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Last season, we saw the cornerback position and really, the entire secondary go through a major overhaul under first-year general manager David Caldwell. In free agency, Caldwell added Will Blackmon, one of head coach Gus Bradley’s former players in Seattle, and Alan Ball. Jamell Fleming was claimed off waivers in the early part of last season while Dwayne Gratz, Demetrius McCray and Jeremy Harris were drafted by Caldwell. Mike Harris is the lone ranger from the old Jaguars’ regime. Harris was taken in the sixth-round of the 2012 draft out of Florida State and as a rookie, played in 15 total games and started in the last five of the season. In 2013, while Harris saw playing time each and every week, he only started twice, but has made some contributions on special teams as well. Blackmon is also a great special teams contributor and someone will really have an impact next season. Originally drafted in the seventh-round of the 2007 draft, Ball has the versatility to play both cornerback and safety. In his first year with the Jaguars and seventh in the league, Ball led the team in deflected passes with 14 and had a career-high 47 tackles. He started each of the 15 games that he played in and matched a career record in interceptions with two. The Jaguars secondary is young and as head coach Gus Bradley encourages, “getting better everyday.” For that reason, I don’t expect the Jaguars to use an early round pick to select one of the top-10 cornerbacks in the 2014 NFL draft. That said, the fact that the team went after Walter Thurmond III in free agency tells me they are looking to add another corner or two. Follow Grant on Twitter @Future_NFL_GM. You may also be interested in:Jaguars could add depth later on in the draft at cornerbackNational Rewind: Offseason Power Rankings, scrap heap FAs for the Jacksonville Jaguars, moreCarson Tinker speaks out about his “Season to Remember”

Johnathan Cyprien takes pic with George Bush ... or not

Jaguars safety Johnathan Cyprien got to meet a pretty special person today at a guns and hoses charity event. Or so he thought. The second-year safety out of Florida International posted a photo of himself with former President of the United States, George Bush. The only problem though, Bush wasn’t in the picture. Check out the hilarious fail below: (Instagram @J_Cyprien) Poor...

Power Rankings: Jacksonville Jaguars have had a top-10 offseason so far in 2014

Since the 2013 NFL season ended 10 weeks ago, every team in the NFL has made changes. Both winners and losers from last year have been busy making adjustments. Some have revamped their coaching staff. Some have turned over their roster. Some have done a little bit of both. But none, not a single one, have stood pat. During this firestorm of activity, every team believes they’ve...

National Rewind: Offseason Power Rankings, scrap heap FAs for the Jacksonville Jaguars, more

In case you missed it, columns from the cover32 universe to browse through while watching The Masters on Sunday or bored at your office on Monday. National Columns - The top-10 inside linebackers in the NFL Draft. (READ) - POWER RANKINGS: Grading teams at the offseason midpoint. (READ) - The best remaining NFL free agents at each position. (READ) - Ten NFL players who aren’t worth...

Jacksonville Jaguars scheduled visit with NIU, DT, Ken Bishop

Per source, the Jacksonville Jaguars have a visit scheduled with, Northern Illinois, defensive tackle, Ken Bishop. In 2013, Bishop was fourth on the NIU defense in tackles and tops on the defensive line with 59 stops, He also had 5.5 TFL on the year. Against Toledo, he recorded a career-high 11 tackles at Toledo. Posted a career day at UMass with nine tackles and making his fi...

Did Jacksonville Jaguars’ Johnathan Cyprien Really Think That He Was Taking a Picture With George Bush?

Jacksonville Jaguars’ Johnathan Cyprien posted a photo to his Instagram account over the weekend which featured him and an elderly man hanging out together. In the caption Cyprien wrote “Met President George Bush #politics #cypsquad #guns&hoses.” This naturally begs the question of if Cyprien actually thought that the gentleman he was taking a picture with was former...

Jaguars S Jonathan Cyprien Duped by Fake George Bush Sr.

On Sunday, Jacksonville Jaguars safety Jonathan Cyprien posted a picture to his Instagram posing with President George Bush Sr. However, this man was not the ex-President, he was just some random old man. Cyprien isn’t alone, as a women got duped by a fake Arian Foster last week. Here’s the picture: [Cyprien's Instagram & Bleacher Report] The post Jaguars S Jonathan...

Report: Vikings Sign TE Allen Reisner

  Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post, citing a league source, reports that the Vikings have signed TE Allen Reisner. Reisner, 25, originally signed with the Vikings as an undrafted free agent out of Iowa back in 2011. The Jaguars would later claim Reisner off waivers in December of 2012. He was unfortunately placed on injured reserve, but with the designation to return...

Jacksonville Jaguars Unveil Preseason Schedule

The Jacksonville Jaguars may play in the AFC South, but in the preseason, they are going to see a lot of NFC  opponents.According to, the Jaguars to play four NFC opponents in 2014 preseason, with one game on national television scheduled against the Chicago Bears.The Jaguars’ preseason schedule includes four games against NFC opponents, including a pair of road games...

The Fringe: Jaxson DeVille Plays Sawgrass & G-Mac’s Heritage Spirit

Welcome to The Fringe, Back9Network’s newest daily feature created to keep you up-to-date on the best stories happening in golf, social media and pop culture.Jags Mascot Takes His Game To Sawgrass Jacksonville Jaguars mascot Jaxson DeVille was on the links this past weekend for charity, bringing his game from the stadium to the course. He and kicker Josh Scobee took part in a charity...

Jaguars have interest in QB Jimmy Garoppolo

With so many questions about the top tier quarterbacks in the upcoming NFL Draft it should come as no surprise that needy teams are floating the idea of passing on the position in the first round. While it’s likely more than one of these teams are bluffing it does bring attention to second day players such as Pitt’s Tom Savage and Jimmy Garoppolo of Eastern Illinois. According...
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