The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed guard Barry Stokes to their practice squad, and terminated the practice squad contract of linebacker Cedric Thornton. Stokes, 6-4, 285, spent training camp and the preseason with the Detroit Lions this year after signing as an undrafted rookie out of Eastern Michigan. The 22-year-old Stokes started 35 of his team's 44 games in college.
Thornton, 23, signed with the Jaguars as an undrafted rookie from Alabama State last April. Thornton spent training camp and the preseason with the Jaguars until being waived on August 19. He signed to the Jaguars practice squad on August 26 and had been on the practice squad the last eight weeks.
The Jaguars' and Cincinnati Bengals injury reports for this Sunday's game at Cinergy Field are as follows:
Jaguars G Jeff Novak hamstring out
DT Kelvin Pritchett groin questionable
WR Jimmy Smith hamstring questionable
TE Pete Mitchell calf probable
WR Kendricke Bullard knee probable
RB James Stewart shoulder probable
OT Tony Boselli thigh probable
SS Travis Davis knee probable
Bengals: G Scott Brumfield knee probable
CB Leonard Wheeler shoulder probable
LB Gerald Dixon back probable