Duarte was released by Atlanta on Friday, Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reports.
Analysis: The former UCLA Bruin was in and out of Atlanta in less than a week, but did make an impact in his lone preseason appearance, fielding 30 percent of the offensive snaps and recording a seven-yard catch, while also tackling Jaguars return man Michael Walker inside his own 20-yard line on a fourth-quarter kickoff. The 24-year-old Duarte continues his search for a home in the NFL, having bounced to four different teams since being drafted as a seventh-round pick of Miami in 2016.
Aug 30, 2019 3:07 PM EST
Duarte signed a contract with the Falcons on Saturday, Will McFadden of AtlantaFalcons.com reports.
Analysis: Duarte has appeared in just one regular season game in the league since being selected by the Dolphins during the seventh round of the 2016 NFL Draft. He'll be a long shot to make the 53-man roster, but will be able to provide depth while fellow reserve tight end Jaeden Graham tends to a knee injury.
Aug 24, 2019 3:38 PM EST
Duarte was waived by the Panthers on Monday, Max Henson of the Panthers' official site reports.
Analysis: Duarte signed with the Panthers after his stint in the AAF. He still is yet to appear in an NFL game since his rookie season in 2016.
May 14, 2019 1:19 PM EST
Duarte signed a contract with the Panthers on Monday, Bryan Strickland of the team's official site reports.
Analysis: Duarte played in the AAF for the Arizona Hotshots, logging eight catches (on 12 targets) for 111 yards and two touchdowns over eight games. The 24-year-old was a seventh-round pick by the Dolphins in 2016 and hasn't played in an NFL game since appearing in one contest with Miami during his rookie season.
Apr 8, 2019 1:34 PM EST
Duarte was released from the Chargers' practice squad Tuesday, Joe Schad of The Palm Beach Post reports.
Analysis: The tight end inked a deal with the Chargers' practice squad in early September after spending the 2017 season with the Dolphins. Duarte was a seventh-round pick in the 2016 NFL Draft and spent some time on Miami's 53-man roster a year ago.
Sep 25, 2018 5:27 PM EST
Duarte has signed on with the Chargers' practice squad, the team's official site reports.
Analysis: Duarte will remain on call for the Chargers should the team require the services of another tight end. He has played in just one career game since going pro in 2016, recording two offensive snaps for the Dolphins in 2016.
Sep 4, 2018 11:16 AM EST
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