Jacksonville Jaguars

Stadium: EverBank Field | Coach: Doug Marrone
Team RankingOverallRushingPassing
Offense23rd101.9 (22nd)233.0 (20th)
Defense6th106.4 (19th)215.2 (5th)
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Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateExpCollege
 Albert, Branden T6-531411/4/198410Virginia
10Allen, Brandon QB6-22199/5/19922Arkansas
17Benn, Arrelious WR6-22229/8/19887Illinois
96Bennett, Michael DT6-22982/24/19933Ohio State
 Bibbs, E.J. TE6-22588/28/19912Iowa State
14Blackmon, Justin WR6-12101/9/19902Oklahoma State
5Bortles, Blake QB6-52394/28/19924Central Florida
 Bouye, A.J. CB6-01918/16/19915Central Florida
 Bowanko, Luke C6-63136/13/19914Virginia
 Campbell, Calais DT6-83009/1/198610Miami (Fla.)
60Cann, A.J. G6-331710/3/19913South Carolina
 Charles, Stefan DT6-53206/9/19885Regina (Canada)
 Church, Barry SS6-22182/11/19888Toledo
 Cole, Audie LB6-52486/1/19896North Carolina State
22Colvin, Aaron CB6-019510/2/19914Oklahoma
35Davis, Akeem DB6-120012/25/19893Memphis
92Day, Sheldon DT6-12857/1/19942Notre Dame
48Ellis, Alex TE6-42402/10/19932Tennessee
56Fowler, Dante DE6-22508/3/19943Florida
39Gipson, Tashaun FS5-112108/7/19906Wyoming
 Goodman, Malliciah DE6-42761/4/19905Clemson
 Grant, Doran CB5-1020011/30/19922Ohio State
30Grant, Corey RB5-1120412/19/19913Auburn
13Greene, Rashad WR5-111909/23/19923Florida State
7Henne, Chad QB6-32197/2/198510Michigan
34Hill, Bronson RB5-102151/2/19931Eastern Michigan
88Hurns, Allen WR6-320111/12/19914Miami (Fla.)
33Ivory, Chris RB6-02243/22/19888Tiffin University
44Jack, Myles OLB6-12479/3/19952UCLA
90Jackson, Malik DT6-53001/11/19906Tennessee
29Johnson, Josh CB5-101959/10/19892Purdue
95Jones, Abry DT6-43189/8/19915Georgia
 Kasitati, Nila G6-43154/25/19931Oklahoma
 Kelly, Colin T6-529812/29/19892Oregon State
 Kirby, Raphael ILB6-0236//1Miami (Fla.)
83Koyack, Ben TE6-52694/9/19932Notre Dame
11Lee, Marqise WR6-020011/25/19914USC
89Lewis, Marcedes TE6-62805/19/198412UCLA
65Linder, Brandon C6-63091/25/19924Miami (Fla.)
99Marks, Sen'Derrick (FA) DT6-23092/23/19879Auburn
 McCray, Lerentee LB6-32498/26/19905Florida
 McNary, Josh LB6-02514/10/19884Army
97Miller, Roy (FA) DT6-23187/9/19879Texas
2Myers, Jason K5-101955/12/19913Marist
91Ngakoue, Yannick DE6-22463/31/19952Maryland
 Nix, Louis DT6-23317/31/19913Notre Dame
3Nortman, Brad P6-22189/12/19896Wisconsin
75Odrick, Jared (FA) DE6-529812/31/19878Penn State
77Omameh, Patrick G6-431612/29/19895Michigan
78Parnell, Jermey T6-63237/20/19867Mississippi
53Porter, Sean OLB6-12421/12/19914Texas A&M
51Posluszny, Paul MLB6-223210/10/198411Penn State
73Poutasi, Jeremiah G6-53358/7/19943Utah
52Pullard, Hayes OLB6-02334/18/19923USC
20Ramsey, Jalen CB6-121110/24/19942Florida State
64Reed, Chris G6-53107/22/19922Minnesota State
38Richardson, Daryl RB5-111964/12/19904Abilene Christian
 Rivera, Mychal TE6-32459/8/19905Tennessee
 Robinson, Jamal WR6-42051/13/19931Louisiana-Lafayette
16Robinson, Denard (FA) RB6-02139/22/19905Michigan
15Robinson, Allen WR6-32188/24/19934Penn State
54Rush, Marcus LB6-22516/19/19911Michigan State
23Sample, James SS6-22156/23/19923Louisville
69Shatley, Tyler G6-33065/5/19913Clemson
 Shumate, Elijah DB6-02241/12/1994RNotre Dame
 Sinclair, Gannon TE6-72582/5/19931Missouri State
55Skuta, Dan OLB6-22524/21/19869Grand Valley State
50Smith, Telvin OLB6-32184/11/19914Florida State
98Smith, Chris DE6-12622/11/19924Arkansas
87Sterling, Neal TE6-42541/14/19923Monmouth (N.J.)
25Thompson, Peyton DB5-101899/26/19903San Jose State
46Tinker, Carson LS6-023911/15/19895Alabama
 Uzdavinis, Arturo T6-730511/2/19921Tulane
 Van Roten, Greg G6-33032/26/19902Pennsylvania
 Walters, Bryan WR6-019511/4/19876Cornell
 Washington, Tony WR5-1119510/18/19902Appalachian State
 Watford, Earl G6-33006/24/19905James Madison
72Wells, Josh T6-63102/14/19914James Madison
47Wilson, Jarrod DB6-12092/9/19942Michigan
66Woodard, Jonathan DE6-52719/19/19932Central Arkansas
14Wynn, Shane WR5-615911/15/19921Indiana
24Yeldon, T.J. RB6-122310/2/19933Alabama
Roster Analysis
TeamOLine Avg. HtOLine Avg. WtDLine Avg. HtDLine Avg. WtAvg. AgeYoungestOldest
Jacksonville6-4311.76-3288.125.62132
 
