[5] Lovett was waived by the Chiefs on July 29, 2020. Your privacy is safe with us. Perhaps he could even become a better version of Taysom Hill! CB Ryan Lewis, claimed by Washington yesterday, was a popular player on waivers as both the Giants and Panthers tried to claim him as well. Green Bay already has two undrafted fullbacks on the roster in Elijah Wellman and Jordan Jones and they spent a third-round draft pick on Josiah Deguara, who is expected to play a hybrid tight end/H-back role. The following browsers are supported: Chrome, Edge (v80 and later), Firefox and Safari. Please check your email for a confirmation. Dan Quinn said the first-round OT has performed well in practice and will likely make his preseason debut Thursday. [12] He was promoted to the active roster on September 26, 2020. The Saints molded him into a special teamer and eventually allowed him to come in a spell for Drew Brees periodically to run trick plays and use him as a runner.

He was moved to the halfback and tight end positions during training camp. Smith/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images. He played college football at Princeton. Kansas City would eventually place Lovett on injured reserve, ending his 2019 season. It is clear that he can produce anywhere on the field and has the athletic ability to compete for multiple jobs. The use of any team names, words, trademarks, logos or photos have been used for descriptive purposes only. Player and team photos used with permission from, 49ers attempted to claim former Chiefs FB John Lovett, who went to the Packers, Believe it or not, Kyle Shanahan found some good from the 49ers' loss to the Dolphins, 49ers activate Richie James from IR, Darrion Daniels, Kevin White from practice squad, Kyle Shanahan, John Lynch believe Nick Bosa can become an Aaron Donald-type player for 49ers, Rams at 49ers, Week 6 predictions: Faith in the Niners' chances is diminishing, 49ers vs. Rams - Keys to Victory and Score Prediction, 49ers hope to keep Kwon Alexander off injured reserve; Kyle Shanahan provides Richard Sherman update, Transcript: Kyle Shanahan talks injuries, Jimmy Garoppolo, COVID-19, cornerbacks, Sean McVay ahead of 49ers-Rams, 49ers Notebook: Ronald Blair suffered setback, Ahkello Witherspoon out of favor. Green Bay claimed John Lovett on waivers after the Kansas City Chiefs released him on Wednesday. Latest on TE John Lovett including news, stats, videos, highlights and more on NFL.com

There was some belief that he could come in and compete for a roster spot in 2020, especially with second-string tight end Blake Bell leaving in free agency. Falcons rookie Kaleb McGary returned from a heart procedure earlier this week. He can join the team after clearing the normal COVID-19 protocols.— Field Yates (@FieldYates) October 13, 2020

The Chiefs signed Lovett as an undrafted free agent following the 2019 NFL Draft and sought to convert him into a hybrid type of player. The Kansas City Chiefs are getting ready to face the Buffalo Bills at Bills Stadium in Week 6. [4] He was moved to the halfback and tight end positions during training camp. — Field Yates (@FieldYates) July 31, 2020 The Chiefs released Lovett … Playing in 26 games in college, here are a few of his numbers listed below, courtesy of Princeton athletics’ website.

For the third time in four weeks, the Chiefs have a Monday game which means Sunday is wide open for Chiefs Kingdom to sit back and enjoy some other fruits that the NFL has to offer. Former Kansas City Chiefs prospect John Lovett was cut loose … The 49ers and Packers both were interested in Chiefs prospect John Lovett. Listed on the Chiefs roster as 6’3” and 225 pounds, his size will not be an issue in the NFL. FB John Lovett, claimed by the Packers, was also on the 49ers' radar as they attempted to claim the former Chief.

