Jaguars Seventh-Round DE Jonathan Woodard Suffered Season-Ending Achilles’ Tear



The Jaguars have confirmed the news that seventh-round DE Jonathan Woodard sustained an Achilles injury.

  • Woodard is being placed on the Jaguars’ PUP list along with C Luke Bowanko, who suffered an injury to the labrum in his right hip that will require surgery. (Jaguars)

Bowanko, 24, was taken with the No. 205 overall pick by the Jaguars back in 2014. He’s in the third year of his four-year, $2.3 million contract and stands to make a base salary of $600,000 for the 2016 season.

In 2015, Bowanko appeared in six games for the Jaguars.


ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Jaguars seventh-round DE Jonathan Woodard suffered a season-ending Achilles’ tear in recent weeks.

This news comes just a few days after first-round DB Jalen Ramsey sustained a small meniscus tear. Hopefully, this is it for the Jaguars when it comes to injuries in offseason workouts.

Woodard was taken with the No. 226 overall pick out of Central Arkansas by the Jaguars a few weeks ago.

According to, Woodard signed a four-year contract worth $2,423,096 to go along with a signing bonus of $83,096.

During his college career, Woodard appeared in 37 games for Central Arkansas.

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