 
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Position Listing
Marcedes Lewis
News
The Jaguars may use a high draft pick on a tight end to join Lewis (calf), Ben Koyack and Neal Sterling, the Florida Times-Union reports.

Coming off an injury-shortened season, Lewis moved to the top of the depth chart when Jacksonville traded Julius Thomas to the Dolphins. A tight end group comprised of Lewis, Koyack and Sterling is far from exciting, and it's no secret the upcoming draft is strong at the position. Even if he were to enter the season atop Jacksonville's depth chart, Lewis likely would just be an ancillary piece in the passing game. He'll turn 33 in May, after missing five or more games in three of the past four seasons.

Injury
Calf - Questionable for the start of training camp
Alex Ellis
News
Ellis has been signed to the Jaguars active roster.

Ellis has been on Jacksonville's practice squad for the majority of his rookie season, but will now join the Jaguars' active roster and serve as a depth option at tight end.

Barry Church
News
Church signed a four-year contract with the Jaguars on Thursday, Ryan O'Halloran of the Florida Times-Union reports.

Church was one of several big name defensive free agents to sign with Jacksonville on Thursday. The team is aggressively trying to improve it's defense, which struggled mightily in 2016. In 12 games with the Cowboys last season, Church had 85 tackles, a forced fumble, and four passes defensed, including two interceptions.

Branden Albert
News
Dolphins offensive lineman Branden Albert (hamstring) is active Sunday against the Titans.

Albert had been limited in practice all week, but that won't prevent him from suiting up to occupy a vital role in Week 6.

Josh McNary
News
McNary signed a contract with the Jaguars on Thursday.

McNary spent the last four seasons with the Colts, playing in 49 games and recording 79 combined tackles. He posted a team-high nine special teams tackles in 2016, and should fill a similar special teams role with the Jaguars while providing depth for the team's linebacker corps.

Carson Tinker
No Updates
Chris Reed
News
Reed (toe) was placed on injured reserve Friday.

Reed had been one of Jacksonville's top backups along the offensive line and the team will miss him if any injuries strike the starting line. Tyler Shatley will likely see extra time in Reed's place if the Jaguars need any backup to step up and play.

Injury
Toe - Questionable for the start of training camp
Roy Miller
News
Miller (Achilles) was released by the Jaguars on Sunday, Ryan O'Halloran of the Florida Times-Union reports.

Miller spent a majority of the 2016 season on IR after tearing his Achilles tendon during the Jaguars' sixth game of the year. At this point he figures to be replaced by either Sheldon Day, Abry Jones, or Louis Nix at defensive tackle for Jacksonville.

Injury
Achilles - Questionable for the start of training camp
Marqise Lee
News
Lee (hip flexor) is active for Sunday's Week 17 tilt versus the Colts.

After practicing in a limited fashion all week, Lee will suit up for the final game of the season against a Colts secondary that's largely struggled throughout the season despite the presence of Vontae Davis. Lee will try to finish what has been a breakout season on a strong note, with career highs in catches (57) and yards (765) and touchdowns (three) already under his belt.

Akeem Davis
News
The Redskins lost two defensive backs to injuries, Monday. 

