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Report: Jacksonville Jaguars Will Sign Offensive Guard Jason Spitz

July 28th, 2011 at 10:12 PM
By Brendan Sonnone
Green Bay Packers left Jason Spitz rests a sand bag on his head during drills in practice for Super Bowl XLV in Dallas, Texas February 2, 2011. The Packers will play the Pittsburgh Steelers in the Super Bowl on February 6. REUTERS/Jeff Haynes (UNITED STATES – Tags: SPORT FOOTBALL)

The Jacksonville Jaguars will agree sign free agent offensive lineman Jason Spitz on Friday, according to Tania Ganguli of the Florida Times-Union.

Spitz, formerly of the Green Bay Packers, is an interior lineman with the ability to play guard or center. With the Jaguars releasing Justin Smiley, this move makes sense and could pave the way for the Jaguars to look into releasing guard Vince Manuwai or center Brad Meester
 
If Spitz does indeed sign with the Jaguars, he will be celebrated as a hometown hero. Spitz, 28, graduated from Jacksonville Bolles High before enrolling at Louisville.
 
Spitz is regarded as more of a natural center who gets the job done because of sheer effort and fundamentals.
 
Tags: Brad Meester, free agent, Jacksonville, Jacksonville Jaguars, Jason Spitz, offensive lineman, Vince Manuwai

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