The San Francisco 49ers of the NFL signed this Thursday the defensive end Kemoko Turayformer quarterback catcher for the Indianapolis Colts.
Turay arrives to reinforce the line 49ers defense who shone last season as the fifth best in the NFL in terms of passer sacks with 48.
Born in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, he was one of the figures in the Colts during 2021, season in which he had 5.5 sacks in 13 games, the maximum of his career that began in 2018 and in which he accumulates 12 sacks.
Kemoko Turay came to the NFL selected in the second round of the Colts in 2018 and has only played 38 games in four years due to an ankle injury suffered in 2019, which required a long rehabilitation.
The owner of jersey number 57, during his time with Indianapolis, will reinforce the aggressive defense of the coordinator DeMeco Ryans which is led by Nick Bosa and promises to be one of the best for the 2022 season.
In other relevant movements of the free agency this Thursday the general manager of the Green Bay Packers, Brian Gutekunstlos announced the hiring of receiver Sammy Watkins for the following season in exchange for four million dollars.
Watkins was the one taken in the first round of the Draft 2014 by the Buffalo Bills, team with which he was until 2016, the following year he played with the Rams; Between 2018 and 2020 he was with the Kansas City Chiefs, the team with which he won Super Bowl LIV.
In an eight-year career, including his time at the Baltimore Ravens in 2021has 348 receptions for 5,059 yards and 34 TDs.
The Packers needed a receiver to help offset the departures of Davante Adams to the Las Vegas Raiders and Marquez Valdes-Scantling to the Raiders. Kansas City Chiefs.
By 2022 the group of recipients that will have quarterback Aaron RodgersIn addition to Watkins, it will be with Allen Lazard, Amari Rodgers and Randall Cobb.
also this thursday the Dallas Cowboys fired punter Hunter Niswander and in Houston, the Texans locked up former Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Steven Nelson.
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NFL: Kemoko Turay is San Francisco’s new reinforcement