Should the Cleveland Browns Sign FS Kerry Rhodes?

July 30, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Last week, at the Cleveland Browns' training camp, defensive coordinator Ray Horton described the team's free safety position as a "concern." Though T.J. Ward is ensconced as the Browns starting strong safety, the battle for the starting free safety job is still up for grabs.
Competing for the job are incumbent Tashaun Gipson, special teams convert Johnson Bademosi and rookie Jamoris Slaughter.
Horton isn't yet comfortable with any of these options, but when asked about the possibility of signing free agent Kerry Rhodes, whom Horton coached with the Arizona Cardinals, he stated that the Browns are "committed to [their] roster" and described Rhodes simply as "one of the players on the street right now," echoing comments made about Rhodes by team general manager Michael Lombardi back in May.
For a team that could certainly use a stable veteran presence at free safety, it's interesting that the Browns seem so hesitant to even kick Rhodes' tires. Rhodes was, after all, Pro F...

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