From the Giants:
Hazel, 6-5 and 238 pounds, played 13 games for the 2013 Cleveland Browns on special teams, including six in which he also played on defense. He had three special teams tackles.
Hazel, who played at Western Michigan University, entered the NFL as a free agent with the Jacksonville Jaguars on May 3, 2013. He was waived by the Jaguars on Aug. 26 and awarded the following day to Cleveland.
The Browns waived Hazel on March 5 and the next day he joined the Houston Texans. Hazel played in two preseason games for Houston before he was waived at the end of training camp.