2010 Cleveland Browns Training Camp: The Secondary Competition

July 6, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When the Cleveland Browns open their 2010 training camp on July 31, no less than four spots in the defensive backfield will be up for grabs. When you are coming off a 5-11 season, no one’s job is safe. Last year, the Browns starting cornerbacks were Eric Wright and Brandon McDonald. Safety Mike Adams replaced the erratic McDonald at corner late in the season.
Brodney Pool and Abe Elam manned the safety positions for most of the season, with Adams seeing plenty of time as well. Pool has since moved on to the New York Jets.  Elam, who had no interceptions in 16 starts, returns.
The Browns made it very clear they were not pleased with last year's play in the secondary by taking a corner and two safeties in this year’s draft. Cleveland also made a trade with the Philadelphia Eagles for veteran cornerback Sheldon Brown.
Competition should be fierce between rookie first round pick Joe Haden and veterans Brown, Wright, and McDonald for the starting co...

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