JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jaguars announced Tuesday that they had signed cornerback Ashton Youboty and defensive end George Selvie.
Youboty is expected to help fill the void left after starter Rashean Mathis was placed on season-ending injured reserve. Will Middleton will replace Mathis in the starting lineup Sunday at Cleveland, and Youboty will serve as a backup.
Youboty, a third-round draft pick by Buffalo in 2006, played in 44 games for the Bills. He spent the preseason with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He has 54 tackles, two sacks and one interception in his NFL career.
Selvie, a seventh-round draft pick by the St. Louis Rams in 2010, played in 16 games as a rookie. He was claimed off waivers by the Carolina Panthers in September and played in four games. Selvie could help fill in for starter Aaron Kampman, who has missed time with knee and hamstring injuries.
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