The Jaguars will have a different look at cornerback this week as they vie for their second win of the season.
The team announced Wednesday that they have signed former Titan Tommie Campbell to their active roster and that Alan Ball has been placed on season-ending injured reserve to create a roster spot. The move comes a few days after Will Blackmon broke his finger against the Dolphins, which left the team short at corner with Ball battling a biceps injury.
Campbell was a seventh-round pick in Tennessee in 2011 and played 37 games for the team over his first three NFL seasons. At 6’3″, Campbell has the kind of length that defensive coaches like when battling big receivers around the league but he was never able to find his way into a starting job with Tennessee and got beaten out for a roster spot this summer.
Ball, who is set to be a free agent this offseason, made seven starts for the Jags this year before the injury knocked him out of the lineup. With Ball and Blackmon out of the lineup, Dwayne Gratz, Demetrius McCray and Jeremy Harris project as the top three cornerbacks for this week’s date with the Bengals.