David Amerson is being evaluated after suffering a left-shoulder injury, and Akeem Davis is getting evaluated for an injury to his left thumb, per the Washington Post

Davis played in 13 games as a rookie last year. Amerson has played in 31 games over the last two seasons.

Ben Koyack
News
Koyack (knee) does not carry an injury designation for Sunday's season finale against the Colts after practicing in a limited fashion all week.

With fellow tight end Neal Sterling iffy to play Sunday after not practicing this week, Koyack appears on track to head the Jaguars' Week 17 TE corps. Even in such a role, his fantasy upside remains limited, as Koyack turned his 52 snaps in Week 16's win over the Titans into just two catches (on two targets) for 12 yards.

Patrick Omameh
News
Omameh has re-signed with the Jaguars.

Omameh logged seven starts for the Jaguars last season but will likely settle in as a backup ahead of the 2017 campaign.

Colin Kelly
No Updates
Abry Jones
News
Jones will sign a four-year, $16 million contract extension with the Jaguars, Jeremy Bergman of NFL.com reports.

Jones has been with the Jaguars for the first four years of his career and they've opted to reward him with an extension after recording 32 tackles during the 2016 campaign. He ended up starting nine of 15 games and was more then a serviceable run stopper, so look for Jones to continue to play a significant role in team's defensive line rotation moving forward. Barring any changes prior to training camp, look for Jones to open the preseason as one of the Jaguars' two starters at defensive tackle.

Sheldon Day
News
Day (back) participated in practice Tuesday for the first time since earlier in August, John Oehser of Jaguars.com reports.

Day has been injured for the past few weeks, but could still make the final roster given he performs well throughout the rest of the preaseason and gets back to full health. He won't have much IDP value, as he's buried on the defensive line depth chart.

Bronson Hill
News
Hill saw his first action of the season in the Jaguars' Week 17 loss to the Colts, rushing twice for 11 yards.

Hill was promoted to the 53-man roster in mid-December and was active for the Jags' final three contests. He did not carry the ball in Week 15 against Houston or Week 16 against Tennessee, but he logged a pair of carries, including a seven-yards scamper, in the season finale. Hill, 24, is unlikely to stick with the Jaguars' long-term and figures to find himself on a practice squad in 2017.

Jermey Parnell
News
Parnell was a full participant at Friday's practice.

Parnell sat out of practice on Wednesday and Thursday nursing his groin injury. The fact that he returned to practice without any limitations gives the impression that he should be ready to play Sunday.

Brandon Allen
No Updates
Paul Posluszny
News
Posluszny registered 11 tackles in the Jaguars 21-20 loss to the Texans.

Posluszny is finishing the season on a solid note by posting back-to-back double-digit tackle totals after four games in which he had six or fewer tackles. He now has seven games with at least 10 tackles on the season, and although he struggled for a month, he remains a strong IDP option.

James Sample
News
Sample (shoulder) has been placed on the IR by the Jaguars, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports.

Sample was injured during the preseason with what was believed to be just a stinger, but the issue appears to be more severe than originally expected as he's been placed on injured reserve. The 24-year-old safety will look to get back to full health before trying once again to make an NFL roster.

Injury
Shoulder - Questionable for the start of training camp
Doran Grant
News
Grant had a team-high eight tackles (seven solo) and an interception return for a touchdown against the Lions Friday.

Grant's pick-six, a 39-yard return, was the first score of the game. Expected to compete with Senquez Golson and first round draft pick Artie Burns for defensive snaps, Grant may have an opportunity for increased playing time after Golson (foot) underwent Lisfranc surgery and is expected to miss four months.

Audie Cole
News
Cole signed a contract with the Jaguars on Saturday.

The exact terms of the deal remain a bit unclear, but the sixth-year linebacker will provide the Jaguars with some depth at the middle linebacker position behind veteran Paul Posluszny. It's unlikely he will produce enough to be worthy of ownership in IDP leagues, with the majority of his snaps likely coming on special teams.

Jamal Robinson
No Updates
E.J. Bibbs
News
Bibbs (heat issue) practiced Friday after leaving Thursday's session early, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.

Bibbs absence was just a one day occurrence, as expected. Now that he's rested and rehydrated he should be fully healthy entering Friday's training camp session.

Jeremiah Poutasi
News
Poutasi has been placed on injured reserve due to an ankle injury.

Poutasi was only signed to Jacksonville's active roster back in November but will now miss the remainder of the season.

Injury
Ankle - Questionable for the start of training camp
Justin Blackmon
News
Blackmon (suspension) was handed a one-year suspended sentence and probation Wednesday, stemming from a misdemeanor DUI, the Florida Times-Union reports.

