The Detroit Lions have made a swap at wide receiver by claiming Conner Vernon and waiving Quintin Payton.
The Detroit Lions made a minor change to their roster on Monday by claiming wide receiver Conner Vernon off waivers. To make room for him, they waived wide receiver Quintin Payton.
Vernon joins the Lions after spending some time with the Cleveland Browns and Cincinnati Bengals...
The Detroit Lions claims WR Conner Vernon off of waivers from the Bengals on Monday, according to the NFL transactions release.
Vernon, 23, signed with the Raiders as an undrafted free agent out of Duke last year, but wasn’t able to make the team’s final 53-man roster. Vernon later signed a future/reserve contract with the Bengals in December of last year. Cincinnati claimed...
Wide receiver Conner Vernon will always be able to tell people that he scored a touchdown while wearing a Bengals uniform.
He might leave out the fact that he was waived by the team the very next day. Vernon was one of three players let go by the Bengals on Friday, one day after they opened their preseason schedule with a loss to the Chiefs that came despite Vernon’s touchdown catch.
The Cincinnati Bengals announced Friday that they have placed WR Jeremy Johnson, WR Conner Vernon, and DT Zach Minter on waivers.
NEWS- #Bengals waive three players: -WR Jeremy Johnson -WR Conner Vernon -DT Zach Minter
— Cincinnati Bengals (@Bengals) August 8, 2014
Johnson, 22, originally signed with the Patriots as an undrafted free agent out of SMU, but later caught on with...
Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Bengals have claimed WR Conner Vernon off of waivers from the Browns.
The Bengals also waived P T.J. Conley.
Vernon, 23, signed with the Oakland Raiders as an undrafted free agent out of Duke last year, but was later released before the start of the season.
Cleveland signed Vernon to their practice squad before Week 17 of last year. However...
Today the Browns cut wide receiver Connor Vernon who started his football career in Oakland, but was very productive at Duke University. @caplannfl: #Browns waived WR Conner Vernon. @caplannfl: #Browns also claimed OT Abasi Salimu off waivers from the #Rams. The team claimed Abasi Salimu from the Rams.
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The Browns drafted six players during the recent NFL Draft.
However, none of them were wide receivers.
As the draft approached, most draft analysts assumed the Browns would use one of their top draft choices to strengthen their receiving corps. Adding more weapons for Brian Hoyer, Johnny Manziel or whoever ends up being the quarterback could use multiple weapons to give the Browns...
Here are some quick hit thoughts on the Raiders' Saturday training camp. The team has practice on Sunday at 9:20 am, their first session in pads:
-UDFA Conner Vernon has been a fan favorite ever since the team signed him immediately following the draft. He earned further support after Dennis Allen mentioned him by name, saying that Vernon had caught his eye after minicamp...