Jacksonville Jaguars Sign Quarterback Chad Henne

The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed Chad Henne to back-up Blaine Gabbert.

According to Tania Ganguli of The Florida Times-Union, the Jaguars and Henne agreed to a two-year deal on Wednesday.

Henne has been the starting quarterback for the Miami Dolphins for the past three seasons, but lost his starting job when he injured his non-throwing shoulder early last season. In his four seasons with the Dolphins he completed 60.7% of his passes for 7,114 yards and 31 touchdowns.

He will provide the Jaguars with an option at quarterback this season if Gabbert continues to struggle. He is also a significant upgrade over the Jaguars back-up quarterback last season, Luke McCown.

The signing of Henne should also put an end to any discussions of the Jaguars attempting to acquire Tim Tebow in a trade.

 


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