Jeremy Kerley to 49ers: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

August 28, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The San Francisco 49ers attempted to shore up their receiving depth Sunday, trading offensive lineman Brandon Thomas to the Detroit Lions for wideout Jeremy Kerley.
ESPN.com's Adam Schefter and Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reported the news.
The 27-year-old Kerley spent his first five seasons with the New York Jets. He made 16 receptions for 152 yards and two touchdowns in 2015, losing significant playing time on a revamped Jets offense. Those numbers marked career lows for the former fifth-round pick, who has been used primarily as an underneath target.
The Lions signed Kerley to a one-year deal in March.
Thomas, 25, spent his first two seasons in San Francisco after being a 2014 third-round pick. He has never appeared in a regular-season NFL game because of a series of injuries. An ACL tear suffered in the draft process wiped out his entire rookie season, and he dealt with a high-ankle sprain in ...

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