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Jaguars sign Tyron Brackenridge and David Jones

The Jacksonville Jaguars today signed defensive back Tyron Brackenridge and cornerback David Jones to contracts. Length and terms of the contracts are undisclosed.

Brackenridge, 5-11, 189, has spent the past two seasons with the Jaguars and has compiled 24 special teams tackles.  He has also spent time with the Kansas City Chiefs and the New York Jets since entering the NFL as a rookie free agent in 2007 with the Chiefs.  He finished with 13 special teams tackles in 2010 along with one forced fumble while playing in all 16 games.  In 2009, he totaled a career-high 34 tackles on defense along with two forced fumbles and 11 special teams tackles.

Jones joined the Jaguars via trade with the Cincinnati Bengals on September 4, 2010.  He was originally a fifth-round draft pick of the New Orleans Saints in 2007 and spent three seasons (2007-09) with the Bengals.  He played in all 16 games for the Jaguars in 2010 with five starts, totaling 27 tackles and one interception.  He recorded his first career interception in week two at San Diego when he picked off Philip Rivers in the end zone to prevent a touchdown. 

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