Top Rysen John News
Rysen John: Waived by Chicago
The Bears waived John on Tuesday.
The Bears claimed John off waivers from the Giants in May, but he's among the first wave of cuts ahead of Tuesday's 85-man roster deadline. The 24-year-old spent the entire 2021 campaign on injured reserve with an ankle issue and has yet to make his NFL debut.... See More ... See Less
Bears' Rysen John: Joins Chicago
The Bears claimed John off waivers from the Giants on Wednesday.
John was let go by the Giants on Tuesday and will now make his way to Chicago. The 24-year-old spent 2021 on injured reserve with an ankle injury and has yet to make his NFL debut.... See More ... See Less
Rysen John: Let go by Big Blue
The Giants waived John on Tuesday, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.
John spent the 2021 campaign on IR with an ankle injury and has yet to make his NFL debut. Fellow tight end Jake Hausmann was also waived Tuesday, and it appears the Giants are content to move forward with a combination of fourth-round selection Daniel Bellinger and free-agent acquisitions Ricky Seals-Jones and Jordan Akins at TE.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Rysen John: Competing for roster spot
John (ankle) faces added competition for a roster spot following the Giants' selection of Daniel Bellinger in the recent NFL Draft, Dan Duggan of The Athletic reports.
The 6-foot-7, 220-pounder landed on IR last season, but now that he's presumably past the ankle issue that landed him there, John will look to secure a depth tight end slot this coming season. Also in the mix behind projected starter Ricky Seals-Jones are Jordan Akins, Bellinger, Chris Myarick and Jake Hausmann.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Rysen John: Hits injured reserve
The Giants placed John (ankle) on injured reserve Tuesday, Dan Duggan of The Athletic reports.
The timing of John's placement on IR effectively rules him out for the 2021 campaign. However, Duggan notes John's issue isn't necessarily of season-ending severity, so it's possible the tight end reaches an injury settlement. If that happens, he could be a candidate for the Giants' practice squad.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Rysen John: Suffers lower leg injury
John suffered a lower leg or ankle injury in Sunday's preseason game against the Browns, Ralph Vacchiano of SportsNet New York reports.
John began to run a route but was only able to take a few steps before grabbing his lower leg. Though there has been no official diagnosis, the noncontact nature of the injury is concerning. John spent a large portion of the 2020 season on the Giants' practice squad and signed a reserve/future contract to remain with the team in the offseason.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Rysen John: Activated Tuesday
The Giants activated John (undisclosed) from the reserve/COVID-19 list Tuesday, Jordan Raanan of ESPN.com reports.
John has successfully cleared the league's COVID-19 protocols in time for the Giants' preseason opener against the Jets on Saturday. He will likely need to string together a strong succession of reps in order to stick to the end of the 53-man roster.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Rysen John: Placed on COVID-19 list
The Giants placed John on the reserve/COVID-19 list Wednesday.
John will look to clear COVID-19 protocols before the Giants' preseason opener Aug. 14 against the Jets. He's hoping to stick with the team as a depth tight end.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Rysen John: Remaining a Giant
John signed a reserve/future contract with the Giants on Monday, Michael Eisen of the team's official site reports.
John linked up with the Giants as an undrafted free agent last April, but he never suited up for a regular-season contest in his debut NFL campaign. The 23-year-old remains a depth tight end option after spending the latter half of 2020 residing on New York's practice squad.... See More ... See Less
Rysen John: Joining practice squad
John was signed to the Giants' practice squad Monday, Dan Duggan of The Athletic reports.
John received an injury settlement from the Giants back in September, and he'll be brought back to the practice squad following Monday's transaction.... See More ... See Less
Rysen John: Gets injury settlement
The Steelers waived John (undisclosed) from IR with an injury settlement Sunday, per the league's official transactions report.
The undrafted rookie out of Simon Fraser will be eligible to sign with another organization when fully healthy.... See More ... See Less
Rysen John: Let go by Giants
John was waived/injured by the Giants on Wednesday, Michael Eisen of the team's official site reports.
John signed as an undrafted free agent out of Simon Fraser at the NCAA Division II level, racking up 112 catches for 1,675 yards and 19 touchdowns in 25 games in his career. It's unclear how serious the injury is, however, John will go to the team's injured reserve if he goes unclaimed off waivers.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-7, 220 lbs|
|Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada|