Cox, a 6-0, 197-pound defender, is a first-year player out of Pittsburgh. He was a seventh-round draft choice of the Buffalo Bills in 2008 and signed with the Jaguars as a free agent in December of 2008. He has made four tackles on special teams for the Jaguars this season.
For those keeping track, Cox’s trip to the 53-man roster is his fifth this season.
Here’s a rundown of his yo-yo season, which started when he won a spot on the team to open the season:
Waived on Sept. 7
Signed to practice squad on Sept. 8
Signed to active roster on Sept. 15
Waived on Sept. 28
Signed to practice squad on Sept. 30
Signed to active roster on Dec. 5
Waived on Dec. 11
Signed to practice squad on Dec. 15
Signed to active roster on Dec. 17
Waived on Dec. 19
Signed to practice squad on Dec. 22
Signed to active roster Jan. 2