The Jacksonville Jaguars aren't done upgrading their team as they've reportedly put a "good" offer on the table for former Atlanta Falcons pass rusher O'Brien Schofield, according to ESPN.
The 29-year-old Schofield played with the Falcons last season on a one-year, $1.7 million contract. He finished the season with 28 tackles, four tackles for losses, two sacks, 13 quarterback hits, and one forced fumble. The Jaguars, along with the Bears and Cowboys are the teams that have offers on the table for the linebacker and defensive end hybrid.
"I’m looking for a more dominant role as a nickel pass-rusher," O'Brien Schofield told ESPN on Tuesday. "I would have to be able to compete as the nickel rusher."
If the Jaguars sign him, it would be the fourth new pass rusher in under a week for the Jaguars and make guys like Chris Smith, who only has an outside chance to make the roster anyway, an afterthought. He probably wouldn't take a defensive end's spot on the roster, rather he'd be classified as an outside linebacker like Tyrone Holmes whose primary responsibility is to rush the passer, meaning a guy like Dan Skuta could get bumped off the depth chart.