Jacksonville Jaguars

Stadium: EverBank Field | Coach: Doug Marrone
Team RankingOverallRushingPassing
Offense6th141.4 (2nd)224.6 (16th)
Defense2nd116.2 (21st)169.9 (1st)
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Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateExpCollege
54Ankou, Eli DT6-33256/8/19942UCLA
17Benn, Arrelious (FA) WR6-22289/8/19888Illinois
96Bennett, Michael DT6-22872/24/19934Ohio State
40Bohanon, Tommy RB6-12469/10/19905Wake Forest
5Bortles, Blake QB6-52364/28/19925UCF
21Bouye, A.J. DB6-01918/16/19916UCF
53Brown, Blair LB5-112385/27/19942Ohio
90Bryan, Taven DT6-42913/11/1996RFlorida
93Campbell, Calais DT6-83009/1/198611Miami (Fla.)
60Cann, A.J. G6-332510/3/19914South Carolina
22Carey, Don DB5-112022/14/198710Norfolk State
17Chark, D.J. WR6-41989/23/1996RLSU
42Church, Barry DB6-22182/11/19889Toledo
84Cole, Keelan WR6-11944/20/19932Kentucky Wesleyan
87Conque, Zach TE6-42254/22/19941Stephen F. Austin St.
41Cook, Tim RB6-02424/19/19941Oregon State
9Cooke, Logan P6-52007/28/1995RMississippi State
99Dareus, Marcell DT6-33313/13/19908Alabama
35Davis, Cody DB6-22036/6/19896Texas Tech
37Delaney, Dee DB5-11200//RMiami (Fla.)
79Dimick, Hunter DE6-326810/29/19931Utah
57Ellis, Brooks ILB6-22451/15/19951Arkansas
27Fournette, Leonard RB6-02281/18/19952LSU
56Fowler, Dante DE6-32558/3/19944Florida
35Gaffney, Tyler (FA) RB6-02204/20/19914Stanford
39Gipson, Tashaun DB5-112128/7/19907Wyoming
30Grant, Corey RB5-1120312/19/19914Auburn
13Greene, Rashad WR5-111869/23/19924Florida State
80Grinnage, David TE6-52652/24/19941NC State
 Harrison, Ronnie DB6-32144/18/1997RAlabama
25Hayden, D.J. DB5-111906/27/19906Houston
49Holba, Colin LS6-42487/8/19942Louisville
67Hughes, Mike DT6-2308//RUNLV
 Hungalu, Manase LB6-02271/4/1995ROregon State
44Jack, Myles LB6-12449/3/19953UCLA
66Jackson, Darius DE6-224211/20/1994RJacksonville State
97Jackson, Malik DT6-52901/11/19907Tennessee
48Jacobs, Leon LB6-224510/3/1995RWisconsin
92Johnson, Lyndon DE6-5287//RCincinnati
95Jones, Abry DT6-43189/8/19916Georgia
6Kessler, Cody QB6-12155/11/19933Southern California
58King, Deon LB6-22207/2/19933Norfolk State
83Koyack, Ben TE6-52584/9/19933Notre Dame
4Lambo, Josh K6-021511/19/19904Texas A&M
19Lazard, Allen WR6-422712/11/1995RIowa State
11Lee, Marqise WR6-019611/25/19915Southern California
3Lee, Tanner QB6-42202/14/1995RNebraska
89Lewis, Marcedes (FA) TE6-62675/19/198413UCLA
98Lewis-Moore, Kapron DE6-43151/24/19904Notre Dame
65Linder, Brandon C6-63151/25/19925Miami (Fla.)
55McCray, Lerentee LB6-32498/26/19906Florida
62McDermott, KC T6-5311//RMiami (Fla.)
33McDougle, Dexter CB5-101954/8/19915Maryland
43Meeks, Quenton DB6-1209//RStanford
85Mickens, Jaydon WR5-101754/21/19942Washington
18Miller, Dorren WR6-0196//RCarson-Newman
38Miller, Charlie DB6-01745/15/19941Dartmouth
15Moncrief, Donte WR6-22208/6/19935Ole Miss
31Myrick, Jalen CB5-102002/27/19952Minnesota
91Ngakoue, Yannick DE6-22463/31/19953Maryland
68Norwell, Andrew G6-632510/25/19915Ohio State
80O'Shaughnessy, James TE6-42451/14/19924Illinois State
45Overton, Matt (FA) LS6-12437/6/19857Western Washington
78Parnell, Jermey T6-63267/20/19868Ole Miss
23Patmon, Tyler DB5-101881/26/19914Oklahoma State
81Paul, Niles TE6-12428/9/19898Nebraska
52Payne, Donald LB5-112177/12/19942Stetson
59Phillips, Carroll DE6-32429/2/19921Illinois
75Poehls, William T6-834411/27/19912Montana
20Ramsey, Jalen CB6-120810/24/19943Florida State
38Reavis, C.J. DB6-0198//RMarshall
64Reed, Chris G6-53107/22/19923Minnesota State
76Richardson, Will T6-6303//RNC State
81Rivera, Mychal (FA) TE6-32459/8/19906Tennessee
74Robinson, Cam T6-632010/9/19952Alabama
29Seamster, Sammy DB6-02052/5/19912Middle Tennessee
88Seferian-Jenkins, Austin TE6-52629/29/19925Washington
69Shatley, Tyler C6-33105/5/19914Clemson
16Smith, Tevaun WR6-21971/30/19931Iowa
50Smith, Telvin LB6-32154/11/19915Florida State
 Smith, Brandon T6-83449/12/1994REast Carolina
94Smoot, Dawuane DE6-32643/2/19952Illinois
 Thomas, Brandon G6-33172/18/19912Clemson
25Thompson, Peyton (FA) DB5-101849/26/19904San Jose State
46Tinker, Carson LS6-023711/15/19896Alabama
73Walker, Josh G6-53306/2/19914Middle Tennessee
72Wells, Josh T6-63062/14/19914James Madison
12Westbrook, Dede WR6-017811/21/19932Oklahoma
38Wilds, Brandon RB6-02207/22/19931South Carolina
26Wilson, Jarrod DB6-22102/9/19943Michigan
14Wynn, Shane WR5-616811/15/19923Indiana
24Yeldon, T.J. RB6-122310/2/19934Alabama
Injured Players
 Walters, Bryan (IR) WR6-019511/4/19876Cornell
Suspended Players
14Blackmon, Justin WR6-12101/9/19902Oklahoma State
 
