Jaguars Place QB Nick Foles on Injured Reserve/ Jaguars Acquire QB Josh Dobbs

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Jaguars have placed QB Nick Foles on the team’s reserve/injured list, the club announced today. Jacksonville has not used either of their two reserve – designated for return spots.

Foles is eligible for reserve/injured – designated for return, and if it were applied, Foles could return to practice after six weeks (the week of Oct. 21) and the earliest he could play in a game would be Week 11 at Indianapolis (Sunday, Nov. 17).

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Jaguars have traded their fifth-round pick in the 2020 NFL Draft to the Pittsburgh Steelers for third-year QB Josh Dobbs, the club announced today. The Jaguars currently have 54 players on their active roster and have until 4 p.m. ET to make a corresponding roster move. Jacksonville has another 2020 fifth-round selection that was acquired in a trade with the Los Angeles Rams for DE Dante Fowler Jr. on Oct. 30, 2018.

Dobbs, 6-3, 216, was originally drafted by Pittsburgh in the fourth round (135th overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft. He did not see action during his rookie season and played in five games in 2018. He completed 6 of 12 passes for 43 yards and added 11 rushing yards during last season’s campaign.

The Alpharetta, Ga. native attended the University of Tennessee, where he finished his career with a 23-12 record and 3-0 mark in the postseason as a starting QB, tying for the fifth-most wins by a starting signal caller in program history. He set school records for career rushing yards by a QB (2,160), career rushing TDs by a QB (32) and single-season rushing yards by a QB (831 in 2016).

Dobbs attended Alpharetta (Georgia) High School and earned first-team all-state and first-team all-county honors. 

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