JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Jacksonville Jaguar's Cornerback Jalen Ramsey, who has asked the team to swap him, will play Tennessee Titans on Thursday night, coach Doug Marrone said Wednesday Ramsey plays well Thursday night, but he does not expect it until to be a member of the Jaguars next Sunday.
The source told Anderson that teams like the Kansas City Chiefs, Baltimore Ravens, the Minnesota Vikings, Oakland Raiders and the Philadelphia Eagles and Seattle Seahawks have inquired in depth, and almost every team has made at least one call.
Ramsey's agent informed the team after losing to Houston on Sunday (13: 12) that the star cornerback wanted a trade. Ramsey is in the fourth year of his rookie contract and the team has the option for the fifth year of 2020. League sources told ESPN players Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen that the Jaguars are aiming for at least one run for the first round, but want more.
A source also told Schefter that an NFL team contacted the league office earlier this week and asked if Ramsey could play for another team in week 3 after he had played for Jaguars on the national team Thursday evening. The NFL rules dictate that a player can join one game each league week.
Marrone said he had talked to Ramsey on Tuesday, and there are no persistent problems with the Sunday sneering game. Marrone had nothing to say about Ramsey's trading request on Wednesday.
"I'll stay out of this," Marrone said. "I stay away from contracts, stay away from such things, and my focus is on the guys who play and he plays and he's on the team, I'm not involved in that."
Ramsey said on Tuesday that he has nothing negative to say about anyone in the Jaguars building, and Marrone said the two had a good relationship on Wednesday.
"Jalen and I always had a good, open relationship in which we could always talk," Marrone said. "We sat down yesterday and talked about what's going on for him and me, it's like everything else in this profession: it's behind us, its focus is on playing and doing the best job for its teammates, and my job is to do the best for the team. "