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Bernardrick McKinney signed to Roster

CMicks3110 : 11/17/2021 8:19 pm
New York Giants
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We have signed LB Benardrick McKinney to active roster, RB Jonathan Williams to practice squad
Not sure why they didn't leave him there the first time  
JonC : 11/18/2021 8:24 am : link
he was instantly better than Ragland.
Jonathan Williams  
Anakim : 11/18/2021 8:29 am : link
The former Arkansas RB?
RE: Jonathan Williams  
Eric from BBI : Admin : 11/18/2021 8:43 am : link
In comment 15457155 Anakim said:
The former Arkansas RB?

The Giants also signed RB Jonathan Williams to the Practice Squad. The 27-year old, 6'0'', 217-pound Williams was originally drafted in the 5th round of the 2016 NFL Draft by the Buffalo Bills. He has spent time with the Bills (2016-2017), Denver Broncos (2017), New Orleans Saints (2017–2018), Indianapolis Colts (2018–2019), Detroit Lions (2020), and Washington Football Team (2020-2021). Overall, Williams has played in 28 regular-season games with one start. He has rushed the ball 80 times for 334 yards and two touchdowns.
RE: Not sure why they didn't leave him there the first time  
csb : 11/18/2021 9:39 am : link
In comment 15457151 JonC said:
he was instantly better than Ragland.

My guess (with no inside info) is that McKinney preferred to be on the practice squad so that he could speak to other teams in case he wasn't a good fit with the defense. If he signed to the 53 he would lose all leverage in choosing where he plays if it didn't work out. It's part of why I like the new rules that allow you to elevate practice squad players without signing them to the roster.
MTN-G-man : 11/18/2021 9:50 am : link
I wouldn't think that would be his decision to make.
(remaining on PS)
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