Ken Hamlin Cut: Why He Is a Good Fit As a Cleveland Brown

April 2, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Dallas Cowboys in a surprise announcement parted ways with Safety Ken Hamlin today.

A former 2nd round pick out of Arkansas, Hamlin was named a First-team All-American by The Sporting News and was also nominated for the Jim Thorpe Award. In 2002, he was nominated for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, the award given to the best defensive player in the nation.

All of that was enough for Mike Holmgren in 2003 to elect him at No. 42 overall, as the head coach of the Seattle Seahawks.
There was an off-field incident after a game, that resulted in Hamlin suffering a fractured skull, and forcing him to miss most of the season before finding a new home with the Cowboys.

Now, at age 29, Hamlin is back in the free agent pool with the coach that drafted him running a new team—the Cleveland Browns.

It's not much of a secret that right now the secondary is a huge position of weakness for Cleveland. It's been recently improved with the arrival of Shel...

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