Found September 02, 2013 on This Given Sunday:
The Jaguars may be one of the smallest market teams in the league, and they may not sell as many tickets to their games as some of the bigger markets, but they've never been accused of being disengaged from the Jacksonville community. I present to you, exhibit A. Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is in the process of naming their baby jaguar. Because Jacksonville's football team is called the Jaguars, it only made sense to reach out to the fans to vote on the baby jaguar's name, although voting is not restricted to fans of the team or citizens of the city. To vote, you simply go to the team's website, and fill out a standard form. There are five name options to choose from. "Shad" and "Khan" are references to the owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars, Shahid Khan. "Jaxson" and "Jax" are references to the city of Jacksonville as well as the team's mascot, Jaxson de Ville. Finally, "Pounce de Leon" is a reference to ...

Nothing is a “luxury” with the Jacksonville Jaguars

The fact the Jacksonville Jaguars are still working on defining their roster is a sign there is more work to be done.After cutting players on Friday to get the team roster down to 53 players, general manager David Caldwell and head coach Gus Bradley cut seven more players and added seven free agents to help with depth and special teams.But regardless of the comments made by Caldwell...

Marcedes Lewis: The veteran the Jaguars offense needs

Historically the tight end position for the Jacksonville Jaguars was one of the solid spots on the team. Always headlined by a strong and steady blocker they opened a number of holes for a potent running game. When Marcedes Lewis was drafted in 2006 he was initially thought of as a pass catch first type. Those expectations coming out of the draft have fueled misconceptions about...

Will the Jaguars be more than a two-win team this fall?

The guys in the two-tone helmets will be more than a two-win team this fall. That might be damning the Jacksonville Jaguars with faint praise. After all, the arrival of coach Gus Bradley and the radically overhauled roster assembled by general manager Dave Caldwell has brought about a more positive outlook. But while optimism is up, so are the tarps which will again cover part of...

Cecil Shorts is Fine

Jacksonville wideout Cecil Shorts is fine, but his starting quarterback, Blaine Gabbert, is still feeling pain in his throwing hand.Fantasy Spin:Shorts' breakout 2012 campaign saw him produce a career-high 979 yards on 55 catches and he'll be a regular fantasy starter this season, but he's a bit risky in Week 1 with a banged up quarterback throwing him passes.

Former Patriot Kyle Love without a job

The Patriots took a lot of heat for releasing Kyle Love weeks after he was disagnosed with diabetes. It appears as if that seemingly crude move may not have had everything to do with the disease. According to ESPN's Michael DiRocco, the former Pats defensive lineman was let go from the Jaguars on Sunday. With the Patriots so thin on the defensive line, you would think a Love...

Jagaurs awarded 7 players off waivers as rebuilding goes on

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have been awarded seven players off waivers, a clear indication of the rebuilding team's depth. The Jaguars picked up receiver Stephen Burton (Minnesota), defensive back Winston Guy (Seattle), tight end Clay Harbor (Philadelphia), guard Jacques McClendon (Atlanta), linebacker Chris McCoy (Philadelphia), linebacker J.T. