The Jacksonville Jaguars have waived running back Leonard Fournette. The move ends a tumultuous three-year run in which Fournette rushed for 2,631 yards and 17 touchdowns. The Jaguars didn’t pick up his fifth-year option during the offseason and actively pursued a trade without receiving any serious offers. If Fournette clears waivers, he would become a free agent. He is due $4.17 million in salary this season if a team claims him.

Fournette, 25, was the fourth overall pick in the 2017 NFL draft. He was the first draft pick made by Tom Coughlin, the team’s former executive vice president of football operations. Coughlin wanted to build the team around a power-run game and dominant defense, and though that worked in 2017, when the Jaguars reached the AFC Championship Game, things didn’t always go smoothly between Fournette and the team. Fournette’s tenure in Jacksonville took a turn in 2018, which ended up being the worst season of the former LSU star’s football life. There were injuries and a suspension, and he was on the bench in crunch time. He was fined, criticized and admittedly not in ideal shape late in the year.