Taken fifth overall in the 2012 NFL Draft by the Jaguars, Blackmon hasn't played in an NFL game since being suspended indefinitely back on Nov. 1, 2013 for a violation of the league's substance abuse program. Though he remains listed on Jacksonville's roster, the the 26-year-old wideout seems increasingly unlikely to play for the team again.

Injury
Suspension - Suspended indefinitely
Malliciah Goodman
News
Goodman signed with the Jaguars on Friday, ESPN's Adam Caplan reports.

The 27-year-old defensive end bounced around between the Falcons and the Seahawks last season and hasn't appeared in more than four games in a single season since the 2014 campaign. He adds some depth to the Jaguars' front, but the club has been so proactive in adding to its edge depth in recent years that it's difficult to imagine Goodman carving out a significant role with them this season.

Jason Myers
News
Myers converted 27 of 34 field-goal attempts and 29 of 32 extra points during the 2016 season.

In a disappointing season for the entire Jaguars offense, Myers remained dependable. Although his low field goal percentage of 79 percent may not affirm that notion, it should be noted that five of his seven misses came from beyond 50 yards. Under contract through next season, Myers will return in 2017 as a middling fantasy option at kicker.

Elijah Shumate
News
Shumate signed a reserve/future contract with the Jaguars Tuesday.

Shumate didn't play in 2016 after being waived/injured with a wrist injury by Tampa Bay in the preseason. He'll look to catch on with Jacksonville in 2017, when he'll have a chance to secure a depth position and carve out a role on special teams.

Jalen Ramsey
News
Ramsey was able to return to Sunday's game against the Packers after suffering a minor ankle sprain, Ryan O'halloran of Jacksonville.com reports.

Ramsey, the Jaguars first-round draft pick back in April, made his NFL regular season debut on Sunday. He drew the start at cornerback, but temporarily left the game with a minor ankle sprain. However, Ramsey returned later in the contest and finished with two tackles, which suggests the injury is unlikely to be a factor moving forward. Unless he's limited at practice throughout the week, expect Ramsey to be a full go moving forward.

Allen Hurns
News
Hurns (hamstring) will train with Blake Bortles and Allen Robinson next week, The Florida Times-Union reports.

Hurns missed the final five games of last season with a hamstring injury, but there's been no report of surgery and nothing to suggest that the issue will impact his offseason program. With Hurns, Robinson and Bortles all looking to bounce back from massively disappointing 2016 campaigns, this is shaping up as a make-or-break year for the young Jacksonville offense. Fellow wideout Marqise Lee did enjoy a breakout season amidst the chaos, thereby giving Hurns and Robinson more competition for targets than they had back in 2015. There should still be plenty to go around -- especially if the Jags don't use a high draft pick on a tight end or a pass-catching back. The team begins its offseason program April 10.

Injury
Hamstring - Questionable for the start of training camp
Michael Bennett
News
Bennett spent the 2016 season on the injured reserve due to a calf injury.

Bennett's season was marred by injuries from the beginning. He dealt with a hip ailment in the preseason before suffering a calf injury that rendered him out for the entirety of Jacksonville's 2016 campaign. The injured reserve designation ensures that Bennett will stay with the Jaguars for at least one more year, as he will try to make an impact on a front seven that saw great contributions from defensive tackles Malik Jackson and Sen'Derrick Marks in 2016.

Injury
Calf - Questionable for the start of training camp
Brandon Linder
News
The Jaguars have declared guard Brandon Linder out for the Sunday game against the Colts.

Linder has been dealing with a lingering shoulder injury in recent weeks.

Injury
Concussion - Questionable for the start of training camp
Corey Grant
News
Grant rushed 18 times for 122 yards and a touchdown while catching both of his targets for 15 yards in Sunday's 24-20 loss to the Colts.

Grant served as the primary running back in the season finale with Chris Ivory (hamstring) and T.J. Yeldon (ankle) both held out. The second-year man out of Auburn took full advantage of the opportunity, topping 100 yards for the first time in his career. Grant was averaging just 3.0 yards per carry heading into this one, but raised that mark all the way to 5.1 thanks in large part to a 57-yard touchdown run. He finishes the season with 164 yards and a touchdown on 32 rushing attempts, as well as four catches for 35 yards and another touchdown.

Stefan Charles
News
Charles is expected to ink a contract with the Jaguars, Ryan O'Halloran of the Florida Times-Union reports.

Charles figures to provide depth along the defensive line for the Jaguars, but has never contributed enough to be worthy of IDP fantasy consideration.

