Linebacker Deon Lacy I just joined the Buffalo Bills practice team on Thursday. But with former Hueytown High School West Alabama Outstandings may be playing for Bills on Sunday as they compete against the Miami Dolphins.
Lacy, one of five high school and college players in Alabama, was promoted from the practice team to an active roster around the NFL on Saturday and qualified to play on Sunday.
Defensive tackles for Kansas City chiefs have also been promoted Braxton Whit (Pelham), Seattle Seahawks Defensive Tackle Anthony Rush (UAB), Washington Football Team wide receiver Cam Sims (Alabama) And Detroit Lions Cornerback Dee Virgin (West Alabama).
The rules adopted to increase the flexibility of the NFL team’s roster during the COVID-19 crisis, adopted in the 2020 season, activate two practice team players each week, leaving the game unavailable the next day. You can return to the practice team. The rest of the league will be played through the previous procedure of waiver.
Washington used that tactic Together with The Sims last week, he went on the field to play 16 special teams with a 27-17 season opening victory over the Philadelphia Eagles.
Former Canadian football league prominent Lacy was a regular on the Bills special team in 2017 and 2018 and played that role in the Dolphins in 2019. Lacy signed to return to the CFL in 2020, but that season due to the coronavirus pandemic in the league.
Virgin played 15 games at Lions and Rush played nine games at Eagles in 2019, allowing Rush to play in Seattle’s first match when Sea Hawk plays against New England patriots on Sunday night. I did. Rush joined the Seattle practice team on September 9th.
If Whit played in the Los Angeles Chargers and Chief match on Sunday afternoon, it would be his NFL debut.
Mark Inabinett is a sports reporter for the Alabama Media Group. Follow him on Twitter. Ark AMark G1..