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Jaguars bring back defensive lineman Ellison, veteran guard Forney

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jaguars announced Thursday that they have signed defensive lineman Atiyyah Ellison and guard Kynan Forney to contracts.

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Ellison was scheduled to become a restricted free agent Friday, and Forney was set to become an unrestricted free agent. Details of their contracts weren't released.

Ellison, a third-year pro whom the Jaguars signed off the San Francisco 49ers' practice squad in 2008, played in 15 games last season before injuring his knee at New England. He finished with 28 tackles and one sack.

Forney, entering his 10th NFL season and second in Jacksonville, played in three games last season. He also has played for the San Diego Chargers and Atlanta Falcons.

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