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Jacksonville Jaguars Place Will Middleton on IR

December 3rd, 2011 at 7:11 PM
By Brendan Sonnone

The roster moves keep on coming for the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Cornerback Will Middleton–who was starting for injured corners Rashean Mathis and Derek Cox–was placed on injured reserve because of a knee problem. That makes three Jacksonville cornerbacks on IR now.  

According to the Associated Press, the Jaguars signed cornerback David Jones to a contract:

"Jones played in 16 games, with five starts, last season for Jacksonville. He spent the 2011 preseason with the club. He was placed on injured reserve on Sept. 3 and reached an injury settlement a week later."

Middleton had started six games for the Jaguars and was exceeded expectations as a replacement. 

In order to make room for Middleton on IR, the Jaguars had to cut receiver Mike Sims-Walker, according to Big Cat Country

Sims-Walker was brought in mid-season after being released by the St. Louis Rams and wasn't expected to be on the team's roster next year. 

Tags: David Jones, Football, Jacksonville, Jacksonville Jaguars, Mike Sims-Walker, NFL, Will Middleton

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