The Saints hosted running back Mike Gillislee on a visit Sunday. It didn’t take long for them to make a deal.
Gillislee signed a one-year deal with New Orleans a day after the Patriots cut him Blake Bortles Jersey
, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports.
The Saints needed depth at the position with Mark Ingram suspended for four games for violating the league’s performance enhancing drug policy. They kept only Alvin Kamara and rookie Boston Scott on their 53-player roster, with Jonathan Williams among their cuts Saturday.
New Orleans also placed veteran running back Shane Vereen on injured reserve Saturday, and two weeks ago Jeremy Kerley Jersey
, the team released veteran running back Terrance West.
Gillislee rushed for 960 yards and 13 touchdowns the past two years with the Bills and Patriots.
In the 2017 offseason, with Gillislee a restricted free agent, New England signed him to a deal the Bills didn’t match.
The Jacksonville Jaguars have removed defensive end Dante Fowler from the physically unable to perform list.
Fowler missed the first two weeks of training camp while recovering from a shoulder injury sustained late last season.
Coach Doug Marrone says "we will work him back in there. I am excited to see him. He's put in a lot of work and (we get to) see him on the field Jon Weeks Jersey
, see what he can do."
It's a big year for Fowler, the third overall pick in the 2015 NFL draft. The former Florida standout is entering the final year of his rookie contract. He has 12 sacks in the last two seasons, plus two more in the AFC championship game at New England.
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, the Jaguars signed fifth-year cornerback Kenneth Acker and undrafted rookie cornerback Bryce Canady. The team parted ways with cornerbacks Dexter McDougle and Charlie Miller. Adidas David Pastrnak Jersey