 
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Position Listing
Dee Delaney
No Updates
Jaydon Mickens
News
Mickens likeliest path to the Jaguars' 53-man roster is in the role of punt returner, Hays Carlyon of 1010 AM WJXL reports.

The Jaguars' receiving corps may have lost the likes of Allen Robinson and Allen Hurns to free agency this offseason, but Marqise Lee and Donte Moncrief now headline a surprisingly deep group. Mickens proved to be a quality punt returner for Jacksonville in 2017, totaling 287 yards on 27 returns (10.6 yards per return) and one touchdown. However, the 24-year-old did fumble the ball four times (two lost) in his limited touches, and increased ball security could prove pivotal in securing a roster spot in September.

Marcedes Lewis
News
Lewis was released by the Jaguars on Tuesday.

The Jaguars previously exercised their $3.5 million contract option for Lewis in 2018, which set the stage for the 2006 first-rounder to return for a 13th campaign with Jacksonville. However, the team changed course following the subsequent free agent additions of fellow tight ends Austin Seferian-Jenkins and Niles Paul. Lewis caught 24 passes for 318 yards and five touchdowns this past season, but at this stage of his career, the 33-year-old's blocking and pass protection are his primary calling cards.

Quenton Meeks
No Updates
Barry Church
News
Church had five tackles, two pass breakups and one interception Sunday against the 49ers.

Church played 65 of 66 defensive snaps Sunday, and he now has four interceptions this season, doubling his previous career high. Still, he's averaging just 4.5 tackles per game, which would leave him on the low end of fantasy safeties. However, with a meeting against a turnover-friendly Titans squad in Week 17, Church could vault himself into the top-tier fantasy realm.

Eli Ankou
No Updates
Marcell Dareus
News
Dareus (illness) is free from the Jaguars' injury report heading into Week 10.

Dareus missed consecutive practices earlier in the week while recovering from an illness, but returned to a full workload Friday. Assuming he avoids any type of setback, he looks good to go for Sunday's game versus the Chargers.

D.J. Chark
No Updates
Carson Tinker
News
Tinker tore his ACL and will miss all of the 2017 season, Jaguars' public relations manager Tad Dickman reports.

Tinker suffered the injury during a non-contact portion of Wednesday's practice, and he'll need to undergo surgery. His injury leaves the Jaguars without their long-snapper of the past four years.

Injury
Knee - ACL - Questionable for the start of training camp
Chris Reed
News
Reed was promoted to the active roster Saturday.

With a somewhat thin offensive line heading into Week 5, the Jags did the smart thing by bolstering their offensive line depth.

Marqise Lee
News
The Jaguars selected D.J. Chark at No. 61 overall in the 2018 NFL Draft, adding another body to a wideout group that already included Lee, Donte Moncrief, Dede Westbrook and Keelan Cole, The Associated Press reports.

