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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

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Kolb must prove he's Eagles starter all over

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 6:47 p.m. ET
Eagles head coach Andy Reid said that Kevin Kolb, and not Michael Vick, will be the team's starting quarterback, but Kolb must prove his coach made the right call.

MRI for Jaguars QB McCown

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 9:50 a.m. ET
Jaguars backup QB Luke McCown will undergo an MRI today on his right knee after taking a hit in the fourth quarter of the team's Week Two loss at San Diego.

Chargers dominate Jaguars in home opener

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 7:25 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers threw for 334 yards and three touchdowns and the Chargers forced six turnovers in beating the Jacksonville Jaguars 38-13 in their home opener Sunday.

DE Kampman a perfect fit in Jacksonville

Posted Sept. 17, 2010 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
Jaguars DE Aaron Kampman feels right at home in Jacksonvile where GM Gene Smith is building his team around hardworking, strong-character players.

Sunday's Chargers-Jags game will be blacked out in San Diego

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
Sunday's game between the Chargers and Jaguars will be blacked out in the San Diego area after the Chargers failed to sell out the game.

Jaguars re-sign TE Wilford

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 10:27 a.m. ET
The Jaguars re-signed TE Ernest Wilford on Thursday and waived first-year WR John Matthews to make room for Wilford, the club announced.

Garrard, newcomers on defense lead Jaguars

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 1:02 p.m. ET
With new DE Aaron Kampman leading a revived defense, nothing could steal the spotlight from the Jaguars in their gutsy 24-17 Week One victory over the Broncos at EverBank Field on Sunday.

Garrard's three TD passes pace Jaguars in 24-17 win over Broncos

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
David Garrard threw three touchdown passes, two to TE Marcedes Lewis, and Jacksonville beat Denver 24-17 on Sunday in a season opener the Jaguars called one of the most important in franchise history.

Jaguars continue building foundation for O-line

Posted Sept. 11, 2010 @ 5:19 p.m. ET
The Jaguars' decision to reward ORG Uche Nwaneri with a five-year, $24 million contract extension last week came as a surprise to some around the league.

Jaguars place WR Dillard on I.R.

Posted Sept. 11, 2010 @ 5 p.m. ET
Jarett Dillard's foot injury has healed slower than expected, so he was was placed on injured reserve on Saturday. The team signed WR John Matthews from their practice squad to take Dillard's roster spot.

Report: Jaguars extend OG Nwaneri

Posted Sept. 07, 2010 @ 9:05 p.m. ET
The Jaguars and OG Uche Nwaneri have agreed on a five-year contract extension worth about $24 million, with $8-9 million guaranteed, according to FoxSports.com's Adam Caplan.

Reports: Jaguars RB Jones-Drew practices Monday

Posted Sept. 06, 2010 @ 5:27 p.m. ET
Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew practiced on Monday, The Florida Times-Union and the Associated Press reported.

Jaguars awarded ex-Lions DT Cohen

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
The Jaguars announced Sunday that they were awarded third-year DT Landon Cohen off waivers from the Lions. OL Paul McQuistan was released to make room on the roster for Cohen.

Bengals, Jaguars exchange defensive backs

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 9:22 p.m. ET
Cincinnati acquired S Reggie Nelson from Jacksonville in exchange for CB David Jones and a conditional draft choice in a trade completed Saturday after both teams had gotten down to their 53-man roster limits.

Jaguars place DT Smith on I.R.; sign C Vierling

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 11:40 a.m. ET
One of the Jaguars placed on injured reserve Tuesday as the team reduced its roster to 75 was 2010 third-round pick DT D'Anthony Smith.

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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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