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Post-Draft Outlook:COULD SURPRISE: Defensive end Austin Lane: At 6-foot-6, 272 pounds, Lane could prove to be the Jaguars' answer at a woefully weak position for the team a year ago. If 2008 first-round draft pick Derrick Harvey doesn't take his play up several levels this season, Lane could replace him in the starting lineup.
A closer look at the Jaguars' picks: Round 5/153 -- Austen Lane, DE, 6-5, 274, Murray State, Was part of deal in which Jaguars sent fourth-round pick to Oakland for MLB Kirk Morrison. Lane will challenge for a starting spot so this move could result in two Jaguars starters for a fourth-round pick. - by The Sports Xchange
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Draft Scout Austen Lane News
11/06/13 - DE Austen Lane was signed to a one-year deal on Tuesday. With Jason Jones out for the season after knee surgery and rookie Ziggy Ansah with a protective boot on his left ankle, the team was getting thin at defensive end. Lane, 25, was released by the Chiefs in August. In three seasons in Jacksonville, he recorded three sacks.
08/31/13 - DE Austen Lane was released Saturday by the Kansas City Chiefs.
06/13/13 - DE Austen Lane, a fifth-round pick out of Murray State in 2010, was released by the Jacksonville Jaguars along with rookie cornerback Trey Wilson.
Lane started nine games as a rookie, but never developed into the pass rusher the team envisioned. He has just three sacks in 28 career games to go along with 47 tackles.
12/07/12 - DE Austen Lane was limited in practice with a foot injury Wednesday and Thursday.
12/06/12 - DE Austen Lane was limited in practice with a foot injury.