The Saints released Nelson on Saturday, Josh Katzenstein of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.
Over his first four years in the league, Nelson played with three teams, suited up for 20 games and made 24 tackles. He'll now look for a spot elsewhere.
Nelson is signing a contract with the Saints, Josh Katzenstein of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.
Nelson has appeared in 20 games over four seasons, seeming limited reps on both defense and special teams. He's likely facing an uphill battle to win a roster spot in New Orleans.
Nelson was released by the Ravens on Monday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.
Even after the Ravens signed Nelson to a reserve/future contract back in January, the cornerback was always going to be seen as a long shot to make the team's final roster. He'll now be an unrestricted free agent and look to potentially latch on with another team before the start of training camp.
The Ravens signed Nelson to a reserve/future contract Thursday.
Nelson appeared in two games for the Jets this past season, tallying four tackles along the way. The Arizona State product will likely need to make a name on special teams this offseason in order to stick around in Baltimore.
Nelson was released Friday by the Jets, Brian Costello of the New York Post reports.
Nelson, who signed with the Jets in late October, logged just four tackles across 69 snaps played in the two games he played for the club. His dismissal opens a spot on the 53-man roster for fellow defensive back Jeremy Clark (knee), who was activated from the reserve/Non-Football Injury list in a corresponding move.
Nelson signed a contract with the Jets on Tuesday, Ethan Greenberg of the Jets' official site reports.
Nelson was promoted from the practice squad to take the roster spot of running back Travaris Cadet, who was released in a corresponding move. The addition of Nelson will provide some depth in the defensive backfield with Xavier Coleman (shoulder) uncertain to be available for Sunday's game against the Falcons. Nelson previously appeared in 11 games for the Texans last season, logging 20 tackles and an interception.
Nelson was waived with an injury settlement by the Texans.
The injury Nelson is dealing with is not clear. He now becomes a free agent.
Nelson was signed to the Texans from the team's practice squad.
The Texans have some injuries in the secondary and Nelson will provide some depth there if they are shorthanded for Week 6 against the Colts.
Nelson was released by the Texans on Saturday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
The Texans are deep at cornerback, so Nelson's chances of making the active roster were pretty slim.
The Browns listed cornerback Joe Haden (shoulder) and linebacker Karlos Dansby (knee) as questionable for Sunday’s game at Carolina. Haden was able to practice Friday on a limited basis.
Also listed as questionable are Gary Barnidge (ribs), Marlon Moore (knee), Robert Nelson (hamstring) and Jabaal Sheard (foot).
The Browns ruled K’Waun Williams (hamstring) and Tashaun Gipson (knee) as out. Wide receiver Andrew Hawkins (illness) is the only player listed as probable.
The Browns are 3 ½ point underdogs to the Panthers.
Injured players pepper the inactive list produced by the Browns for their Sunday game against visiting Cincinnati. They are defensive backs K'Waun Williams (hamstring) and Tashaun Gipson (knee), linebacker Karlos Dansby (knee), wideout Robert Nelson (hamstring) and tight end Gary Barnidge (rib).
The healthy scratches are tackle Vinston Painter and running back Glenn Winston.
A trio of injured Browns have landed on their inactive list for Sunday against Indianapolis, including linebacker Karlos Dansby and safety Tashaun Gipson, both with knee injuries. Gipson has stated he hopes to return for the last two games of the season.
Also injured and out is tight end Gary Barnidge (rib). The healthy scratches are wide receiver Rodney Smith, running back Glenn Winston, defensive back Robert Nelson and offensive lineman Vinston Painter.
The Browns have ruled out tight end Gary Barnidge (rib), defensive back Tashaun Gipson (knee) and defensive back Robert Nelson (hamstring) for Week 14 against Indianapolis.
Running back Isaiah Crowell (hip), Jordan Cameron (concussion), linebacker Jabaal Sheard (foot) and linebacker Karlos Dansby (knee) were deemed questionable.
Meanwhile, linebacker Paul Kruger (illness), center Nick McDonald (ankle, knee), linebacker Barkevious Mingo (shoulder) and wide receiver Marlon Moore (hamstring) were all designated as probable.
Browns linebacker Karlos Dansby, tight end Jordan Cameron, wide receiver Marlon Moore, wide receiver Rodney Smith, cornerback Pierre Desir, cornerback Robert Nelson and offensive lineman Vinston Painter were all ruled inactive Week 12 at Atlanta.
The Browns have made Jordan Cameron, Andrew Hawkins, Johnson Bademosi, Pierre Desir, Glenn Winston, Robert Nelson and Vinston Painter inactive Week 10 against the Bengals.
Hawkins is the biggest surprise on the list. He was questionable coming into the game due to a foot injury, and was a late scratch. Both Bademosi and Cameron had already been ruled out prior to Thursday. The other four players are healthy scratches.
Three injured Browns have been ruled out for their Sunday game against Tampa Bay. They are tight end Jordan Cameron (concussion), defensive tackle Phillip Taylor (knee) and wideout Rodney Smith (hamstring).
The healthy inactives are defensive backs Robert Nelson and Pierre Desir, offensive lineman Vinston Painter and running back Glenn Winston.
Defensive linemen Phillip Taylor (knee) and Billy Winn (quad), who had been listed as questionable, headline the inactives for the Browns on Sunday against Oakland. Also out is wide receiver Rodney Smith (hamstring).
The healthy scratches are cornerbacks Pierre Desir and Robert Nelson, running back Glenn Winston and offensive lineman Vinston Painter.
The Browns have released a Sunday inactive list with only healthy scratches.
The inactives are defensive backs Pierre Desir and Robert Nelson, tight end Gerell Robinson, running back Glenn Winston, defensive linemen Ishmaa'ily Kitchen and John Hughes and wide receiver Rodney Smith.
Healthy scratches dominate the injury report issued by the Browns on Sunday for their Week 3 game against Baltimore. The lone injured player, as expected, is featured back Ben Tate (knee).
The other inactives are wide receiver LaRon Boyd, cornerbacks Robert Nelson and Pierre Desir, linebacker Eric Martin, nose tackle Ishmaa'ily Kitchen and tight end Gerell Robinson.
Healthy scratches make up only two of the seven players on the inactive list posted Sunday by the Browns for their season opener in Pittsburgh. Defensive lineman Desmond Bryant (wrist) is the lone injured starter.
Also out are cornerbacks Pierre Desire (knee) and Robert Nelson, linebacker Eric Martin (concussion), offensive lineman Paul McQuistan (ankle), defensive lineman John Hughes (hamstring) and running back Glenn Winston.
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