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.