If you thought the Cleveland Browns were already deep at cornerback in 2018, think about this: they also had two cornerbacks claimed off waivers by other teams: Mike Jordan and Simeon Thomas.
Jordan was a player who the Browns claimed last year off waivers at this time. He arguably ended up contributing the most out of the team’s waiver claims, which still wasn’t too much. This year, he started seeing more action has camp came to a close, due to an injury to E.J. Gaines. But with Gaines, Denzel Ward, T.J. Carrie, Terrance Mitchell, and Briean Boddy-Calhoun all ahead of him on the depth chart, there simply wasn’t enough room for him.
Thomas was the only draft pick of GM John Dorsey’s that the club cut this year. The presumption is that he would have been placed on the practice squad, but Seattle grabbed him for their active roster. They will see what the tall, lanky corner has to offer — but he will need to work on not using his hands to battle receivers down the field so much.