The Jacksonville Jaguars today signed three unrestricted free agents in linebackers Paul Posluszny and Clint Session and guard/center Jason Spitz, the club announced today. The Jaguars' roster now stands at 89 players.
Posluszny, 6-1, 238, has started 44 games since he was a second-round draft pick of the Buffalo Bills in 2007. The 26-year-old has registered 405 career tackles along with four interceptions, 14 passes defensed, four forced fumbles and one fumble recovery. He has recorded 100-plus tackles in three straight seasons and led the Bills the past two seasons.
A native of Aliquippa, Pa., Posluszny started 13 games at middle linebacker for the Bills in 2010. He produced a career-high 140 tackles (95 solo) and two sacks, and in eight of 13 games he posted double-digit tackles. The former Penn State star was a two-time winner of the Bednarik Award for the best defensive player in the nation. He was the first player ever to record 100-plus tackles three times in a college career. He graduated in three and a half years with a degree in finance.
Session, 26, spent his first four NFL seasons with the Indianapolis Colts. He has played in 48 games with 35 starts and has 264 career tackles, four interceptions, five forced fumbles and 1.5 sacks. The 235-pounder has played in five postseason games with four starts including Super Bowl XLIV in 2009.
The Pompano Beach native was limited to five games in 2010 because of an elbow injury. He produced career-high numbers in 2009 with 104 tackles and two interceptions. He was a four-year letterman at Pittsburgh where he concluded his career with 29.5 tackles for loss and earned his degree in administration of justice.
Spitz, 6-3, 305, returns home to Jacksonville where he played at The Bolles School. The 28-year old has played in 65 games with 45 starts since being drafted in the third round by the Green Bay Packers in 2006. He has the ability to play guard and center, making 19 career starts at left guard, 18 at right guard and eight at center. He has played in six postseason games with two starts and was a member of the 2010 Super Bowl champion team.
Spitz saw action in all 16 games in 2010 and all four postseason games. He started a career-high 16 games at three different positions in 2008 (11 at right guard, three at center, two at left guard). He was a four-year starter at Louisville and earned all-conference honors his final three seasons. He holds a degree in marketing.