Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 5/23/14
The Jaguars defense continued to get a boost yesterday when the team announced that not only had they signed their fourth round draft pick, Aaron Colvin, but Arkansas defensive end Chris Smith – the team’s fifth round selection – also inked a deal with the franchise. That means four of the nine pocks made by the team are under contract with the pace picking up to get them signed and into camp.According to the Florida Times-Union, Smith’s deal is worth $2,407,252 and includes a $187,252 signing bonus. He will count $466,813 on this year’s salary cap....Smith ironically was ranked right behind Telvin Smith – the Jaguars fourth round pick out of Florida State – on CBS Sports website of ranked outside linebackers who was a “Thickly-built pass-rusher with enough burst, lateral agility and underrated strength to harass opposing quarterbacks off the edge or when used as a stand-up rusher up the middle. Versatile defender who lined up as a LDE, RDE and even as a traditional outside lineback...
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