MONTREAL (AP) — Laurent Duvernay-Tardif is putting his NFL career on hold — again.
The 31-year-old Canadian offensive lineman told The Canadian Press on Wednesday that he will begin a residency program at a Montreal-area hospital next month.
NEW YORK JETS (4-13)
UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: S Marcus Maye, WR Jamison Crowder, QB Joe Flacco, RT Morgan Moses, RG Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, LB Jarrad Davis, TE Tyler Kroft, DL Nathan Shepherd, WR Keelan Cole, K Eddy Pineiro, OL Dan Feeney, OL Greg Senat.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets placed left tackle George Fant and defensive end Bryce Huff on injured reserve Tuesday, ending their seasons before the team's finale at Buffalo.
Tight end Dan Brown was also placed on the practice squad IR.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Laurent Duvernay-Tardif was far from a football field at this time last year, when shoulder pads and playbooks gave way to scrubs and medical charts.
The big New York Jets offensive lineman with a doctorate in medicine was on the front lines helping fight against a pandemic that gripped the world — and putting his playing career on hold.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets added some depth to the offensive line, acquiring guard Laurent Duvernay-Tardif from the Kansas City Chiefs for tight end Daniel Brown ahead of the NFL's trade deadline Tuesday.
KANSAS CITY AT BALTIMORE
Chiefs: CB DeAndre Baker; DE Joshua Kaindoh; OL Austin Blythe (abdomen); G Laurent Duvernay-Tardif; WR Daurice Fountain.
Ravens: CB Jimmy Smith (ankle); LB Daelin Hayes (knee); T Ronnie Stanley (ankle); DE Derek Wolfe (back, hip); DE Broderick Washington.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Offensive lineman Laurent Duvernay-Tardif became the first player to opt out of the upcoming NFL season on Friday, choosing to put his medical degree to use on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic rather than helping the Kansas City Chiefs defend their first Super Bowl title in 50 years...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Laurent Duvernay-Tardif has gone from the offensive line to the front line, using the medical degree he completed during offseasons with the Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs to help patients during the COVID-19 pandemic...