Is Cleveland Safety Mike Adams Moving To Cornerback? I Don’t Buy It.

June 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

According to a number of news reports on Sunday the Cleveland Browns have moved Mike Adams from free safety to nickel corner in favor of rookie T.J. Ward.
If this is true it shakes up the entire defensive secondary in a huge way and makes little or no sense in a lot of ways.
First of all, if it is true, where does the loser among Sheldon Brown, Eric Wright and Joe Haden go to play? As the dime back exclusively? Is Adams better at covering slot receivers than any of them?
For the Browns to anoint T.J. Ward the starting free safety without even seeing him  cover a receiver in a single preseason game is premature at the very least, as coverage was the primary knock on Ward coming out of college.
There is no doubt that Ward has exceeded expectations in his pass coverage ability so far in camp but the players haven't even put on a single pad yet.
Adams is a fine football player, who is sort of a renaissance guy in the secondary, but I don't know if he is good e...

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