Posted May 05, 2013 on AP on Fox
When Georgia defensive tackle Abry Jones realized he wasn't getting drafted, he started looking around the NFL at potential landing spots as a free agent. Jacksonville stood out, and not just because it was close to home. The Warner Robins, Ga., native saw a new general manager, a new head coach and a gutted roster that surely would lead to open competition at nearly every position. ''It's a great place for rookies,'' Jones said Sunday. No doubt. The rebuilding Jaguars expect to open the season with 12 to 15 rookies, maybe even more. Most starters already have been penciled in. But several positions, including just about every backup spot, are up for grabs. That put a little extra emphasis on the team's three-day rookie minicamp that ended Sunday. A handful of undrafted rookies stood out, including fullback Lonnie Pryor, linebacker LaRoy Reynolds, tight end Ryan Otten, offensive tackle R.J. Dill, receiver Tobais Palmer, running back De'Leon Eskr...
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