According to Field Yates of ESPN, the San Francisco 49ers have claimed rookie cornerback Parnell Motley off of waivers from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Hill was a player who came out of college where he played primarily quarterback. Each year there is a special player in NFL that seems to stand out among others. Lovett has a long way to go in his development, but if he can impress the Chiefs coaching staff early and often, he may find his way onto this Chiefs roster! [1] Lovett was a two-time Bushnell Cup winner which is awarded to the Ivy League’s top offensive player. pic.twitter.com/Bwn68ZlvNJ— Joe Davidson (@SacBee_JoeD), Jimmy Garoppolo is going to be very important to the San Francisco 49ers' success. Packers claim fullback John Lovett on waivers from Chiefs With one open roster spot on the team’s 90-man roster, the Green Bay Packers added a player to fill up at 90 on Thursday. [13], "Former Princeton star present intriguing roster option for chiefs", "Packers claim former Princeton star John Lovett off waivers", "Meet the Chiefs' latest developmental enterprise: John Lovett, another possible hybrid weapon", "Chiefs make Matt Moore signing official, send TE John Lovett to injured reserve", "Packers claim fullback John Lovett on waivers from Chiefs", "Packers claim H-back John Lovett off waivers from Chiefs", "Packers sign 14 players to practice squad", "Packers elevate OLB Tipa Galeai, TE John Lovett from practice squad for Week 1", "Packers place WR Equanimeous St. Brown on injured reserve", "One Day to Kickoff: One Big Lions at Packers Preview", "Packers announce roster moves and injury update", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=John_Lovett_(tight_end)&oldid=981397273, Players of American football from New York (state), Green Bay Packers currentteam parameter articles, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 2 October 2020, at 02:02. NFL footage © NFL Productions LLC. Latest on Green Bay Packers tight end John Lovett including news, stats, videos, highlights and more on ESPN Packers claim fullback John Lovett on waivers from Chiefs, © Photo by Nick Tre. At his Pro Day they worked him out at linebacker and they worked him out at fullback and tight end. 49ers is a registered trademark of the Forty Niners Football Company LLC. [2] Lovett finished his college career with 2,509 yards passing, 1,591 yards rushing and 553 yards receiving. He’d injure his shoulder on one of those receptions, which would force him out of the game. To learn more about Kansas City’s opponent, we spoke with managing editor Nick Wojton over at Bills Wire and asked him a few questions. The 49ers are eagerly awaiting the return of their franchise quarterback. https://chiefswire.usatoday.com/2020/07/31/kansas-city-chiefs-john-lovett-claimed-by-green-bay-packers/, Chiefs announce two roster moves on Saturday, Chiefs RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire receives vote of confidence from Eric Bieniemy, Contract details for new Chiefs RB Le'Veon Bell, Chiefs DC Steve Spagnuolo praises RB Le'Veon Bell, Chiefs will lean on WR Mecole Hardman in Sammy Watkins' absence, Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. Like us on Facebook to see similar stories, As coronavirus surges, only 2 states trend in the right direction, Famous Restaurants You Can Never Dine In Again. That much was known heading into the season. He actually broke his hand, played with a broken hand. [3], Lovett was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs as an undrafted free agent on May 9, 2019, after participating in a rookie mini-camp. Your favorite teams, topics, and players all on your favorite mobile devices. The Chiefs have him playing an H-back style position. According to ESPN’s Field Yates, the San Francisco 49ers also put in a waiver claim on Lovett, but Green Bay had priority on the waiver wire. He then spent all of last season on injured reserve with a separated shoulder.

Lovett was waived by the Chiefs on July 29, 2020. © 2020 NFL Enterprises LLC. John Lovett contract and salary cap details, including signing bonus, guaranteed salary, dead money, roster bonuses, and contract history Take for instance in 2018, the New Orleans Saints had a player by the name of Taysom Hill. The Chiefs placed Lovett on season-ending injured reserve on August 27, 2019. At his Pro Day, I think he ran a 4.58 at 230-some pounds and we’re kind of looking to see if we can make him a hybrid H-back / tight end, kind of how the Eagles used Trey Burton when he came out of college. [7] He was waived during final roster cuts on September 5, 2020,[8] and was signed to the practice squad the next day. I think the kid was 6’2”-ish, 235 (pounds), ran a 4.58.