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Jonathan Grimes - #43 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 10"/ 209 lbs.
Birthday 12/21/1989
Birthplace Willingboro, NJ
College William & Mary
Years played 2

Jaguars sign WR West

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 6:09 p.m. ET
The Jaguars signed WR Chastin West on Tuesday. West had been on the Packers' practice squad. To make room for West, the Jags waived rookie WR Jamar Newsome.

Del Rio won't announce Jags starter

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 10:13 a.m. ET
Jaguars head coach Jack Del Rio said on Sunday evening he is unsure who his team's starting quarterback will be next week when the team faces the Panthers.

Jets roll to 2-0 with big win over Jaguars

Posted Sept. 18, 2011 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
Mark Sanchez and the New York Jets' offense got things started early, and the defense made things miserable for Luke McCown.

Jaguars RB Karim embracing larger role in backfield

Posted Sept. 16, 2011 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
As the backup to Maurice Jones-Drew, Deji Karim has a much larger role this season after backup Rashad Jennings suffered a season-ending knee injury in camp.

Jags hang on to top Titans 16-14

Posted Sept. 11, 2011 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
Maurice Jones-Drew scored in his return from knee surgery, and Jacksonville used a flawless start and some clutch plays late to edge Tennessee 16-14 in the season opener Sunday.

Jaguars QB McCown gets shot following Garrard's release

Posted Sept. 09, 2011 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
Following the surprising release of QB David Garrard, eighth-year veteran QB Luke McCown will have an opportunity to prove he can stay healthy and run the Jaguars' offense.

Only Bucs fail to avoid blackout

Posted Sept. 08, 2011 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
The Cardinals, Chargers and Rams announced on Thursday they have avoided blackouts and that their Week One games will be shown on local TV.

Del Rio: Garrard 'couldn't get it going'

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 10:49 p.m. ET
The Jaguars' stunning announcement that it was releasing QB David Garrard was the result of the veteran's inability to perform at a high level.

Busy day for Jaguars

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 9:15 p.m. ET
Saturday was a busy day for the Jaguars, as they made a series of moves in order to get to the 53-man roster limit

Jags RB Jennings to go on I.R.

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The Jaguars have placed backup RB Rashad Jennings on injured reserve because of a knee injury suffered in the preseason.

Rams finish preseason 4-0 behind sharp Bradford

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 11:34 p.m. ET
Sam Bradford completed 7 of 11 passes for 133 yards and a touchdown, and the Rams beat the Jaguars 24-17 in the preseason finale Thursday night.

Taylor to sign, then retire with Jaguars

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 11:45 a.m. ET
The Jaguars will sign RB Fred Taylor, the franchise's all-time leading rusher, so he can retire with them.

Jaguars 2011 preview

Posted Aug. 31, 2011 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
The Jaguars bolstered their defense via free agency but who will start at quarterback? Learn more in PFW's in-depth team preview.

Jaguars release three, including Bouman

Posted Aug. 29, 2011 @ 1:58 p.m. ET
The Jaguars made three cuts on Monday and will need to make two more before Tuesday afternoon to reach the limit of 80 players.

Lindell seals Bills' OT win over Jaguars

Posted Aug. 27, 2011 @ 11:27 p.m. ET
Rian Lindell hit a 40-yard field goal with 3:04 left in overtime to give Buffalo a 35-32 preseason victory over  Jacksonville on Saturday night.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 21, 2012
The Jacksonville Jaguars have claimed Grimes off waivers from Houston.||||||| Grimes played in nine games this season, six with the Texans and three with the New York Jets. He carried twice for 6 yards with the Jets. The Jaguars needed depth at running back. Maurice Jones-Drew (foot) and Rashad Jennings (concussion/shoulder) are out Sunday against New England, and backups Jalen Parmele and Jordan Todman are on injured reserve.
Posted Oct. 31, 2012
The Houston Texans claimed Grimes off waivers.||||||| The 5-foot-10 Grimes was signed off the Texans' practice squad by the New York Jets in September. The Jets waived him on Tuesday, and the Texans picked him up with Ben Tate's status uncertain for Sunday's game against Buffalo (3-4) because of a hamstring injury.
Posted Sept. 25, 2012
The New York Jets have signed Grimes from the Houston Texans' practice squad.||||||| Grimes was signed by the Texans as an undrafted free agent out of William & Mary in May and waived after the preseason before being signed to Houston's practice squad. The move Tuesday gives the Jets' running game some added depth behind starter Shonn Greene and backups Bilal Powell and Joe McKnight.

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