The Jacksonville Jaguars today released 16 players, including seven
veterans: CB Deon Figures, RB George Jones, FB Tim Lester, LB
Eddie Mason, G Mark Nori, DE Lamanzer Williams and G Rob
CB Cordell Taylor was traded to the Seattle Seahawks for an
undisclosed draft choice in the 2000 draft.
Also waived were seven first-year players: LB Jamie Baisley, WR
Thabiti Davis, CB Alonzo Hampton, DT Brad Keeney, C David
Kempfert, CB Tristan Moss and TE Cam Quayle, as well as two
rookies: DE Chris White and WR Lenzie Jackson.
With the waiving of White, the team's final draft pick last April and
CB Dee Moronokola last week, the Jaguars kept the first six of
their eight draft picks on the roster.
The Jaguars roster now stands at the mandatory 53 players. The
team will be able to sign five players to its practice squad after 4:00
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