Report: Patriots Waive Wide Receiver
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An experiment has come to an end in New England.
Per Field Yates, The Patriots waived former quarterback turned wide receiver Danny Etling on Tuesday
The Patriots have waived QB/WR Danny Etling, per source. Etling begun working at WR this offseason to try to increase his roster chances.
— Field Yates (@FieldYates) August 13, 2019
Etling attempted to switch from quarterback to wide receiver after the team drafted Auburn quarterback Jarrett Stidham this spring.
Video: Seeing Danny Etling work as a WR – and not a QB – was one of the surprise stories from the first day of training camp. pic.twitter.com/tcGPKDeW5e
— Mike Reiss (@MikeReiss) July 26, 2019
Not only was Etling attempting to convert wide receiver, but he was also taking special teams repetitions.
Etling was picked in the 7th round of the 2018 NFL draft out of Louisiana State University. He served as a practice squad member during the 2018 season.