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One year after being selected by the San Francisco 49ers in the third round of the draft, Trey Thelmon will play for the Philadelphia Eagles in 2022.
The Eagles announced Thursday that they claimed the running back after he was waived by San Francisco. 2020 Ohio State standout, sermon is on 2021 after 49ers trade pick him Selected with the 88th overall pick in the 2009 draft. Coach Kyle Shanahan’s system. As a rookie, he had a disappointing preseason with 16 rushing yards for 63 in his first NFL game the following week against the Philadelphia Eagles. He started the next two games, rushing for a career-high 89 yards on 19 carries in a Week 4 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.
Sermon last appeared as a 49ers running back in Week 11 against the Jacksonville Jaguars. He played in five other games, including the NFC Championship Game, on special teams. San Francisco general manager John Lynch raved about this preseason sermon. “He worked really hard and had a great offseason,” Lynch told reporters on Aug. 26. . t showed up at games but was one of our best players throughout training camp. ” Sermon had just 39 rushing yards on 19 attempts in three preseason games. In explaining his decision to drop the sermon, Lynch said that undrafted rookie Jordan Mason “played too well,” They felt like “He made our team better. ” The Eagles will give Preacher a chance to restart his NFL career in the early stages of his NFL career. The 23 The 20-year-old could compete with Kenneth Gainville and Boston Scott for the backup role behind Miles Sanders. There’s little risk Philadelphia makes the move. Sermon has a four-year track record of success at college in Oklahoma and Ohio State, including back-to-back seasons in 2019 and 2020, each Sub-carry more than 7 yards.