The Buffalo Bills have claimed Leonard Hankerson off waivers from the Patriots, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports.
Hankerson bolsters the Bills' depth at wideout in advance of Week 17, but it remains to be seen how much of a role he might have in Sunday's season finale against the Jets, considering that he needs to absorb the Bills' offense on the fly.
Leonard Hankerson was waived by the Patriots on Saturday, NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports.
Hankerson's brief stint with New England came to an end Saturday after playing just 10 snaps in the team's Week 15 win over Tennessee. However, Rapoport noted in his report that the Patriots would likely attempt to re-sign Hankerson should he clear waivers, so this may not be the last we see of Hankerson in a New England uniform.
Leonard Hankerson was on the field for 10 of 66 snaps on offense in Sunday's 33-16 win over the Titans, ESPN's Mike Reiss reports.
Hankerson didn't see any targets in his debut with the New England Patriots , but that could change this Sunday against the Jets, with both Julian Edelman and Danny Amendola banged up heading into Week 16.
Leonard Hankerson has been activated and will play Sunday against Tennessee, Mass Live reports.
Hankerson, who has two practices under his belt since being claimed off waivers from Atlanta earlier this week, joins Danny Amendola, Brandon LaFell and Keshawn Martin as wide receivers. Realistically, we don't expect too much from Hankerson this week, but he could see a bigger role going forward, particularly if LaFell continues to drop passes.
The New England Patriots have claimed Leonard Hankerson on waivers from the Falcons, the Boston Herald reports.
A hamstring injury derailed Hankerson's stint with the Falcons, but assuming he has moved past the issue, he'll provide the Patriots' wideout corps with some added depth and experience. Prior to landing on the Falcons' injured list, the 26-year-old Hankerson had recorded 26 catches for 327 yards and three touchdowns in eight contests for the team.
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