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Jaguars claim former Western Michigan defensive end Babin off waivers

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Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Kevin Elliott (87) celebrates with his team after scoring a touchdown late in the fourth quarter against
Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Kevin Elliott (87) celebrates with his team after scoring a touchdown late in the fourth quarter against

(Reuters) - The Jacksonville Jaguars took advantage of their poor record in a bid to improve their pass rush as they claimed former Eagles defensive end Jason Babin off waivers, the National Football League team said on Wednesday.

Eight teams placed a claim on Babin, who was cut by Philadelphia on Tuesday, and the Jaguars were awarded the two-time Pro Bowl player by virtue of having the worst record (2-9).

The Jaguars will be responsible for the remaining $1.69 million of Babin's 2012 salary. They will also inherit the terms of the rest of his deal, which calls for $4.225 million in 2013.

Philadelphia, mired in a seven-game losing streak, said they released Babin in order to take a closer look at their younger players.

(Reporting by Larry Fine in New York; Editing by Frank Pingue)

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