Former Iowa players awaiting word after NFL tryouts
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Have you seen any word on how tryouts went for any of the undrafted Hawkeyes?
— Matt (@HAWKinMN) May 14, 2018
ANSWER: So far, none of the five former Hawkeyes trying out for NFL teams last weekend have signed free-agent contracts. They include running back James Butler and kicker Mike Meyer with the Washington Redskins, defensive tackle Nate Bazata with Tampa Bay, offensive lineman Boone Myers with Indianapolis and wide receiver Matt VandeBerg with Chicago.
Iowa has 32 players listed on NFL rosters at this time. Here they are, with their uniform numbers:
BALTIMORE — G Marshal Yanda (73); DL Carl Davis (94); T Andrew Donnal (70)
BUFFALO — S Micah Hyde (23); T Ike Boettger (65)
CHICAGO — G James Daniels (68)
CLEVELAND — LB Chris Kirksey (58)
DENVER — LB Josey Jewell (47); Casey Kreiter (42)
GREEN BAY — T Bryan Bulaga (75); DT Mike Daniels (76); CB Josh Jackson (37)
JACKSONVILLE — WR Tevaun Smith (number undetermined)
KANSAS CITY — LB Anthony Hitchens (53); LB Ben Niemann (56)
L.A. CHARGERS — CB Desmond King (20)
L.A. RAMS — C Austin Blythe (66); TE Henry Krieger-Coble (87)
MINNESOTA — DT Jaleel Johnson (94); T Riley Reiff (71)
NEW ENGLAND — DE Adrian Clayborn (94); T Cole Croston (74); C James Ferentz (66); WR Riley McCarron (17); T Matt Tobin (64)
N.Y. GIANTS — K Marshall Koehn (9)
SAN FRANCISCO — QB C.J. Beathard (3); TE George Kittle (85); CB Greg Mabin (26)
TAMPA BAY — G Adam Gettis (72)
TENNESSEE — RB Akrum Wadley (38)
WASHINGTON — G Brandon Scherff (75)
Players released this offseason include former Tennessee defensive lineman Karl Klug and former Washington running back LeShun Daniels. Former linebacker Bo Bower had a tryout with the Minnesota Vikings last weekend.
A few former Iowa players retired in the offseason. Rookie offensive lineman Sean Welsh chose to retire on the first day of rookie camp with the Washington Redskins. Former Houston Texans tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz retired this offseason after multiple concussions.
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