Injury
Knee - Questionable for the start of training camp
Denard Robinson
News
Robinson appeared in 13 games for the Jaguars in 2016, rushing 41 times for 144 yards for an average of 3.5 yards per carry.

Robinson was relegated to mostly spot duty in 2016, as the Jaguars relied heavily on the combination of Chris Ivory and T.J. Yeldon, neither of whom proved to be overly productive in their own right. With Yeldon and Ivory banged up throughout the year, Robinson had a few opportunities to see an increased workload, most notably against the Bills (Nov. 27) and Broncos (Dec. 4), when he carried 13 and 17 times, respectively. He failed to rush for more than nine yards on a single carry in either contest, however, a hallmark of a Jaguars' rushing attack that was among the most pitiful in the NFL on a week-to-week basis. Since entering the league as a converted quarterback in 2013, Robinson has held a steady role as a backup running back for the Jaguars, but with his contract set to expire this offseason, his future with the team is very much clouded. Considering both Yeldon and Ivory should be back in 2017, Robinson is perhaps more expendable than at any point in the past.

Arturo Uzdavinis
No Updates
T.J. Yeldon
News
Jaguars general manager Dave Caldwell said he still envisions Chris Ivory and Yeldon (ankle) as being options 1/1A in the backfield, ESPN.com reports.

Yeldon and Ivory entered 2016 in a committee, with both ultimately held back by a combination of injuries, poor running and the general ineffectiveness of Jacksonville's ground attack. It sounds as if the team's early plan is to take a similar approach in 2017, hoping that better health and better blocking will lead to improved results. Should the committee shape up as expected, Yeldon would get most of the passing-down work and some of the carries, while Ivory would handle more carries along with short-yardage/goal-line work. The Jaguars might also consider involving Corey Grant and/or a draft pick in the potential committee.

Injury
Ankle - Questionable for the start of training camp
Lerentee McCray
News
McCray signed a one-year, $3.5 million contract with the Jaguars on Thursday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

McCray joins the Jaguars coming off a season in which he had just 16 tackles in 13 games played. He'll likely be a backup linebacker with the team and isn't expected to have a prominent role on the defense.

Brad Nortman
No Updates
Jonathan Woodard
News
Woodard (Achilles) has been placed on the Jaguars' reserve/PUP list, The Florida Times-Union reports.

Woodard had torn an Achilles' tendon during the team's offseason program and was never expected to be ready for the regular season opener. Now, he's officially ineligible to play until Week 7. However, it's unclear what sort of role he'll serve when healthy.

Injury
Achilles - Questionable for the start of training camp
Josh Wells
News
Wells re-signed with the Jaguars on Friday, John Oehser of the team's official site reports.

The terms of the contract weren't disclosed. Wells will look to secure the Jaguars' left tackle job this summer.

Shane Wynn
News
Wynn (hamstring) is listed as active for Sunday's game against the Texans.

Wynn will likely be the No. 5 option at receiver for the Jaguars on Sunday, so he shouldn't warrant much fantasy attention as a result.

Telvin Smith
News
Smith is set to once again serve as the Jaguars' starting weak-side linebacker this season.

While Smith can still add some polish to his game, he's been among the Jaguars' most reliable defenders over the past two seasons. The Florida State product notched 104 combined tackles as a rookie and followed up with 128 tackles in 14 games last season. The Jaguars added high-upside rookie Myles Jack in the second round of the draft, and while Jack is expected to gradually take on a larger workload as the season progresses, his development isn't expected to result in significantly fewer snaps for Smith. In Week 1 against the Packers, Smith will be tasked with helping slow down Eddie Lacy, and he'll be tested in coverage against tight end Jared Cook.

Greg Van Roten
News
Van Roten signed a contract with the Jaguars on Monday, Jacksonville.com reports.

Van Roten spent the last two seasons with the CFL's Toronto Argonauts and was named the team's Most Outstanding Lineman in both. He has limited NFL experience consisting of 10 game appearances for the Packers in 2012 and 2013 and will now compete for a depth role with the Jaguars.

Earl Watford
News
The Cardinals declared guard Earl Watford, tight end Darren Fells, linebackers Desmond Bishop (hamstring) and Glenn Carson, defensive tackle Ed Stinson (toe), defensive end Josh Mauro and running back Kerwynn Williams inactive for Sunday's game against the Lions.
Gannon Sinclair
News
The Cardinals relased punter Dave Zastudil, LB Lorenzo Alexander, ILB Glenn Carson, G Nate Isles, ILB Edwin Jackson, ILB Andrae Kirk, S Shaq Richardson, TE Gannon Sinclair, WR Ryan Spadola and S Darren Woodard on Monday.

