The Jacksonville Jaguars re-signed linebacker Jorge Cordova to a contract today and released veteran placekicker John Carney. Carney had filled in the last eight games for Josh Scobee who was injured prior to the Jaguars opening game against Tennessee.
Cordova, 26, was signed on Nov. 6 and played in the game at Tennessee. The 6-1, 244-pound linebacker was waived on Nov. 12. He was originally selected by the Jaguars in the third round of the 2004 NFL Draft out of Nevada-Reno. He played in 13 games in 2006 and recorded three solo tackles on defense and eight on special teams. The San Diego native spent his first two seasons on injured reserve. He will wear jersey No. 58.
Carney, 43, played in eight games after signing with the Jaguars on Sept. 11. The 18th year veteran placekicker connected on nine of 11 field goals and 20 of 21 extra points for 47 points. He recorded five touchbacks and recovered an onsides kick.