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Cardinals' Deon Yelder: Signs contract with Cardinals
The Cardinals signed Yelder to a reserve/future contract Wednesday.
Yelder appeared in three games with the Buccaneers during the 2021 season, making one catch for no yards while playing 14 offensive snaps. The tight end will now join Arizona for the 2022 campaign and look to build upon his career numbers of 11 catches for 86 yards.... See More ... See Less
Deon Yelder: Finds new home
Yelder has been signed to the Giants' practice squad, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.
Yelder was just let go from the Buccaneers' practice squad earlier in the month. It didn't take long to find a new team. The 26-year-old has 11 total receptions for 86 yards in stops in Kansas City and Tampa Bay over his four-year career.... See More ... See Less
Deon Yelder: Let go by Tampa Bay
Yelder was released from the Buccaneers' practice squad Wednesday.
Yelder and wideout John Hurst were both released from the Buccaneers' practice squad Wednesday, which made room for the team to add Darren Fells and Breshad Perriman. The 26-year-old made three appearances for Tampa Bay this season and caught his only target for zero yards.... See More ... See Less
Deon Yelder: Heads to practice squad
Yelder reverted to Tampa Bay's practice squad Monday, per the NFL's official transaction log.
Yelder was elevated to the active roster for Sunday's matchup with the Bears to provide depth at the tight end position with Rob Gronkowski (ribs) still sidelined. The tight end played 11 offensive snaps and caught his only target for no gain from backup quarterback Blaine Gabbert in garbage time.... See More ... See Less
Buccaneers' Deon Yelder: Joins active roster again
Yelder was elevated to the active roster Saturday, Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
Yelder will once again join the active roster, as Rob Gronkowski (ribs) remains out. The 26-year-old Yelder played just three offensive snaps and didn't record a target during Week 6 and will likely have another limited role Sunday.... See More ... See Less
Deon Yelder: Returns to practice squad
Yelder reverted to the Buccaneers' practice squad Friday.
Yelder was elevated for Thursday's matchup against the Eagles. He didn't record any touches across three offensive snaps.... See More ... See Less
Buccaneers' Deon Yelder: Elevated for TNF
Yelder was elevated to the active roster for Thursday's matchup with the Eagles, Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
The 26-year-old will be active for the second consecutive week with Rob Gronkowski (ribs) still out. He did not play any offensive snaps last week and will operate behind O.J. Howard and Cameron Brate.... See More ... See Less
Deon Yelder: Demoted back to practice squad
Yelder reverted to the Buccaneers' practice squad Monday according to the NFL transactions log.
Yelder was promoted to the active roster ahead of Sunday's Week 3 loss to the Rams. He was on the field for 14 special-teams snaps but did not record a stat.... See More ... See Less
Buccaneers' Deon Yelder: Elevated to active roster
The Buccaneers elevated Yelder from their practice squad Saturday.
Yelder spent the last three seasons with the Chiefs and totaled 10 catches for 86 yards across 26 appearances. The 26-year-old joins a talented and congested tight end room, so he likely won't see many offensive snaps against the Rams on Sunday.... See More ... See Less
Deon Yelder: Hits waivers
The Titans waived Yelder on Monday, Jim Wyatt of the team's official site reports.
Yelder spent the last three seasons in Kansas City, where he totaled 10 catches for 86 yards across 26 appearances. After spending time with both Washington and Tennessee this offseason, Yelder will now need to search for a depth gig elsewhere.... See More ... See Less
Titans' Deon Yelder: Joins Titans
Yelder signed with the Titans on Sunday, Jim Wyatt of the Titans' official site reports.
Yelder will take the roster spot vacated by Gabe Holmes, whom the Titans waived in a corresponding move. He spent the previous three seasons with the Chiefs, totaling 10 catches for 86 yards.... See More ... See Less
Deon Yelder: Cut loose by Washington
Yelder was released by Washington on Tuesday, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.
Yelder spent the first three seasons of his career in Kansas City and latched on with Washington in May. Yelder will now look for an opportunity with a new team to serve as a depth tight end. He's recorded 10 receptions and 86 yards across 26 games in his career.... See More ... See Less
Football Team's Deon Yelder: Finds new home
Yelder agreed to terms on a contract with Washington on Wednesday, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.
Yelder failed to receive a tender from the Chiefs this offseason, but he was able to find a home in the NFC an unrestricted free agent. The tight end played 14 games with Kansas City last season, hauling in seven of 11 targets for 36 yards. He'll be competing for a depth role in Washington.... See More ... See Less
Chiefs' Deon Yelder: Won't be tendered
Yelder won't be tendered by the Chiefs, making him an unrestricted free agent, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.
Yelder caught just seven passes in 14 games last season. The 26-year-old tight end hasn't shown the ability to be a difference-maker in the NFL up to this point.... See More ... See Less
Chiefs' Deon Yelder: Activated off injured reserve
Yelder (groin) was activated off injured reserve Saturday.
Yelder managed to return to practice earlier this week, so it seemed destined the backup tight end would return in time for the Super Bowl. In 14 games this season, Yelder has recorded seven receptions for 36 yards.... See More ... See Less
Chiefs' Deon Yelder: Set to return to practice
Yelder (groin) is slated to return to practice this week, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
With that, Yelder now has been designated to return from IR, and it's possible that he could be activated for Sunday's Super Bowl against the Buccaneers. If so, he'd provide the team with tight end depth behind Travis Kelce, Nick Keizer and Ricky Seals-Jones.... See More ... See Less
Chiefs' Deon Yelder: Lands on IR
Yelder (groin) has been placed on IR by Kansas City.
With Yelder on IR, Ricky Seals-Jones has been activated from Kansas City's practice squad to serve as the team's No. 3 tight end behind Travis Kelce and Nick Keizer.... See More ... See Less
Chiefs' Deon Yelder: Questionable for divisional round
Yelder (groin) is questionable for Sunday's AFC divisional-round game against the Browns, Pete Sweeney of ArrowheadPride.com reports.
Yelder will handle a depth role at tight end if he's able to play Sunday, but Kansas City's target distribution will be essentially unchanged if he's sidelined. In 14 regular-season games in 2020, Yelder only saw 11 targets.... See More ... See Less
Chiefs' Deon Yelder: Minimal production in 2020
Yelder compiled just seven catches for 36 yards on 11 targets during the 2020 campaign.
Yelder appeared in 14 games for the Chiefs and logged 194 offensive snaps, but it's not hard to understand why he saw very few balls tossed his direction in a Chiefs passing offense loaded with talent. Yelder's two-year deal with the Chiefs expires this offseason, but he remains a restricted free agent and would return to Kansas City if the front office elects to match any offers from other clubs.... See More ... See Less
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