Veteran cornerback Rashaan Melvin on Thursday became the third Jacksonville Jaguars defensive player to opt out of the 2020 season. Melvin, who signed a one-year contract worth $1.75 million in March, was expected to compete with third-year player Tre Herndon to start opposite rookie first-round pick C.J. Henderson. He had been at the team facility all week and told the team of his decision on Thursday.
The Jaguars have put a league-high 12 players on the reserve/COVID-19 list, and now have had a third player opt out. The team just announced that cornerback Rashaan Melvin had voluntarily opted out of the 2020 season. The veteran cornerback signed a one-year, $2.25 million contract this offseason, and that will carry over until next [more]
The Jaguars led the NFL in offensive holding penalties in 2019 Rookie tackle Jawaan Taylor tied for first with 15 flags Numerous penalties on first down were drive-killers Jaguars center Brandon Linder said it goes without saying that an NFL offensive line works as hard as possible to avoid penalties. We always want to limit the penalties we have,” he said Wednesday on a video conference. We want to have none.