Jaguars sign CB Jackson to fill Smith's roster spot

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jaguars have signed cornerback Chevis Jackson, filling a roster spot that opened up when they traded starting safety Anthony Smith to the Green Bay Packers.

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The Jaguars also finalized that trade Monday, meaning Smith passed his physical with the Packers. Jacksonville received a conditional seventh-round draft pick from Green Bay.

Jackson, a third-round draft pick by the Atlanta Falcons in 2008, has played in 31 NFL games. He spent the preseason with the Falcons and was waived in final cuts.

Jackson has 64 career tackles, seven passes defended and one interception. Jackson was a three-year starter at LSU and finished his college career with 142 tackles and eight interceptions.

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