Jags sign Pullard off Browns' practice squad, waive Johnson

October 28, 2015

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed rookie linebacker Hayes Pullard off Cleveland's practice squad and waived linebacker James-Michael Johnson.

Pullard was a seventh-round pick by Cleveland in this year's draft. After being released during final cuts, Pullard re-signed to the team's practice squad and spent the first seven weeks of season there.

According to the Collective Bargaining Agreement, Pullard must remain on Jacksonville's 53-man roster for at least three weeks.

The Jaguars (2-5) signed Johnson on Oct. 5. He previously spent time with Cleveland (2012), Kansas City (2013-14) and Tampa Bay (2015). He has 88 career tackles, three passes defensed, two forced fumbles and a sack.

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Also Wednesday, the Jaguars worked out kickers Randy Bulloch and Zach Hocker but didn't sign either of them.

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