The Jacksonville Jaguars addressed one of their two most pressing needs when they signed free agent linebacker Paul Posluszny on Tuesday night.
Now the Jaguars will turn their focus towards adding a safety.
The two free agent safeties that have been tied to Jacksonville are Eric Weddle (surprise, surprise) and Dawan Landry, formerly of the Baltimore Ravens.
Weddle—who has been linked to the Jaguars for a couple of months now—has been in contact with the Jaguars, according to Tania Ganguli of the Florida Times-Union.
Weddle would be the prize of Jacksonville’s free agent class if the Jaguars were to add him, as he’d immediately upgrade the team’s most unstable position.
Paul Kuharsky of ESPN wrote that the Jaguars and Tennessee Titans would be strong suitors for Weddle, especially now that St. Louis has agreed a four-year, $28 million deal with former Eagles safety Quintin Mikell.
Landry’s name has also been associated with the Jaguars.
Landry is likely a backup option if the Jaguars cannot obtain the highly-coveted Weddle, or he is possibly being looked at as a player to compliment Weddle. Landry has been a successful starter next to Ed Reed the past several seasons and has the versatility to play at either safety spot.