Found November 04, 2011 on
The Jacksonville Jaguars declined to make a statement following a Friday report from 1010 XL that FedEx founder and CEO Fred Smith is negotiation with Jags owner Wayne Weaver to buy a minority share of the franchise.

Jaguars GM Smith rejects contract extension

Jacksonville Jaguars general manager Gene Smith turned down a contract extension from owner Wayne Weaver. Why, you ask? Smith told the Jacksonville Times-Union that he couldn't accept a deal to add years to his pact when other members of the front office will see their deals expire. "A contract was extended to me and I declined it,” Smith told the newspaper. “I did...

Jags deny report that team is for sale, again

Over the past few years, reports have emerged that all or part of the Jaguars are for sale.  And the Jaguars consistently deny those reports. Most recently, our friends at 1010XL in Jacksonville reported that owner Wayne Weaver will sell a piece of the franchise to Fred Smith of FedEx.  Per the report, it would…
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