DE - FA
Week 3 Outlook
DT Timmy Jernigan is expected to sign with the Jacksonville Jaguars after visiting with the team this week.
Jernigan had originally agreed to a one-year deal with the Houston Texans earlier in the Summer, but the deal fell through after Jernigan was not cleared by doctors. The terms of the deal are not yet know, but he’ll now join a rebuilding Jaguars team.
Free agent DT Timmy Jernigan, who originally agreed in principal to a one-year, $3.75M deal with the Houston Texans, posted on his Instagram that he will not be joining Houston and plans to play elsewhere.
Jernigan said, “Guess I'm not going to Houston, but the show not ova.” The Texans were reportedly awaiting his physical results before the signing could become official and the deal never got processed. However, Jernigan has now been cleared by Dr. Robert Watkins, and is expected to draw interest from multiple teams. In his six-year NFL career, Jernigan has played for both the Ravens and the Eagles, accumulating 132 tackles and 17.5 sacks.
Free agent DT Timmy Jernigan has agreed to a one-year, up to $3.75M deal, with $1.25M guaranteed, with the Houston Texans, per his agent Bill Johnson.
The Ravens’ former 2014 second-round pick out of Florida State is headed to Houston on a one-year deal. Jernigan spent three seasons in Baltimore, before signing with the Eagles in 2017. In his six-year career, he’s recorded 132 tackles and 17.5 sacks. He’ll provide the Texans with solid play on the interior of the defensive line in 2020.
Eagles starting defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan was placed on the non-football injury list as the team opened training camp Thursday. It is unclear when he will be ready to return.
Jernigan underwent offseason back surgery in April to repair a herniated disk, a procedure expected to keep him sidelined four-to-six months. Jernigan is entering his second season with the Eagles after spending his first three in Baltimore. He started 15 games in 2017, recording 2.5 sacks and 29 tackles. There is some risk he will not be ready for the start of the regular season.
NBC Sports Philadelphia names defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan as a candidate for the non-football injury list.
Jernigan, who is entering his fifth NFL season and second with the Eagles, is recovering from offseason back surgery in late April for a herniated disc. The original timetable slated Jernigan to miss four-to-six months.