CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Browns continued to wheel and deal on Saturday, agreeing to send defensive lineman Danny Shelton, a former first-round draft pick, to the New England Patriots for a third-round pick in 2019, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press.

John Dorsey, the Browns’ new general manager who struck three major deals Friday, also sent a 2018 fifth-round pick to the Patriots, said the source who spoke on condition of anonymity because teams can’t finalize trades until Wednesday.

Shelton is the latest first-round draft pick to be dumped by the Browns, whose inability to choose good players in recent years is at the heart of the team’s woeful record. Cleveland went 0-16 last season and is 4-44 in the last three seasons.

Since 2010, the Browns have selected 13 players in the first round, and only four remain with the team.

Shelton was selected with the No. 12 overall pick in 2015. The 6-foot-2, 335-pounder started 45 of 46 games in three seasons and the team seemed pleased with his progress against the run.

But he didn’t make as many big plays as the team hoped, and Shelton played out of position last season when Cleveland switched from a 3-4 defensive scheme to a 4-3 front.

Shelton had 33 tackles in 2017 and helped the run defense improve from 31st out of 32 teams (142.7 rushing yards allowed per game) in 2016 to seventh (97.9) last season. The jump in the rankings was one of the few bright spots for the Browns, but Shelton is considered a better fit for a 3-4 defense as a nose tackle.

Dorsey’s remake of the Browns isn’t over.

On Friday, he sent shockwaves across the NFL with three major deals, acquiring quarterback Tyrod Taylor from Buffalo, wide receiver Jarvis Landry from Miami and cornerback Damarious Randall from Green Bay. He also traded quarterback DeShone Kizer to the Packers, a move that could affect the Browns’ plans in free agency and the upcoming draft.

Dorsey had been expected to target a veteran quarterback in free agency, but Taylor’s arrival could change that unless Cleveland wants to bring in another experienced player to compete for the job. Either way, the Browns are likely to take a quarterback with the No. 1 overall pick in this year’s draft.

Dorsey’s whirlwind of deals over the past two days may have been prompted by a concern that free agents would be afraid to sign with the Browns because of the team’s struggles and constant turnover.

And while Dorsey has parted with three draft picks in the past two days, he has added talent without touching any of the five picks Cleveland has in the first two rounds this year.

49ERS: Star cornerback Richard Sherman has agreed to a three-year deal with San Francisco.

A person in the league familiar with the deal says Sherman agreed to the contract after spending Saturday meeting with the team. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the signing had not been announced. ESPN reported that Sherman’s deal is worth up to $39.15 million.

Sherman was released on Friday by Seattle and took little time in deciding to join one of the Seahawks’ fiercest rivals.

He will be 30 years old going into next season and is coming off an Achilles tendon injury that cost him half of the 2017 season.

RAIDERS: Oakland agreed to a 3-year contract worth more than $15 million to keep defensive tackle Justin Ellis off the free-agent market.

A person familiar with the deal said Ellis will be guaranteed at least $6 million. Ellis was slated to become an unrestricted free agent next week.

GIANTS: Odell Beckham appears to be enjoying the offseason – maybe a little too much.

In a video that went viral Friday that will make the Giants front office and the team’s fans cringe, the star wide receiver is seen relaxing in bed with some pizza and what appears to be a suspicious thick brown cigarette in his left hand.

As the camera pans, a woman is seen next to him with a credit card lying in front of what looks to be a white substance.

The Giants acknowledged to the New York Daily News that they are aware of the video but did not have any comment beyond that.

• Punter Brad Wing, who ranked last in the NFL with a 36.7-yard net average last season, was released after three years with the Giants.

CHRIS GEDNEY, who played for the Chicago Bears and Arizona Cardinals, died Friday at age 47.

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