The Jacksonville Jaguars are releasing running back Carlos Hyde, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Friday.
The 31-year-old running back spent one season in Jacksonville, earning 253 yards on 72 carries with one TD in 12 games.
The release is no surprise. Hyde was an Urban Meyer signing in a reunion from their Ohio State days. It didn’t work out, and with Meyer no longer in the picture, keeping Hyde on the roster was unnecessary. It marked Hyde’s second stint in Jacksonville (he spent eight games with the Jaguars in 2018).
The release saves Jacksonville $1.9 million on the cap with $450,000 in dead money.
Jaguars releasing Carlos Hyde today, per source.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 11, 2022
Source: The #Jaguars are releasing RB Carlos Hyde today.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 11, 2022