JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The Jacksonville Jaguars have released special teams ace Montell Owens after seven seasons.
The Jaguars want to get younger, so the move was hardly a surprise.
Owens, a two-time Pro Bowler, is the latest veteran to leave the rebuilding Jaguars, joining a list that includes cornerback Rashean Mathis, linebacker Daryl Smith and fullback Greg Jones.
The team filled one of two open roster spots by signing first-year center Dan Gerberry, who tried out during a voluntary veteran minicamp last month.
Owens made the team as an undrafted rookie in 2006. He played in 104 games and owns the franchise record for special teams tackles (118). His career totals also include 56 carries for 292 yards and three touchdowns as well as 12 catches for 132 yards.

Top NFL Public Bets

NFL Top Stories

Thumbnail Jaguars vs. Titans Picks With Blake Bortles struggling, will the Jaguars and Titans play under the total for bettors on Thursday night this week?
Thumbnail NFL Week 8 Las Vegas Odds How does Las Vegas oddsmakers view Week 8's games in the NFL? Let's take a look.
Thumbnail Texans vs. Broncos Prediction Will the struggling Broncos not only beat the Texans tonight but also cover as a heavy favorite at 8:30PM ET on Monday Night Football?
Thumbnail Texans vs. Broncos Injury Report Will any of the key players for the Houston Texans and Denver Broncos be out for tonight’s Monday Night...
Thumbnail MNF Point Spread Jumps The point spread for tonight's Monday Night Football clash between the Texans and Broncos is on the move. Here's the latest.
More inNFL Articles  

NFL Team Pages