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Jacksonville Jaguars announce initial 53-man roster for 2021 season

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With NFL teams cutting rosters down to 53 players on Tuesday, we now know who made the initial active roster for the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2021.

The Jaguars made the following roster moves to get down to the 53-player limit:

Waived:

  • CB Lorenzo Burns
  • WR Jalen Camp
  • DT Doug Costin
  • WR Jeff Cotton Jr.
  • RB Nathan Cottrell
  • TE Tyler Davis
  • TE Ben Ellefson
  • WR Josh Hammond
  • WR Collin Johnson
  • WR Tevin Jones
  • QB Jake Luton
  • OL KC McDermott
  • RB Devine Ozigbo
  • OL Austen Pleasants
  • DB Brandon Rusnak
  • OL Badara Traore
  • OL Tre’Vour Wallace-Simms
  • LB Quincy Williams

Released:

  • WR Pharoh Cooper
  • WR Phillip Dorsett II
  • OL Jermaine Eluemunor
  • WR Devin Smith
  • WR Laquon Treadwell
  • S Jarrod Wilson

Injured players:

  • Placed safety Josh Jones on Reserve/Injured list
  • Placed linebacker Dylan Moses on Reserve/Non-Football Injury list

The Jaguars also traded cornerback Sidney Jones to the Seattle Seahawks for a 2022 sixth-round draft pick on Monday.

With that all said, here is Jacksonville’s full 53-man roster heading into the season opener against the Houston Texans on Sept. 12, broken down by position. Note that the Jaguars likely will make additional roster moves to the active roster prior the Week One contest.

Quarterback (2):

Trevor Lawrence (rookie), C.J. Beathard

Offensive line (8):

Cam Robinson, Andrew Norwell, Brandon Linder, Jawaan Taylor, Ben Bartch, Walker Little (rookie), Will Richardson, Tyler Shatley

Note: A.J. Cann is currently on the Reserve/COVID-19 list and will be part of the active roster upon his return.

Running back (3):

James Robinson, Carlos Hyde, Dare Ogunbowale

Tight end (3):

Chris Manhertz, James O’Shaughnessy, Luke Farrell (rookie)

Wide receiver (5):

DJ Chark Jr., Marvin Jones Jr., Laviska Shenault, Jamal Agnew, Tavon Austin

Safety (5):

Rayshawn Jenkins, Andre Cisco (rookie), Daniel Thomas, Rudy Ford, Andrew Wingard

Cornerback (5):

Shaquill Griffin, CJ Henderson, Tyson Campbell (rookie), Tre Herndon, Chris Claybrooks

Defensive line (7):

Malcom Brown, DaVon Hamilton, Roy Robertson-Harris, Taven Bryan, Jay Tufele (rookie), Daniel Ekuale, Adam Gotsis

EDGE (7):

Josh Allen, K’Lavon Chaisson, Jordan Smith (rookie), Dawaune Smoot, Jihad Ward, Aaron Patrick, Lerentee McCray

Linebacker (5):

Myles Jack, Damien Wilson, Shaquille Quarterman, Chapelle Russell, Dakota Allen

Special Teams (3):

Josh Lambo, Logan Cooke, Ross Matiscik