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Edwards Fighting for Nickel Role

Despite the addition of second-round draft pick Cedric Griffin, cornerback Dovonte Edwards is hoping his experience from last year gives him an advantage in the competition for the nickel back role.

Dovonte Edwards lost what he called "a good friend" in cornerback Brian Williams in free agency. However, when the Minnesota Vikings rescinded the transition tag they placed on Williams and the Edwards' fellow North Carolina State alum was signed by Jacksonville, Edwards' playing time looked to increase. "(It was) an opportunity for me to step up and take the challenge. We have a lot of guys...

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