They sweetened the offer and he signed which then set off a run on other free agent safety signings. 11 games and five starts.

Overall, it’s been a slow market for safeties. “Stats are beyond there! Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window), Tre Boston frustrated he’s still a free agent, Bo Jackson: I’d average 350-400 yards a game today. Your privacy is safe with us. It was a strange year for Free Agency. According to Adam Fisher of the Fort Myers News-Press, Boston still is a free agent by choice. [30] Head coach Anthony Lynn named Boston the starting free safety to begin the season, alongside strong safety Jahleel Addae. According to Pro Football Focus, Boston ranked ninth among safeties with an 87.8 coverage grade, but he ranked 42nd among safeties in tackle efficiency in the running game. In fact, he was signed BEFORE Mike Mitchell, Kenny Vaccaro and Eric Reid. He has also played for the Los Angeles Chargers and Arizona Cardinals. Coaches see that he can’t tackle, thus no longer term contracts. Your favorite teams, topics, and players all on your favorite mobile devices. [11] On October 12, 2014, Boston made his NFL debut during the Panthers' 37–37 tie at the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 6. On December 27, 2016, the Carolina Panthers placed Boston on injured reserve due to a knee injury. New era emerging with Bengals after Dunlap trade, Problems for Cowboys go beyond Poe, Worley, More likely: Key factors for top Week 8 games, Simms: Packers should trade for WR Fuller, Enter your zip code to find NBCSN near you. He’s frustrated by that. Eric Reid was already re-signed this offseason and makes an ideal classic kind of strong safety, but the projected starter at free safety would be Da’Norris Searcy, who played two games last year. Is Draymond Green Really a Top 10 Player? He signed with them very late in the offseason. Tre Boston remains unsigned. Boston attended North Fort Myers High School in North Fort Myers, Florida. CARSON, CA - DECEMBER 03: Tre Boston #33 of the Los Angeles Chargers upends David Njoku #85 of the Cleveland Browns on a short pass play during the second half of a game at StubHub Center on December 3, 2017 in Carson, California. Morgan Burnett just got a deal and although Browns management is familiar with him, he’s older and more injury-prone. Entering week seven of the NFL season, the Arizona Cardinals have started to get their momentum back, despite losing pass rusher Chandler Jones to a torn biceps, which ends his 2020 season.
... We have too much inexperence and not enough talent at free safety. Sign up for the Cards Wire newsletter to get our top stories in your inbox every morning. Subscribe on Apple podcasts or Stitcher Radio. That is, of course, if the price is right. As a true freshman at UNC, Boston started 4 games as a cornerback and played in 10 games overall. If I’m general manager Tom Telesco, I’d try and add Reid or bring Boston back on a two- or three-year deal. While he may ultimately get less money than he has already been offered, but at least he is taking advantage of the time off. Trevor Lawrence: My mindset has been to go pro, but who knows? While that means he’ll get looks from teams, it also means that most won’t commit to him long term, even if some of them on the lower end have guys that probably aren’t as effective right now. So Boston at FS makes sense. The Safety market was saturated. Pro Football Reference (not to be confused with the focus) has 68 players listed as a safety that were targeted at least 20 times in pass coverage last season. His 16% missed tackle rate is fifth worst among safeties, though it should be noted that he’s the fourth best safety at limiting yards after the catch. Few Carolina Panthers players are as a polarizing on the field as Tre Boston.

He’s frustrated by that. No mention whether he’s received any offers or what he’s looking for. Some people may find this opinion controversial, but I have stats. [15] He finished his rookie season in 2014 with 26 combined tackles (18 solo), three pass deflections, one interception, and one touchdown in The Players see it, the Fans see it, and are starting to question what’s going on. Lacking a pass-rushing presence off the edge at outside linebacker because of the season-ending injury to Chandler Jones, they acquired a familiar name. Register now! Despite making 2 ints against the Jags in the last couple minutes of the game, his actions after one of them basically allowed them to stay in the game and win. Panthers 2019 potential free agent target profile: S Tre Boston … Free safety Tre Boston and strong safety Jahleel Addae of the Los Angeles Chargers tackle running back Kareem Hunt of the Kansas City Chiefs during the second half at Arrowhead Stadium on December... Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images In fact, the Cardinals even cut Antoine Bethea. Last offseason, the 2014 fourth-round pick had to wait until July to sign a … Veteran safety Tre Boston is one of the dwindling number of players still available in our Free Agent Top 100. Listen to the latest from Cards Wire’s Jess Root on his podcast, Rise Up, See Red. While he had his early struggles with the Panthers, he developed into a very solid safety the last few years, and it does seem that he is an afterthought when he has shown that he is at the very least a respectable option for most teams. Tre Boston is not an elite safety by any means, but that doesn’t mean he’s a bad player. Like Boston, youngsters Kenny Vaccaro and Eric Reid are still available. Boston admittedly wasn’t one of the league’s top safeties when he was drafted by the Panthers in 2014. Take your talents to NFL Europe or CFL. I suppose we shouldn't be surprised that veteran safety Tre Boston remains on the free-agent market.