Cornerback Kayvon Webster visiting the Saints
The New Orleans Saints are bringing in cornerback Kayvon Webster, who remains on the free-agent market after ending his last three seasons on injured reserve, for a workout, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported.
Webster, 28, is a 2013 third-round pick of the Broncos and was part of their Super Bowl-winning team in the 2015 season. He made 11 of his 15 career starts in 2017 in his lone season with the Rams. He is familiar with 49ers first-year defensive backs coach Joe Woods, who served as his position coach from 2015-2016 in Denver.
He is a product of the University of South Florida, where he had 194 tackles, three interceptions, 8.5 tackles for loss, and two sacks while also competing on the track team.
Webster has also drawn interest from the Bears and the 49ers, who brought him in for workouts in May.
Webster, who has been a core special-teams player throughout his career, played in just two games last year with the Texans due to a quadriceps injury that led to two stints on injured reserve. He sustained a torn Achilles in December 2017 with the Rams and was placed on IR in December 2016 with a concussion he sustained in Week 16.
The Saints have some depth at the cornerback position, and potential high-end starters in Marshon Lattimore and Eli Apple. Webster has proven he can fill in well in a pinch, though, and could find himself in a nice situation dhould he sign.
Webster would make a nice camp body with experience that could have a chance to stick around in the right situation.