Jacksonville Jaguars trade cornerback C.J. Henderson for Carolina Panthers tight end Dan Arnold

The Jacksonville Jaguars and the Carolina Panthers announced the trade of Panthers tight end Dan Arnold, and Jaguars cornerback C.J. Henderson. The Jaguars will also send a third-round pick in the 2022 NFL Draft to the Panthers in exchange for Arnold and a fifth-round pick.

The 23-year-old Henderson was the No. 9 overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. He started eight games in his rookie campaign, but missed the second half of the season due to a groin injury. Henderson totaled eight tackles and a tackle for a loss in two starts this season; he was inactive for the Jaguars’ Week 3 loss to the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday in Jacksonville, Fla.

Arnold posted a career-high 438 yards on 31 catches in 16 games last season for the Cardinals. He signed a two-year, $6 million contract in free agency last off-season with he Panthers. The four-year veteran totaled 84 yards on seven catches in three games this season with the Panthers.

The Panthers (3-0) face the Dallas Cowboys at 1 p.m. EDT Sunday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The Jaguars (0-3) battle the Cincinnati Bengals at 8:20 p.m. EDT Thursday at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati.

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