Luke Joeckel Lands on IR, Could Signal End to Tenure in Jacksonville
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Considering that the Jaguars declined to pickup Joeckel’s fifth-year option on his rookie contract this May, the Texas A&M product may have played his final game in black and teal. Joeckel’s quality of play improved after transitioning from tackle to guard, where he did not face the speedy edge rushers that gave him trouble through the first several years of his career. Even though Joeckel was solid on the interior, the Jaguars’ front office may decide to let him walk unless he accepts a sizable pay decrease on his next contract.