JACKSONVILLE, Fla. –The Jacksonville Jaguars have claimed fourth-year OL Parker Ehinger from the Dallas Cowboys, the club announced today.
Ehinger, 6-6, 310, was originally selected by the Kansas City Chiefs in the fourth round (105th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft and appeared in five games with four starts as a rookie before being placed on Kansas City's reserve/injured list with a knee injury. In 2017, Ehinger appeared in the season opener for the Chiefs before being declared inactive for the final 15 games. On Aug. 20, 2018, he was traded from Kansas City to the Dallas in exchange for CB Charvarius Ward, but was placed on the Cowboys' reserve/injured list on Sept. 7 after sustaining a knee injury. Ehinger was waived by the Cowboys on April 11.
Ehinger, a Rockford, Mich. native, played collegiately at Cincinnati and started at left tackle as a senior, at right guard as a junior and as a sophomore, and at right tackle as a freshman.