JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Jaguars have promoted QB Mike Glennon to the 53-man active roster, the club announced today. To make room, the Jaguars placed LB Quincy Williams (core muscle injury) on the team's Reserve/Injured list. The Jaguars also filled out their 16-man practice squad by signing DT Daniel Ekualeand CB Sidney Jones. Lastly, CB Tramaine Brockwas released from the team's reserve/injured list via injury settlement.
Glennon, 6-7, 225, has played with Oakland (2019), Arizona (2018) and Chicago (2017) after beginning his career in Tampa Bay (2013-16), where he was originally drafted by the Buccaneers in the third round (73rd overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft. In his seven-year career, he has completed 488 of 801 passes (60.9 comp. pct.) for 5,163 yards and 36 TDs. In 2019 with the Raiders, he saw action in two games and completed six passes for 56 yards and one TD.
Ekualel, 6-3, 300, was originally signed as an undrafted free agent by Cleveland in 2018 and spent most of his rookie year on the team's practice squad. In 2019, he appeared in seven games for the Browns, totaling four tackles (three solo). Ekuale was a four-year letterman at Washington State, appearing in 51 games with 22 starts and totaling 71 tackles, including 14 tackles for loss. He grew up in Pago Pago, American Samoa and attended Nuuuli Technical High School. Ekuale will wear No. 99 for the Jaguars.
Jones, 6-0, 181, is entering his fourth season in the NFL after originally being drafted by Philadelphia in the second round (43rd overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft. Jones appeared in 22 games for the Eagles over the last three seasons (2017-19), totaling 48 tackles, 10 passes defensed and two INTs. Jones played collegiately at Washington and appeared in 40 games, posting 145 tackles, 21 passes defensed, eight INTs (one returned for TD), six forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries (one returned for TD). Jones will wear No. 35.
In 2020, NFL clubs will be permitted to return an unlimited number of players from either the club's Reserve/Injured List or from its Reserve/Non-Football Injury/Illness List to the club's 53-player Active/Inactive List. Such players must have suffered a football-related injury after reporting to training camp and passing the club's physical and must have been placed on the reserve list following 4 p.m. ET on Saturday, Sept. 5. To be eligible for return, a player cannot begin to practice until three weeks have elapsed since the date he was placed on a reserve list, and the player cannot return to the Active/Inactive List until three games have elapsed since the date he was placed on Reserve/Injured.
Some other jersey number updates for the Jaguars:
1 – K/P Brandon Wright
16 – WR Trey Quinn
21 – RB Ryquell Armstead
22 – RB Devine Ozigbo
23 – CB CJ Henderson
27 – CB/RS Chris Claybrooks
30 – RB James Robinson
36 – CB Luq Barcoo
46 – LS Ross Matiscik
49 – FB Bruce Miller