Buffalo helps you to save $2.1 million against its 2019 salary cap by discharging Ivory, whose role was unclear following the team signed veteran running Frank Gore into some single-family deal before this month.
The Bills entered Monday with all the NFL’s four earliest running backs beneath contract in Ivory,” Gore and LeSean McCoy. Gore, 3-5, is anticipated to serve as the best backup behind McCoy, 30.
Ivory played in 13 games a year ago, making one more start. He averaged a career-low 3.3 yards on 115 carries and rushed for one touchdown.
Ivory has rushed for 5,237 yards and 29 touchdowns in nine NFL seasons for the Saints (2010 12 ), Jets (201315 ), Jaguars (2016 17 ) and Bills (2018).