ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Payments have reached an settlement to signal working again Devonta Freeman to their apply squad, the participant’s agent, Drew Rosenhaus, confirmed to The Related Press on Tuesday.
Freeman is a seventh-year participant who was launched by the New York Giants final week. He joins Buffalo (14-3) after the Payments misplaced rookie working again Zack Moss to a season-ending ankle harm in a 27-24 wild-card playoff victory over Indianapolis final Saturday.
Freeman should first endure the NFL’s COVID-19 protocols earlier than being allowed to apply, making it unlikely he’ll be out there for Buffalo’s divisional-round sport in opposition to the Baltimore Ravens (12-5) on Saturday.
Freeman was restricted to taking part in 5 video games with the Giants as a result of an ankle harm that sidelined him for the ultimate half of the season. He completed with 54 carries for 172 yards and scored a landing speeding and receiving.
He spent his first six NFL years in Atlanta, the place Freeman topped 1,000 yards speeding twice and mixed to attain 27 touchdowns (22 speeding, 5 receiving) over the 2015 and ’16 seasons.
After beginning the season as Buffalo’s backup, Moss closed the 12 months splitting taking part in time with Devin Singletary. Chosen within the third spherical out of Utah, Moss completed second on the crew with 481 yards speeding, whereas scoring 5 touchdowns (together with one receiving), three greater than Singletary.
The Payments have a number of choices to exchange Moss within the lineup, with third-stringer T.J. Yeldon, Taiwan Jones and rookie Antonio Williams, a member of the apply squad. Williams confirmed promise in his profession debut by ending with 12 carries for 63 yards and two touchdowns and a 20-yard catch in Buffalo’s season-ending 56-26 win over Miami.
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