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Jacksonville Jaguars sign veteran RB Jamaal Charles

Jacksonville Jaguars sign veteran RB Jamaal Charles

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The Jacksonville Jaguars need a running back, so they signed veteran Jamaal Charles to a one-year contract, the team announced Tuesday. The Jaguars have been hit hard by injuries at the running back position. Regular starter Leonard Fournette is out indefinitely because of a right hamstring injury. T.J. Yeldon, the No. 2 back, has been playing with an ankle injury. Corey Grant, the No. 3 running back, was placed on injured reserve with a Lisfranc injury in his left foot. The 31-year-old Charles played 14 games for the Denver Broncos last season, but did not start any of them. He ran for 296 yards and also caught 23 passes for 129 yards in 2017, but he was a healthy game-day inactive in the final two games. No team signed Charles after his one-year contract with the Broncos expired. Ch...
Patriots sign RB Barner, DE Simon

Patriots sign RB Barner, DE Simon

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The New England Patriots on Wednesday announced that they have re-signed running back Kenjon Barner and signed defensive end John Simon. Terms of the contracta were not announced. In addition, the Patriots placed linebacker Ja'Whaun Benetley and running back Rex Burkhead on injured reserve, and signed defensive back David Jones to the practice squad and released wide receiver Jace Billingsley from the practice squad. The 29-year-old Barner was signed by the Patriots on Sept. 11 and released eight days later. The 5-9, 195-pounder was drafted by the Carolina Panthers in the sixth round (182nd overall) of the 2013 draft out of Oregon. Barner went through training camp with the Carolina Panthers this summer and has also had stints with the Philadelphia Eagles and Los Angeles Chargers. He h...
Manchester United news: Jose Mourinho confirms David De Gea will sign a new contract imminently

Manchester United news: Jose Mourinho confirms David De Gea will sign a new contract imminently

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DONE Red Devils set to tie superstar goalkeeper down to another long-term deal Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has confirmed superstar David De Gea will sign a new contract imminently at Old Trafford. The Red Devils have been trying to get the Spaniard to commit his future with his current deal set to end next summer. Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea is set to sign a new contract at Old Trafford But Mourinho has put any worries fans had to bed by confirming the player would be putting ink to paper as soon as possible. When asked about what De Gea would cost in the transfer market given two world-record fees being paid for shot-stoppers, he replied: “His [De Gea’s] valuation is zero, because he is a Manchester Unit...
Chelsea transfer news: AC Milan agree deal to sign Tiemoue Bakayoko on loan – reports

Chelsea transfer news: AC Milan agree deal to sign Tiemoue Bakayoko on loan – reports

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done deal The Blues midfielder is set to have a medical with the Italian club on Monday morning AC Milan have agreed to sign Tiemoue Bakayoko on a season-long loan from Chelsea, according to reports. It is understood the deal will include an option to buy for £35.56m. Bakayoko failed to impress in pre-season Sky in Italy are reporting that the 23-year-old France international will have a medical with the Italian club on Monday morning. Bakayoko joined the Blues from Monaco last summer for £40m but failed to adapt to the Premier League in his debut season. Reports suggest he is disappointed to have been omitted from new boss Maurizio Sarri’s plans. The west London club have acquired Jorginho and Mateo Kovacic this summer, mak...
Jacksonville Jaguars sign CBs Acker and Canady, cut veteran McDougle

Jacksonville Jaguars sign CBs Acker and Canady, cut veteran McDougle

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Aug. 11 (UPI) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed cornerbacks Kenneth Acker and Bryce Canady, while cutting two other cornerbacks. Jacksonville announced the roster moves on Saturday. The Jaguars released fifth-year cornerback Dexter McDougle and waived first-year cornerback Charlie Miller in corresponding moves. Acker, 26, played in all 16 games last season for the Kansas City Chiefs. He totalled 19 tackles and had an interception, a pass defensed and a forced fumble in those appearances. The SMU product had 35 tackles, four passes defensed, an interception and a fumble recovery in 25 appearances in his two seasons with the Chiefs. He entered the NFL as a sixth round pick by the San Francisco 49ers in the 2014 NFL Draft. Acker had 63 tackles, eight passes defensed and three intercept...