The Bengals defensive backfield may be getting ready to take a significant hit, as cornerback Adam Jones was arrested today, and will likely face an NFL suspension at some point. So why not replace one veteran defender with another veteran defender?
Or maybe they need someone to fill-in for Jeromy miles, who was claimed by the Baltimore Ravens today after the Bengals waived him last week.
Either way, they’ll reportedly bring in former strong safety/backup cornerback Chris Crocker in for a workout:
It’s believed safety Chris Crocker, the man who came off the bench to rescue the Bengals a year ago this week, is up for an encore and is going to try out Tuesday. Crocker, 33, signed last Sept. 27 after not being here in the spring and training camp and picked off a ball that Sunday in Jacksonville. After being the starter from 2008-2011,he played in 13 games with nine starts last year before missing the Wild Card Game with an injury.
Crocker can play cornerback well-enough that they may sign him to play him there vs. bringing in a true cornerback who doesn’t know the defensive system.