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Jags add another linebacker

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The Jaguars have signed in the past couple of weeks a pair of big-name linebackers, Paul Posluszny and Matt Roth.

They’ve added another linebacker with a somewhat lower NFL “Q” rating.  The team has announced that linebacker Gerris Wilkinson is now a Jaguar.

A third-round pick in 2006, Wilkinson has played in 58 games, including seven regular-season starts.  He has 32 tackles playing defense, and 36 special-teams tackles.

Wilkinson played in every game of the Giants’ 2007 Super Bowl run, starting the wild-card win over the Bucs, during which he made seven tackles.

The Jags also announced that they have signed punter Brent Bowden, a sixth-round pick of the Buccaneers in 2010.  The Jaguars dumped linebacker Alvin Bowen and receiver John Matthews, keeping their roster at 90.

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4 Responses to “Jags add another linebacker”
  1. bdawkhit20 says: Aug 13, 2011 10:04 PM

    What a miserable place to live, Jacksonville. A place that ends ville should not host a mega Sporting event thAt draws millions to view on tv.

  2. drexelvol says: Aug 13, 2011 10:19 PM

    “The Jaguars have signed in the past couple of weeks a pair of big-name linebackers, Paul Posluszny and Matt Roth.”

    If either of those two were big-name linebackers, your post may have meant something.

  3. shackdelrio says: Aug 13, 2011 11:21 PM

    “bdawkhit20 says:
    Aug 13, 2011 10:04 PM
    What a miserable place to live, Jacksonville. A place that ends ville should not host a mega Sporting event thAt draws millions to view on tv.”

    Yes, very miserable. Miles of white sandy beaches are awful. As are the world class golf courses. No state income tax is terrible. I am near suicidal.

  4. nationalmediacansuckit says: Aug 14, 2011 11:08 AM

    bdawkhit20 says:
    Aug 13, 2011 10:04 PM
    What a miserable place to live, Jacksonville. A place that ends ville should not host a mega Sporting event thAt draws millions to view on tv.
    ————————————————–

    Oh the misery. Somebody save me.

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