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Jacksonville Jaguars Daily: Peyton Thompson on position change

Backup defensive back Peyton Thompson talks about Tashaun Gipson, his transition to safety, and the changes the Jaguars defense is going through.

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Jacksonville Jaguars defensive back Peyton Thompson talks defensive changes -
After four years of doing whatever he could to make an NFL roster, Jaguars defensive back Peyton Thompson has found a new full-time role. After two seasons of playing nearly every spot in the Jacksonville secondary, Thompson has now settled in at free safety. With the Jaguars putting more emphasis on coverage and speed at the position, the former cornerback and high school track star seemed like an ideal fit. The move to free safety has added stability to Thompson's role on the team.

Blake Bortles ranks No. 56 on NFL Top 100 -
With only two spots left out of the five Jaguars to make the top 100, it seemed like a long shot for Bortles to claim a spot with Malik Jackson and Allen Robinson still on the board. Well, here we are, and we couldn't be more proud of our quarterback.

Mike Hilton sizing up chances to make 53-man roster -
For three years, the nearly hard-and-fast baseline to play cornerback for the Jaguars was being 6-foot. An exception would be made for a 5-foot-11-inch player, but no shorter. That made the signing of Mississippi undrafted free agent Mike Hilton earlier this month interesting.