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The Jacksonville Jaguars have released veteran defensive end Jeremy Mincey, who was inactive for two games last month after showing up late to a team meeting.
Coach Gus Bradley said Mincey needed to get his priorities straight and gave him another chance. Mincey returned to the rotation last week against Houston and played 36 snaps. It's unclear what happened to prompt his release Friday.
Mincey signed a four-year, $20 million contract in 2012, with $9 million guaranteed. He earned nearly $11 million in the first two years of the deal. His base salary would have doubled to $4 million in 2014, so it was unlikely Mincey would have stuck around anyway.
He joined the Jaguars in 2006, playing in 64 games with 41 starts.
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The Jacksonville Jaguars have had their fill of Jeremy Mincey being late. After the defensive end was late for a meeting he was let go on Friday.
It was only a few weeks ago that Mincey overslept and missed a trip to Houston.
“Jeremy and I had a talk this morning and it just felt like it was time to move forward,” Jaguars coach Gus Bradley said, via ESPN. “It wasn’t one particular...
Today the Jacksonville Jaguars released one of their best pass rushers. @caplannfl: #Jaguars waived veteran DE Jeremy Mincey. With the emergence of Ryan Davis, Jeremy Mincey becomes expendable. Ryan Davis is a younger and higher energy player, who will get quite a bit of playing time in his place.
Jaguars coach Gus Bradley finally ran out of patience with defensive end Jeremy Mincey.
The 30-year-old Mincey was released Friday morning three games shy of completing his sixth season with the team.
A team source said Mincey was a no-show for the Jaguars’ team meeting, which started at 8:45 a.m. Friday.
A second team source said Mincey walked into EverBank Field at 9 a.m. and...
So much for making the most of a second chance.
The Jaguars released defensive end Jeremy Mincey Friday, a transaction that in and of itself wouldn’t attract much notice.
But Mincey was effectively on double-secret probation after missing a meeting and being left home from a trip to Houston, so it’s easy to wonder whether he had another distraction crop up.
Mincey said the...
In a somewhat surprising move, the Jacksonville Jaguars announced the release of DE Jeremy Mincey on Friday.
Mincey, 30, signed a four-year contract worth $20 million that included $9 million guaranteed back in 2012, so he was just in year two of that deal. He had base salaries of $4.475 million and $4.9 million remaining on his contract.
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