The Jaguars have notified defensive lineman Jared Odrick on Monday he will be released, Kevin Patra of NFL.com reports. This via his agent David Canter who announced it on Twitter.
Odrick signed a five-year, $42.5 million contract with Jacksonville, with $22 million guaranteed, in 2015. The Jags will save $8.5 million by releasing the 29-year-old veteran. He will immediately become a free agent.
Odrick missed 10 games in 2016 due to injury, and compiled 6.5 sacks and 41 tackles in two seasons in Jacksonville. He led the Jags in sacks in 2015 with 5.5.