Jaguars to use kicker with no real kicking experience at any level

The Jacksonville Jaguars are doing the rest to get out in their rut.

The staff is the use of its 5th kicker of the season on Sunday after selling Jon Brown to the apply squad ahead of the sport towards the Detroit Lions. However Brown, not like the veteran kickers the Jaguars have used in the past this season, does no longer have any regular-season NFL enjoy.

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Brown were at the Cincinnati Bengals and San Francisco 49ers rosters after going undrafted in 2016. He had performed football at Kentucky ahead of moving to Louisville. He moved to soccer all the way through his junior yr and was once handiest used for kickoffs.

Brown made the transfer after impressing a kicking instructor in 2014. He admitted to the Courier-Magazine in 2018 that he by no means kicked a box objective or an additional level in a soccer sport on the skilled, school, highschool or Pop Warner ranges.

Jaguars trainer Doug Marrone gave Brown prime reward when speaking to newshounds previous within the week.

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“We labored him out, he regarded just right, and [I] wager we’re going to simply have to peer when he is going in the market on Sunday. However there is a distinction. I feel that the only factor about that place that I have more or less realized via my enjoy is you’ll move in the market and glance just right in apply however I feel it is a complete other ballgame while you move in the market on a Sunday after which the power [be]comes concerned,” Marrone mentioned.

The Jaguars began the season with Josh Lambo, however he’s been at the injured reserve with a hip factor since Week 2. Brandon Wright, Stephen Hauschka and Aldrick Rosas have all come via however none of them have caught.

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Jacksonville is 1-Four this season.

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