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Trade! Redskins acquire another quarterback from Browns

Browns give Redskins Kevin Hogan and move up 17 spots in the 6th round

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The Redskins have made a low impact trade that will barely move the needle for most people, acquiring another backup quarterback by swapping 6th round picks with the Cleveland Browns.

Hogan will be added to a roster that already has three quarterbacks in Alex Smith, Colt McCoy and Stephen Morris. Smith was added to the roster in February after Washington pulled off a shocking trade with the Chiefs.

For Hogan, the trade to Washington will mean a return home. Before being selected by the Browns out of Stanford in the fifth round of the 2016 draft, Hogan attended high school in the DC-area.

According to OverTheCap, Hogan’s salary is $630,000 for the season, so the salary cap implications are almost non-existent, unless the Redskins somehow feel that this allows them to move on from Colt McCoy.

Hogan (6-3, 218) was originally selected by the Kansas City Chiefs in the fifth round (No. 162 overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft. After joining the Browns on Sept. 5, 2016, he appeared in eight games with one start for Cleveland, completing 60-of-101 career passes for 621 yards and four passing touchdowns in addition to rushing 18 times for 176 yards with one rushing touchdown.

Hogan played collegiately at Stanford, playing in 50 games for the Cardinal and setting school records for offensive yards (10,634), most career wins by a quarterback (36) and most career rushing yards by a quarterback (1,249). He earned second-team All-Pac-12 honors as a senior in 2015.

A native of McLean, Va., Hogan, 25, attended Gonzaga College H.S. in Washington, D.C., where he compiled 4,762 passing yards and 37 touchdowns in three seasons.