Jacksonville Sports Day

NFL: Jaguars Trim Roster; Prepare for Chiefs on Sunday

FILW PHOTOI BY RICK WILSON/JAGUARS

JACKSONVILLE – The Jacksonville Jaguars have reduced their roster to the NFL-mandated 53 players.

The Jaguars waived or released OL Ka’John Armstrong, WR Tyre Brady, TE Donnie Ernsberger, CB Tae Hayes, WR Quadree Henderson, RB Elijah Hood, DL Mike Hughes, DL Lyndon Johnson, TE Charles Jones, WR Raphael Leonard, WR Tre McBride, QB Alex McGough, CB Quenton Meeks, TE Carson Meier, S Joshua Moon, CB Picasso Nelson, S C.J. Reavis, CB Saivion Smith, OL Bunchy Stallings, LB Connor Strachan, DL Kalani Vakameilalo, WR Michael Walker, CB Brandon Watson, DL Andrew Williams and TE Ethan Wolf.

The Jaguars waived/injured OL Donnell Greene, RB Devante Mays, OL KC McDermott and OL Leonard Wester. If they clear waivers, they will revert to the team’s reserve/injured list.

The Jaguars placed OL Ben Ijalana and WR Terrelle Pryor Sr. on the reserve/injured list

The Jaguars placed LB Jake Ryan on the reserve/non-football injury list. Ryan is eligible to come off the reserve/non-football injury list as early as Monday, Oct. 14 (six games).

On Sunday the Jaguars claimed former Saints running back Devine Ozigbo, Ravens tight end Matt Orzechand and running back Tyler Ervin and Browns tight end Seth DeValve.

To make room on the roster, the Jaguars released third-year DT Eli Ankou, fourth-year TE Ben Koyack and eighth-year LS Matt Overton.

Additionally, the Jaguars placed RB Alfred Blue on their reserve/injured list. Blue is eligible for reserve/injured – designated for return.

The Jaguars play host to the Kansas City Chiefs at TIAA Bank Field in the regular-season opener Sunday, Sept. 8, at 1 p.m.

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