Originally written on Gridiron Grit  |  Last updated 11/28/12
Jason Babin has been claimed off waivers by the Jacksonville Jaguars, a source close to Babin told Ian Rapoport of NFL.com.  A total of eight teams placed a claim on the 32-year-old defensive end, according to Rapoport. As Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com notes, the next question becomes whether “Babin will make noise about being involuntarily shipped to a bad team which now holds his rights through 2015″ and was second on the priority list with a record of 2-9. In nine seasons, the former 2004 first-round pick (27th overall by the Houston Texans out of Western Michigan) has appeared in 109 games with 69 starts and racked up a total of 296 tackles, 53.5 sacks, nine tipped passes and nine forced fumbles. Photo Credit: John Geliebter/PhiladelphiaEagles.com Coming off a career-high 18.0 sacks with the Philadelphia Eagles in 2011, the 6-3, 267-pound pass-rusher was expected to be leader for the Eagles to spearhead the defense towards becoming a championship-caliber unit, GridironGrit...
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