Jaguars Cut HC Doug Pederson’s Son, Josh, From Roster After Training Camp


JACKSONVILLE, FL - JULY 27: Jacksonville Jaguars tight end Josh Pederson (49) catches a pass during Training Camp on July 27, 2023 at the Miller Electric Center in Jacksonville, Fl. (Photo by David Rosenblum/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

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The Jacksonville Jaguars waived tight end Josh Pederson, the kid of Jags head coach Doug Pederson, as part of cutdowns to get to their preliminary 53- guy lineup

Pederson starred at Louisiana-Monroe, making first-team All-Sun Belt in 2019 and second-team All-Sun Belt in2020 He especially snagged 43 passes for 567 lawns and 9 goals throughout his 2019 project.

Pederson went undrafted in 2021 however landed with the San Francisco 49 ers as a complimentary representative. The 49 ers waived him on August 4, however the New Orleans Saints chose him up 2 days later on. New Orleans then waived Pederson on August 21.

He landed with the Kansas City Chiefs on a reserve/future agreement in Feb. 2022 prior to the group waived him in May.

Pederson then moved onto the USFL’s Houston Gamblers, who moved him to their non-active lineup. He bet the Gamblers in 2023, capturing 24 passes for 325 lawns in 10 video games.

Houston ended his agreement after the season so he might sign with an NFL group. That team ended up being the Jags. He stuck to the group throughout training school prior to being waived Tuesday.

Pederson is now complimentary to acquire another NFL group. In the meantime, the Jags have actually chosen to roll with Evan Engram, Luke Farrell and Brenton Strange at tight end this year.

Doug Pederson remains in his 2nd year training the Jags. He led the group to a tripling of their win overall in 2022, going 9-8 and winning the AFC South (and a championship game) while doing so. Pederson formerly coached the Philadelphia Eagles from 2016-2020, winning a Super Bowl to top the 2017 project.

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