Jacksonville let Allen Robinson leave for Chicago and later released Allen Hurns, but the team nonetheless finds itself with quite a crowd at wide receiver. Lee led the Jags in targets (96) last season and is the favorite to do the same in 2018, after re-signing in March on a four-year, $34 million contract that includes $16.5 million guaranteed, per OverTheCap. However, there's no denying that he'll have serous competition for Blake Bortles' attention in a run-heavy offense, as the team also made a significant investment in Moncrief and now has a trio of promising young receivers. Furthermore, the Jaguars signed Austin Seferian-Jenkins to replace Marcedes Lewis as the starting tight end, hinting at a desire to get more out of the position in the passing game.

Keelan Cole
News
Cole will be part of a Jacksonville receiving corps that includes Marqise Lee, Donte Moncrief and fellow second-year player Dede Westbrook, but not Allen Robinson or Allen Hurns, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Cole was a pleasant surprise as an undrafted rookie last season, catching 42 of 81 targets for 748 yards (9.2 YPT) and three scores in 16 games. His rapid, unexpected emergence softens the blow of losing Robinson and Hurns, though the addition of Moncrief on a surprisingly lucrative one-year contract suggests that Cole and fellow 2017 rookie Dede Westbrook (a fourth-round pick) may be left to compete for the No. 3 receiver job. The situation bears watching throughout the offseason and into training camp, considering Cole was far more productive than Moncrief (391 yards, two TDs) last year.

Tyler Gaffney
News
Gaffney is expected to move on from football and pursue a career in Major League Baseball, Tim Williams of PiratesProspects.com reports.

Gaffney's career has been completely derailed due to a series of injuries, as the 2014 sixth-rounder never appeared in a game through four seasons in the NFL. Due to this wear and tear he's endured over the years, Gaffney will apparently call it quits on his football career and join the Pittsburgh Pirates for spring training. Gaffney was the Pirates' 24th-round pick in the 2012 MLB Draft.

Ben Koyack
News
Koyack signed his exclusive-rights tender Thursday, locking him in with the Jaguars for the 2018 season, Mike Kaye of FirstCoastNews.com reports.

Koyack returns to a new-look tight-end group in Jacksonville following the release of longtime starter Marcedes Lewis and the signings of Austin Seferian-Jenkins and Niles Paul earlier this month. Seferian-Jenkins profiles as the top pass-catching option at the position while Paul should see plenty of work as a blocker, which may make it difficult for Koyack to see consistent snaps in his fourth NFL season. Koyack suited up for all 16 regular-season games for the Jaguars in 2017, catching five passes for 38 yards.

Abry Jones
News
Jones has been ruled out for Sunday's tilt against the Titans due to a back injury.

Jones did not practice at all throughout the week, so his absence in Week 17 comes as no surprise, and the Jaguars have no reason to risk his long-term health with the playoffs approaching. Eli Ankou could see additional snaps at defensive tackle behind Marcell Dareus and Malik Jackson.

Jermey Parnell
News
Parnell (knee) is active for Sunday's game against the Colts, John Oehser of the Jaguars' official site reports.

The starting right tackle returns to the fold after missing the last three games with the knee issue. His availability should upgrade the Jaguars' pass protection.

Cam Robinson
News
Robinson (shoulder) has returned to Sunday's game against the Patriots, Michael DiRocco of ESPN reports.

Robinson was out for a brief stint before returning. As a result, Josh Wells will return to a reserve role on the Jaguars' offensive line.

Will Richardson
No Updates
Deon King
News
The Jaguars promoted King to their active roster Saturday, Mike Kaye of FirstCoastNews.com reports.

King was on the Browns' active roster from Week 5 through Week 15 this season. He subsequently joined the Jaguars' practice squad after getting waived. His promotion Saturday indicates Blair Brown (ankle) may not be ready to go for Sunday's tilt against the Steelers, which would mean King could get some reps providing depth at weakside linebacker.

David Grinnage
No Updates
Brooks Ellis
No Updates
Blair Brown
News
Brown suffered a lower-leg injury in Wednesday's practice but still has a chance to play in Sunday's playoff game against the Steelers, Mike Kaye of FirstCoastNews.com reports.

The linebacker has mostly served in reserve duty for the Jaguars this season. Currently in a walking boot and on crutches, Brown's status in practice the rest of the week will be one to monitor ahead of Jacksonville's divisional round showdown with Pittsburgh.

Dorren Miller
No Updates
Dawuane Smoot
News
The Jaguars selected Smoot in the third round of the 2017 NFL Draft, 68th overall.

Smoot (6-foot-3, 264 pounds) posted mediocre workout metrics at the Combine (4.77-second 40, 29.5-inch vertical), but he was a productive disruptor for Illinois the last two years, totaling 30 tackles for loss over that span. He'll likely serve as a rotational end.

KC McDermott
No Updates
Zach Conque
No Updates
Austin Seferian-Jenkins
News
Seferian-Jenkins' new team, the Jaguars, released fellow tight end Marcedes Lewis on Tuesday.

