Found September 07, 2013 on Buckeye State Sports:
Photo via Cleveland.com After a back-and-forth camp battle with Chris Owens, it was determined that Buster Skrine would get the nod at the second cornerback position opposite of Joe Haden. While being victimized last season by what seemed like every starting quarterback in the NFL, Skrine has shown considerable improvement over the offseason, and he appeared to be making large strides toward being an every-down cornerback. Unfortunately, after suffering an injury at Thursday’s practice, now it looks like Skrine could be missing the first game of the season against the Miami Dolphins entirely. “It’s next man up,” Haden said. “We’re gonna have to figure out a way to make it happen. Buster, he’s been working real hard, that’ll be a big setback for him, as far as our defense is concerned. It’s next man up and we have to do what we got to do.” In his place will be Owens, who was expected to play the nickel role this season. Owens has had his share of injuries so far, limiting his snaps a...
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