Practice Makes Perfect: Add These 5 to 'D'


During the final week of the 2012 regular season, this is the time when well-run organizations start putting some backup players on injured reserve in order to create space on the active roster to steal a few practice squad players from other teams. This week I look at defensive players in the NFC that teams should consider signing to their active rosters because they have potential to contribute to their teams in 2013. On measureables listed, they are all verified (As in taken by someone in the NFL) unless they have an “E” next to them, which stands for estimated.


1. Kendric Burney, CB, North Carolina, Carolina Panthers Practice Squad (5090, 190 and 4.70): A “quicker than fast” cornerback, Burney was a very good college player who is...

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