Lewis held the starting job in Jacksonville from 2007 to 2017, with his value as a blocker making up for receiving yardage totals below 400 each of the past five years. The decision to release the 33-year-old suggests Jacksonville may envision a three-down role for Seferian-Jenkins, one of the few tight ends in the league who comes close to matching Lewis in size. Should that ultimately be the case, Seferian-Jenkins could turn out to be a steal on his two-year, $10 million contract, a deal that puts him 22nd among tight ends in average annual value, per Over The Cap. The 2014 second-round pick had ugly marks of 7.1 yards per catch and 4.8 yards per target in 13 games with the Jets last season, but he should be more efficient upon moving to a better team, especially given the likelihood that he gets more looks downfield. It remains to be seen if ASJ will lose any snaps to Ben Koyack, James O'Shaughnessy or Niles Paul, the last of whom also was signed last week.

William Poehls
No Updates
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.

Josh Lambo
News
Lambo converted 19 of 20 field-goal attempts and 22 of 24 extra-point attempts in 10 games this season.

Lambo joined the Jaguars in mid-October after Jason Myers struggled to open the season. It was arguably the 27-year-old's best season, as his 95.0 field-goal percentage marked a new career high. Under contract through 2019, Lambo will likely be the favorite to hold down the starting role in 2018.

Tevaun Smith
News
The Jaguars signed Smith to a reserve/future contract Monday, Mike Kaye of the First Coast News reports.

Smith, who went undrafted out of Iowa in 2016, spent time with both the Colts and Raiders in 2017 but didn't log a single snap with either team. While he boasts impressive speed and decent size for his position, Smith likely faces long odds of sticking on the Jaguars' active roster into the 2018 campaign.

Colin Holba
News
Holba signed with the Jaguars on Tuesday, Mike Kaye of FirstCoastNews.com reports.

Holba is a long snapper who will be brought in following the shoulder injury to Matt Overton. Should Overton be forced to miss any time, Holba will take over long-snapping duties.

Carroll Phillips
News
Phillips was promoted to the Jaguars' 53-man roster Saturday, Mike Kaye of FirstCoastNews.com reports.

Phillips has been called up to presumably help provide depth on the defensive line. The rookie will make his NFL debut Sunday versus the Colts.

Tanner Lee
No Updates
Jalen Ramsey
News
Ramsey was limited in practice Thursday due to a back injury.

Ramsey appeared on the injury report after logging a full practice Wednesday. A leader in the Jaguars' secondary, his status will play a key role in Sunday's showdown with the Texans. If he should be ruled out, look for Tyler Patmon to see increased reps on defense.

Michael Bennett
News
Bennett (pectoral) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday.

Bennett suffered a pectoral injury in Sunday's game against the Titans and did not return. With Bennett now out for at least eight weeks, Dexter Fowler Jr. will likely take on a higher percentage of defensive snaps in his absence.

Injury
Pectoral - Questionable for the start of training camp
Brandon Linder
News
Linder (illness) was listed as a full participant in Wednesday's practice.

Linder missed the Jaguars' last three games while battling the illness, but the fact that he turned in a full workout during the team's first official practice session coming out of the bye week bodes well for his chances of playing Sunday against the Bengals. If active for that contest, Linder would presumably take back his usual starting duties at center, with Tyler Shatley shifting to a reserve role as a result.

Tommy Bohanon
News
Bohanon parlayed both of his goal-line carries into touchdowns in Sunday's 45-7 win over the Texans.

With Leonard Fournette (quadriceps) sidelined in Week 15, Chris Ivory seemed like the prime candidate to handle any short-yardage work that would come about. However, after Ivory was unable to break the plane on carries from the one-yard line during the Jaguars' second drive and later on in the third quarter, Bohanon's number was surprisingly called, with the fullback converting both times. While the development was undoubtedly frustrating for those that started Ivory in season-long and DFS formats, Bohanon's two-touchdown performance may have bolstered his case for his first Pro Bowl trip. With only five carries and six receptions in 14 games this season, however, Bohanon obviously shouldn't be counted on for a repeat performance.

Leon Jacobs
No Updates
Tyler Patmon
News
Patmon signed a contract with the Jaguars on Monday, the team's official site reports.

Patmon has played in 24 career games across stints with the Cowboys and the Dolphins, recording 21 tackles and an interception. He's bounced around over the past year and will look to stick with the Jaguars as a depth corner and special teams player in 2017.

Corey Grant
News
Grant signed his second-round tender to remain with the Jaguars on Thursday, Josina Anderson of ESPN reports.

It seemed unlikely a team would match a $2.9 million offer for a backup running back, though Grant did take 10 days from the original offer to consider his options. Things are now less murky in the Jacksonville backfield following Chris Ivory's release, but Leonard Fournette is still the unquestioned leader, with T.J. Yeldon in line to serve as the primary backup. Grant may be third in the pecking order, but he will see plenty of work as a valuable asset on special teams.

