Roster cuts and changesPosted: September 4, 2011
Heres the update on all of Jacksonville’s roster moves:
The Jaguars have made 30 cuts, reducing their roster from 80 to the league mandated limit of 53 players. The moves included 23 players being waived and five going on injured reserve. In addition, the team acquired DB Dwight Lowery in a trade with the Jets and placed RB Fred Taylor on reserve/retired.
The following players have been waived: OT Daniel Baldridge, WR Armon Binns, DB Don Carey, LB Jacob Cutrera, S Matt Estrada, TE Tommy Gallarda, G/C Wade Grayson, RB DuJuan Harris, DE Larry Hart, TE Joey Haynos, CB T.J. Heath, LS Jake Ingram, WR Dontrelle Inman, CB Jalil Johnson, DT Andrew Lewis, LB Mike Lockley, LB Scott Lutrus, TE Kyle Miller, G/T Tony Moll, DE Odrick Ray, CB Terrence Wheatley and RB Albert Young.
RS Scotty McGee was waived/injured, however, if he clears waivers he will revert to the Jaguars injured reserve list.
The following players have been placed on injured reserve: RB Rashad Jennings, CB David Jones, DE Aaron Morgan, RB Richard Murphy, and DT D’Anthony Smith.
Getting back to Lowery, again, the Jags acquired the DB in a trade with the New York Jets. Lowery is 25 years old and is in his fourth season. He was drafted by the Jets in 2008 out of San Jose State. He is listed at 5-11, 198 pounds. Lowery has played in 43 games with 19 starts and made seven interceptions the past three seasons.