The Jacksonville Jaguars will officially sign 17 undrafted free agents on Monday afternoon, according to Ryan O'Halloran of the Florida Times-Union. This means the team will also need to release six players currently on the roster.
#jaguars signing 17 undrafted free agents later today six guys getting cut.— Ryan O'Halloran (@ryanohalloran) May 12, 2014
The Jaguars have started releasing players already, starting with guard Will Rackley and wide receiver Jeremy Ebert. The Jaguars have also made the list below of UDFA signings official.
#Jaguars cut G Will Rackley and WR Jeremy Ebert.— Ryan O'Halloran (@ryanohalloran) May 12, 2014
Jaguars cutting fullback Shaun Chapas, according to a source— Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) May 12, 2014
#Jaguars also cut RB Delone Carter, RB Shaun Chapas, DT Drake Nevis, WR Stephen Williams.— Ryan O'Halloran (@ryanohalloran) May 12, 2014
NFL teams can have 90 players on their roster right now, of which the players picked in the 2014 NFL Draft do not count against. Prior to the UDFA signings, the Jaguars roster sat at 79 players, which means anything over the number of 11 would require players getting released.
We rounded up an uncomfirmed list of UDFA players the team will sign below:
|Stephen Morris||QB||Miami (FL)|
|Terrance Cobb||RB||Cumberlands (Ky.)|
|D.J. Tialavela||TE||Utah State|
|Allen Hurns||WR||Miami (FL)|
|Marcel Jensen||TE||Fresno State|
|Josh Wells||OT||James Madison|
|Rashaad Reynolds||CB||Oregon State|
|Chad Zinchini||P||Tennessee Tech|
|Reggie Jordan||TE||Missouri Western|
|Mike Jordan||DB||Missouri Western|
|Jeff Budzein||K||Kansas State|