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Draft Scout Jeremy Kerley News
09/13/16 - WR Jeremy Kerley turned out to be a quick study learning coach Chip Kelly's high-tempo offense. Just two weeks after coming to the 49ers in a trade with the Detroit Lions, Kerley caught a team-high seven passes for a team-high 61 yards against the Rams. Kerley also returned two punts for 11 yards. "I think that I have done a pretty good job with the intake of the playbook," Kerley said. "The game is going so fast, you are not really recalling what just happened."
09/07/16 - WR Jeremy Kerley was listed as a starting wide receiver in the first regular-season depth chart released by the 49ers. Kerley was acquired during the preseason from the Detroit Lions after projected starter WR/KR Bruce Ellington was lost for the season because of a hamstring injury. Kerley is also expected to be the club's chief kick returner.
08/31/16 - WR/KR Jerome Kerley was acquired in a trade from the Detroit Lions for G Brandon Thomas. Kerley started 24 games for the Jets in the past five seasons before leaving as a free agent. He has 182 catches and nine touchdowns in his career.
08/29/16 - WR Jeremy Kerley was acquired by the San Francisco 49ers from the Detroit Lions on Monday for offensive lineman Brandon Thomas. The 5-foot-9, 188-pound Kerley was originally selected in the fifth round of the 2011 draft by the New York Jets. In five seasons with the Jets (2011-15), he played in 74 games (24 starts) and registered 182 receptions for 2,225 yards and nine touchdowns. Kerley has returned 134 punts for 1,250 yards and one touchdown during his career. In 2015, he registered a career-high 411 punt return yards, which ranked second in the NFL.
03/21/16 - WR Jeremy Kerley signed a free-agent contract with the Lions on Monday (March 21). Terms were not disclosed but the deal is for one year and worth just over $1 million, according to ESPN.
Kerley joins the Lions after spending the previous five seasons with the New York Jets. He played in all 16 games in 2015 (one start) and concluded the season with 16 receptions for 152 yards and two touchdowns, as well as career-highs in punt returns (48) and punt return yards (411). The Jets' fifth-round selection in the 2011 NFL Draft out of Texas Christian University, Kerley's career totals include 74 games (24 starts), 182 receptions, 2,225 yards and nine touchdowns, as well as 18 carries for 133 yards. He has totaled 134 punt returns for 1,250 yards and one touchdown, and three kickoff returns for 46 yards.