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Ellis Merriweather: Joins Packers' practice squad
Green Bay signed Merriweather to its practice squad Monday.
In a corresponding move, the Packers released James Robinson from their practice squad. As long as Aaron Jones, AJ Dillon and Emanuel Wilson remain available for Green Bay, Merriweather is unlikely to be elevated.... See More ... See Less
Ellis Merriweather: Cut from practice squad
Merriweather was cut from the Saints' practice squad Thursday.
Merriweather landed on the practice squad one day after being waived during final roster cuts. He will exit New Orleans once again, as the Saints have opted to go a different route with their practice unit. The undrafted free agent spent his collegiate career at Massachusetts.... See More ... See Less
Ellis Merriweather: Won't make team
Merriweather was waived by the Saints on Tuesday, Brooke Kirchofer of NewOrleans.Football reports.
Merriweather was working to make the team as an undrafted free agent out of UMass, but he was ultimately unable to make a move up the team's backfield depth chart.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Ellis Merriweather: Joins New Orleans as UDFA
The Saints signed Merriweather as an undrafted free agent Monday, Aaron Wilson of KPRC 2 Houston reports.
Merriweather participated in the Saints' rookie minicamp as a tryout player, and he showed enough to earn himself an extended look. The 6-foot-2 running back was electric in 2021, rushing 218 times for 1,138 yards and five touchdowns to go along with 22 receptions for 165 yards and an additional score. However, he was limited to just 10 games during his final campaign at Massachusetts, totaling 158 touches for 623 yards and three scores in 2022.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-2, 225 lbs|
|Birthplace: Alpharetta, GA|