Pair of former Auburn players signed to NFL rosters on Tuesday
Two former Auburn teammates were signed to NFL rosters on Tuesday, one to the New Orleans Saints and the other to the San Francisco 49ers practice squad.
Montravius Adams had signed with the Saints on Sept. 6 only to see his contract terminated on Sept. 11. He was then signed to their active roster on Tuesday. A former 3rd-round pick by the Green Bay Packers in 2017, he spent 4 seasons with the organization before signing with, and then being released by, the New England Patriots in the 2021 offseason.
As for Kerryon Johnson, he has landed on the 49ers and will be a part of their practice squad. The former SEC Player of the Year spent 3 seasons with the Lions before signing with and later being waived by the Philadelphia Eagles. He remained a free agent until signing a deal with the Niners.
On Sunday, the Saints visit the Carolina Panthers, while the 49ers travel to face the Philadelphia Eagles.