Found December 13, 2012 on
AFC East Daily:
BY SEAN DONOVANThis week will mark just the second time in the Jacksonville Jaguars' 18-year history that the team has played a regular-season game in Miami.But one Jaguar, starting quarterback Chad Henne, is no stranger to South Florida. (photo: Alan Kotok, Flickr)Henne, who started 31 games for the Dolphins from 2009-11, now leads the 2-11 Jaguars into the stadium he started his career in. One possible advantage for Jacksonville is that the venue isn't the only thing Henne has seen before. He will face a defensive unit that features many players the former second-round draft pick has played against in practice.And at least one Dolphin, cornerback Sean Smith, thinks that the quarterback has improved since his time in Miami.“There’s a whole lot more confidence compared to when I first saw him,” Smith said, according to the Palm Beach Post. “He’s got the timing down, he’s making all the right checks and he’s very accurate with his throws."Henne was just 13-18 in his time...
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DAVIE, Fla. -- Chad Henne understands what it means to be the Miami Dolphins quarterback of the future.
Unfair comparisons to former Dolphins great and NFL Hall of Famer Dan Marino.
Lack of patience by fans.
Positioned front and center under the media microscope.
Henne knows the South Florida deal because he played the role right before Miami's current quarterback, rookie...
The Jaguars are struggling to find their way and that usually means the Head Coach is going to lose his job.
As we get closer to the end of the season it's time to start looking ahead to the coaching changes for next year.
Here's a quick look at the teams I think will, or should, be looking for a coaching change when the season ends.
Buffalo Bills - The Bills...
Now that the 2012 NFL season is over the season turns to what-if's. The biggest what –if to me, was Maurice Jones-Drew’s holdout. What if he had been around for training camp? What if the team gave in and had given him the money he wanted? What if he had stayed healthy? All valid questions about the team’s most well-known and star player.Around the time of mini-camps and...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Cecil Shorts III is back at practice and symptom-free following his first concussion.
Shorts, who has 43 receptions for 824 yards and seven touchdowns this season, missed last week's game against the New York Jets because of lingering symptoms. Shorts says he was "out for about 5 seconds" after getting hit at...
Jacksonville fullback Montell Owens, who ran for 91 yards on 14 carries and also scored a touchdown Sunday against the Jets, will get another chance to start in Week 15.Fantasy Spin:He'll likely find it tougher against the Dolphins' run defense which is giving up about 34 yards less on the ground than the Jets.
Jaguars receiver Cecil Shorts III (concussion) has practiced the past two days in a limited capacity after passing concussion tests and should be able to return to the field Sunday.Fantasy Spin:Shorts has caught 20 balls for 368 yards and four touchdowns in his last four starts and has been one this season's biggest surprises. Limiting him in practice is likely a precautionary move.
Fantasy Football News - Mark Long of the Associated Press reported earlier today that Cecil Shorts has been cleared by doctors to resume practice and is symptom free from the concussion he sustained a couple of weeks ago.
FFLockerRoom Take - This is great news for owners that had been riding the coat tails of Shorts into the playoffs. Unfortunately, you will not know what to expect...
Jaguars running back Rashad Jennings, who sustained a concussion in Sunday's 34-18 loss to Buffalo in Week 13 has been ruled out for Week 15.Fantasy Spin:With Maurice Jones-Drew and Jalen Parmele already on the shelf with injuries the team's best backfield option is Montell Owens, who rushed for 91 yards on 14 carries against the Jets in Week 14.
Last week: 30 (-2)
Net points per drive: -0.79 (30th)
DVOA: -34.8% (31st)
Weighted DVOA: -32.7% (31st)
After losing at home to the Jets, the Jaguars look poised to lose out. Their only remaining home game is against the Patriots and getting another win would mean winning in Tennessee or Miami. They are in are in the driver’s seat for the #1 pick right now.