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The Jacksonville Jaguars are trying to get one over on the in-state rival Miami Dolphins by flaunting their No. 7 pick in order to get Ryan Tannehill. The Jaguars personnel have insisted on the record that Miami will take Tannehill, something the team has denied. Meanwhile stories have emerged from 'anonymous sources' that Miami owner Stephen Ross is set on taking the quarterback. There have also been rumors that the Cleveland Browns want him. The Vikings at No. 3 may be willing to trade down so the Browns can get their player. The Jaguars and Vikings are committed to their...

Justin Blackmon lands in Jacksonville, oh no!

Of all the places a star receiver could have landed the Jacksonville Jaguars were not the ideal location. A top defensive unit their offense is less than desired. Moving up to the fifth overall pick the Jacksonville Jaguars selected the top receiver in the 2012 NFL draft, Justin Blackmon. Now the question becomes is Blaine Gabbert going

Report: Jaguars may trade up for Justin Blackmon

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter via Evan Silva, the Jacksonville Jaguars are interested in trading up in order to target Oklahoma State wide receiver Justin Blackmon. “The Jaguars would love to find a way to get (him),” said Schefter No matter who starts at quarterback, the Jaguars need a number one receiver and Blackmon could be that player if they’re able to land him.

Justin Blackmon To Jacksonville Jaguars: Finally a Real WR

Justin Blackmon To Jacksonville: Finally a Real Receiver The Jacksonville passing offense has been atrocious. They have a quality back in MJD, but he has had little room to run. There has been absolutely no outside presence to stretch the field to speak of. As desperate as the Browns were for a running back, Jacksonville needed a wide receiver. It remains to be seen how much...

Knighton spending time with his team

Despite Terrance Knighton's eye injury, he's still spending time with his team, and he's apparently in good spirits according to @JaguarsInsider. Great to see Terrance Knighton in the building today hanging with teammates.Focused on recovery and is in great spirits. — jaguarsinsider (@jaguarsinsider) April 26, 2012 I really enjoy reading and hearing about guys...

2012 NFL Draft: Jaguars Select Justin Blackmon

With the number 5 pick the Jacksonville Jaguars select WR Justin Blackmore.  He should be an immediate impact player for the Jags who need to stretch the field. Blackmon was named the 2010 Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year, the first receiver to earn the honor. On December 9, 2010, he was awarded the Fred Biletnikoff Award as the nation’s top receiver.  Blackmon also holds...

Jaguars select Justin Blackmon, Grade: A

Everyone is making great decisions so far tonight, which is a rarity. The Jacksonville Jaguars needed to upgrade the talent around Blaine Gabbert, and Justin Blackmon will immediately become their No. 1 receiver. Don’t expect this to immediately turn things around in Jacksonville, but in a year or two Gabbert/Blackmon could be a special connection so long as GM Gene Smith continues...

Jaguars move up to draft Justin Blackmon at 5th overall

The big story of draft day for the Jaguars is yet another Gene Smith era trade up. This time, the Jaguars traded away the 7th pick and the 101st pick (4th rounder) to move up to the 5th overall pick. With that selection, the Jaguars made yet another step towards fixing their wide receiving corps in selecting Justin Blackmon. Blackmon will add a great #1 option for Blaine Gabbert...

Jaguars promoting the 'Tannehill to Miami' belief

"People know Miami's going to take [Tannehill]," said Jaguars director of player personnel Terry McDonough on Pete Prisco's radio show Tuesday. That's right. People do know that, or do they? The Jacksonville Jaguars have a lot at stake in promoting the already widespread belief that the Dolphins are set to take Ryan Tannehill. The Jaguars pick at 7th overall...

Jacksonville Jaguars owner under protest at NFL Draft

Shahid Khan, billionaire owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars has gone “out of bounds,” say workers and community residents who plan to confront the NFL with concerns about the Illinois businessman on Draft Day on April 26th in New York. Khan bought the Jaguars in November of 2011 for $760 million, with a fortune earned during his rags-to-riches rise from an immigrant engineer...

Jacksonville Jaguars include spouses as part of free agent evaluation process

  The Jacksonville Jaguars finished the 2011 season 5-11 and last made the playoffs in 2007. Since going 11-5 that year Jacksonville is 25-39 with two last place finishes in the AFC South. The Houston Texans are the class of the division now with the Colts and Jaguars rebuilding and the Titans good, but not [...]

Justin Blackmon won't slide down the draft board

Over the past few weeks, there have been a handful of mock drafts around the internet that have projected wide receiver Justin Blackmon to slide out of the top 10. I'm here to tell you that won't be happening. The Jacksonville Jaguars are the centerpiece team in terms of drafting Blackmon, and they're the reason that he cannot fall out of the top 10. Yesterday, Gene...

I told you so

I called this pick way back in December in my "missing link" article.  I gave you all the pros about drafting Blackmon with the Jaguars first round selection.  I have heard & read many nay-sayers dismissing Blackmon as the possible pick.  There was no doubt in my mind that the Jags would get Blackmon, no matter what.  They moved up 2 places to insure they got him...
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