Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Offensive lineman Chris Reed has joined the Jacksonville Jaguars' 53-man active roster.
Jacksonville announced Reed's promotion from the practice squad on Saturday. The Jaguars released fifth-year quarterback Ryan Nassib in a corresponding move.
Reed, 25, signed with the Jaguars in 2015 as an undrafted rookie free agent. He spent the 2015 season on the Jaguars' practice squad. He earned his first acareer start on Sept. 25, 2016 against the Baltimore Ravens. He went on to start three more games last season and has appeared in 10 total career contests. Reed started three straight games last season from Nov. 27 to Dec. 11 before going down to a toe injury.
The 6 foot 5, 310 pound offensive lineman appeared in 48 games during his career at Minnesota State. He also qualified for the 2011 NCAA Division III National Championships in shot put and earned NCAA Division II Track & Field All-America honors 11 times at Minnesota State.
Jacksonville currently has Cam Robinson, Josh Wells and Patrick Omameh penciled in at left tackle on its depth chart. The Jaguars have Omameh and Josh Walker at left guard and Brandon Linder and Tyler Shatley at center. Jacksonville has A.J. Cann and Shatley at right guard, with Jermey Parnell, William Poehls and Omameh at right tackle.
Cann is dealing with a hand injury and Linder is listed as questionable for the game with an illness. Linder was limited in Friday's practice while Cann fully participated.
Reed will wear No. 64 for the Jaguars this season.