Running again Devontae Booker returned East Rutherford on Thursday, this time on a tryout foundation. He one way or the other flew under-the-radar till the NFL’s official transaction and tryout log was launched on Friday.
Booker spent final season with the Giants after touchdown an over-the-market contract courtesy of former basic supervisor Dave Gettleman. He completed the 12 months because the workforce’s co-leading rusher (tied with Saquon Barkley) with 593 yards and two touchdowns. He additionally led Giants backs with a mean of 4.1 yards per rush.
In addition to co-leading the workforce in speeding, Booker additionally hauled in 40 receptions for 268 yards and one landing. The 268 yards led the operating again group.
After Joe Schoen took over as basic supervisor this offseason, Booker was among the many first to be launched. The transfer saved the Giants $2.125 million in cap house, but additionally left them with $1 million in lifeless cap — the fifth-most on the workforce.
Despite the workout, Booker was not instantly signed to a contract. However, that doesn’t imply he received’t be someplace down the road.