5 Football Players who Played for Raiders and Browns

There is a good chance that if you’ve found this page then you’re playing the Immaculate Grid.

That also means that today’s grid has asked for players that have played for both the Las Vegas Raiders and Cleveland Browns.

And, it also means that you’re probably stuck on this particular box and you’re looking for a little help. Sound about right so far?

Well, good news, you’re in the right place.

I’ve done some research and have found players who played for both the Raiders and the Browns.

Amari Cooper

Amari Cooper attended the University of Alabama, where he had a highly successful college career from 2012 to 2014. His outstanding performance in his junior year earned him the Fred Biletnikoff Award for the nation’s top receiver and he finished third in the Heisman Trophy voting.

Following his successful college career, Cooper declared for the 2015 NFL Draft and was selected fourth overall by the Oakland Raiders. In his rookie season, Cooper quickly made his mark, becoming the first rookie Raider to surpass 1,000 receiving yards and earning a Pro Bowl selection.

Cooper continued to be a key player for the Raiders until the middle of the 2018 season, when he was traded to the Dallas Cowboys. With the Cowboys, Cooper’s performance excelled even further. He became a favorite target for quarterback Dak Prescott and played an instrumental role in the Cowboys’ offense.

Cooper Key Stats

  • Pro Bowl (Raiders, Cowboys)
  • 1000+ Yard Receiving Season (Raiders, Cowboys, Browns)

Bruce Gradkowski

Bruce Gradkowski, a quarterback with a journeyman career in the NFL, played from 2006 to 2012.

Initially drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 6th round of the 2006 NFL Draft, Gradkowski also had stints with the Cleveland Browns, Oakland Raiders, Cincinnati Bengals, and Pittsburgh Steelers.

In 37 games over his career, Gradkowski threw for 4,057 yards with a completion percentage of 52.9%. He recorded 21 touchdowns and 24 interceptions.

Andre Rison

Andre Rison was selected in the first round, 22nd overall, by the Indianapolis Colts in the 1989 NFL Draft. Throughout his career, Rison’s big-play ability made him one of the most exciting receivers of his era, and his contributions on the field were often matched by his colorful personality off of it.

During his career, Rison played for multiple teams including the Colts, Atlanta Falcons, Cleveland Browns, Jacksonville Jaguars, Green Bay Packers, Kansas City Chiefs, and Oakland Raiders. As a wide receiver, he amassed over 10,000 receiving yards and 84 touchdown receptions.

He was a five-time Pro Bowl selection and a First-Team All-Pro in 1990. He was also a key mid-season addition to the Packers team that ended up winning Super Bowl XXXI.

Rison Key Stats

  • 1st Team All-Pro (Falcons)
  • Pro Bowl (Falcons, Chiefs)
  • Super Bowl Champ (Packers)
  • 1000+ Yard Receiving Season (Falcons, Chiefs)

Josh McCown

Josh McCown, known for his resilience and adaptability, carved out a noteworthy 17-year career in the NFL – mostly as a reliable backup quarterback.

From his entry into the league with the Arizona Cardinals in 2002, he played for 9 different teams, a few times as the starting QB, but also stepping in and performing effectively whenever called upon when he wasn’t.

He threw for over 17,000 yards and 98 touchdowns, holding a career passer rating of around 80. Particularly impressive stints came with the Chicago Bears in 2013 and the New York Jets in 2017.

Jason Campbell

Jason Campbell was selected by the Washington Football Team in the first round of the 2005 NFL Draft, 25th overall. He played over a 10-year NFL career, spending time with Washington, the Oakland Raiders, Chicago Bears, Cleveland Browns, and Cincinnati Bengals.

Campbell’s NFL career included 79 starts in 90 total games, during which he threw for 16,771 yards, 87 touchdowns, and 60 interceptions. His best season came in 2009 with Washington, when he passed for 3,618 yards and 20 touchdowns.

Though Campbell never reached the elite status some anticipated, he served as a solid starting quarterback and later a veteran backup, known for his strong arm and leadership on and off the field.

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