Chiefs news: Browns sign former K.C. cornerback

Nov 30, 2019; Dallas, TX, USA; Southern Methodist Mustangs wide receiver James Proche (3) makes the
Nov 30, 2019; Dallas, TX, USA; Southern Methodist Mustangs wide receiver James Proche (3) makes the / Ray Carlin-USA TODAY Sports

It's been quite a journey to date for Thakarius Keyes. The cornerback who is familiar to most as BoPete has been taking quite a circuitous route in his professional football career trying to keep his NFL dreams alive. To his credit, another team has given him a place to land in the 2023 preseason with the news that the Cleveland Browns have signed Keyes to a contract.

Keyes began his NFL career with the Kansas City Chiefs after general manager Brett Veach decided to submit his name as the team's seventh-round pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. Keyes was a lengthy corner with two years of starting experience for the Tulane Green Wave, and he earned playing time in eight games during his rookie campaign.

From there, however, Keyes would be released before active roster cuts were due in '21 and he would later be claimed by the Indianapolis Colts. From there, Keyes has earned short stints with the New England Patriots, Chicago Bears, Houston Texans, Atlanta Falcons, and Baltimore Ravens.

Keyes' entire draft class had only six players and five of those are still contributors on the roster—including starters on defense like defensive back L'Jarius Sneed and linebacker Willie Gay Jr.

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