Cardinals acquire CB Taylor from Browns

Cardinals acquire CB Taylor from Browns

The Arizona Cardinals acquired cornerback Jamar Taylor, the staff introduced Saturday.

The Cardinals finalized a commerce with Cleveland, sending a sixth-round choose within the 2020 NFL Draft to the Browns in trade for Taylor. The deal is contingent on Taylor passing a bodily.

Arizona was searching for a cornerback to play reverse perennial All-Professional Patrick Peterson. Arizona jettisoned defensive backs Tyronn Mathieu, Justin Bethel and Tramon Williams within the offseason.

Though Taylor began a career-high 15 video games for the Browns final season, he grew to become expendable after the staff stockpiled cornerbacks within the offseason.

Cleveland used the No. four general choose within the NFL Draft to pick Denzel Ward of Ohio State and added T.J. Carrie, E.J. Gaines and Terrance Mitchell through free company.

The Browns additionally made a commerce to accumulate Damarious Randall, who is anticipated to be moved to security. Cleveland traded one other cornerback, Jason McCourty, to New England.

A second-round choose of the Miami Dolphins in 2013, Taylor had 62 tackles and 10 passes defensed final season. He had all three of his profession interceptions with the Browns in 2016.

The Cardinals hosted veteran cornerback Bashaud Breeland for a go to on Wednesday. Breeland signed a three-year, $24 million contract with Carolina in March, however the contract was voided following his bodily.