JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -Defensive end Paul Spicer signed a two-year, $8 million contract extension with the Jacksonville Jaguars on Friday, giving him a chance to end his career with the team.
Spicer, who led the Jaguars with 7 1/2 sacks last season, skipped Jacksonville's first eight voluntary workouts last month in hopes of getting a new deal.
Agent Drew Rosenhaus said both sides made some concessions.
``Paul never really wanted to go anywhere,'' Rosenhaus said. ``This affords him the opportunity to finish his career as a Jaguar, which is very important.''
Spicer was in the final year of a contract that would have paid him about $2.5 million this season.
rst round) and Quentin Groves (second).
But Spicer arrived at organized team activities in good shape and immediately accepted a tutoring role to Harvey and Groves - proving he could be an asset to a team that believes it has closed the gap on AFC powers New England and Indianapolis, and is capable of making a Super Bowl run this season.
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