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The NFL and fans should expect the Jacksonville Jaguars to move to Los Angeles as soon as the stadium is ready to be occupied. On Tuesday, it was announced that the Jacksonville Jaguars would be sold. Owner Wayne Weaver dealt the club to Illinois businessman, Shahid Khan for a reported $760 million dollars, the sale will have to be ratified by 24 of the 32 owners. Mr. Weaver quickly told member of the media and the fans of the Jaguars, that Khan would keep the franchise in Jacksonville. And has Weaver been honest all along with the fan base? No. Then again, Weaver can always state that at the time of the sale, Khan had every intention to keep the club in Jacksonville, but changed his mind. There is very little room for growth in the Jacksonville market. Florida, as many states are, is reeling with high unemployment. Duvall county, which is where Jacksonville is located, is flirting with 11% unemployment. The Jaguars sold out their home games last season, but only after ...

Jaguars Owner Wayne Weaver Sells Team To Shahid Kahn; Gene Smith Gets 3 Year Extension As GM

Tania Ganguli of the Florida Times-Union is reporting that the Jacksonville Jaguars have been sold to Shahid Kahn, who attempted to buy the Rams in 2010. Kahn is expected to announce that he'll be keeping the team in Jacksonville, something the Jaguars current owner, Wayne Weaver, was very adamant about from the very start of the franchise. It's been widely speculated that...

Brain Billick Says He's Too Old And Expensive For The Jacksonville Jaguars

Former Bailtmore Ravens Head Coach, now NFL Network analyst, Brain Billick says that the Jacksonville Jaguars ARE CHEAP.According to the NFL Network, current Jaguars owner Wayne Weaver promised an extensive search for a new Head Coach, after the team fired Jack Del Rio Tuesday.It's being said that Weaver is looking for experience coaches in the search, mostly ones who've...

Jaguars Selling Team to Illinois Businessman Shahid Khan

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have reached an agreement to sell the small-market franchise to Illinois businessman Shahid Khan. Majority owner Wayne Weaver made the announcement Tuesday, hours after he fired coach Jack Del Rio and gave general manager Gene Smith a three-year contract extension. He said Khan will have 100 percent control of the team. Weaver called...

AP Source: Jags being sold to Illinois businessman

JACKSONVILLE, FLA. (AP) - A person familiar with the decision says Jaguars owner Wayne Weaver is selling the team to Illinois businessman Shahid Khan.The person told The Associated Press that Khan, who was born in Pakistan in 1950 and moved to the United States when he was 16, and Weaver's ...

If Jags move, L.A. may not be the destination

For those of you who are as willing to blindly believe right now that the Jaguars won’t move as you were willing to blindly believe Wayne Weaver when he said earlier this month that he isn’t selling the team, save yourself the aggravation and scroll past this story. For those of you who are willing…

AP Source: Jags being sold to Illinois businessman

A person familiar with the decision says Jaguars owner Wayne Weaver is selling the team to Illinois businessman Shahid Khan.

NFL roundup: Jaguars fire coach, sell the team

The Jacksonville Jaguars fired longtime coach Jack Del Rio on Tuesday after a 3-8 start, and owner Wayne Weaver agreed to sell the Jaguars to Illinois businessman Shahid Khan. Defensive coordinator Mel Tucker is the interim coach.

It's a new day for Jaguars

The Jacksonville Jaguars are headed in a completely new direction. And Los Angeles doesn't appear to be the destination. Team owner Wayne Weaver fired longtime coach Jack Del Rio Tuesday after a 3-8 start and agreed to sell the Jaguars to Illinois businessman Shahid Khan.

The Jacksonville Jaguars fire Jack Del Rio

The Jaguars have fired 48-year old head coach Jack Del Rio.  This comes as little surprise as the Jaguars’ owner Wayne Weaver gave him a mandate to make the playoffs or find another job.  The Jaguars are painful to watch right now as they are 3-8 on the season and they are scoring an average of only 12.5 points per game while allowing 18.2 points per game.  Del Rio was 68-71...

Del Rio out in Jacksonville

On Sunday, Jaguars owner Wayne Weaver said that he’d leave the topic of coach Jack Del Rio’s future for another day. If you had “Tuesday” in the office pool, congratulations. Chris Mortensen of ESPN reports that Del Rio has been fired.  The Jaguars reportedly will announce the move at noon. The move comes as no…

Hit the Road, Jack: Jacksonville Jaguars Fire Coach Jack Del Rio

By: Rich Bergeron The Jacksonville Jaguars (3-8) saw their last loss under Head Coach Jack Del Rio Sunday. Jaguars’ Owner Wayne Weaver was quick to cut the coach at the tail end of his ninth season at the helm, leaving Del Rio with a 69-73 overall record with the squad since his hiring in 2003. A crushing 20-13 loss Sunday to the Houston Texans (8-3)–where backup QB Matt Leinart...
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