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Report: former Jacksonville Jaguars running back T.J. Yeldon visited the Buffalo Bills

The 25-year old is a former second-round pick with intriguing potential

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The Buffalo Bills don’t appear to be through tinkering with their roster just yet. According to Adam Schefter, the team hosted former Jacksonville Jaguars running back T.J. Yeldon on a visit today.

Yeldon, 25, was a second-round choice of the Jaguars’ in the 2015 NFL Draft. After playing his college ball at Alabama, the Jaguars selected him to be their primary back, and he had a solid rookie season. In 2015, Yeldon ran 182 times for 740 and two touchdowns, all of which are career highs. Since the 2017 season, Yeldon has served as the primary backup to first-round pick Leonard Fournette.

For his career, Yeldon has been efficient, averaging four yards per carry as a pro. He has 465 total carries for 1,872 yards. He has also shown himself to be a fine receiver out of the backfield, making 171 grabs for 1,302 yards and six touchdowns. Last season, Yeldon excelled as a receiver, setting career highs in receptions (55), yards (487), and touchdowns (4).

We discussed Yeldon as a possible target for Buffalo back in January, and his fit with the team is just as good now as it was then. As part of a backfield-by-committee, Yeldon would add youth, speed, and receiving ability to a veteran-laden group headed by LeSean McCoy and Frank Gore.