Bengals Release FS Chris Crocker

Discussion in 'Cincinnati Bengals' started by Sweets, Apr 6, 2012.

  1. Sweets

    Sweets New Member

    The Cincinnati Bengals announced the release of veteran safety Chris Crocker on Friday. A third round pick out of Marshall by the Cleveland Browns, the 32-year-old Crocker has 476 tackles, 13 sacks, 10 interceptions and 48 passes defensed during an eight-year career with the Browns (2003-05), Atlanta Falcons (2006-07), Miami Dolphins (2008) and Bengals. Crocker joined the Bengals during the 2008 season and has started 44 of 46 games over the three-plus seasons. Crocker started all 16 games and played in 95 percent of the defensive snaps last season, totaling 61 tackles and had a career-high 3.5 sacks. Crocker was scheduled to earn $1.917 million in base salary with a $100,000 workout bonus in 2012, the final year of his current contract, his release will clear $2.017 million in cap space.

    Source: Mac's Football Blog

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