They also waived/injured wide receiver Travis Harvey (hamstring), who will be placed on injured reserve if he clears waivers.

Arrelious Benn
News
Benn signed a contract with the Jaguars on Wednesday, Ryan O'Halloran of the Florida Times-Union reports.

Benn was only targeted 10 times in 2016, catching five passes for a total of 116 yards and one touchdown. He'll look to secure a role as a depth receiver and special teams player once again in 2017.

Daryl Richardson
News
Richardson (coach's decision) is inactive for Sunday's Week 17 tilt versus the Colts, the team's official site reports.

Richardson was just claimed earlier in the week by the Jags after his release from the Steelers, with which he'd spent the entirety of the season.

A.J. Bouye
News
Bouye signed a five-year, $67.5 million contract with the Jaguars on Thursday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Bouye was one of the highest priority free agent cornerbacks and was certainly paid like it. He had 63 tackles and 16 passes defenses, including an interception, in 15 games in 2016. He'll likely start across from Jalen Ramsey in 2017.

Jarrod Wilson
No Updates
Raphael Kirby
No Updates
Dante Fowler
News
Fowler suffered a hip pointer in Week 15's matchup against the Texans, John Oehser of the Jaguars' official site reports.

Fowler will look to make progress this week before the Jaguars take on the Titans on Christmas Eve. In the meantime, expect Yannick Ngakoue to see an increased role along Jacksonville's defensive line.

Hayes Pullard
News
Pullard (ankle) is healthy to play in the Jaguars' Week 4 game against the Colts, The Florida Times-Union reports.

Pullard exited Week 3 after spraining an ankle and did not return. However, he was removed from the injury report after practicing in full on Friday.

Neal Sterling
News
Sterling (concussion) is inactive for Sunday's tilt against Indianapolis.

Sterling didn't practice all week and his inactive status comes as no surprise. Ben Koyack will see a majority of snaps at tight end with Sterling out.

Injury
Concussion - Questionable for the start of training camp
Calais Campbell
News
Campbell is joining the Jaguars on a four-year, $60 million contract that includes $30 million in guarantees, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports.

A career-long Arizona Cardinal, the 30-year-old Campbell considered signing with the Broncos, but he ultimately opted for a larger contract with a team that plays in a state without personal income tax. The Jaguars may have also sold him on their impressive collection of defensive talent, though last year's offseason makeover didn't translate to on-field success. Campbell has long been one of the league's elite 3-4 defensive ends, but he shouldn't have any trouble operating as either a tackle or an end in a 4-3 scheme.

Louis Nix
News
Nix signed a reserve/futures contract with the Jaguars on Wednesday, Hays Carlyon of 1010 AM Jacksonville reports.

Nix, a former Notre Dame standout and third-round pick by the Texans in 2014, has already bounced around between four organizations in his brief career, but has just four career games (all with the Giants in 2015) on his ledger. He was a member of the Jaguars' practice squad from Oct. 25 onward, but the team never added him onto the 53-man roster. Nix is set to attend training camp with the Jaguars, but he'll likely face an uphill battle in making the club in 2017.

Aaron Colvin
News
Colvin (ankle) was placed on injured reserve Friday.

Colvin injured his ankle last week and the team likely determined he wouldn't be able to play in the next two weeks so they placed him on IR to open up a roster spot. His injury isn't expected to linger long into the offseason or limit him come time for offseason activities.

Injury
Ankle - Questionable for the start of training camp
Chris Smith
News
Smith (eye) was a full go at Wednesday's practice.

Smith has been dealing with an eye injury as of late, but looks like he will return to action in Week 13 and serve as a reserve option along the Jaguars' defensive line.

Allen Robinson
News
Robinson caught five of 12 targets for 82 yards Sunday in Indianapolis.

Robinson was held out of the end zone for the sixth consecutive game to close out a disappointing 2016 campaign. While he finished with a respectable 73 catches, the third-year wideout's 883 yards and six touchdowns represented major steps back from a breakout sophomore campaign in which he totaled 1,400 yards and scored 14 times. That downturn in production coincided with a down year from quarterback Blake Bortles, but hopefully a new coaching staff will lead to better results from the duo in 2017.

Marcus Rush
News
Rush has signed with the Jaguars.

Rush had a very strong preseason with the 49ers, recording six sacks in four games, but was stuck on the team's practice squad for most of the season. He will now get a chance to be a part of Jacksonville's active roster and will look to aid in the pass-rush department.

