Broncos sign CB Jamar Taylor; waive T Cyrus Kouandjio

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Denver Broncos on Tuesday signed cornerback Jamar Taylor and waived tackle Cyrus Kouandjio, it was announced.

Taylor (5-11, 192 pounds) is a sixth-year cornerback from Boise State University who has appeared in 74 career games (41 starts) with Arizona (2018), Cleveland (2016-17) and Miami (2013-15). He recorded 17 tackles (15 solo) and one pass defensed in 10 games (3 starts) with the Cardinals this season after being acquired from Cleveland in an offseason trade.

Selected by Miami in the second round (54th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft, Taylor has totaled 214 tackles (173 solo), 0.5 sacks (3.5 yds.), three interceptions (43 yds.), 28 passes defensed, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery during his career. He was traded from Miami to Cleveland during the 2016 NFL Draft and started 29-of-31 games played with the Browns.

A first-team All-Mountain West Conference selection as a senior at Boise State, Taylor was born on Sept. 29, 1990, in San Diego. He will wear No. 39.