Former Seattle Seahawks linebacker Mike Morgan is scheduled to work out with the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday, according to ESPN’s Sheil Kapadia. Morgan has experience at SAM linebacker in the team’s base defense and could be used as depth to Paul Posluszny, who has never played the position.
Linebacker Mike Morgan is scheduled to work out for the Jaguars tomorrow, per a league source. He could sign... https://t.co/czET2jscqr— Sheil Kapadia (@SheilKapadia) May 17, 2017
Originally undrafted in 2011 out of USC, Morgan has played primarily special teams for the Seahawks — missing just 14 games in six seasons. He has 54 tackles, one sack, and one interception.
Posluszny will officially be making the transition to strongside linebacker (SAM) for the team for the 2017 season. The move had been speculated for a while once the comments made by both general manager Dave Caldwell and head coach Doug Marrone that they wanted former second-round pick Myles Jack to be a three-down player and play the majority of snaps on defense. The only way for that to happen would be less snaps for either Posluszny or Telvin Smith.