Chad Henne
News
Henne resigned with the Jaguars on Wednesday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Henne played in just one game in 2016 and didn't attempt a single pass. He'll be locked in as Blake Bortles' backup once again in 2017, and he isn't likely to see the field unless Bortles is injured.

Chris Ivory
News
Ivory amassed 439 rushing yards, three rushing touchdowns and 186 receiving yards in his first season with the Jaguars.

It was a disappointing year for Ivory, who was expected to serve as the Jaguars' primary short-yardage back after a successful 2015 campaign in New York. He was limited to only 11 games due to injuries, and he began the season on the inactive list following a personal medical issue. After that, Ivory never truly found his groove, struggling to a career-low average of just 3.8 yards per carry. The highlight of the 28-year-old's season was an 18-carry, 107-yard outburst against the Chiefs on Nov. 6, but that would be the first, and only, time he'd top 50 yards in a single game on the season. Over his final five games of the year, Ivory carried the ball 40 times, reaching the end zone only once. After signing a five-year deal with the Jags last offseason, all indications are that Ivory will return in 2017 for a relatively team-friendly $4.5 million. Ivory will likely split time with T.J. Yeldon again in what should be a more productive offense under a new coaching regime.

A.J. Cann
News
The Jaguars officially signed their entire 2015 draft class when they agreed to a contract with guard A.J. Cann on Wednesday, reports ESPN's NFL Nation. Cann was a third-round pick in 2015.
Tyler Shatley
News
The Jaguars have ruled Roy Miller (knee), Chris Smith, Tyler Shatley, Matt Daniels, Jeremy Harris, Tommy Streeter (abdomen) and Stephen Morris as inactive for Sunday's season finale against Houston.
Tony Washington
News
Washington has been promoted to the Jaguars' 53-man roster.

Washington gives the Jaguars some added wideout depth in advance of Saturday's game against the Titans, with Allen Hurns (hamstring) and Arrelious Benn (concussion) both banged up heading into Week 16.

Nila Kasitati
No Updates
Josh Johnson
News
The San Diego Chargers released 11 players Saturday and have reached the league-mandated 53-man maximum on the roster. The players cut Saturday are as follows: Tackle Nick Becton; Linebacker Frank Beltre; Tight End Ben Cotton; Cornerback Marcus Cromartie; Defensive End Logan Harrell; Running Back Michael Hill; Cornerback Josh Johnson; Linebacker Thomas Keiser; Wide Receiver Robert Meachem; Center David Molk; and Tight End David Rolf.
Luke Bowanko
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Bowanko (hip) was activated from the Jaguars' PUP list Saturday, Jacksonville.com reports.

Bowanko required hip surgery in the offseason, but began practicing Nov. 23. If Brandon Linder (knee) is unable to suit up Sunday against the Vikings, Bowanko is ready and projects to serve as the backup center.

Malik Jackson
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Jackson dropped 12 pounds between OTA's and the start of training camp, Jacksonville.com reports.

Jackson, who signed a six-year deal with the Jaguars this offseason worth up to $85.5 million, said he spoke with coaches during OTA's and took their advice to heart. "The two things they talked to me about before we left for our break was losing weight and my cardio," Jackson said. "Coach Wash pulled me aside and said that's what I needed to work on." The 26-year-old played at around 308 pounds in 2015, when he recorded 5.0 sacks and 45 combined tackles, helping to lead the Broncos to a Super Bowl victory. As the headliner of a seven-man Jags free agent class, expectations will be high for Jackson, but head coach Gus Bradley is pleased with what he's seen thus far. "He has done a good job," Bradley said Friday. "I'll tell you what, he does a good job working on the edge. You know when you see him on a guard. Good technique and conditioning, he plays on the edge a little bit more and he shows some rushing."

Mychal Rivera
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The Jaguars and Rivera agreed to a contract Wednesday, the team's official site reports.

Rivera visited some TE-needy teams this offseason (the Jets and Colts) but ultimately settled on the Jaguars, who currently roster six other players at the position. Helping his cause for playing time, though, is his stature as an H-back, from which he hauled in 146 of 230 passes for 1,413 yards and 10 touchdowns during his four seasons with the Raiders. Depending on how the Jaguars emerge from this year's draft, Rivera's primary competitor for work at the moment is long-time Jag, Marcedes Lewis (calf).

Peyton Thompson
News
Thompson (ankle) was a full participant during Wednesday's practice.

Thompson endured a one-game absence aftering injuring his ankle in Week 13 against the Broncos, but he's in line to return Sunday against the Texans. He figures to back-up Tashaun Gipson at free safety per usual.

