Laquon Treadwell did finish the ’19 slate with a 20.4-yard average but did so on just nine catches. Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

Laquon Treadwell will have a chance to prove himself with another team. After the former first-round pick underwhelmed for four seasons with the Vikings, he will join the Falcons. Minnesota announced the move.

The 2016 first-round pick could not justify that draft status in Minnesota, being released and re-signed in 2019 and totaling just 65 receptions for 701 yards and two touchdowns during his four Vikings seasons. He did finish the ’19 slate with a 20.4-yard average but did so on just nine catches.

Atlanta will have the high-end Julio JonesCalvin Ridley tandem back for a third season together and saw Russell Gage eclipse 400 receiving yards last season. Treadwell will attempt to carve out a spot in the Falcons’ receiver group.

This article first appeared on Pro Football Rumors and was syndicated with permission.



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