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Roster Moves: 2 signed to practice squad, 1 released


JACKSONVILLE The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed WR John Brown and RB Jordan Wilkins to the practice squad, the team announced today. Additionally, the Jaguars released RB Kerrith Whyte Jr. from the practice squad.

Brown has played in 98 career games, making 65 starts, during his eight-year career. He has caught 320 passes for 4,748 yards and 31 TDs, including a career-high 72 catches for 1,060 yards and six TDs in 2019 with Buffalo. He was originally drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the third round (91st overall) of the 2014 draft. Brown played collegiately at Pittsburg State University and finished his career as the school's all-time leader in receptions (185), receiving yards (3,380) and receiving touchdowns (34).

Wilkins entered the NFL in 2018 when he was selected in the fifth round (169th overall) by Indianapolis and played in 49 career games with the Colts from 2018-21. He has carried the ball 195 times for 951 yards and four TDs and caught 35 passes for 233 yards in his NFL career. In 2020, Wilkins recorded 308 rushing yards and caught 12 passes for 105 yards. He attended Mississippi and finished his collegiate career with 279 rushing attempts for 1,751 yards and 14 TDs.

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