Chicago Bears claim via waivers Alex Leatherwood, cut by Las Vegas Raiders
The offensive lineman was one of six players added by Chicago a day after the roster cuts, the most in the league.
The bone Chicago Bears they claimed the offensive lineman Alex Leatherwood through exemptions from Las Vegas Raiders this Wednesday.
leather wood He was one of six players claimed via waivers by the Bearthe highest total in the league.
An offensive lineman drafted in the first round of the Draft 2021 of NFL, leather wood was released on Tuesday at the time Vegas reduced its strength to 53 men.
leather woodwho was drafted 17th overall from Alabama become the permanent right tackle of the Raiderssuffered a regression in the pre-season, and the new regime in Vegas led by head coach Josh McDaniels and general manager David Ziegler he had seen enough.
the massive leather wood He is expected to earn a fully guaranteed $14.39 million this season under his initial rookie deal.
It was widely considered that Raiders too stretched leather wood in the first round of last year’s draft, and struggled so much early in the season that he went from right tackle to right guard in Week 5.
He was dropped to right tackle during training camp and was in contention for the position against Brandon Parkerbefore parker injured his arm during the Hall of Fame Classic which kicked off the pre-season. But, leather wood he was supplanted by the seventh-round rookie Thayer Munford Jr. and for Jermaine Eluemunorviolating its place in the model since leather wood he also cannot fill the role of a swing tackle, as he does not dominate both sides of the formation.
Other players who have been claimed via waivers by the Bear were DB Josh Blackwell (of the Philadelphia Eagles), DE Kingsley Jonathan (of the Buffalo Tickets), DT Armon Watts (of the Minnesota Vikings), LB Sterling Weatherford (of the Indianapolis Colts) y TE Trevon Wesco (of the New York Jets).
Information from Paul Gutierrez was used in writing this note.
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