JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Veteran linebacker Tony Gilbert is returning to the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Gilbert signed with Jacksonville on Sunday, giving the team a proven
special teams ace. The Jaguars also signed linebacker Kris Griffin and
defensive tackle Leger Douzable.
The club waived receiver Nate Hughes, safety Terrell Whitehead and offensive lineman Andrew Crummey.
Gilbert spent five seasons with the Jaguars from 2003-07 and played in
56 games. He led the Jaguars with a career-high 16 special teams
tackles in 2006. He spent the past two seasons in Atlanta, where he saw
action primarily on special teams.
has played in 46 games with Kansas City and Cleveland, but hasn’t
played since 2008. Douzable has spent time with Minnesota, the New York
Giants, Detroit and St. Louis.