Jalen McCleskey

New Orleans Saints
Wide Receiver
New Orleans Saints
Wide Receiver

Jalen McCleskey News

Waived by Saints

The Saints waived McClesky on Sunday, Nick Underhill of NewOrleans.Football reports.

Analysis: McCleskey will look for a new team to make his professional debut with after failing to find the field in his lone season with the Saints. The 2021 undrafted free agent is entering his age-25 season and will have a chance to be claimed on waivers by interested teams.

May 16, 2022 7:27 AM EST


Signs contract with Saints

The Saints signed McCleskey to a reserve/future contract Tuesday, Nick Underhill of NewOrleans.Football reports.

Analysis: The wide receiver worked out for the Saints in November but failed to secure a contract. McCleskey will now join the team ahead of the 2022 season, still in search of his NFL.

Jan 18, 2022 2:30 PM EST



Works out for New Orleans

McCleskey worked out for the Saints on Tuesday, Nick Underhill of NewOrleans.Football reports.

Analysis: McCleskey spent time with the Saints during training camp, but he was ultimately waived after injuring his hamstring. Now healthy, the 24-year-old wideout is looking for another opportunity during the 2021 season.

Nov 16, 2021 10:59 AM EST


Waived after injury settlement

McCleskey (hamstring) was waived with an injury settlement by the Saints on Sunday, John Sigler of the Saints Wire reports.

Analysis: McCleskey will be free to sign with another team this season after reaching a injury settlement with the Saints. The 24-year-old rookie had been performing well before suffering the injury.

Aug 22, 2021 10:26 AM EST


Placed on injured reserve

McCleskey (hamstring) was placed on injured reserve Thursday, Katherine Terrell of The Athletic reports.

Analysis: McCleskey suffered a hamstring injury Wednesday that was believed to be minor, but the issue is apparently more serious than the team had initially expected. The 24-year-old had been performing well early in camp before he sustained the injury.

Aug 12, 2021 4:48 PM EST



Picks up hamstring injury

McCleskey pulled his hamstring during Wednesday's practice, Nick Underhill of NewOrleans.Football reports.

Analysis: It's believed to be a minor injury, so McCleskey shouldn't be sidelined for long. The 24-year-old could still be unavailable for Saturday's preseason opener in Baltimore.

Aug 11, 2021 9:36 PM EST


Signs with Saints

New Orleans signed McCleskey to a contract Thursday.

Analysis: McCleskey, a New Orleans native, spent time with the Falcons last offseason after going undrafted. After putting together a productive collegiate career between Oklahoma State and Tulane, McCleaskey will be a name to monitor as the Saints' offseason wide receiver competition progresses.

Apr 15, 2021 2:42 PM EST


Done in Atlanta

The Falcons waived McCleskey on Saturday, Will McFadden of the team's official site reports.

Analysis: The undrafted rookie out of Tulane will look to latch on in a reserve capacity elsewhere. The Falcons didn't opt to add him to the initial practice squad slate.

Sep 7, 2020 8:50 PM EST


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