Former San Antonio Commanders’ LB/DE Jayrone Elliott would add great depth to the Saints’ defensive line and linebackers.
Elliott, who led the AAF in sacks with 7.5 in just 8 games, was a Packers linebacker a few years back and already spent time in New Orleans during the preseason.
With the Saints losing DT Sheldon Rankins for the beginning of the season due to a torn achilles and the lack of depth at the linebacker position for us, Jayrone Elliott could supply us with “breathing room” per se. Elliot is a great pass rusher and for him to learn with one of the game’s best in Cam Jordan can be very beneficial for him.
Jayrone Elliott runs over the LT for the SACK 😤💪! #AZvsSA
— PFF_XFL (@PFFXFL) April 1, 2019
Jayrone Elliott was an undrafted outside linebacker who had a tremendous #Packers training camp in 2014, had some good games in 2015. The rest is a mystery. Injuries, drop off. The guys liked him. Time w/ Cowboys & Saints. Tonight he’s on NFL Network playing for San Antonio. #AAF
— Mike Clemens (@MikeClemensNFL) April 1, 2019
The 6’3″, 255lbs linebacker nearly missed the 53-man roster cut off and had to sign with the AAF in the meantime.
Fun Fact: LB Jayrone Elliott, CB Marshon Lattimore, WR Ted Ginn Jr, and ST/CB Justin Hardee all attended Glenville High School in Cleveland, OH.
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