Free Agent RB Alex Collins Suffers Broken Leg

     

Ian Rapoport reports that free agent RB Alex Collins suffered a broken leg and recently underwent surgery to repair it.

According to Rapoport, Collins’ legal situation should be wrapped up soon, and he has reportedly garnered some interest from.

Rapoport adds that Collins is expected to play this season, but he’ll now have to wait a bit following the broken leg.

Collins was arrested back in February after crashing into a tree. The Ravens later cut him loose.

Collins, 24, is a former fifth-round pick of the Seahawks back in 2016. He was entering the second year of his four-year, $2.566 million contract that included a $184,384 signing bonus when he was cut loose the by the Seahawks at the start of the 2017 season.

Collins signed on to the Ravens’ practice squad a few days later and was eventually promoted to their active roster. The Ravens brought him back on an exclusive rights contract last year and he was in line to be a restricted free agent this offseason before being cut. 

In 2018, Collins appeared in 10 games and rushed for 411 yards on 114 carries (3.6 YPC) to go along with 15 receptions for 105 yards receiving and eight total touchdowns.

We have him featured in our Top 50 Available Free Agents list.

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