The Chiefs and Seals-Jones agreed to terms of a contract Friday, Terez A. Paylor of Yahoo Sports reports.
According to Paylor, the deal encompasses the 2020 season. Seals-Jones has been moderately productive in three pro campaigns, averaging 12.9 yards per catch and scoring eight touchdowns on 60 career receptions between the Cardinals and Browns. The Chiefs don't have much depth behind Travis Kelce, so Seals-Jones may be the frontrunner for the No. 2 role.
Seals-Jones didn't receive a contract tender from the Browns and is now an unrestricted free agent, Mike Clay of ESPN.com reports.
The Browns brought in Austin Hooper to lead the tight end room, making Seals-Jones an expendable depth option. The 25-year-old is coming off a 2019 season in which he notched 14 catches for 229 yards and four touchdowns across 14 games, and he should garner fair interest around the league as a developmental/depth piece.
Seals-Jones had 14 receptions for 229 yards and four touchdowns over 14 games in 2019.
Seals-Jones had a nose for the end zone, posting a career-high four touchdowns on just 22 targets. He was not on the radar to start the season, but David Njoku's injury opened the door for Cleveland's other tight ends. While Seals-Jones received red-zone targets, he wasn't on the field all that much outside of those situations -- he played no more than 32 percent of the offensive snaps in 12 of his 14 games played. The 24-year-old enters the offseason as a restricted free agent and could benefit if the Browns opt to bring him back. New head coach Kevin Stefanski often deployed multiple tight ends while with the Vikings, according to Scott Patsko of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. For the Browns, a team that did not target its third wideouts much beyond Odell Beckham Jr. and Jarvis Landry, Stefanski could rely more on tight ends in 2020.
Seals-Jones (illness) is active Week 17 against Cincinnati.
Seals-Jones was one of several Cleveland players battling an illness this week, and while it cost him a few practice sessions, he'll end up on the active roster for the regular-season finale. Another factor is in play this week in terms of the target share at the position, however, as David Njoku will return from back-to-back healthy scratches and re-join the active roster, with Demetrius Harris -- the snap leader in back-to-back weeks -- on hand as well.
The Browns list Seals-Jones (illness) as questionable for Sunday's game against the Bengals, Mary Kay Cabot of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.
The illness resulted in Seals-Jones being listed as a non-participant on the Browns' first two practice reports of Week 17, but his ability to return to work Friday in a limited fashion suggests he's at least feeling a little better as Sunday approaches. Assuming Seals-Jones gets the green light to play, he should remain part of a three-man committee at tight end that includes Stephen Carlson and Demetrius Harris. Week 1 starter David Njoku has seemingly fallen out of favor, as he's been a healthy inactive for both of the past two games.
Seals-Jones (illness) wasn't present on the field for Thursday's practice, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.
The Browns listed Seals-Jones as a non-participant on their initial practice report released Wednesday, and the tight end looks poised to maintain that listing for a second straight day. If Seals-Jones is able to return to practice Friday and put in a full workout, he'll stand a good chance at avoiding a designation heading into Sunday's season finale versus the Bengals.
Seals-Jones (illness) was listed as a non-participant on Wednesday's estimated injury report, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.
The Browns didn't actually practice, but if they had, Seals-Jones was the only member of the roster that would have sat out. However, a return to the field Thursday or Friday could be all Seals-Jones needs to get the green light to play Sunday against Cincinnati.
Seals-Jones caught one of two targets for 23 yards in Sunday's 31-15 loss to the Ravens in Week 16.
Seals-Jones left last week's game with a shoulder injury but was available to practice all week and started Sunday's contest. With David Njoku inactive for a second straight week, there was an opportunity for Seals-Jones, who had the second-longest catch for the Browns. Seals-Jones also was the target on a failed two-point conversion attempt when the Browns closed within striking distance in the fourth quarter. He ended up with 19 offensive snaps, the sixth straight week he's received fewer than 20. Without Njoku, Seals-Jones is the biggest receiving threat of the position group (four TDs, 16.4 YPR) but too inconsistent to trust.
Seals-Jones (shoulder) wasn't listed on Wednesday's injury report, Mary Kay Cabot of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.
After leaving this last Sunday's loss to the Cardinals with a shoulder injury, Seals-Jones is feeling no ill effects just a few days later. The 24-year-old tight end performed well against his former team, recording three receptions for 29 yards and two touchdowns. However, Seals-Jones did benefit from David Njoku sitting out as a healthy inactive, and it's not known whether coach Freddie Kitchens will reintegrate Njoku back into the offense Week 16 against the Ravens. Regardless, Seals-Jones isn't a dependable fantasy play, as he draws a tough matchup and finished with fewer than 20 offensive snaps in each of the past five games.
