Former Green Bay Packers wide receiver Geronimo Allison is heading east! Allison has agreed to terms with the Detroit Lions, sending the receiver to a division rival.
Allison spent his first four NFL seasons with the Packers. After going undrafted in the 2016 draft, the Packers brought him in for depth. He played in 10 games his rookie year, finishing with 12 receptions, 202 yards, and two touchdowns.
2018 looked to be a breakout year for the undrafted receiver, but was cut short after five games due to injury. He finished with 20 receptions, 303 yards, and two touchdowns. Allison had led the team in receiving yards up to that point.
When the 2019 seasons started, there was optimism that he would pick up where he left off. Unfortunately, he just couldn’t find his rhythm. He had only 34 receptions, 287 yards, and two touchdowns, in 16 games. Geronimo Allison’s struggles with drops and turnovers led to his eventual benching.
With an already talented wide receiver room in Detroit, Allison shouldn’t be more then just a depth piece. The Lions still have receivers Marvin Jones, Kenny Golladay, Danny Amendola, and tight end T.J. Hockenson. That would make Geronimo the fifth option for quarterback Matthew Stafford.
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