Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Godfrey Impresses Jags; LB's Workout Goes Well, but Other Teams Interested

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Godfrey Impresses Jags; LB's Workout Goes Well, but Other Teams Interested

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Byline: Bart Hubbuch, Times-Union sports writer

The Jaguars liked what they saw from veteran linebacker Randall Godfrey yesterday.

Godfrey's workout at Alltel Stadium went so well that the Jaguars immediately began serious negotiations with his agent and hope to sign the former Tennessee Titans standout by the end of the month, team officials said.

But the Jaguars expect of competition for Godfrey, an eighth-year pro released Wednesday by the Titans in a salary-cap move. Seattle and Green Bay also are interested in him, and Godfrey will visit both in the next week.

"He had a good workout," said James Harris, the Jaguars' vice president of player personnel. "It went very well. We liked what we saw."

Much of the Jaguars' attention was focused on Godfrey's health after he missed eight games last season with an ankle injury. Harris said Godfrey's ankle held up well during the workout and was cleared by the Jaguars' doctors.

"We're OK with the ankle," Harris said. …

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