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Jaguars Make Roster Moves with Addition of Jernigan and Miller

The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed seventh-year defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan and signed sixth-year fullback Bruce Miller.

Jernigan, 6-2, 295, was originally selected by the Ravens in the second round (48th) of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played with Baltimore from 2014-16 and with Philadelphia from 2017-19.

For his career, Jernigan has appeared in 71 games (51 starts) and totaled 132 tackles (70 solo), 29 tackles for loss and 17.5 sacks. He started 15 games for the Eagles in the 2017, as well as all three postseason games, including Philadelphia’s Super Bowl LII victory against New England.

In 2019, he played in 10 games with Philadelphia and recorded 10 tackles and 2.0 sacks.

Jernigan attended Florida State from 2011-13 and earned Second-Team Associated Press All-American as a junior after posting 63 tackles, including 4.5 sacks.

Miller, 6-2, 248, was originally selected by the 49ers in the seventh round (211th) of the 2011 NFL Draft. He appeared in 77 games (47 starts) with San Francisco from 2011-15 and caught 76 passes for 734 yards and three TDs, adding 28 carries for 62 yards and one TD. In 2013, he recorded a career-high 25 receptions for 243 yards for the 49ers. Miller converted from defensive end to fullback during his tenure with the 49ers.

Miller played defensive end at UCF from 2007-10 and was named All-Conference USA all four years, earning Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year in 2009 and 2010. He is the Knights’ all-time sack leader with 35.5 career sacks, including 13.0 as a junior.

The club placed defesive lineman Rodney Gunter on the reserve/retired list and waived rookie fullback Connor Slomka.

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