Trenton Cannon

Trenton Cannon

Running Back #25
Team: New York Jets
Ht / Wt:5'10" / 182 lb.
Drafted:2018 / Rd. 6 (204)
Draft Team:NYJ

Trenton Cannon: Garners five touches

Cannon rushed three times for 12 yards and caught both his targets for 15 yards in Sunday's 23-16 loss to the Bears.

Analysis: Cannon served as Mike Davis' backup at tailback and did decently with his handful of touches. In fact, with a long reception of 19 yards, Cannon actually outgained Davis through the air. As long as Christian McCaffrey and Reggie Bonnafon remain sidelined with ankle injuries, expect Cannon to serve behind Davis and garner mild fantasy value.

October 19, 2020 6:24 AM EST

Trenton Cannon: Set for backup role

Coach Matt Rhule said Friday that Cannon will back up Mike Davis during Sunday's game against the Falcons, Joe Person of The Athletic reports.

Analysis: Cannon looks set to serve as Carolina's No. 2 running back versus the Falcons, with Reggie Bonnafon (undisclosed) on the practice squad injured list. Fullback Alex Armah will also play a depth role in the backfield, but Cannon would likely be the primary beneficiary of increased snaps is Davis were to get nicked up.

October 9, 2020 11:32 AM EST

Trenton Cannon: Earns roster spot

Cannon secured a spot on the team's 53-man roster Saturday, Joe Person of The Athletic reports.

Analysis: Cannon secured the third and final spot on the running back depth chart in the wake of the team cutting Reggie Bonnafon. Now on the roster, Pearson points out that Cannon will likely be on every special team for the 2020 season. Don't expect Cannnon to produce any meaningful fantasy numbers for the upcoming campaign.

September 6, 2020 8:52 AM EST

Trenton Cannon: Plucked off waivers by Panthers

The Panthers claimed Cannon off waivers Tuesday, Myles Simmons of the team's official site reports.

Analysis: Selected by the Jets in the sixth round of the 2018 draft, Cannon was active for all 16 games as a rookie, averaging 3.0 YPC on 38 rushes, hauling in 17 of 25 targets for 144 yards and scoring one TD. However, he was contained to one offensive snap and four appearances last season before he was placed on injured reserve Nov. 1 due to foot and ankle injuries. Cannon likely will vie with Mike Davis and Jordan Scarlett for one or two spots at the bottom of the Panthers' running back depth chart.

August 4, 2020 1:42 PM EST

Trenton Cannon: Let go by New York

The Jets waived Cannon on Monday, Eric Allen and Randy Lange of the team's official site reports.

Analysis: Cannon was caught up in a numbers game in the backfield, as he likely would have found himself on the outside looking in for a spot on the 53-man roster after the Jets signed veteran Frank Gore in the offseason and spent a fourth-round pick on La'Mical Perine in the draft. After compiling 257 total yards and a touchdown in 2018 as a change-of-pace option, Cannon's role diminished considerably in 2019. He appeared in four games and played 58 total snaps, with only one coming on offense.

August 3, 2020 1:32 PM EST

Trenton Cannon: Absent from practice

Cannon (foot/ankle) did not practice Thursday, Andy Vasquez of The Bergen Record reports.

Analysis: Cannon wasn't able to suit up Week 6 against Dallas. He'll have two more opportunities to upgrade his practice activity before Monday's tilt against the Patriots. If the second-year pro is forced to miss more time, expect Ty Montgomery to handle kick return duties once again.

October 17, 2019 1:37 PM EST

Trenton Cannon: No-go for Week 6

Cannon (foot) is officially inactive for Sunday's game against the Cowboys.

Analysis: Cannon came into the game doubtful to suit up, so this news isn't quite surprising. Now that he's officially ruled out, Cannon's absence won't effect the offense, but Ty Montgomery looks in line to handle kick return duties Sunday.

October 13, 2019 12:08 PM EST

Trenton Cannon: Doubtful against Cowboys

Cannon (foot) is doubtful for Sunday's game against Dallas, ESPN's Rich Cimini reports.

Analysis: If Cannon sits this one out, Ty Montgomery would likely handle kick return duties. Cannon's role has been limited almost exclusively to special teams, as he's yet to touch the ball on offense this season.

October 11, 2019 1:48 PM EST

Trenton Cannon: Can't practice Thursday

Cannon (foot) is not practicing Thursday, Brian Costello of the New York Post reports.

Analysis: Cannon's foot issue has kept him from participating in two consecutive practices. He'll need to upgrade to at least a limited session Friday in order to suit up Week 6. If Cannon were forced to miss any time, Ty Montgomery would serve as New York's top kick returner.

