The Denver Broncos have released Goodman, a move that's been expected ever since they signed free agent cornerback Tracy Porter last month.|||||||
Goodman spent the last three season with the Broncos, starting 40 regular season games and collecting 109 tackles, a sack, seven interceptions and 35 pass breakups to go with three fumble recoveries. He also had five solo tackles in two starts in the playoffs in January.
Goodman (quadricep) was deactivated after being listed as questionable for Sunday's game.|||||||
Goodman is replaced by rookie Perrish Cox.
Goodman reached an agreement on a five-year deal Sunday night with the Denver Broncos, a team that's been busy retooling their secondary through free agency.|||||||
Goodman, 30, replaces Dre' Bly, who was released last month when the Broncos' new braintrust of coach Josh McDaniels and general manager Brian Xanders jettisoned five defensive starters and cleared $37 million in cap room. Goodman will team up with star cornerback Champ Bailey in Denver.
Goodman was placed on injured reserve Wednesday with a knee injury.|||||||
Goodman played in 13 games this season and started four. He had two interceptions and made 20 tackles.
Goodman had surgery on his left shoulder for the second time this year. Goodman's surgery was performed Friday in New York. He was injured at a team minicamp May 4.|||||||
Goodman's injury leaves Miami thin at cornerback. It's uncertain how much time he will mis. Goodman, who played 15 games last season for Miami, had arthroscopic shoulder surgery in January. The six-year NFL veteran signed a three-year contract with the Dolphins as an unrestricted free agent before the 2006 season.