The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed seven-year veteran RB Benny Cunningham, the club announced today.
“I’m just excited to have the opportunity,” Cunningham said. “I feel like the pieces are in place for this team to win a Super Bowl, and I want to be a part of something special.”
Cunningham, 5-10, 218, originally signed with the St. Louis Rams in 2013 as an undrafted rookie. He played for the Rams from 2013-16 prior to spending 2017-18 with the Chicago Bears. For his career, Cunningham has appeared in 86 games, totaling 797 rushing yards on 191 carries while adding 114 receptions for 1,001 yards. Cunningham has returned 110 kickoffs for 2,895 yards in his career, including eight kickoff returns for 173 yards in 2018. Additionally, Cunningham has tallied 18 special teams tackles in his career.