The Jacksonville Jaguars have agreed to swap cornerback A.J. Bouye at the Denver Broncos for a selection of the fourth round 2020 project, according to several reports.
FILE PHOTOS: 1 November 2019; London, United Kingdom; Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback A.J. Bouye (21) during rehearsals at Allianz Park. Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sport
The deal cannot be officially concluded until the start of the new championship year on March 18.
Bouye confirmed that he was treated when he spoke to ESPN’s Josina Anderson. He said he received calls from Jaguars general manager Dave Caldwell and Broncos executive vice president John Elway.
“I am in the process of getting my children (and) I receive a call from Caldwell, saying he appreciates everything I have done for the team,” Bouye told ESPN. “Then Elway calls me, saying” Welcome to Denver. “Everyone’s calling now. I’m just finding out. I want to thank Jacksonville.”
Bouye has two seasons remaining with a five-year $ 67.5 million contract. It is slated to earn $ 13 million in 2020.
28-year-old Bouye had 65 tackles and an interception last season. It was a Pro Bowl choice for the Jaguars in 2017 when he recorded six best interceptions in his career.
Bouye has 14 interceptions and 315 tackles in 93 games (62 starts) in seven seasons of the NFL. He spent the top four with Houston Texans before joining the jaguars as a free agent before the 2017 campaign.
Jaguars should remain active by restructuring their list.
The Bouye deal follows a commercial deadline with the Los Angeles Rams involving cornerback Jalen Ramsey in October 2019. Defensive end Yannick Ngakoue, who is expected to receive the franchise brand before the March 12 deadline, said on Monday that he has no interest. long-term dealing with Jacksonville.
Quarterback Nick Foles, signed with a four-year $ 88 million contract in March 2019, is also in the lockout phase.
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