2010 Cleveland Browns Roster: Tom Heckert Not Done Tweaking Yet

September 8, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The David Veikune experiment is over: the Browns cut their former second-round pick on Tuesday.
Replacing Veikune is Derrick Roberson, a cornerback just released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who just happen to be the Browns opponent this Sunday.
While the Browns certainly needed more depth at cornerback since they only kept three in the original cutdown to 53 players, it is interesting they chose a guy from their week one opponent.
There is nothing unusual about this time-honored tradition of poaching players off the waiver wire for week one matchups, with the only question being: Will Roberson still be a Cleveland Brown in week two?
That, most likely, is entirely up to Roberson, who will stay if he impresses the coaches enough.
Back to Veikune: his drafting last year was one of the more aggravating points of the early Mangini year because it was quite obvious he was an experiment and drafting experiments in the second round generally is frowned upon.
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