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Jaguars sign veteran safety Sherrod Martin, waive three

The Jacksonville Jaguars announced Tuesday they have signed veteran safety Sherrod Martin, who was one of their final cuts at the end of the preseason, and waived three players who were on their roster Sunday for their 44-17 loss to the Indianapolis Colts. Safety Chris Prosinski, who suffered an injury to his elbow and triceps in that game and had been expected to miss at least the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars Sign S Sherrod Martin

Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post reports that the Jaguars have re-signed S Sherrod Martin to a contract. Martin, 28, is a former second-round pick of the Panthers back in 2009. He spent the first four years of his career with Carolina before signing a future/reserve contract with the Jaguars last December.  Unfortunately, Martin was among the Jaguars final roster cuts...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

In battle for roster spot, safety Sherrod Martin has experience on his side

Safety Sherrod Martin has started 36. That experience is Martin’s ticket to making the team. Martin, 29, will be one of the most intriguing players to watch when training camp opens July 24. The Jaguars signed him on Dec. 30, the day after last season ended. Jaguars general manager Dave Caldwell has liked Martin’s abilities for years. While Caldwell worked in Atlanta’s front...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers put Sherrod Martin on IR

Carolina Panthers free safety Sherrod Martin landed on injured reserve Monday, one day after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament and medial collateral ligament in his right knee. Martin wasn't starting, but he was playing more snaps than starter Haruki Nakamura at free safety. "We've been able to refocus him on the things he needs to improve on, tackling being...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Panthers lose Martin for season to knee injury

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Panthers have placed backup safety Sherrod Martin on injured reserve after he injured the ACL and MCL in his right knee in Carolina's 27-21 loss to the Kansas City on Sunday. He becomes the 12th Carolina player to be placed on injured reserve this season. Martin, a four-year veteran, was a two-year starter for the Panthers before losing his starting job...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
December 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Martin has to earn starting spot

For now, the Panthers' free safety job remains in the hands of Sherrod Martin. How long he hangs onto depends entirely on him.
June 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Martin has work to do to win free safety job

For now, the Panthers' free safety job remains in the hands of Sherrod Martin. How long he hangs onto depends entirely on him. The fourth-year safety was put on notice by the signings of free agents Haruki Nakamura and Reggie Smith, and knows he's going to have to improve his play to keep the position. The laid-back Martin tried to not over-emphasize the competition, but...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
June 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Sherrod Martin starting at safety for Panthers in OTAs

Sherrod Martin was a starter at safety for the Panthers last year, but he struggled so they added Haruki Nakamura to give him some competition. Martin is still starting at safety for the Panthers in OTAs, but according to the Charlotte Observer, the Panthers could have a platoon at safety with Martin playing on passing downs and Nakamura playing on running downs. This makes sense...
Via The Football Fan Spot
June 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Panthers creating competition at Safety

If Sherrod Martin didn't get it before, he better now. The Panthers signed yet another free agent safety this week that has a chance to push Martin up or out. They added former San Francisco starter Reggie Smith, following the early addition of Baltimore free agent Haruki Nakamura.
April 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Panthers make defensive stand, keep Colts winless

Sherrod Martin intercepted a deflected pass in the back of the end zone in the final minute, and the Carolina Panthers snapped a three-game losing streak by holding off a fourth-quarter rally from the winless Indianapolis Colts for a 27-19 road win Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium. After allowing Detroit to score two touchdowns in the final 2:32 of a 49-35 loss a week earlier, the Panthers...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 27, 2011  |  Discuss
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