Instead of adding veteran difference makers following the Nick Foles signing, the Jaguars elected to take fliers on two lower tier free agents over the last two days.
On Friday the team signed Geoff Swaim, the former Cowboys tight end. Swaim has had trouble staying healthy throughout his career, as was the case in 2018. He missed the final seven games of the season with a broken wrist, but prior to that Swaim was enjoying a mini-breakout from a receiving standpoint. He caught 26 passes in the nine games he was active for. Over the course of his career Swaim has caught 81% of his targets. If the Jaguars can keep their newly acquired tight end healthy, he could be a serviceable number two tight end.
Saturday morning we learned, thanks to Brent Martineau of Action Sports Jax, that the team will sign right tackle Cedric Ogbuehi, formerly of the Bengals. Drafted in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft, the soon-to-be 27-year-old right tackle has been a disappointment. He shouldn't be expected to start, but should be viewed as a reclamation project with the potential to provide solid depth on the right side of the line.
Neither of these two moves will really move the needle when it comes to the fan base, but both players serve as depth pieces at positions that desperately needed just that.
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