Jerick McKinnon returns to Kansas City Chiefs in a one-year contract

Running back Jerick McKinnon It is back to the Kansas City Chiefs According to a source, the one-year contract was signed by Jeremy Fowler at ESPN.

McKinnon's depth chart also includes starters Clyde Edwards-Helaire, Ronald Jones IIVeteran, he signed as a free agent with Kansas City this offseason. Derrick Gore Isaih PachecoThe seventh round of 2022's draft saw the selection of, who was taken in the seventh round.

Darrel WilliamsAfter leading the Chiefs in rush last season with 558 yard, he signed with the club. He also competed for carries with Edwards–Helaire or Gore. Arizona Cardinals last month.

McKinnon (aged 30) joined the Chiefs as an undrafted free agent in 2017. While he was primarily a member of special teams during the regular-season, he emerged as an offensive player during the playoffs. McKinnon led the Chiefs in rushing yards with 150 and was second among running backs with fourteen receptions for 165 yards.

He spent his four first NFL seasons with them. Minnesota VikingsHe ran more than 500 yards in one season at,

He signed with the as a free agent in 2018. San Francisco 49ers However, he was unable to play the first two seasons due to a torn ACL.

In 2020, he returned to the 49ers to rush for 319 yards as well as catch 33 passes.

This report was contributed by ESPN's Adam Teicher.

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