Jaguars LB Telvin Smith Announces He Won't Play 2019 Season

Jaguars LB Telvin Smith has announced via Instagram that he will not be playing football during the 2019 season.

"At this time I must take time away from this game and get my world in order. I must give this time back to myself, my family, and my health. I appreciate all the support I will and will not get. I just ask y'all respect my decision to not play football this season." - Telvin Smith

The Jaguars had previously stated that they were unable to get in contact with Smith following his absence from voluntary workouts.