The Jacksonville Jaguars have awarded defensive end Adam Gotsis a contract, days after two linemen made the decision to quit the team due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Veterans Al Woods and Lerentee McCray have decided to skip the 2020 season, forcing the Jaguars to go in search of players to flesh out their defensive front.
Gotsis has spent the past four seasons with the Denver Broncos, recording 109 tackles, knocking down 13 assists, sacking five and producing two fumbles. He was selected in the second round of the 2016 draft.
He played nine games in 2019, and made 16 tackles. Gotsis missed the Broncos' last three games last season with a knee injury.
Separately, the Jaguars have removed the names of rookie tackle DaVon Hamilton, tight end Charles Jones and starting right tackle Jawaan Taylor from the list of players affected by COVID-19.