It appears the buzz on any potential imminent move involving the Cleveland Browns and free agent safety Earl Thomas has been harshly mellowed.

Hours after there were reports the Browns were hotly pursuing the former Seahawks standout, a bunch of prominent NFL media members have squashed those thoughts with reports of their own.

It seems any hope of Thomas joining the Browns is not viable, at least not anytime soon. While the player himself has not said anything about his plans or intentions, several well-connected NFL reports are boldly dismissive of any potential marriage between Thomas and the Cleveland Browns.

That includes Mike Garafolo of the NFL Network, the man who broke the news of the Odell Beckham Jr. trade: