Jackson Officially Signed
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(Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Posted Oct 31, 2007


The Jacksonville Jaguars made two roster moves today, signing defensive tackle Grady Jackson to a contract and placing defensive tackle Tony McDaniel on injured reserve with a wrist injury.

Jackson, 34, started the first seven games for the Atlanta Falcons before being released on Oct. 23. The 6-2, 345-pound defensive tackle had recorded 18 tackles and one sack for the Falcons. The 11th year veteran has played with Oakland, New Orleans, Green Bay and Atlanta after being selected by the Raiders in the sixth round of the 1997 NFL Draft out of Knoxville College. He has started 102 of his 146 career games and has recorded 499 tackles, 33.5 sacks and eight forced fumbles. He will wear jersey No. 90.

McDaniel, 22, has played in four games this season and had recorded four solo tackles and two quarterback pressures. The 6-7, 310-pound defensive tackle has played in 15 career games after being signed as an undrafted rookie free agent on April 30, 2006. He has totaled 25 tackles and one sack for his career.



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