John Moffitt deal to Cleveland rescinded, heading to Denver now

John Moffitt is headed to the Broncos, not the Browns, now.
John Moffitt is headed to the Broncos, not the Browns, now. (USATSI)

Hopefully Seahawks offensive lineman John Moffitt, who Jason La Canfora reported was dealt to the Browns on Monday, didn't book a flight to Cleveland. Because he's headed to Denver instead.

The Broncos announced that they traded for Moffitt on Tuesday, as the Browns and Seahawks had their deal rescinded less than 24 hours after the teams agreed to move Moffitt. Reportedly the deal fell through because Moffitt failed his physical in Cleveland.

In exchange, Denver sent defensive tackle Sealver Siliga to Seattle. Siliga tweeted that he was excited for the "new journey."

There was no tweet from Moffitt about either trade, which is really a shame because his Twitter profile pic is both amazing and terrifying.

Seattle felt they had sufficient depth at the guard position to move Moffitt, a third-round pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, to beef up their defensive line.

Originally they planned to receive Browns defensive end Brian Sanford in exchange for Moffitt but that deal fell through. 

Denver needs the offensive line depth and Moffit provides that, along with the added bonus of being a stand-in for John Snow from Game of Thrones:

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