The Miami Dolphins just signed defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh to a mammoth contract worth $115 million, so they will not be bringing back fellow defensive tackle Jared Odrick.
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Odrick has signed a deal worth $7 million per season, but it’s unknown what the length of the contract will be.
The 27-year-old defensive tackle was also pursued by the Oakland Raiders and Denver Broncos.
Odrick had been a reliable run-stuffing presence for the Dolphins while also being a solid pass rusher, as he came up with 15.5 sacks from 2011-13.
The Jaguars have needed an upgrade on their defensive line and in their pass rush.
They have a conservative-minded head coach in Gus Bradley, who used to be the defensive coordinator for the Seattle Seahawks.
Odrick had started his career with the Dolphins as a 3-4 defensive end, but his experience in switching to a 4-3 defense will help him since the Jaguars also use a 4-3 scheme.