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Jaguars put LB Donald Payne on injured/reserve, promote CB Dee Delaney to active roster

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NFL: Jacksonville Jaguars at New York Giants Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports

The Jacksonville Jaguars have promoted rookie cornerback Dee Delaney to the active roster from the practice squad. A roster spot was created when linebacker Donald Payne (knee) was placed on the team’s reserve/injured list.

First-year cornerback Breon Borders has been signed to take Delaney’s spot on the practice squad.

Delaney originally signed with the Jaguars as an undrafted rookie this offseason and spent the first seven weeks of the season on the team’s practice squad. He totaled six tackles, three passes defensed and one interception in the 2018 preseason with the Jaguars.

Delaney wears No. 37 for the Jaguars.

Borders signed with the Oakland Raiders as an undrafted rookie in 2017 and spent the first 14 weeks of the 2017 season on the Raiders’ practice squad. Borders was on the Buffalo Bills active roster for the last two games of 2017, but was inactive in both contests. He saw action on special teams in the Bills AFC Wild Card game against the Jaguars. In 2018, he spent Weeks 1-4 on the Houston Texans practice squad.