The Jacksonville Jaguars re-signed unrestricted free agents defensive end Marcellus Wiley and cornerback Terry Cousin to new contracts today. Both players spent the 2005 season with the Jaguars after signing as free agents.
Wiley, 31, played in 11 games with one start last season with the Jaguars. The 6-4, 275-pound defensive end recorded 11 tackles and four quarterback pressures. The 10th year veteran has started 79 of his 135 career games with Jacksonville, Dallas, San Diego and Buffalo. He has 398 career tackles, 44 sacks, 15 forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries. He was originally selected in the second round of the 1997 NFL draft by the Bills out of Columbia.
Cousin, 30, played in all 16 games for the Jaguars and started five contests. The 5-9, 185-pound cornerback tallied 56 tackles, four interceptions and a half sack. In his 10th season, he has started 62 of his 130 career games while playing with Jacksonville, New York Giants, Carolina, Miami, Atlanta and Chicago. He has 427 career tackles, 10 interceptions, 5.5 sacks and five fumble recoveries. He was originally signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by Chicago in 1997 out of South Carolina.