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Jaguars sign pass-catcher Maurice Stovall

Maurice Stovall AP

The Jaguars shuffled their tight ends Wednesday, releasing veteran Stephen Spach after one game.

To replace him on the roster, they signed Maurice Stovall.

The 6-foot-5, 220-pound Stovall has generally been listed as a wide receiver, though the Jags release lists him as a tight end.

He was released by the Lions in final cuts this year, after playing for them in 2011. He caught 51 passes in his first five years in the league with the Buccaneers.

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5 Responses to “Jaguars sign pass-catcher Maurice Stovall”
  1. tatatoothy says: Sep 19, 2012 11:57 AM

    I have seen no evidence to indicate Stovall can catch anything thrown his way at all

  2. mmajosh says: Sep 19, 2012 12:21 PM

    I Like this move for the Jags. Stovall is not a #1 receiver, but he is great for a team with depth issues. Not terrible for special teams either.

  3. lks311 says: Sep 19, 2012 12:30 PM

    tatatoothy says:Sep 19, 2012 11:57 AM

    I have seen no evidence to indicate Stovall can catch anything thrown his way at all
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    But, if you are in need of a Special Teams player, he is Above Average in that regard.

  4. wlubake says: Sep 19, 2012 12:43 PM

    He could in college. Loved him at ND. Hope he has put on some weight to play TE. 220 won’t cut it.

  5. dirtysouthironmen says: Sep 19, 2012 1:19 PM

    I think they signed him because their “O” line is hurting bad with injuries. They can’t find a decent replacement so they pick up a good blocking TE and will likely be using a double TE set to help the “O” line.

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