Buffalo Bills claim running back Dri Archer off waiversMay 10, 2016 - 10:20 PM ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Bills have claimed running back Dri Archer a day after he was released by the New York Jets.
Listed at 5-foot-8 and 173 pounds, Archer spent his first two NFL seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers before being waived in November. The Jets then signed him to a reserve/future contract in February.
Archer was a multiple threat at Kent State, where he was used as a running back, receiver and kickoff returner. In four years at college, he combined to score 24 touchdowns rushing, 12 receiving, four on kickoff returns and even had one passing.
Archer had difficulty earning a regular role with the Steelers, managing 40 yards rushing, 23 yards receiving and returned 23 kickoffs for 515 yards in 20 games.
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