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Official: Chark, Cann, others become free agents

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JACKSONVILLE – Wide receiver DJ Chark Jr. officially became a free agent Wednesday.

So did guards A.J. Cann and Andrew Norwell.

They weren't alone, with 13 other Jaguars players – including defensive tackle Taven Bryan and linebacker Damien Wilson – becoming unrestricted free agents when the 2022 NFL League Year officially began Wednesday at 4 p.m.

Cann and Norwell entered the past four seasons as starters at guard for the Jaguars, with Chark having made the Pro Bowl following the 2019 season. Bryan was the Jaguars' first-round selection in the 2018 NFL Draft.

All players who became unrestricted free agents Wednesday are now free to sign with another team. The list:

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A.J. CannGuard
Lerentee McCrayLinebacker/Defensive End
James O'ShaughnessyTight End
Taven BryanDefensive Tackle
DJ Chark Jr.Wide Receiver
Tre HerndonCornerback
Andrew NorwellOffensive Lineman
Will Richardson Jr.Offensive Lineman
Adam GotsisDefensive End
Tyrell AdamsLinebacker
Tavon AustinWide Receiver
Jacob HollisterTight End
Nevin LawsonCornerback
Laquon TreadwellWide Receiver
Jihad WardDefensive Lineman
Jaydon MickensWide Receiver
Damien WilsonLinebacker

Also, safety Andrew Wingard became a restricted free agent Wednesday afternoon. The team has extended a tender offer to Wingard assuring the team has the right of first refusal.

The players becoming unrestricted free agents started a combined 74 games for the Jaguars this past season, with Norwell and Wilson both starting 17 games. Cann and Chark both started the first four games of the season before sustaining season-ending injuries.

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