The Jacksonville Jaguars have reportedly reached an agreement with former New York Jets free agent running back Chris Ivory, who will join the team when the new league calendar starts on Wednesday at 4pm EST.
Former Jets' RB Chris Ivory is expected to sign with the Jacksonville Jaguars when new league year begins, per league source.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 9, 2016
A lot of people think the Jaguars need to add to their running back group and it's not an outrageous thought, given the current state of the Jaguars running backs. That's nothing against T.J. Yeldon, who I think is good and very capable, but adding in someone like Ivory is a solid move.
Ivory is also a good option on the goal line, an area the Jaguars really struggled with. He averaged 4.3 yards per carry in a more balanced Jets offense and added in seven touchdowns on the ground. Upgrading the running back group in free agency is a much better option than spending a draft pick doing so.