Jaguars signal All-USFL quarterback as coaching camp will get underway


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One other United States Football League standout signed with an NFL staff Sunday as coaching camps began to open across the league.

The Jacksonville Jaguars signed quarterback Kyle Sloter, the staff introduced. The Jaguars launched quarterback E.J. Perry with a non-football harm designation. Sloter will now have an opportunity to compete for a backup spot behind Trevor Lawrence.

Kyle Sloter (10) of the New Orleans Breakers passes the ball within the fourth quarter of a recreation in opposition to the Birmingham Stallions at Tom Benson Corridor of Fame Stadium June 25, 2022, in Canton, Ohio.
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Sloter was an All-USFL choice after his first season with the New Orleans Breakers earlier this 12 months. He handed for 1,798 yards and 9 touchdowns in 9 video games. He led the Breakers to the playoffs solely to lose to the eventual champion Birmingham Stallions.

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Sloter was 22-for-40 with 328 yards, a landing and two interceptions within the playoff loss and appeared to do sufficient to pique the Jaguars’ curiosity.

Kyle Sloter of the New Orleans Breakers warms up before a game against the Tampa Bay Bandits at Protective Stadium June 12, 2022, in Birmingham, Ala.

Kyle Sloter of the New Orleans Breakers warms up earlier than a recreation in opposition to the Tampa Bay Bandits at Protecting Stadium June 12, 2022, in Birmingham, Ala.
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The 28-year-old enters Jaguars’ camp with some NFL expertise. He was a standout quarterback at Northern Colorado and signed with the Denver Broncos in 2017 as an undrafted free agent.

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He bounced from the Minnesota Vikings to the Arizona Cardinals to the Detroit Lions to the Chicago Bears to the Las Vegas Raiders after which again to the Vikings earlier than he discovered himself with the USFL’s Breakers within the spring.

Lawrence will probably be the beginning quarterback for the foreseeable future. Sloter will probably be trying to bounce C.J. Beathard because the No. 2 quarterback on the depth chart. The staff additionally has Jake Luton.

Trevor Lawrence (16) of the Jacksonville Jaguars hands the ball to James Robinson (25) during the first quarter against the Houston Texans at TIAA Bank Field Dec. 19, 2021, in Jacksonville, Fla. 

Trevor Lawrence (16) of the Jacksonville Jaguars palms the ball to James Robinson (25) throughout the first quarter in opposition to the Houston Texans at TIAA Financial institution Subject Dec. 19, 2021, in Jacksonville, Fla. 
(Michael Reaves/Getty Photos)

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Jacksonville was Three-14 in 2022, and the staff enters the 2022 season with new head coach Doug Pederson.

Jacksonville’s coaching camp opened Sunday.



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