October 10, 2019 8:03 AM EST

Trenton Cannon: Managing foot injury

Cannon didn't participate at practice Wednesday due to a foot injury.

Analysis: Cannon entered Sunday's loss to the Eagles nursing ankle and hamstring injuries, but he came out of the contest with a foot injury. The 25-year-old will need to practice in a limited fashion by Friday to have a chance of suiting up Week 6.

October 9, 2019 2:52 PM EST

Trenton Cannon: Good for Sunday

Cannon (ankle/hamstring) won't carry an injury designation into Sunday's game at Philadelphia.

Analysis: Cannon missed some practice time due to ankle and hamstring issues this week, but he practiced fully Friday to avoid an injury tag. The 25-year-old should continue to work as the Jets' No. 1 option returning kicks.

October 4, 2019 1:47 PM EST

Trenton Cannon: Limited Thursday

Cannon (hamstring) is a limited participant in Thursday's practice, Eric Allen of the Jets' official site reports.

Analysis: Cannon's hamstring injury has lingered since mid-September. He's previously managed to play through the issue, so he doesn't appear to be in much danger of missing Sunday's tilt against the Eagles. The second-year pro does most of his damage as the Jets' top kick returner.

October 3, 2019 9:00 AM EST

Trenton Cannon: Nursing hamstring injury

Cannon is rehabbing a hamstring injury during Wednesday's practice, Connor Hughes of The Athletic reports.

Analysis: Cannon wasn't able to fully shake his hamstring injury during the Jets' bye week, but he no longer appears bothered by his ankle issue. The second-year pro has only played one snap on offense this season, so New York's backfield likely wouldn't be noticeably impacted if he were to miss time. However, any time spend sidelined by Cannon would move Ty Montgomery into the No. 1 kick returner gig.

October 2, 2019 12:26 PM EST

Trenton Cannon: Ready to roll

Cannon (ankle/hamstring) is officially listed as active for Sunday's game against New England.

Analysis: Cannon logged limited practice in the final two sessions of the week heading into the game, and was deemed questionable. The fact that he's active likely won't have an impact on the offense, as he's played just one offensive snap this season, and seems to be buried on the depth chart behind Le'Veon Bell and Ty Montgomery.

September 22, 2019 9:18 AM EST

Trenton Cannon: Continues healing two injuries

Cannon (ankle/hamstring) is questionable for Sunday's game versus the Patriots.

Analysis: Cannon was a limited participant for the final two practices this week, so he's on track to playing Sunday. Through two games, Cannon has played just one offensive snap. He's not expected to make an offensive impact as long as Le'Veon Bell and Ty Montgomery are healthy.

September 20, 2019 3:02 PM EST

Trenton Cannon: Upgrades to limited Thursday

Cannon (ankle) was limited in Thursday's practice.

Analysis: Cannon's limited participation Thursday is an upgrade from his non-participation Wednesday. The 25-year-old has seen 33 of his 34 snaps on special teams so far this season, and he would figure to continue serving in that role if he can suit up for Sunday's matchup with New England.

September 19, 2019 2:30 PM EST

Trenton Cannon: Not practicing Wednesday

Cannon did not practice Wednesday due to an ankle injury, Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports.

Analysis: It's unclear exactly when Cannon suffered the injury, as he has only gotten work on special teams through the first two weeks of the regular season. Consider him day-to-day with the ankle injury for now.

September 18, 2019 2:51 PM EST

Trenton Cannon: No offensive touches through Week 2

Cannon once again didn't touch the ball on offense in Monday's 23-3 loss to the Browns. He returned three kickoffs for a total of 50 yards.

Analysis: Cannon isn't a part of New York's game plan on offense and can be ignored outside of formats that reward return yards.

September 17, 2019 10:39 AM EST

Trenton Cannon: Minimal offensive role

Cannon played one offensive snap in Sunday's 17-16 loss to the Bills.

Analysis: Le'Veon Bell played every snap in the season opener, leaving few opportunities for the rest of the backfield group. Cannon's only real action of the game came in punt coverage, as he downed a punt at the two-yard line during the third quarter. The 25-year-old could still see some chances in the return game, but he's unlikely to have a worthwhile offensive role.

September 9, 2019 2:05 PM EST

Trenton Cannon: Looking good after McGuire cut

Cannon appears to have a spot on the Jets' initial 53-man roster, Connor Hughes of The Athletic reports.

Analysis: Cannon was competing for the No. 4 running back job with Elijah McGuire, who was waived by the Jets on Friday. His touches on offense figure to be few and far between, but Cannon is listed atop the depth chart for kick returns. Le'Veon Bell, Ty Montgomery and Bilal Powell are ahead of Powell in the backfield.

August 30, 2019 11:57 AM EST

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