Jags agree to deals with free safety Nelson, linebacker Durant

Updated: July 27, 2007, 10:14 PM ET
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

The Jacksonville Jaguars opened training camp by closing the books on their rookie contract negotiations Friday, reaching agreements with the team's top two selections, first-round free safety Reggie Nelson of Florida and second-round linebacker Justin Durant from Hampton.

The 21st player chosen overall, Nelson has already been slotted as a starter as the Jaguars revamp the safety position after the departure of free safety Deon Grant as an unrestricted free agent and the recent release ...

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