The Bengals are bringing back Brandon Ghee, the team announced on Thursday
After spending the preseason in San Diego last season, Ghee signed on with the Titans and played six regular season games in Tennessee, recording three tackles and an interception. Tennessee waived him on Dec. 3.
Ghee's history in Cincinnati could be summarized in two parts: 1) injuries, injuries, injuries and 2) lack of opportunity (also due to injuries) on a depth-chart full of first-round cornerbacks. The sixth-year cornerback originally entered the NFL as one of Cincinnati's third-round selections in the 2010 NFL draft and was eventually released in 2013 after dealing with concussion and thigh issues.
However, these issues date back to his rookie season after he sustained a preseason concussion. Eventually he was placed on Injured Reserve on December 8 with a groin injury. Yet he still ranked fifth on the team in special teams tackles. Injuries again impacted Ghee in 2011 but on a smaller scale. After fighting through various ailments during training camp, Ghee was placed on the team's practice squad before an eventual promotion to the 53-man roster by midseason. In 2012, a wrist injury on August 2 sidelined him for the entire season.
"Brandon's quick, he's fast, he's technically sound, and he has good football instincts," Bengals defensive backs coach Mark Carrier told Bengals.com in 2013. "There's a lot of competition in our area, and the biggest tests are yet to come, but he'll have his chances."
Looks like he'll have another shot in Cincinnati.