Don Carey
News
Carey (knee) may require offseason surgery, Justin Rogers of the Detroit News reports. "It's too early to tell," the safety said. "I'll sit on the couch, let some of the inflammation and swelling go down, and we'll see what happens."

Carey injured his knee during Detroit's season finale against Green Bay, but it appears the extent of his damage hasn't been confirmed yet -- though the safety did note that his ACL remains intact. The 30-year-old is set to hit free agency at the end of the league year, and, given the Lions having fired their head coach and defensive coordinator, his NFL future is uncertain.

Donte Moncrief
News
Moncrief's one-year contract with the Jaguars includes $9.6 million guaranteed and another $2 million available via incentives, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

The contract makes a few things clear, most importantly that the Jaguars expect Moncrief to be a starter alongside Marqise Lee, likely relegating second-year players Keelan Cole and Dede Westbrook to a competition for the No. 3 role. It also provides yet another hint that Allen Hurns ultimately will be traded or released, something that seemed likely even before the Jags signed Moncrief and Lee. This contract has the feel of an egregious overpay, but it is worth noting that Moncrief seemed to draw a lot of interest in free agency, with teams perhaps blaming his lack of production on the circumstances in Indianapolis, where the 24-year-old wideout and Andrew Luck hadn't enjoyed a healthy season together since 2014. Moncrief does have elite physical traits and won't turn 25 until August.

T.J. Yeldon
News
Yeldon (illness) is not listed on the Jaguars' injury report in advance of Sunday's playoff game against the Steelers.

Yeldon, who missed the team's wild-card win over the Bills this past weekend, is healthy enough to suit up Sunday. If he does, he'd re-enter the backup mix behind Leonard Fournette, who logged 21 carries for 57 yards and caught three passes for 21 yards against Buffalo. With Fournette clearly the team's lead back, Yeldon's fantasy utility is restricted to deeper PPR formats these days.

Lerentee McCray
News
McCray re-signed with the Jaguars on a one-year contract Friday, Mike Kaye of the First Coast News reports.

McCray appeared in 13 games for the Jaguars last season but saw almost all of his playing time come on special teams. He'll likely serve in a similar capacity going forward.

Dede Westbrook
News
Westbrook will be part of a Jacksonville receiving corps that includes Marqise Lee, Donte Moncrief and Keelan Cole, but not Allen Robinson (knee) or Allen Hurns, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Tuesday's release of Hurns should complete an interesting offseason for the Jaguars' wideout group, following a 2017 campaign in which Westbrook, Cole, Lee and Hurns all appeared to be Blake Bortles' favorite option at different times. Unable to re-sign Robinson, the Jaguars now have swapped out Hurns for Moncrief, whose one-year contract includes $9.6 million guaranteed. The surprisingly lucrative deal suggests the Jags view Moncrief as a starter, even though he managed only 391 yards and two TDs in 12 games for the divisional-rival Colts last season. Westbrook may thus be left to compete with Cole for the No. 3 receiver job, though the Jags likely will find a way for all four players to get significant playing time. A fourth-round pick last year, Westbrook averaged 3.9 catches for 48 yards on 7.3 targets in seven regular-season games, overcoming a preseason core muscle injury to take on a leading role down the stretch. He actually played the most snaps of any Jacksonville wideout during the team's three-game playoff run, and yet he finished the postseason with only seven catches for 85 yards on 14 targets.

Niles Paul
News
Paul's new team, the Jaguars, released fellow tight end Marcedes Lewis on Tuesday.

Jacksonville signed Austin Seferian-Jenkins shortly after signing Paul, leaving the 28-year-old as the likely No. 3 tight end. It now seems Paul has a shot at the No. 2 job, though he may have to fend off competition from Ben Koyack and James O'Shaughnessy. Seferian-Jenkins is the one to watch for fantasy purposes, with Lewis' release perhaps freeing up an every-down role.

Josh Wells
News
The Jaguars exercised Wells' team option for 2018 on Tuesday, Ryan O'Halloran of the Florida Times-Union reports.

A backup offensive lineman, Wells made four starts last season but struggled in pass protection at times. A 2017 undrafted free agent, he'll now get the chance to grow in the Jaguars' system this offseason.

Shane Wynn
News
Wynn re-signed with the Jaguars on Tuesday, Mike Kaye of FirstCoastNews.com reports.

Wynn spent the 2017 season on injured reserve with a leg injury. The Cleveland native has only suited up for five games as a Jaguar, hauling in one pass for 19 yards and carrying the ball twice for five yards. With Allen Robinson (knee) headed to the Bears, there is room for Wynn to move up the depth chart, but it appears the previously undrafted rookie has a ceiling only as a depth wideout.

