Jaguars reach long-term deal with DT Marks

Updated: December 27, 2013

Jacksonville, FL ( – The Jacksonville Jaguars and defensive
tackle Sen’Derrick Marks agreed to a new multi-year contract on Friday that
will keep the five-year veteran off the upcoming free agent market. reported the pact to be for four years and holds a maximum value of
$22 million.

Marks signed a one-year contract with the Jaguars in April and quickly
established himself as one of the club’s core defensive players. The 26-year-
old has started all 15 games this season and recorded career highs of four
sacks and eight passes defensed along with 29 tackles.

The Auburn product had spent his first four NFL seasons with fellow AFC South
member Tennessee, which selected Marks in the second round of the 2009 draft.

In 66 career games, Marks has compiled 128 tackles, seven sacks and one
interception while starting 41 times.