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Lions Cut Six Players

  Tim Twentyman of the DetroitLions.com reports that the team has released six players on Saturday as they work to get down to 75 before next week’s deadline. According to Twentyman, the Lions cut G Alex Bullard, G A.J. Dalton, DT Greg Hickman, RB Steven Miller, DE Kris Redding and WR Conner Vernon. Detroit also placed T.J. Jones on the reserve/PUP list, per Twentyman. Redding...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions Claim WR Conner Vernon Off Waivers From The 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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals Waive WR Jeremy Johnson, WR Conner Vernon, & DT Zach Minter

  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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals Claim WR Conner Vernon Off Waivers, Waive P T.J. Conley

  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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns make roster moves

The Cleveland Browns made a handful of roster moves Wednesday, the day rookies and quarterbacks reported for training camp. The Browns claimed undrafted rookie offensive lineman Abasi Salimu off waivers from the St. Louis Rams and waived three players: Defensive back Royce Adams, linebacker Brandon Magee and wide receiver Conner Vernon. The team placed running back Terrance West...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns Claim OL Abasi Salimu Off Waivers From The Rams, Waive Three Players

  The Cleveland Browns claimed OL Abasi Salimu off of waivers from the St. Louis Rams on Wednesday, according to the NFL transaction release. The Browns also waived WR Conner Vernon, RB Royce Adams, and LB Brandon Magee. Salimu was placed on waivers Tuesday after the Rams signed four players to their 90-man roster. Salimu wound up transferring from San Jose State to Nicholls...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Hoyer ready for Browns QB battle

BEREA, Ohio --- Brian Hoyer looked like he was in midseason form as he sailed a deep ball into the hands of wide receiver Conner Vernon for a touchdown as Vernon was able to split Josh Aubrey and Julian Posey. Hoyer has not yet been cleared for full contact in 11-on-11 scrimmages as he recovers from a knee injury, but he was out there at the end of the practice running with the first...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Will passing on receivers hurt Browns?

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...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Sorting out the Browns wide receiver situation

The Browns announced the signing of Nate Burleson on Sunday night. Burleson will be 33 when the season begins. He has had a nice NFL career, but at this point he isn’t exactly the threat opposite Gordon that would make the Browns a dangerous offense. (Quarterback notwithstanding.) The Browns currently have the following receivers on the roster: Josh Gordon, Nate Burleson Greg Little...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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