Jaguars Re-Sign LB Tony Gilbert

The Jacksonville Jaguars announced some roster moves on Sunday, including the re-signing of veteran linebacker Tony Gilbert. Linebacker Kris Griffin and defensive tackle Leger Douzable were added, as well.

To make room on the 80-man roster, they have waived offensive lineman Andrew Crummey, wide receiver Nate Hughes, and safety Terrell Whitehead.

Gilbert, 30, was a sixth-round pick (210th overall) out of Georgia by the Arizona Cardinals in 2003. Signed off Arizona's practice squad as a rookie, Gilbert appeared in 57 games for the Jaguars between 2003-06, totaling 43 tackles and a quarterback sack. Most of Gilbert's production came on special teams, including his team-high 13 special teams tackles in 2006.

After spending the 2007 season on injured reserve, Gilbert was waived by the club after the following pre-season. Scooped up by the Atlanta Falcons, whose head coach, Mike Smith, was Gilbert's defensive coordinator in Jacksonville, Gilbert appeared in 12 games over the last two seasons with the Falcons, making four tackles.

Griffin (6-3, 245) has 40 career tackles in 46 career game with the Kansas City Chiefs (2005-06) and Cleveland Browns (2007-08), with 33 of those tackles, and a pair of fumble recoveries, coming on special teams.

Douzable (6-4, 305) appeared in 12 games, including one start, for the 2009 St. Louis Rams, posting 11 tackles, including five for a loss. Douzable entered the NFL with the Minnesota Vikings, who signed him as an undrafted free agent out of Central Florida in 2008. Douzable has also been with the New York Giants and, most recently, the Detroit Lions.

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