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If it looks like a defensive end and walks like a defensive end and talks like a defensive end and is a defensive end who has ties to the community, shouldn’t the Jacksonville Jaguars want that defensive end?Let’s hope that when free agency begins April 12, the team brass has put Detroit Lions defensive end Cliff Avril at the top of its post-Christmas wish list.Avril, who played high school football in Clay County outside of Jacksonville, would look great on the other side of the defensive front opposite Jason Babin.Add someone like Sharrif Floyd, the explosive space-eating defensive tackle in the Draft, and hope holdover Tyson Alualu finally reaches his potential, and this defensive front looks almost scary.But hold onto your seats because no matter how much it may be discussed, team general manager David Caldwell insists this is not a team to spend money in free agency on huge contracts.According to a story written by Ryan O’Halloran of the Florida Times-Union, the Jaguars are cur...
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On the eve of free agency it is good to remember the errors of the past. Yes, the Jacksonville Jaguars have a new owner, a new general manager and a new coach. Let's hope the sins of the past will not be repeated in the present. The Jaguars enter the free agency period under the cap space. They also enter the free agency period with lots of holes to fill. Before the new...
Marcedes Lewis, TE, Jacksonville Jaguars
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Marcedes Lewis is one of those fantasy players that you know can have a solid game and give you some pretty good satisfaction, but usually he performs like a disappointing date which you met online. Looks good at first but turns butt ugly quick...
Derek Cox might not have to wait long to find work. The free-agent cornerback isn't expected to rejoin the Jacksonville Jaguars, but he might remain in Florida, writes Roy Cummings of the Tampa Tribune.
Cox isn't going to be mistaken for Darrelle Revis, but he would address an immediate need for the Buccaneers after the team finished with the league's worst pass...
One of the major areas of concern for the Jaguars as they head into free agency and this year's draft is the state of their offensive line, which surrendered sacks all season long in 2012. The good news is that the draft and free agency both offer them routes to upgrade one of their weakest units, and even though general manager David Caldwell wants to build through the draft...
According to a report via Yahoo Sports, cornerback Aaron Ross, who played with the Jacksonville Jaguars last season before being cut, will sign with the team he spent the first five years of his career, the New York Giants.
A person with knowledge of the deals says cornerback Aaron Ross and halfback Ryan Torain have agreed to contracts with the New York Giants.
The person spoke on...
According to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun, there’s a “good chance” Lions’ defensive end Cliff Avril will end up with the Colts.
Hearing good chance Cliff Avril will go to the Colts, but nothing concrete yet.
— Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) March 12, 2013
With the Colts and Browns fighting over Paul Kruger , I believe whoever doesn’t get him, will sign Avril.
William Hayes could be on the Detroit Lions’ list of free-agent targets.
The Detroit Lions head into the start of NFL free agency (March 12, 4 p.m. ET) with plenty of needs, most on defense. We’ll be tracking all the news and rumors surrounding the Lions’ free-agent pursuits — this page will be updated frequently.
• Lions ‘actively pursuing’ Rams DE William Hayes