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Spicer's nine-year Jaguars stay will end

  • By Associated Press
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Jaguars will release veteran defensive end Paul Spicer on Friday.

Paul Spicer , DE
Jacksonville Jaguars

Career Statistics
Seasons: 10
Games/Starts: 117/63
Sacks: 28.5

“Paul Spicer has been a productive and valuable member of this team for a long time,” Jaguars general manager Gene Smith said in a statement released Thursday. “We’ve appreciated his team-first mentality and his blue-collar work ethic. He was a good example for the younger players because he was a guy who was not drafted but worked very hard to establish himself and his career.”

Spicer, 33, has been with the Jaguars since 2000, playing in 115 games with 63 starts. He is one of only seven players to play nine seasons for the Jaguars. He has 28.5 sacks, tied for third-most in team history.

Spicer began his NFL career in 1999 with the Detroit Lions. Last season, Spicer played in all 16 games for the Jaguars, starting 10.

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