Former Wildcat signs deal with Jaguars

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed
veteran safety Marlon McCree, bringing him back to where he began
his career.
The Jaguars also waived defensive tackle Nader Abdallah and
safety Kevin Patterson on Thursday.
McCree likely will be the primary backup to starting safeties
Reggie Nelson and Sean Considine this fall.
Jacksonville drafted McCree in the seventh round in 2001. He
started 27 games before coach Jack Del Rio waived him in 2003.
McCree has since played for Houston, Carolina, San Diego and
Denver. He has 91 career starts, including eight games with the
Broncos last season. He has 478 tackles and 16 interceptions in
eight seasons.
Abdallah and Patterson, both rookies, signed with Jacksonville
after April's draft.

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