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Jacksonville Jaguars sign veteran DE Aaron Lynch

Aaron Lynch is heading south.

The veteran defensive end has signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars, the team announced Tuesday.

Lynch spent his last two seasons in Chicago, where he appeared in 29 games (three starts) while playing on a pair of one-year deals. The defensive end recorded five sacks, 22 tackles, three passes defended and one interception in that span, during which he spent the majority of his time as a rotational defender.

A former fifth-round pick of the 49ers, Lynch has recorded 20 sacks and 105 tackles over six NFL seasons. He'll add edge depth to a Jaguars team that has seen plenty of change at the position this offseason and could see more with a potential trade of Yannick Ngakoue.

Elsewhere in transactional news Tuesday:

»The Baltimore Ravens have agreed to terms on a one-year deal with linebacker Pernell McPhee, the team announced.

Baltimore also signed its fifth-round pick, DT Broderick Washington, making him the first member of the 2020 draft class to be under contract.

»The Chargers announced Tuesday they have hired Pep Hamilton as the team's quarterbacks coach. Hamilton saw his stock surge earlier in the spring thanks to his positive performance as head coach of the XFL's D.C. Defenders in the first few weeks of the short-lived league's season.

»The Jets are signing ageless wonder Frank Gore to a one-year deal, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. The 15-year veteran has rushed for 15,347 yards and 79 touchdowns in his career.

The Jets are placing wideouts Quincy Enunwa and Josh Bellamy on the reserve/PUP list, the team announced. Both players are dealing with significant injuries and won't play for the Jets this season, Rapoport added.

New York also waived DE Charles Tapper, RB Jalin Moore, CB Kyron Brown and WR Keon Hatcher.

»The Las Vegas Raiders are signing veteran free agent offensive lineman Sam Young to a one-year contract, Rapoport reported.

Las Vegas also cut quarterback DeShone Kizer, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported. Kizer didn't log a snap in his lone season with the Raiders. The former 2017 second-round pick has played in 18 games and logged 15 starts in three years in the league.

»The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have re-signed tackle Josh Wells, the team announced.

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