Jaguars FB Greg Jones Be A Cap Casualty?

The Jacksonville Jaguars are one of the teams in the NFL who have no cap issues whatsoever, and actually have some of the most cap room in the league. THat doesn't mean however that the team will hold onto contracts that don't make much sense, money wise.

Brian McIntyre of NFL.com thinks that fullback Greg Jones could wind up a salary casualty when the team cuts down the roster.

Fullback Greg Jones played in fewer than 40 percent of the Jaguars' offensive snaps last season and gained a total of just 26 yards from scrimmage; he also scored a touchdown and added a pair of tackles on special teams. Will first-year head coach Mike Mularkey's offense incorporate the fullback enough that the team can justify keeping the 31-year-old Jones around on a $3.4 million base salary?

Fullback is a position that's being phased out of most NFL offenses, but Jaguars head coach Mike Mularkey still likes to use the fullback in his offense. Jones is arguably a Pro-Bowl caliber lead blocker, so it will be interesting to see how much Mularkey will value that going for ward.

Greg Jones is in the final year of his contract.

For more on the Jacksonville Jaguars visit SB Nation's NFL page as well as Jaguars blog Big Cat Country.

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