Deon Yelder

Deon Yelder

Tight End #19
Team:Kansas City
Ht / Wt:6'3" / 249 lb.
College:None
Age:
Born:None
Drafted:2018 / UDFA

Deon Yelder: Elevated to 53-man roster

Yelder was promoted to the Chiefs' 53-man roster from the practice squad Tuesday.

Analysis: The undrafted rookie tight end latched on with Kansas City's practice squad after he was cut by the Saints in the preseason. Yelder worked hard enough to earn a promotion, and could see a role primarily on special teams and provide depth at tight end for the Chiefs.

October 23, 2018 11:06 AM EST

Deon Yelder: Waived by Saints

Yelder was waived by the Saints on Friday, Nick Underhill of The New Orleans Advocate reports.

Analysis: Yelder inked a deal with the Saints after going undrafted in April. The rookie was hopeful to earn a role aiding special teams and providing depth at tight end. However, he will now be forced to look for a new opportunity unless New Orleans opt to bring him back on its practice squad.

August 31, 2018 6:51 PM EST

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