Now that the preseason is officially over, the Jacksonville Jaguars will soon begin their 2018 NFL roster cuts. The Jaguars have until 4:00pm EST on Saturday, September 1 to get their roster down to the regular season 53-player limit.
Stay tuned to this thread for lives updates on Jaguars cuts, trades, rumors, and more. The Jaguars might not officially confirm their roster moves until Saturday afternoon but some of their moves will slowly leak out through media reports before then. Hence the need for this tracker.
Cuts and updates
4:58 PM: Even with Marqise Lee gone for the year, UDFA wide receiver Allen Lazard doesn’t make the final 53. Roster stands at 83.
The #Jaguars have waived WR Allen Lazard, per league source. He came in as a hyped UDFA, may receive interest on the wire based on size.— Mike Kaye (@mike_e_kaye) August 31, 2018
4:50 PM: Brandon Wilds is released by the team, despite more rushing yards in the preseason than fellow running back Tim Cook. We’ll see if Cook makes it over Wilds. Roster stands at 84.
The #Jaguars have waived RB Brandon Wilds, per league source. He had 88 rushing yards last night and may receive interest on the waiver wire.— Mike Kaye (@mike_e_kaye) August 31, 2018
4:23 PM: Former Florida tight end DeAndre Goolsby has been waived/injured. Roster stands at 85.
The #Jaguars have waived/injured former #Gators TE DeAndre Goolsby, per league source. If he passes through waivers unclaimed, he will revert to IR.— Mike Kaye (@mike_e_kaye) August 31, 2018
1:39 PM: One less tight end on the roster as David Grinnage is released. Roster is at 86.
The #Jaguars have waived TE David Grinnage, source says.— Mike Kaye (@mike_e_kaye) August 31, 2018
1:34 PM: Great story from UDFA Tre Herndon. He most likely beat out Jalen Myrick for the No. 5 cornerback spot.
#Jaguars CB Tre Herndon has been told he has made the 53-man roster, per source. He was signed as an UDFA out of Vanderbilt.— Mike Kaye (@mike_e_kaye) August 31, 2018
1:12 PM: Jaydon Mickens is safe!
#Jaguars WR/PR Jaydon Mickens has officially been told he's made the 53-man roster, per source. He was a healthy scratch for the preseason finale last night.— Mike Kaye (@mike_e_kaye) August 31, 2018
1:01 PM: Michael Dunn has been reportedly released. Roster stands at 87.
The #Jaguars have waived OL Michael Dunn, source says.— Mike Kaye (@mike_e_kaye) August 31, 2018
11:25 AM: Carroll Phillips has been cut. Roster is at 88 — the team never replaced Marqise Lee (thanks, Mike!)
Jags waive DE Carroll Phillips per source.— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) August 31, 2018
10:03 AM: The Jacksonville Jaguars will likely be busy on the waiver wire this weekend. Here are 22 players they should absolutely target.
22 players the #Jaguars should target on the waiver wire https://t.co/q6JDrKt7h2 pic.twitter.com/CLAMefucJE— Big Cat Country (@BigCatCountry) August 31, 2018
9:46 AM: Here’s what we think the 53-man roster will look like by weekend’s end. What about you? Alfie’s version | Ryan’s version
9:30 AM: The Jaguars roster currently stands at 90 players. 37 moves to make before the deadline.