Tanner Gentry

Tanner Gentry

Wide Receiver #19
Team: Buffalo Bills
Ht / Wt:6'1" / 211 lb.
Born:December 18, 1994
Drafted:2017 / UDFA

Tanner Gentry: Signs reserve/future contract

Gentry signed a reserve/future contract with the Bills on Tuesday.

Analysis: Gentry, a teammate of Josh Allen at Wyoming, was brought into Buffalo ahead of their Wild Card matchup as they were dealing with several injuries on the wide receiver front. Gentry will now get the opportunity to stick with the team through offseason activities in hopes of landing a roster spot in 2021.

January 26, 2021 7:51 PM EST

Tanner Gentry: Joins up with playoff contender

Gentry was signed to Buffalo's practice squad Monday, Dante Lustig of the Bills' official site reports.

Analysis: The high-flying Bills rely heavily on numerous wide receivers, so they are loading up on reserves heading into the playoffs. However, the Bills also signed Kenny Stills to the practice squad as well, and it would seem far more likely Stills would get the call if the team needs more help in the playoffs.

January 4, 2021 9:16 AM EST

Tanner Gentry: Catches three passes

Gentry caught three passes for 31 yards in the Bears' loss to the Giants.

Analysis: After shining in the 2018 preseason, Gentry followed up his zero-catch performance of last week with an efficient, but unspectacular follow up. He's currently buried on the depth chart, and it appears that he faces long odds of cracking the 53-man roster.

August 19, 2019 4:47 AM EST

Tanner Gentry: Posts no stats in preseason opener

Gentry failed to catch either of his two targets in Chicago's 23-13 loss to Carolina.

Analysis: Although he's shined at times over the previous two preseasons, Gentry is buried on a depth chart that goes 10 deep at wide receiver. Unless he can put together an amazing preseason, he may be fighting an uphill battle to secure a roster spot for the regular season.

August 9, 2019 8:35 AM EST

Tanner Gentry: Signs with Bears

The Bears signed Gentry to a reserve/future contract Tuesday.

Analysis: Gentry appeared in four games with the Bears in 2017, hauling in three of six targets for 35 yards. However, despite leading the team in receptions during the 2018 preseason, he failed to make the 53-man roster. He'll have another opportunity to do so after signing a reserve/future contract.

January 8, 2019 5:56 PM EST

Tanner Gentry: Released by Chicago

Gentry was released by the Bears on Saturday, Adam Jahns of the Chicago Sun Times reports.

Analysis: Gentry led the Bears in receptions throughout the preseason, but still wasn't able to secure a spot on the team's 53-man roster. He'll be placed on waivers before potentially returning as a practice squad candidate.

September 1, 2018 2:02 PM EST

Tanner Gentry: Posts 54 yards

Gentry caught six passes for 54 yards Thursday against the Bengals.

Analysis: Gentry led the Bears with 11 targets, but he primarily played with the third-string offense in the second half. Although he's been solid in camp for the second-consecutive year, he's battling for a roster spot, and there's a strong possibility he finds his way on the practice squad as he did for most of the 2017 season.

August 11, 2018 4:27 PM EST

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