Former Jaguars news: Gratz gets claimed off waivers, Forsett heads to Detroit

Former Jaguars players are making headlines this week.

On Tuesday, three former Jacksonville players were welcomed by new organizations.

First Coast News has all you need to know about the comings and goings of the former Jacksonville faithful.

- Former Jaguars cornerback Dwayne Gratz was claimed off waivers by the Los Angeles Rams. He was waived by Jacksonville on Monday after playing more than three seasons with the franchise. A 2013 third round pick of the Jaguars, Gratz struggled to live up to his draft hype. He was a demoted from starter to special teams player by Year 3. He will likely see playing time right away in Los Angeles, as starting cornerback Trumaine Johnson is battling an ankle injury.

- Former Jaguars running back Justin Forsett signed with the Detroit Lions on Tuesday. He spent 2013 in Jacksonville, before undergoing a career renaissance in Baltimore. The Ravens and Forsett mutually decided to part ways last week and he was quickly scooped up by the Lions. He will pair with Theo Riddick in the Lions backfield.

- The Miami Dolphins have added offensive tackle Sam Young. The veteran played for the Jaguars from 2013-2015 and started nine games over the last two years. He signed with Miami at the start of free agency but was let go during final cuts. He will now play swing tackle in his return to the team.


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