Josh Walker
No Updates
Telvin Smith
News
The Jaguars are expected to hold Smith out of practice Wednesday due to an ankle injury, Ryan O'Halloran of The Florida Times-Union reports.

There was no indication that Smith sustained an injury during Sunday's wild-card win over the Bills, so it's possible that his absence Wednesday is maintenance-related. In any case, Smith's status heading into this weekend's matchup with the Steelers should be ascertained based on what he's able to do in practices Thursday and Friday. If fellow linebacker Paul Posluszny (abdomen) is held out against Pittsburgh, Smith, who has typically played on the weak side this season, could see most of his reps in the middle of the Jaguars' base defense.

Logan Cooke
No Updates
Tim Cook
News
Cook signed a reserve/future contract with the Jaguars on Tuesday.

After going undrafted out of Oregon State last spring, Cook latched on with Jacksonville and stuck with the team through the end of training camp before being cut loose. The 23-year-old will rejoin Jacksonville for its offseason program but faces similarly long odds to crack the roster in 2018.

Arrelious Benn
News
The Jaguars declined Benn's (knee) $790,000 team option for 2018 on Tuesday, making the wide receiver an unrestricted free agent March 14, Mike Kaye of FirstCoastNews.com reports.

Benn had spent parts of the past three seasons with the Jaguars as a depth wideout and special-teams contributor, appearing in 24 games and notching six receptions for 128 yards and a touchdown. Though Benn could have been retained at an affordable price for the upcoming season, his poor track record on the health front likely had the Jaguars eager to look elsewhere to fill out their wideout ranks.

Injury
Knee - Questionable for the start of training camp
Brandon Thomas
News
Thomas was waived by the Lions on Monday.

Thomas didn't play a regular season snap in 2016, and he was unable to earn a depth role on the Lions' roster.

A.J. Bouye
News
Bouye posted two solo tackles, four pass breakups and two interceptions Sunday against the Seahawks.

Bouye now has an interception in five separate games this season. The Week 15 matchup with Houston is tough to project, though, since expected starting QB T.J. Yates has a small sample size to study with no starts in the last two seasons.

Dexter McDougle
News
McDougle signed a reserve/future contract with the Jaguars on Tuesday.

McDougle spent time with both the Eagles and Saints this offseason but didn't see much action in either location, recording six tackles through nine contests in 2017.

Jarrod Wilson
News
Wilson (shoulder) was a full participant at the Jaguars' practice Wednesday.

Wilson has been dealing with a shoulder injury and was inactive for Sunday's win over the Steelers. The 23-year-old will likely resume his role as a reserve safety and special teams contributor if able to play against the Rams in Week 6.

Kapron Lewis-Moore
News
Lewis-Moore was waived by the Bears on Tuesday, Adam Hoge of WGN Radio 720 AM reports.

Having not played a regular-season snap since his five-game Baltimore stint in 2015, where he recorded just three tackles, Lewis-Moore had a lot to prove in the preseason. He may be picked up for added competition on a practice squad, but don't expect much more than that.

James O'Shaughnessy
News
O'Shaughnessy (illness) is active for Sunday's wild-card matchup against the Bills, John Oehser of the Jaguars' official site reports.

O'Shaughnessy was a late addition to the injury report Friday but appears to be over whatever ailment he was dealing with. Short of a five-catch game in Week 16, which included a touchdown, O'Shaughnessy hasn't had much of any fantasy value all season. Expect him to have a limited role in the offense behind starting tight end Marcedes Lewis once again.

Leonard Fournette
News
Fournette ran for 76 yards and a touchdown on 24 carries while adding 13 yards on two catches during Sunday's 24-20 loss in New England.

Fournette put the Jaguars up by 11 in the second quarter when he bulldozed up the middle through New England's front for a four-yard score. His impact from then on was minimal as the Patriots focused on taking away the run game and forcing Blake Bortles to throw the ball in disadvantageous downs and distances. The formula worked. Fournette is an athletic freak who saw a whopping 23.4 touches per game in the regular season and another 25.7 in the playoffs. His failure to average four yards per carry can be attributed, in large part, to the ability of opposing defenses to key on him with Jacksonville's iffy pass offense. Look for Jacksonville to try to improve its pass offense in 2018 in order to open up more looks for its big power back.

Matt Overton
News
Overton (shoulder) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, John Oehser of the Jaguars' official site reports.

The long snapper suffered the season-ending shoulder injury in Sunday's win over the Chargers. The Jaguars signed Colin Holba on Tuesday to take over long-snapping duties.

Injury
Shoulder - Questionable for the start of training camp
Dante Fowler
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The Jaguars declined Fowler's fifth-year option for the 2019 season Wednesday, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports.

