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Chris Clemons will visit with Gus Bradley, Jaguars

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After his release by the Seahawks, defensive tackle Red Bryant made his way to Jacksonville for a reunion with former Seahawks defensive coordinator and current Jaguars coach Gus Bradley.

Lightning might not strike twice, but the Seattle-to-Jacksonville pipeline could produce a second defensive lineman for the Jaguars. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that defensive end Chris Clemons, who was released on Wednesday, is headed to meet with Jacksonville and that there is a lot of “mutual interest” in striking a deal.

Clemons returned from a 2012 torn ACL to pick up 4.5 sacks and a forced fumble in 14 games for the Super Bowl champs. He was expendable in Seattle, but his pass rushing skills would fit on a Jaguars team lacking threats in that area. It may be in a lesser role than he’s accustomed to playing, but Clemons probably shouldn’t expect much more than that with his 33rd birthday coming up.

Cornerback Walter Thurmond wasn’t cut by the Seahawks, but the free agent also visited his former coordinator and could add to the Seattle flavor on the Jags defense next season.

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6 Responses to “Chris Clemons will visit with Gus Bradley, Jaguars”
  1. razzlejag says: Mar 12, 2014 6:37 PM

    It’s all happening in Jacksonville. ELEVEN draft picks too…in the deepest draft in 30 years.

  2. joemontanawasthegreatest says: Mar 12, 2014 7:24 PM

    This ain’t your mommas Blaine Gabbert flavored Jaguars

  3. louiedogg16 says: Mar 12, 2014 7:43 PM

    This is the Seahawks Jr. flavored Jaguars.

  4. trollhammer20 says: Mar 12, 2014 7:59 PM

    With the third pick in the 2014 NFL drat, the Seacksonville Jaguawks select…

  5. kkalama1 says: Mar 12, 2014 9:44 PM

    Trollhammer20- Im a huge seattle fan and I have to admit that was funny

  6. haraldsigurdson says: Mar 12, 2014 10:04 PM

    It’s rare to see a coach put such a distinctive imprint on a struggling team. Bradley has a vision for the club and boy is he committing to seeing that come to fruition. He reminds me of Jimmy Johnson.

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