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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Rookie wide receiver Justin Blackmon is finally making the plays the Jacksonville Jaguars had in mind when they drafted him as the fifth overall pick last spring. Blackmon caught passes worth 236 yards last week in an overtime loss to Houston, the third-best rookie performance in NFL history. He followed that up Sunday with the decisive touchdown in a 24-19 victory over the Tennessee Titans at EverBank Field. Jacksonville snapped a five-game losing streak at home and a seven-game losing streak overall. Blackmon bowled over Micheal Griffin and Alterraun Vener at the goal line to score on a 7-yard reception with 6:50 remaining to give the Jaguars (2-9) a 21-12 lead. After the Titans cut it to 21-19, the Jaguars got the ball back with 3:28 left. Safety Dwight Lowery pulled in a tipped interception to set up a Josh Scobee field goal to give the Jaguars their first home victory since last season. "It was a little hook route," Blackmon said of the...
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Until Sunday, the Jacksonville Jaguars hadn't held a second-half lead at home all season.
No wonder it nearly caused problems.
Moments after Cecil Shorts III caught a pass from Chad Henne and raced 59 yards to give the Jaguars a 14-6 lead in the third quarter against Tennessee, two offensive linemen tried to jump into the stands to celebrate. Luckily for the Jaguars, rookie...
Chad Henne was named the starter in Jacksonville this week, after Blaine Gabbert injured his shoulder again as well as a contusion on his throwing elbow. Henne was going to start no matter the prognosis of Gabbert’s health, but since Gabbert went on IR, there was no other option. Henne had a great performance after he came in, throwing for 354 yards and four touchdowns. By...
Jaguars running back Jalen Parmele limped to the locker room early in Sunday's game but was back on the sideline pedaling on a stationary bike. His return is questionable. SOURCE: Ryan O'Halloran, Florida Times-UnionFantasy Spin:Parmele broke out for 80 yards on 24 carries Sunday against Houston and was handed the No. 1 running back job this week. Rashad Jennings took over...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Until Sunday, the Jacksonville Jaguars hadn't held a second-half lead at home all season.
No wonder it nearly caused problems.
Moments after Cecil Shorts III caught a pass from Chad Henne and raced 59 yards to give the Jaguars a 14-6 lead in the third quarter against Tennessee, two offensive linemen tried to jump into the stands to celebrate. Luckily...
No one wants to admit when he's wrong, but that's something many Jaguars fans are coping with following Jacksonville's home victory over the Tennessee Titans.
The Jaguars looked solid on offense. Even though they only mounted four scoring drives, three of those drives resulted in touchdowns, not field goals, and the Jaguars offense continued to show the quick-strike...
Just two weeks ago the Jaguars were on pace to receive a consolation prize for the 2012 season, that being a no. 1 pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.That pick would bring with it a hefty decision – whether the team should pursue a quarter back to replace Blaine Gabbert.Not to jump ahead of ourselves; I acknowledge that Jacksonville is not a Super Bowl team after splitting a pair of divisional...
Jaguars receiver Cecil Shorts III caught four passes for 105 yards and a touchdown Sunday against the Titans.Fantasy Spin:Shorts is venturing into must-start territory, especially with Chad Henne under center. Since the team's Week 6 bye, Shorts has 542 yards and four touchdowns in six games.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Wide receiver Justin Blackmon bowled over two Tennessee defenders at the goal line to score on a 7-yard reception with 6:50 remaining and Dwight Lowery pulled in a tipped interception to set up a late field goal, lifting the Jacksonville Jaguars to their first home victory of the season, 24-19 on Sunday at EverBank Field. Jacksonville (2-9) had lost its five...
Jacksonville has snapped a seven game losing streak. A week after losing Blaine Gabbert to injury the Jaguars entered Sunday’s game against Tennessee with Chad Henne as their quarterback.
Henne proved he had some of the traits needed to win in the NFL.
The free agent acquisition last off-season was 17 of 26 for 261 yards and 2 touchdowns. Cecil Shorts caught 4 of those passes as...
Pillowfight! The Titans, coming off by far their best performance of the year, take on the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field on Sunday. The Jaguars lost last week to the Houston Texans, 43-37 in overtime, to fall to 1-9 on the season. Jacksonville took a 34-20 lead early in the fourth quarter on a long touchdown pass from Chad Henne to Justin Blackmon, blew that lead...
If there’s one thing I enjoy in football, it’s divisional match ups. It has the ability to throw everything you know about stats, logic, and talent out the window and focus soley on playing the game. Take for instance the match up between the (4-6) Titans and the (1-8) Jaguars.
Last week, the Jaguars gave the AFC leading Houston Texans all they could handle and then some in an...
The inactives are out for today's matchup in Jacksonville between the Jaguars and the Titans, and here they are:
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS: S Chris Harris, FB Greg Jones, RB Maurice Jones-Drew, CB William Middleton, DT Jeris Pendleton, DT D'Anthony Smith, OL Steve Vallos
TENNESSEE TITANS: LB Xavier Adibi, S Al Afalava, RB Jamie Harper, DT DaJohn Harris, WR Lavelle Hawkins...