Rather than commit $14.2 million to Fowler in 2019, the Jaguars will likely instead aim to hash out a long-term deal with the 23-year-old defensive end, who was selected No. 3 overall in 2015. The organization reportedly believes Fowler is still on the rise following a 2017 campaign in which he recorded 21 tackles, eight sacks and two forced fumbles while playing only 44.8 percent of Jacksonville's defensive snaps.

D.J. Hayden
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Hayden agreed to terms Wednesday with the Jaguars on a three-year, $19 million contract, Adam Caplan of SiriusXM Radio reports. The contract contains $9.5 million guaranteed and is worth up to $21 million including incentives.

The Jaguars were in the market for a new slot cornerback after Aaron Colvin agreed to join the Texans on Tuesday, and it appears they've found their man in Hayden, a 2013 first-round pick of the Raiders. While Hayden struggled to live up to expectations in Oakland, he performed acceptably as a depth cornerback in Detroit last season, recording 44 tackles and nine pass breakups across 16 games. With opposing quarterbacks reluctant to challenge the stellar tandem of A.J. Bouye and Jalen Ramsey on the outside, Hayden could be targeted against heavily in the slot during his first season in Jacksonville, giving him a good shot at repeating or increasing his tackle count from 2017.

Calais Campbell
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Campbell racked up four tackles (two solo), two sacks and a forced fumble Sunday against the Colts.

Campbell is continuing on his tear, as he has 32 tackles (20 solo) and a league-high 10 sacks through seven games. Campbell's consistency makes him a solid IDP option in almost every matchup, and he should be deployed weekly after the Week 8 bye.

Lyndon Johnson
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Brandon Smith
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Donald Payne
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The Jaguars have listed Payne (hamstring) as questionable for its tilt against the Cardinals on Sunday.

Payne suffered the hamstring injury in the team's Week 11 victory over the Browns. After sitting out practice Wednesday, the rookie has been able to participate in limited fashion the last two days. Both Lerentee McCray and Blair Brown would likely be called on for help providing depth at linebacker should Payne not be able to go Sunday.

A.J. Cann
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Cann (triceps) is active for Sunday's game against the Chargers, John Oehser of the Jaguars' official site reports.

Cann sat out last week's game against Cincinnati and was limited in practice this week. Now that he's active, he'll be expected to return to his normal role as a starting guard for the team.

Tyler Shatley
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The Jaguars exercised Shatley's team option for 2018 on Tuesday, Ryan O'Halloran of The Florida Times-Union reports.

Shatley has started four games each of the past two seasons, including a three-game stint at center in 2017 when Brandon Linder was sidelined with an illness. He logged 384 snaps last season.

Charlie Miller
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Darius Jackson
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Cody Kessler
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The Browns agreed Wednesday to trade Kessler to the Jaguars in exchange for a conditional seventh-round draft pick in 2019, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

The light compensation suggests Kessler will need to compete for a backup job with his new team, even though Blake Bortles (wrist) is the only other quarterback currently on the roster. Jacksonville could seek an upgrade in the latter stages of free agency or the upcoming draft, as Kessler is a risky No. 2 quarterback for a team that likes its chances of returning to the playoffs. The 2016 third-round pick completed 65.6 percent of his passes for a respectable 7.1 yards per attempt as a rookie, but he lost each of his eight starts while throwing for only six touchdowns. Kessler then spent most of 2017 buried on the bench, ultimately attempting 23 passes without making a start.

Brandon Wilds
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The Jaguars signed Wilds to a reserve/future contract Monday, Mike Kaye of the First Coast News reports.

Wilds is entering his third season in the league after going undrafted out of South Carolina in 2016. He didn't log a snap during the 2017 campaign after suffering a shoulder injury with the Browns in training camp and now joins a stable of Jacksonville running backs that has each of Leonard Fournette, T.J. Yeldon and Chris Ivory under contract in 2018.

Sammy Seamster
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The Dolphins placed defensive back Sammy Seamster on injured reserve Monday due to a shoulder injury, the Miami Herald reports. 
Malik Jackson
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Jackson had two tackles (one solo) and a sack in Sunday's win over the Colts.

The sack is Jackson's sixth of the season, and he also added a pass break-up. The Jaguars feature another quality matchup against the Seahawks offensive line in Week 14.

Allen Lazard
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Mychal Rivera
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The Jaguars declined Rivera's (wrist) $1.25 million team option for 2018 on Tuesday, making the tight end an unrestricted free agent March 14, Mike Kaye of FirstCoastNews.com reports.

Rivera will finish his Jacksonville tenure without ever having played a down after a preseason wrist injury resulted in the Jaguars shuffling him to injured reserve prior to the opener. The 27-year-old was at risk of being cut following the preseason even if he had stayed healthy, so it wasn't a major surprise the Jaguars decided to part ways with him. Rivera displayed some aptitude as a pass catcher during his first four seasons in the league with the Raiders, but his poor blocking is something that could limit him to a deep reserve role no matter where he lands next.

