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When Georgia defensive tackle Abry Jones realized he wasn't getting drafted, he started looking around the NFL at potential landing spots as a free agent.
Jacksonville stood out, and not just because it was close to home.
The Warner Robins, Ga., native saw a new general manager, a new head coach and a gutted roster that surely would lead to open competition at nearly every position.
''It's a great place for rookies,'' Jones said Sunday.
No doubt. The rebuilding Jaguars expect to open the season with 12 to 15 rookies, maybe even more.
Most starters already have been penciled in. But several positions, including just about every backup spot, are up for grabs. That put a little extra emphasis on the team's three-day rookie minicamp that ended Sunday.
A handful of undrafted rookies stood out, including fullback Lonnie Pryor, linebacker LaRoy Reynolds, tight end Ryan Otten, offensive tackle R.J. Dill, receiver Tobais Palmer, running back De'Leon Eskr...
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The Jacksonville Jaguars released LB Greg Jones and RB Richard Murphy. Greg Jones was drafted in the sixth round of the 2011 draft by the NY Giants. He actually started his rookie season as the Giants middle linebacker but it fell apart quickly for Jones. He finished that year as a special teams player and was later waived. He then got signed in the middle of the 2012 season by the...
He wasn't chosen in the seven rounds of the NFL Draft, but don't tell that to Lonnie Pryor.If you didn't know any better, you would have thought the former FSU player was one of the first players of the board in the 2013 Draft the way he was playing in the Jaguars' rookie mini-camp this past weekend.The Jaguars were impressed with the undrafted rookie free agent,...
With every now regime, there is hope. Professional football is no different. With the Jacksonville Jaguars, there is a hope the newness means more wins and more respect from the NFL and the national media.While the rain was frightful the first two days of rookie mini camp, you could tell things were different and newness was something the few hundred fans welcomed, many braving...
There are few fanbases as diehard and delusional as Tim Tebow supporters. The state with his most Tebow advocates are in Florida from his days as a Florida Gator and so it would make sense that if any team were to sign him it would be the Jacksonville Jaguars. However the Jaguars have made it known that they are not interested in the struggling quarterback. That didn’t stop Tebow...
As you might figure since the Jacksonville Jaguars are still searching for their starting quarterback, many fans are calling for the team to sign that guy named Tim Tebow.
Jaguar fans have gotten so irritated with Jacksonville general manager David Caldwell resistance to the idea that they decided to petition President Obama to make the team sign Tebow.
The petition which was...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have waived linebacker Greg Jones and running back Richard Murphy, clearing room to sign two tryout players from a three-day rookie minicamp.
The Jaguars signed defensive end J.D. Griggs and running back De'Leon Eskridge, undrafted rookies who made an impression on general manager Dave Caldwell and coach Gus Bradley.
Fans of the Jacksonville Jaguars wants their team to sign Tim Tebow so badly that they’ve petitioned President Barack Obama to force general manager David Caldwell to sign the free agent quarterback.
Jacksonville Jaguars fans want the team to sign recently released QB Tim Tebow. However, rookie general manager for the Jacksonville Jaguars David Caldwell is blocking this from happening...
Jacksonville Jaguars fans have submitted a petition to the White House's website, calling for President Obama to make David Caldwell pick up Tim Tebow.
I knew at some point this offseason that the Pittsburgh Steelers would need to address their depth at the tackle position, but I never envisioned it leading to the team signing Jacksonville Jaguars castoff Guy Whimper, who according to Pro Football Focus gave up five sacks in 2012 in less than 400 snaps played and another 14 in 2011 in a little more than 950 snaps played.