Seals-Jones was not listed on Wednesday's injury report, Mary Kay Cabot of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.
Seals-Jones scored two touchdowns in last week's win over the Cardinals but was forced to leave early due to a shoulder injury. Fortunately, he's not on Cleveland's injury report Wednesday, so we can safely assume Seals-Jones will play Week 16 and will be looking to build off his best outing of the 2019 season.
Seals-Jones was forced out of Sunday's game against the Cardinals with a shoulder injury, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.
Seals-Jones was in line for increased duties with David Njoku serving as a healthy scratch, and he executed against his former team, hauling in three passes for 29 yards and two touchdowns. The 24-year-old Seals-Jones' fantasy value the rest of the season relies on his health and whether Njoku returns to the lineup.
Seals-Jones caught his lone target for 22 yards in Sunday's 27-19 win over the Bengals.
Cleveland's tight end group had a shakeup Sunday, as David Njoku returned from a wrist injury and Demetrius Harris (shoulder) was made inactive. Seals-Jones brought up the rear in terms of snaps (11), and the target was just his fourth in the last seven games. Over the course of the final few games, Njoku is expected to become the primary tight end while Seals-Jones and Stephen Carlson serve in backup roles.
Seals-Jones was unable to haul in his only target during Sunday's 41-24 win over Miami.
Sunday was Seals-Jones' second consecutive game without a reception and his third such game in his last four outings. The Texas A&M product has flashed big-play ability since coming into the league in 2017 and had the potential to be an under-the-radar weapon in Cleveland given his familiarity with coach Freddie Kitchens' offense from their time together in Arizona. The season hasn't played out that way -- though he's averaged an impressive 17.2 yard per catch, the fact that he has just two receptions since Week 6 signals where he stands, especially with David Njoku (wrist) nearing a return. Sunday brings a matchup against the Steelers and a pass defense that held Seals-Jones to 12 yards on two catches in Week 11.
Seals-Jones wasn't targeted in Thursday's 21-7 win over Pittsburgh.
Seals-Jones returned to action after missing one game with a knee injury. He played only 11 snaps, his fewest since Week 3.
Seals-Jones (knee) is listed as active Thursday against the Steelers.
Prior to his absence Week 10 against the Bills, Seals-Jones didn't practice at all but still was considered a game-time decision. On this occasion, he was on the field all week, following an LP/LP/FP regimen. In his return, Seals-Jones likely will rotate with Demetrius Harris and Pharoah Brown at tight end.
Seals-Jones (knee) is listed as questionable for Thursday's game against the Steelers.
Seals-Jones, who was listed as a full participant in Wednesday's walk-through after being limited at practice earlier this week, profiles as a game-time decision for Thursday's contest. If he ends up limited or is inactive, Demetrius Harris would continue to see added tight end snaps for the Browns in Week 11. Stephen Carlson and Pharaoh Brown are the other tight ends on the roster.
Seals-Jones (knee) will likely be a game-time decision for Thursday's tilt versus the Steelers, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.
Seals-Jones was unable to suit up in Week 10 after suffering a knee injury in Week 9 and will be deemed a game-time call for a second straight contest. The third-year tight end has hauled in just nine passes for 155 yards and two scores through seven appearances, so his absence shouldn't have a drastic impact on the passing attack. Demetrius Harris would presumably handle No. 1 duties should Seals-Jones sit out again.
Seals-Jones (knee) was listed as a limited participant on Monday's estimated practice report, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.
After failing to practice at all last week in advance of Sunday's DNP, Seals-Jones would have practiced in some capacity Monday if the Browns had held a session. It remains to be seen if he'll maintain that standing or upgrade to full participation as the week goes on, but he seems to be trending in the right direction for Thursday's game against the Steelers.
Seals-Jones (knee) is inactive for Sunday's Week 10 tilt against the Bills, Andrew Gribble of the team's official site reports.
Seals-Jones was seen testing his knee in pregame warmups with various zig-zagging and shuffling movements under the eye of the training staff, according to Scott Petrak of The Chronicle-Telegram. However, a consensus on Seals-Jones' lack of readiness must have been reached, as he'll miss Sunday's contest. In his stead, Demetrius Harris and Pharaoh Brown will handle tight end duties for Cleveland.
Seals-Jones (knee) indicated that he'll be be a game-time decision for Sunday's game against the Bills, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.
Seals-Jones wasn't able to practice this week, but he'll test things out prior to Sunday's 1:00 ET kickoff to see how his knee is feeling. If he ultimately sits out the contest, the Browns' Week 10 tight-end corps would be led by Demetrius Harris, with Stephen Carlson and Pharaoh Brown also in the mix.
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