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Jacksonville Jaguars promote CB Quenton Meeks from practice squad, release WR Rashad Greene, Sr.

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The Jacksonville Jaguars have promoted undrafted rookie cornerback Quenton Meeks from the practice squad to the team’s 53-man active roster.

To make room on the roster, the club released fourth-year wide receiver Rashad Greene Sr.

With injuries to two of the team’s five cornerbacks on the injury report, activating Meeks from the practice squad makes a lot of sense.

Meeks was originally signed by Jacksonville as an undrafted rookie this spring following a 39-game collegiate career at Stanford, where he totaled 121 tackles, 25 passes defensed and seven interceptions. Despite a team-high 11 tackles for the Jaguars during the preseason, Meeks was waived during final roster reductions on September 1 but has spent the first four weeks of the season on the Jaguars’ practice squad.

He will wear No. 43 for the Jaguars.