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Weatherford Not Just a Fill-in for Jaguars?

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The Jaguars were forced to place second-year punter Adam Podlesh on the injured reserve list this week as he suffered a knee injury in the Jaguars 30-12 loss against Minnesota last Sunday. Jacksonville signed punter Steve Weatherford to take Podlesh's place for the rest of this season, but could it be longer?

The Jaguars faced a somewhat similar situation last season when kicker Josh Scobee injured his leg in the season opener, and they were forced to bring in veteran kicker John Carney. Carney did an admirable job of filling in while Scobee was down, but there was never any real consideration of the team making a switch to Carney, even though Scobee was somewhat inconsistent at that point in his... Recommended Stories

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