Rashad Greene
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Greene (Achilles) may have to compete for a roster spot, Firstcoastnews.com reports.

The 2015 fifth-round selection has played in 17 games through two seasons, catching 24 of 43 targets for a measly 125 yards (5.2 YPR) and a a pair of touchdowns. Coming off a season-ending injury and competing for a job in a deep receiving corps, Greene may need to earn his roster spot as a return specialist.

Injury
Achilles - Questionable for the start of training camp
Myles Jack
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The Jaguars are hoping Jack can be a three-down linebacker in 2017, Ryan O'Halloran of the Florida Times Union reports.

Jack played just 239 defensive snaps in 2016, 22.2 percent of the team's total defensive plays. He played less than 10 snaps in four games and was on the field for half of the teams defensive plays in only a single game. Highly touted heading into his rookie season, Jack will need to prove he deserves more than just situational usage in 2017.

Bryan Walters
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Walters re-signed with the Jaguars on a one-year contract that includes an option for a second year, EEugene Frenette of the Florida Times-Union reports.

Walters had some opportunities last season to serve as Jacksonville's No. 3 receiver when other players missed time with injuries, but he still finished the year with only 24 catches for 231 yards and a pair of touchdowns on 34 targets in 10 games. He'll likely return as the No. 4/5 wideout with a key role on special teams.

Yannick Ngakoue
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Ngakoue (ankle) was a full participant in Wednesday's practice.

Ngakoue's ankle injury which he suffered during Sunday's loss to the Broncos doesn't appear to be serious, so he figures to be available in Week 14 against the Vikings.

Blake Bortles
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The Jaguars may not pick up the fifth-year option on Bortles' rookie contract, The Florida Times-Union reports.

After taking a big step back from his breakout 2015 campaign last season, Bortles is essentially preparing for a make-or-break year in 2017, the final year of his rookie contract. As a top-10 selection -- No. 3 overall in 2014 -- Bortles would have a fifth-year option equal to the average of the 10 highest-paid players at his position. The figure likely would fall somewhere in the range of $20-25 million, which is a lot to pay for a quarterback who completed only 58.9 percent of his passes for 6.3 yards per attempt last season. The Jaguars don't need to decide on the option until shortly after the draft, and even if they decline it and Bortles then enjoys a strong season, the team can use its franchise tag to prevent him from signing elsewhere next offseason. The Franchise tag would be similar to the fifth-year option in terms of salary, but using the tag on Bortles would prevent the Jaguars from using it on another player from their impressive 2014 draft class -- a group that includes WRs Allen Robinson and Marquise Lee, LB Telvin Smith and CB Aaron Colvin.

Sen'Derrick Marks
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Marks was released by the Jaguars on Thursday, Ryan O'Halloran of the Florida Times-Union reports.

Marks' release will clear $4.475 million in cap space for the Jaguars as they get set to sign big-time free agents Calais Campbell and A.J. Bouye. Campbell will effectively replace Marks along the Jaguars defensive line. During his four years in Jacksonville, Marks recorded 16 sacks and one forced fumble.

Tashaun Gipson
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Gipson (hamstring) is active for Sunday's divisional clash with the Titans.

Gipson has been day-to-day throughout the week, but will give it a go Sunday. The safety figures to reclaim his role as starter, but Peyton Thompson could see increased action if the team decides to monitor Gipson's reps.

Dan Skuta
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Skuta (elbow) is active Sunday against the Vikings.

After being limited in practice all week, the veteran linebacker will attempt to play through the elbow aliment Sunday. He could see his reps closely monitored, in which case Myles Jack and Sean Porter may see expanded action.

Sean Porter
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Porter (hamstring) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday.

Porter injured his hamstring in Week 15 and missed the Jaguars' Week 16 game against the Titans. Porter had spent much of the season on the practice squad and hadn't recorded any tackles in two games played for Jacksonville this season. The team should move on just fine in his absence.

Injury
Hamstring - Questionable for the start of training camp
Jared Odrick
News
Odrick will be released by the Jaguars on Monday, his management agency, DEC Management, reports.

Odrick signed a five-year, $42.5 million deal with Jacksonville in 2015, and although he went on to lead the Jags with 5.5 sacks that year, he missed 10 games this past season due to a back injury, limiting him to merely 12 tackles and one sack. In cutting the 29-year-old, Jacksonville is set to save $8.5 million in cap room, which will result in Odrick hitting the free agent market immediately upon his release.

Injury
Shoulder - Questionable for the start of training camp
 

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