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Jaguars place long snapper Carson Tinker on injured reserve, re-sign Matt Overton

NFL: Jacksonville Jaguars-Training Camp Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed seventh-year long snapper Matt Overton to the 53-man active roster.

To make room on the roster, the Jaguars placed sixth-year long snapper Carson Tinker on the team’s reserve/injured list.

Overton has played in 89 career games, including nine with the Jaguars in 2017 prior to being placed on injured reserve on November 14, 2017.

From 2012 through 2014, Overton appeared in 80 games with the Indianapolis Colts after previously spending time with the Seattle Seahawks in 2008 and 2010. Overton was selected to the Pro Bowl in 2013 during his tenure in Indianapolis. He has also spent time with the United Football League’s (UFL) Florida Tuskers in 2009, as well as the UFL’s Omaha Nighthawks.

Overton will wear No. 45 for the Jaguars.