The Jacksonville Jaguars signed unrestricted free agent safety Sean Considine to a contract today. Considine spent the past four seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles. Length and terms of the contract are undisclosed.
Considine, 6-0, 212, was originally selected by the Eagles in the fourth round of the 2005 draft. He has played in 46 games with 17 starts and has excelled on special teams. His career totals include 165 tackles, 1.5 sacks, two interceptions, two fumble recoveries and one forced fumble along with 68 special teams tackles. He has played in five career postseason games with two starts.
Considine, 27, led the Eagles in 2008 with a career-high 32 special teams tackles including three in the postseason. In 2006, he finished with a career-high 107 tackles as he made a career-high nine starts at strong safety. He started both the Eagles' playoff games at strong safety.
A native of Byron, Ill., Considine started his career as a walk-on at Iowa before earning a scholarship during his sophomore season. His last name is pronounced: CON-sih-dine