Jaguars Ink Matt Roth

The Jaguars were high on former Dolphins and Browns defensive end/linebacker Matt Roth when he was coming out of Iowa. They now have him in the fold.

According to ESPN's Adam Schefter and's Aaron Wilson, the Jaguars have come to terms with former Browns and Dolphins defensive end Matt Roth on a one-year deal worth $3 million.

In six seasons as a pro, Roth has collected 20 sacks and was headed toward his best year in 2009 when he had four sacks in six games before losing the rest of the season with injury.

Roth has played almost completely in 3-4 systems and the Jaguars 4-3 will be the first he's featured in since his days under Kirk Ferentz at Iowa. Roth will immediately step in and compete for the starting job opposing Aaron Kampman at defensive end.

Charlie Bernstein is the NFL Insider for ESPN 1080 and 1040 in Orlando/Tampa and the host of "The Sports Crunch" on the Aquarius 7 Broadcasting Network (national), and Editor-in-Chief of Sports Media Interactive, covering multiple teams in the National Football League, NCAA, and National Basketball Association. Charlie covers the Jacksonville Jaguars for FoxSports and has been featured on the NFL Network and Sirius NFL Radio. Charlie is also a member of the Pro Football Writers of America. You can follow Charlie on Twitter @nflcharlie

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