Football Players who Played for Steelers and Jaguars

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Well, good news, you’re in the right place.

I’ve done some research and have found players who played for both the Steelers and the Jaguars.

Byron Leftwich

Byron Leftwich was selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the first round, seventh overall, in the 2003 NFL Draft. Leftwich spent four seasons with the Jaguars, earning the starting role and demonstrating a strong arm and leadership abilities.

In Jacksonville, Leftwich threw for over 9,000 yards and 51 touchdowns. After his time with the Jaguars, he had stints with the Atlanta Falcons, Pittsburgh Steelers, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Throughout his career, he accumulated 10,532 passing yards and 58 touchdowns.

After retiring as a player, Leftwich transitioned into coaching, notably serving as the offensive coordinator for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Under his guidance, the Buccaneers’ offense thrived, playing a key role in the team’s victory in Super Bowl LV following the 2020 season.

Leftwich Key Stats

  • Super Bowl Champ (Steelers)

Carnell Lake

Carnell Lake was selected in the second round of the 1989 NFL Draft, 34th overall by the Pittsburgh Steelers. Primarily playing as a safety but also having the versatility to play cornerback, Lake’s professional career spanned 13 seasons in the NFL.

With the Steelers, Lake was named to the Pro Bowl four times and was a First-Team All-Pro selection in 1997. He also played for the Jacksonville Jaguars (earning another Pro Bowl selection) and the Baltimore Ravens before retiring.

Lake’s career totals include 16 interceptions, 25 sacks, and over 800 tackles. Known for his intelligence and ability to read the game, Lake’s skills contributed significantly to his teams’ defensive success during his playing years.

Lake Key Stats

  • 1st Team All-Pro (Steelers)
  • Pro Bowl (Steelers, Jaguars)

Hardy Nickerson

Hardy Nickerson was a linebacker who had a lengthy and successful career in the NFL. He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the fifth round, 122nd overall, in the 1987 NFL Draft out of the University of California.

Nickerson played for several teams over his 16-season career in the NFL, including the Pittsburgh Steelers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Jacksonville Jaguars, and the Green Bay Packers. He is most associated with his time in Tampa Bay, where he made multiple Pro Bowl appearances and was a key figure in the Buccaneers’ vaunted defense.

Over the course of his career, Nickerson was a five-time Pro Bowl selection and earned First-Team All-Pro honors twice. He amassed more than 1,500 tackles, 21 sacks, and 12 interceptions.

Nickerson Key Stats

  • 1st Team All-Pro (Buccaneers)
  • Pro Bowl (Buccaneers)

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