The Buffalo Bills have signed former Jaguars running back TJ Yeldon.
Yeldon spent four years in Jacksonville after being selected by the Jags in the second round of the 2015 draft out of Alabama. Yeldon never developed into the starting RB that you would expect from a second round selection, but he did become a value third down back. He's an excellent pass blocker and has the skills to be an effective pass catcher out of the backfield. 2018 didn't go all that well for Yeldon. He led the NFL in dropped passes and seemed to lack motivation towards the end of the season. He was publicly shamed for looking disinterested during the season finale by the team's EVP Tom Coughlin.
Still, Yeldon is a valuable at this point in his career. With the right motivation, he can carry the load for a game or two, and also be a positive contributor in the passing game. With 171 career catches and a career average of four yards per carry, the Bills could be doing much wore with a RB signing just days before the draft.
The relationship between Yeldon and the Jaguars clearly soured toward the end, but prior to that Yeldon seemed to be a model of professionalism.
Yeldon joins a backfield that includes LeSean McCoy and Frank Gore, so playing time may be tough to come by.
This site is not affiliated with nor endorsed by the NFL or the Jacksonville Jaguars."NFL" is a registered trademark of the National Football League. "Jacksonville Jaguars" are a registered trademark of the Jacksonville Jaguars. The information provided on this website is provided for information and entertainment purposes only. RSS Feed.