5 cornerbacks Detroit Lions could trade for to replace Cameron Sutton

Here are some cornerbacks the Detroit Lions could trade for to replace the departed Cameron Sutton.

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4. Caleb Farley, Tennessee Titans

It's a vast understatement to say things have not gone well for Farley so far in his NFL career. A back injury delayed the start of his career in 2021, then a torn ACL ended that rookie season early. He played in nine games in his second season (2022), then more back trouble kept him off the field completely last season.

As mentioned, the Titans were the team that acquired Sneed. They also signed cornerback Chidobe Awuzie in free agency to overturn and improve their top two cornerback spots. General manager Ran Carthon has expressed some naturally expected optimism that Farley can get/stay on the field and be a factor next season, but that's hardly a realistic idea.

Carthon is also not the general manager who drafted Farley, so parting ways would be easier. But cutting him outright is not beneficial to the Titans cap-wise this year, and they may not want to add to the dead money they already have.

Two significant occurrences of back trouble in three years is not a great thing for Farley, in terms of how many years his career may even last. Health is the obvious thing, but the Lions could give up an incredibly conditional late-round pick to find out about a former first-round pick who has little or no place on his current team.