Fragent's defensive tackle Gerald McCoy, who visited Cleveland Browns on Friday, told ESPN's Josina Anderson that wherever he lands, the team will "be a competitor."
"I'll win," said the six-hour Pro Bowler. "I'm not worried about where I live. Where to go to win … Everyone is open. "
McCoy was released Monday by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a movement that was financially motivated. The pages could not agree on his $ 13 million salary, of which McCoy had three years back on his deal that would have kept him in the team through 2021.
Brown's general manager John Dorsey said Thursday that McCoy's meeting would be an opportunity for both parties see if they fit together.
Several other teams are said to be interested in McCoy, number 3 overall in the 2010 draft, McCoy is scheduled to visit Baltimore Ravens on Tuesday, a source confirmed to ESPN's Jamison Hensley. has a strong relationship with Raven's defensive line coach Joe Cullen, who coached McCoy in Tampa in 2014-15
Although McCoy's numbers were down in 2018, Dorsey said he did not think the player was close to being finished. 19659002] "Regarding To his ability to play football, he can still play football games, "Dorsey said.
McCoy, 31, had six bags and a team-leading 21 quarterback pressure in 2018 when Bucs went 5-11 and missed the playoffs for the 11th consecutive season. He has 54½ bags in 123 career games, was an All-Pro in 2013 and was a Pro Bowl every year from 2012 to 2017.
The Brown's offensive coordinator, Todd Monken, spent three seasons in Tampa, who ran Bucs & # 39; offense.
"I think very much Gerald," Monken said earlier this week. "Gerald has had a tremendous career and was an excellent football player for us. He is a great person."