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Wrist - Questionable for the start of training camp
Andrew Norwell
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Norwell officially signed a five-year, $66.5 million contract with Jacksonville on Thursday, John Oehser of the Jaguars' official site reports.

The terms of Norwell's deal were released on Tuesday but he didn't officially sign with the team until Thursday. Now that the ink is dry, he's the highest paid player at his position in the NFL and will help to fortify the Jaguars offensive line for the next few years.

Peyton Thompson
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Thompson (foot) was listed as a full participant at Wednesday's practice.

Thompson exited Sunday's victory over the Texans with a foot injury, but his full participation in practice suggests that the issue won't be a concern moving forward.

Rashad Greene
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Greene (undisclosed) was placed on injured reserve Saturday, Mike Kaye of WTLV reports.

Greene's been bothered by an undisclosed injury and hasn't taken the field in over a week. When healthy, look for him to reach an injury settlement with the team.

Injury
Undisclosed - Questionable for the start of training camp
Myles Jack
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Jack suffered an ankle injury in Sunday's AFC championship game against the Patriots, Tad Dickman of the Jaguars' official site reports.

According to Hays Carlyon of 1010 AM WJXL, Jack was carted to the locker room, signifying that the injury could be serious. He came up with a huge play in the second half of Sunday's contest, stripping Dion Lewis and recovering the fumble. The talented linebacker finished the game with six tackles. Jack will have the entire 2018 offseason to recover before reporting to training camp in July.

Injury
Ankle - Questionable for the start of training camp
C.J. Reavis
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Bryan Walters
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Walters (foot) was released from the Jaguars' injured reserve list Wednesday, John Oehser of Jaguars.com reports.

Walters, who was placed on IR last week due to a foot injury, was expected to compete for punt-return duties for the Jaguars if healthy. The 29-year-old has spent time with the Chargers, Seahawks and Jaguars throughout his career, but he'll look to catch on elsewhere upon his eventual return to full health.

Injury
Foot - Questionable for the start of training camp
Yannick Ngakoue
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Ngakoue had two solo tackles, one sack and one forced fumble against the Cardinals on Sunday.

Ngakoue now has 3.5 sacks and three forced fumbles in his last two games, totaling 10 sacks and six forced fumbles on the season. Through 11 games, the second-year pro still has posted six games with zero sacks, which makes him most useful against weak offensive fronts. Indy comes to town in Week 13, and Ngakoue recorded 2.5 sacks against the Colts in their first matchup this season.

Blake Bortles
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Jaguars coach Doug Marrone said Bortles (wrist) is pain-free and shouldn't have any limitations when he reports to the team in April, Ryan O'Halloran of The Florida Times-Union reports.

Bortles had surgery on his right wrist Jan. 26 and signed a three-year, $54 million extension less than a month later. He's been working out in California, preparing for the start of Jacksonville's offseason program in mid-April. In addition to the contract extension, the Jaguars have displayed confidence in their starter by opting not to bring in any veteran competition in free agency. The team does need to find a new backup, as Chad Henne signed with the Chiefs.

Hunter Dimick
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Cody Davis
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Davis has signed a contract with the Jaguars, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports.

Davis started two games and appeared in seven for the Rams as a free safety during 2017, notching his second career interception and adding a career-high 22 tackles (15 solo). He should serve in a similar depth role for the Jaguars behind Tashaun Gipson.

Manase Hungalu
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Ronnie Harrison
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Jalen Myrick
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The Jaguars selected Myrick in the seventh round of the 2017 NFL Draft, 222nd overall.

Myrick made the most of his Combine invite, running a blazing 4.28-second 40 to get his draft stock trending in the right direction. His tape and diminutive size (5-10, 200) point to Myrick being a slot corner at the next level, but his speed and elusiveness in the return game should help him crack the roster as a special teamer at the very least.

Tashaun Gipson
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Gipson (foot) overcame early week injury concerns and suited up for Jacksonville in the AFC championship, but managed just one tackle in a heartbreaking 24-20 loss to New England.

Gipson rebounded from an aggravated foot that forced him to miss the team's first two practices of the week, staying on the field for all 64 of the Jaguars' defensive snaps during the AFC championship game. After Patriots receiver Danny Amendola slipped behind Gipson for the game-winning touchdown, the veteran safety later admitted in the locker room that the strain to his big toe "was the toughest injury [he has ever] had to play with," Ryan O'Halloran of the Florida Times-Union reports. Gipson will now have the entire offseason to move past the issue. The 27-year-old, who logged 64 tackles and four picks this past season, is under contract with Jacksonville through the 2020 campaign.

Mike Hughes
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Taven Bryan
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