The Jaguars are set to meet with cornerback Kayvon Webster on Wednesday, according to a source who spoke with Ian Rapoport of NFL.com (on Twitter). Webster, who was released by Washington in March, has spent most of the offseason looking for work.
Webster originally signed on with the Saints last year, but narrowly missed the cut. He garnered buzz early in his career as a talented cornerback with the Broncos who was buried on the depth chart behind more established names. Many expected him to break out upon signing with the Rams in 2017 and reuniting with Wade Phillips, but he didn’t do much in his injury-shortened season. In 2018, injuries hampered him yet again as he tried to reestablish himself with the Texans.
Now, at the age of 29, Webster is looking to prove himself all over again. He may have a good chance to shine in Jacksonville’s reformed secondary, a unit that parted ways with Jalen Ramsey and A.J. Bouye in a short span. This year, they brought in Rashaan Melvin to start opposite of D.J. Hayden, but his opt out has left them with a major gap to fill. If signed, Webster will push for a spot behind Hayden and promising first-round rookie C.J. Henderson.
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