Mike Kaye reports that the Jaguars are hosting nine free agents during their mandatory minicamp on a tryout basis including:
- OT Zach Banner
- CB Bryce Canady
- P Joseph Davidson
- LS Andrew East
- LS Trenton Frix
- OT Sean Hickey
- DE Marcus Martin
- P Cameron Nizialek
- WR DeAndre Smelter
Banner, 24, was taken in the fourth-round of last year’s draft by the Colts. However, Indianapolis cut him loose at the start of the 2017 season and he was later claimed off waivers by the Browns.
Cleveland waived Banner back in March he was once again claimed off of waivers, this time by the Panthers.
Banner was in the second year of his four-year, $2.94 million contract and set to make a base salary of $555,000 for the 2018 season when the Panthers waived him a few weeks ago.
In 2017, Banner was active for eight games.
During his college career at USC, Banner started 38 games with most of them coming at right tackle. He was a first-team All-Pac 12 as a junior and senior.