Leonard Fournette’s time with the Jacksonville Jaguars has come to an end.


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The Jaguars announced on Monday morning that they have cut the former running back after failing to trade him during the offseason.

Fournette, the No. 4 overall pick in 2017, is entering his fourth NFL season. Fournette had his best season in 2019 with 1,152 yards on 265 attempts, but he faltered a bit down the stretch.

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With Fournette out of the picture, the Jaguars’ backfield consists of second-year backs Ryquell Armstead and Devine Ozigbo, veteran pass-catching back Chris Thompson, and undrafted free agent James Robinson.

By cutting Fournette in training camp, that leaves him with very little time to find a new home before the NFL season starts on September 10th.

Fournette’s release comes a day after the Jaguars traded pass-rusher Yannick Ngakoue to the Vikings for draft picks.

It appears the Jaguars are in the midst of a transitional year. Hopefully, that will not be the case of Fournette.