The Arizona Cardinals are apparently still not done adding depth to the defensive backfield, as they have worked out another depth corner in Pat Lee, per a report from NFL Insider Aaron Wilson. The Cardinals signed former Miami Dolphins corner Bryan McCann yesterday to add some depth there, and it will be interesting to see if they sign Lee.
A former second-round pick out of Auburn, the 29-year-old has not enjoyed a successful NFL career. He spent the 2012 season with the Oakland Raiders and Detroit Lions, as he was released by the Raiders in mid-November following a poor start to the season. Solid CB Ron Bartell missed some time with a fractured scapula early on in the year, and the Raiders were forced to start Lee. He had a terrible year in coverage, and he even missed plenty of tackles.
After being released, the Detroit Lions promptly scooped him up a couple of days later off of waivers due to their issues at the cornerback position. The former Green Bay Packers CB replaced Alphonso Smith on the roster, and Lee actually showed up decently well for the Lions. Even though he will never live up to his second-round stock, Lee can be a quality depth CB like he was in Green Bay for a few seasons.
We’ll see if the Cardinals workout with Pat Lee amounts to anything, but I doubt he ends up starting in seven games with the Cardinals or even appearing in 15 games overall.
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