Lafayette Pitts

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Lafayette Pitts
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Pitts in 2018
No. 30 – Buffalo Bills
Position:Cornerback
Personal information
Born: (1992-09-24) September 24, 1992 (age 26)
Duquesne, Pennsylvania
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school:Woodland Hills
(Churchill, Pennsylvania)
College:Pittsburgh
Undrafted:2016
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Total tackles:21
Sacks:0.0
Pass deflections:0
Interceptions:0
Forced fumbles:0
Player stats at NFL.com

Lafayette E. Pitts (born September 24, 1992) is an American football cornerback for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Pittsburgh, and was signed by the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent in 2016.

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
5 ft 11 in
(1.80 m)
190 lb
(86 kg)
4.46 s 1.59 s 2.65 s 4.27 s 6.81 s 33.5 in
(0.85 m)
10 ft 2 in
(3.10 m)
12 reps
All values are from Pro Day[1]

Miami Dolphins[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2016 NFL Draft, Pitts signed with the Miami Dolphins on May 6, 2016.[2] On September 3, 2016, he was waived by the Dolphins during final team cuts.[3] Pitts was signed to the Dolphins' practice squad the following day.[4] On November 7, 2016, he was promoted from the practice squad to the active roster.[5]

On September 2, 2017, Pitts was waived by the Dolphins.[6]

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

On September 3, 2017, Pitts was claimed off waivers by the Jacksonville Jaguars.[7] He was waived by the Jaguars on October 24, 2017.[8]

Buffalo Bills[edit]

On October 25, 2017, Pitts was claimed off waivers by the Buffalo Bills.[9] Pitts was re-signed to a one-year deal on April 16, 2018.[10]

After another season as a core special teams player for the Bills, Pitts signed another one-year deal on February 12, 2019 to remain in Buffalo.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lafayette Pitts - Pittsburgh, CB : 2016 NFL Draft Scout Player Profile". NFLDraftScout.com. Retrieved November 21, 2016.
  2. ^ "Press Release: Dolphins sign 2 draft picks and 12 undrafted college free agents". MiamiDolphins.com. May 6, 2016. Retrieved November 21, 2016.
  3. ^ Poupart, Alain (September 3, 2016). "Dolphins Make Moves To Get Roster To 53". MiamiDolphins.com. Retrieved November 21, 2016.
  4. ^ Poupart, Alain (September 4, 2016). "Dolphins Acquire Hunter; Make Other Roster Moves". MiamiDolphins.com. Retrieved November 21, 2016.
  5. ^ "Dolphins make roster moves". MiamiDolphins.com. November 7, 2016. Retrieved November 21, 2016.
  6. ^ "Dolphins Make Roster Moves". MiamiDolphins.com. September 2, 2017.
  7. ^ "Jaguars claim five players off waivers". Jaguars.com. September 3, 2017.
  8. ^ "Jaguars sign linebacker Jonathan Freeny". Jaguars.com. October 24, 2017.
  9. ^ Brown, Chris (October 25, 2017). "Bills awarded claim for CB Lafayette Pitts". BuffaloBills.com.
  10. ^ Brown, Chris (April 16, 2018). "Bills re-sign O'Leary, Pitts, Thomas, Yarbrough". Buffalo Bills. Retrieved April 16, 2018.
  11. ^ Brown, Chris (February 12, 2019). "Bills re-sign CB Lafayette Pitts". Buffalo Bills. Retrieved February 12, 2019.

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