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The Penalty Flag:
The Jacksonville Jaguars were unable to improve on an 8-8 record and in Week 3 of the 2011 NFL season Luke McCown would be replaced with the 10th pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, Blaine Gabbert. Now that the Jaguars have their future quarterback it is time to find stars to put around him. The surprise was a defensive unit that finished ranked 6th overall after finishing 28th the previous year. With the No. 7 pick in the 2012 NFL draft one has to think that if Oklahoma State Wide Receiver Justin Blackmon is still available the Jaguars would be insane not to select him. It’s not too far of a stretch to see them trade up and grab the top receiver if they want to put the star talent around Gabbert. The Penalty Flag’s Mike Presley has the Jags going defense in round one; Round 1, Pick 7: Whitney Mercilus DE Illinois: The Jaguars love drafting defensive lineman, in fact they have drafted defensive lineman every other year in the first round since 2008. So since they took Blaine Gabbert last year, it’s time for another defensive lineman. Whitney Mercilus will be this year’s Aldon Smith and shoot up [...]
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The Jacksonville Jaguars have placed the franchise tag Josh Scobee, a move that will keep the strong-legged place-kicker under contract for at least another season.
General manager Gene Smith said the team wants to reach a long-term deal with Scobee. Both sides began preliminary talks last month, but they failed to reach an agreement before the franchise deadline Monday.
The Jacksonville Jaguars placed the franchise tag on Josh Scobee on Monday.
Scobee is seeking a longer term deal and has no intention of signing the tag, agent Ken Harris confirmed to the Florida Times-Union.
The franchise tag for kickers is a one-year salary of approximately $2.6 million.
Scobee connected on 23 of 25 field-goal attempts last season.
According to Tania Ganguli, the Jacksonville Jaguars have used their franchise tag on kicker Josh Scobee.
Scobee did not want to be franchised, he's made that clear on the Twitter. I'm told he has no plans to sign the tender. #Jaguars
— Tania Ganguli (@taniaganguli) March 5, 2012
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According to Pro Football Talk the Jacksonville Jaguars have tagged Josh Scobee. The one-year tender for kickers is expected to be about $2.5 million.
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