Corey Coleman wasn’t the only wideout to audition for the Cardinals yesterday. Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports that the team was also hosting receiver Braxton Miller on a visit.
The former Ohio State quarterback was selected by the Texans in the third-round of the 2016 draft. Up to that point, Miller had had only played a single collegiate season at wide receiver. The inexperience showed during a lackluster rookie campaign, and he ended that season on the injured reserve with a shoulder injury.
The 25-year-old did show some improvement in 2017, hauling in 19 receptions for 162 yards and one touchdown. However, the Texans decided to roll with Sammie Coates and Vyncint Smith as their fifth and sixth wideouts, leading to Miller being cut last week.
The Cardinals are a bit thin at wide receiver, with undrafted free agent Trent Sherfield serving as the fifth wideout behind Larry Fitzgerald, Christian Kirk, Chad Williams, and JJ Nelson. If Miller were to join Arizona, he’d probably slide into the fifth slot, and he could also contribute in the return game (three career kick returns, four career punt returns).
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