Adalius Thomas, Alan Faneca Available for the Cleveland Browns

April 26, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The NFL Draft isn't just good for bringing in young talent from the college ranks.
It's also good for picking up players from other teams who suddenly are out of jobs because of that fresh talent.
Adalius Thomas was released by the New England Patriots on Monday and Alan Faneca was released by the New York Jets over the weekend.
Thomas is one of the bigger releases of the last few days, but it wasn't a complete surprise as he had a falling out with coach Bill Belichick after being late to a meeting last year.
The Patriots drafted linebacker Brandon Spikes in the second round last weekend, making Thomas, 32, expendable.
Faneca played 10 years in Pittsburgh before going to the Jets under Eric Mangini. Now that Mangini is in Cleveland, it's not outside the realm of possibility for Mangini to bring Faneca.
The downside to Faneca is his age, 33, and the slip in his production last year. He also played on the left side of the line and the Browns need help o...

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