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The Jacksonville Jaguars and cornerback Rashean Mathis have agreed to a one-year, $5 million contract, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports. Mathis, 31, earned $4.45 million in base salary last season and was scheduled to be an unrestricted free agent on March 13. A 2003 second round pick out of Bethune-Cookman, Mathis has started all 125 games he's appeared with the Jaguars over the last nine seasons, totaling 498 tackles, one sack, 30 interceptions and 78 passes defensed. Mathis finished the 2011 season on injured reserve after suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his knee. Source: Mac's Football Blog
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Cornerback Rashean Mathis chose familiarity over uncertainty. Mathis decided to avoid free agency by signing a one-year, incentive-laden contract with the Jaguars on Thursday. The deal could be worth 5 million if he plays all 16 games this season. He has missed 17 games over the last four seasons because of injuries. "Some people will ask why...
JACKSONVILLE, March, 9–According to ESPN, the Jacksonville Jaguars are going to bring back cornerback Rashean Mathis.
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Jacksonville Jaguars re-signed cornerback Rashean Mathis to a one-year contract Wednesday.
The deal is worth $5 million for Mathis, who suffered a torn ACL in late November that ended his season in 2011.
The 32-year-old Mathis finished the season with 34 tackles and one interception. He has spent his entire nine-year career with the Jaguars, recording 30 interceptions.
Owner: Shad Khan
Stadium: Everbank Field
2011 record: 5-11
Last playoff appearance: 2007, 11-5 W31-29 PIT, L31-20 NE
General Manager: Gene Smith (2009-current)
Head Coach: Mike Mularkey (2012-current)
Offensive Coordinator: Bob Bratkowski
Defensive Coordinator: Mel Tucker
Defensive alignment: 4-3
2011 NFL Rankings:
OFF: 15.2 PTS (29th...
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