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Jason Babin

Jason Babin - #58 - DE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 267 lbs.
Birthday 05/24/1980
Birthplace Kalamazoo, MI
College Western Michigan
Years played 10
Drafted 2004, 1st round, 27th pick by Texans

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
11 2 0

GM Caldwell's decisions on assembling Jaguars staff will be scrutinized

Posted Jan. 12, 2013 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
New Jaguars GM David Caldwell impressed observers in his press conference after being hired by Shad Khan.

Thursday's 60-second rant: Jaguars doing things the right way

Posted Jan. 10, 2013 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
Jaguars owner Shahid Khan is still a relative newcomer to the business of running an NFL team, but he seems to be learning fast.

Jaguars fire Mularkey

Posted Jan. 10, 2013 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
New Jaguars GM David Caldwell dismissed head coach Mike Mularkey on Thursday.

Jaguars hire Caldwell as GM

Posted Jan. 08, 2013 @ 5:16 p.m. ET
The Jaguars have agreed to name Falcons director of player personnel David Caldwell their new general manager, Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer first reported.

Cardinals promote Keim to GM

Posted Jan. 08, 2013 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
The Cardinals announced Tuesday that Steve Keim has been promoted to be the team’s new general manager.

Jaguars owner Khan still learning NFL ropes

Posted Jan. 04, 2013 @ 10:36 a.m. ET
The way Jaguars owner Shahid Khan removed Gene Smith, the team's GM since 2009 and a Jaguars employee since its inception, left something to be desired.

Smith left Khan no choice but to move on

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 2:08 p.m. ET
Arthur Arkush says Jaguars owner Shahid Khan didn’t just make the correct decision by firing GM Gene Smith, he made the only decision.

AFC South Spin cycle: Loss to Colts drops Texans to No. 3

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
The Colts sent the reeling Texans back to Houston as Chuck Pagano had a successful return to the sideline after three months away.

Jaguars fire GM Smith

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 9:18 a.m. ET
Jaguars owner Shahid Khan announced early Monday that the team is parting ways with general manager Gene Smith.

Titans notch four return TDs, defeat Jaguars

Posted Dec. 30, 2012 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
Tennessee became the first team in NFL history with two players scoring twice on returns in a game as the Titans beat the Jaguars 38-20.

Jaguars place Jones-Drew on I.R.

Posted Dec. 28, 2012 @ 11:44 a.m. ET
The Jaguars announced Friday that they have placed RB Maurice Jones-Drew on injured reserve with a foot injury.

Throwing cold water on Tebow-to-Jacksonville rumblings

Posted Dec. 27, 2012 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
Tim Tebow to Jacksonville could very well happen, but it's hardly a "virtual certainty" at this point.

Jaguars place WR Shorts, RB Jennings on I.R.

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 11:08 p.m. ET
The Jaguars placed WR Cecil Shorts, RB Rashad Jennings and LB Greg Jones on injured reserve.

AFC South Spin cycle: Colts' turnaround complete

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 2:32 a.m. ET
The Colts punched their postseason ticket with a 20-13 win at Kansas City and the Texans continue to stumble late this season.

Patriots hold off Jaguars for 11th win

Posted Dec. 23, 2012 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
Tom Brady overcame a rough start by throwing two touchdown passes, and the playoff-bound Patriots held on to beat the woeful Jaguars 23-16 Sunday.

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Posted Nov. 28, 2012
The Jacksonville Jaguars have claimed Babin off waivers from Philadelphia.||||||| The Jaguars (2-9) will pay the remaining $1.69 million of Babin's 2012 salary, essentially taking a low-risk look at someone who could significantly upgrade one of the league's worst pass rushes. Jacksonville has a league-low 13 sacks, a glaring weakness on a team filled with holes.
Posted Nov. 27, 2012
The Philadelphia Eagles have released two-time Pro Bowl defensive end Jason Babin in the first major roster move for a team that's lost seven straight games. Coach Andy Reid says the team cut Babin to give more playing time to younger players.||||||| Babin had just 5.5 sacks after recording 18 last year. He signed a five-year, $28 million deal last summer after going to his first Pro Bowl with Tennessee following the 2010 season.
Posted July 28, 2011
The Philadelphia Eagles have reached agreement on a five-year contract with Pro Bowl defensive end Jason Babin, who had a breakout season with Tennessee last year. The Eagles won't be able to officially announce an agreement with Babin until Friday, but his publicist Amanda Mitchell confirmed the deal to The Associated Press on Thursday.||||||| Babin played for the Eagles in 2009. He signed with the Titans in free agency and had a career-best 12.5 sacks playing under defensive line coach Jim Washburn. He's now reunited with Washburn, who joined the Eagles in the same role during the offseason. A first-round pick by Houston in 2004, the 31-year-old Babin never had more than five sacks in a season until last year. He has 30 career sacks in seven seasons playing for five different teams.
Posted Oct. 01, 2010
Babin was one of two Titans players to draw $5,000 fines from the NFL on Friday.||||||| Babin was penalized for a late hit with the crown of his helmet in a 29-10 win over the New York Giants, while cornerback Cortland Finnegan threw Giants wide receiver Steve Smith to the ground by his helmet.
Posted March 19, 2010
Tennessee has acquired Babin after the Philadelphia Eagles declined to match the Titans' offer.||||||| Babin, a first-round draft pick in 2004 out of Western Michigan, has played for Houston, Seattle, Kansas City and Philadelphia. Last season, the 6-foot-3, 267-pound end played in 12 games and had 20 tackles and 2 1/2 sacks for the Eagles. He will help replace Kyle Vanden Bosch, who signed with Detroit on the first day of free agency, and Jevon Kearse, who was benched in October in the final year of his contract.

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