Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/29/12
The Jaguars are hoping that Jason Babin, who became a symbol of the collapse of the Philadelphia Eagles, can help revive their defense. Babin was signed to a five-year, $28 million contract by the Eagles a year ago and had 18 sacks but the Eagles failed to make the playoffs with an 8-8 record. Things got worse this year and defensive line coach Jim Washburn, who was Babin's coach in Tennessee before he signed with the Eagles, got some of the blame for the poor defensive play. And Babin was cut by the Eagles and the Jaguars were one of eight teams to put in a claim for him and they were awarded him because of their 2-9 record. The Jaguars are ignoring his problems in Philadelphia and think he can help their pass rush. "It's a good pickup," coach Mike Mularkey said. "He's had a lot of success over the last three years and we could use some help in that area. He'll fit what we're doing. (Defensive line coach) Joe Cullen and he have a relentless type of mindset. I just think i...
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