Report: Brandon Scherff to Sign with Jaguars in Free Agency After Leaving Commanders

AP Photo/Terrance WilliamsVeteran offensive lineman Brandon Scherff agreed to a contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars on Monday, per ESPN's Adam Schefter, after spending the first seven years of his career with the Washington Commanders.A five-time Pro Bowl selection and first-team All-Pro in 2020, the 30-year-old is regarded as one of the best guards in the NFL. He…

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Aged offensive lineman Brandon Scherff agreed to a contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars on Monday, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter, after spending the first seven years of his occupation with the Washington Commanders.

A 5-time Skilled Bowl different and first-crew All-Skilled in 2020, the 30-year-historical is even handed one amongst the most efficient guards within the NFL. He became selected with the fifth overall capture within the 2015 draft by Washington.

Scherff has struggled to cease on the area in most recent seasons, though. After no longer missing a sport in his first two years within the NFL, he’s neglected no lower than two video games in every of the past 5 seasons. He became sidelined for six video games in 2021 because of an MCL sprain and a stint on the reserve/COVID-19 list.

If the Iowa product is inviting to cease healthy in 2022, he’s going to compare nicely because the anchor on Jacksonville’s offensive line. His presence shall be a welcome leer for Trevor Lawrence, who became sacked 32 events closing season.

The addition of Scherff ought to additionally enhance the Jaguars’ rushing attack, which averaged 103.2 yards on the ground closing season.

Bettering Lawrence’s whisk protection became the ugly priority right here, and Scherff’s arrival shall be a mountainous formulation to kick off Doug Pederson’s tenure as head coach.