Aaron Jones was taken in the 5th round Saturday, and now some of his fellow teammates could join him in the next few hours on the free agent market.
We will update the signings throughout the evening as signings are confirmed and become public below:
Sean Kugler announced the following signings
Congrats to Nick Usher and Hayden Plinke on signing with the Seahawks, and Darrin Laufasa signing with the Bengals. #minerstrong— Sean Kugler (@CoachSeanKugler) April 29, 2017
- Nick Usher, OLB—Seattle Seahawks
Converted defensive end who is a productive 3-4 OLB behind the line of scrimmage, and can cover RB’s in a third down package.
- Hayden Plinke, TE—Seattle Seahawks
Physical blocking tight end with above average NFL-level hands. Devastating blocker with sneaky breakaway speed.
- Darrin Laufasa, FB—-Cincinnati Bengals
Physical blocker who can catch. Paved the way for 5th round draft pick Aaron Jones.
- Cole Freytag, WR—Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Sean Kugler also announced Freytag will tryout for the Dirk Koetter and the Bucs. Downfield threat, and willing blocker. Under-utilized vertical threat.
Cole Freytag has a tryout with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Congrats! #minerstrong— Sean Kugler (@CoachSeanKugler) April 30, 2017
LEESPORTS client Cole Freytag has tryout with Tampa Bay Bucs May 4-7.— Steve Lee (@leesportsmgmt) April 30, 2017
Jerome Daniels, OL——Pittsburgh Steelers
Played tackle in college, but the 6’3, 305 pound lineman can move inside at the pro-level. Kugler reports it is a free agent tryout.
Jerome Daniels has a Free Agent tryout with the Pittsburgh Steelers! Congrats! #minerstrong— Sean Kugler (@CoachSeanKugler) April 30, 2017
Kent Taylor, TE——San Francisco 49ers
Rangy TE with long arms who can block, and be a red-zone threat.
Congratulations to Kent Taylor on having a minicamp tryout with the 49ers!— Sean Kugler (@CoachSeanKugler) April 30, 2017
Jay Mattox, K, San Francisco 49ers
Accurate kicker, four year starter, NFL level accuracy.
Jay Mattox has a minicamp tryout with the 49ers. Congrats!— Sean Kugler (@CoachSeanKugler) May 1, 2017