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From Bad to Worse: Jacksonville’s Backup QB Situation Is a Joke

Article By on 17th June, 2009

... the fact that Jacksonville didn't have a real backup plan if David Garrard was hurt.

(http://bleacherreport.com/articles/176703-garrards-heir-apparent-nowhere-to-be-found)

Jacksonville's solution to the problem? Cut Cleo Lemon and sign Todd Boeckman.

Did I miss something?

Lemon, a sixth-year NFL veteran, was coming into his second year with the Jaguars. He signed a three-year, $8.1 million contract last year.

Boeckman, a rookie free agent out of Ohio State, was signed, but not to replace Lemon.

Instead, he will compete with Paul Smith for the final quarterback spot on the roster. That means Todd Bouman will enter the season as the No. 2 QB.

This is the same Tood Boeckman that couldn't beat out freshma...

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