stands to make base salaries of $450,000 and $540,000 over the next two years.
In 2016, Payton has appeared in four games for the Browns but has caught just a single pass for three yards and no touchdowns.