Don Carey: Moving Forward

July 23, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

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On April 26, 2010, the Cleveland Browns drafted Don Carey in the sixth round. Four months later, he was a member of the Jacksonville Jaguars.
The Browns needed to waive Carey after he suffered an injury on the first day of camp so they could get another body in camp.
Since a player with less than four years of experience cannot be sent to injured reserve before final cuts, the Browns had to risk losing Carey by placing him on waivers. The Browns didn’t think anybody would pick up an injured player, and neither did Carey.
“I have never heard of a team claiming an injured player before, when my agent called me I thought I did something wrong,” Carey said. “I was so confused.”
Carey was disappointed that he couldn’t continue what he had going in Cleveland.
“I really like the defense that Rob Ryan runs and I felt as if I had a future [in Cleveland], everything felt right and I felt like I was...

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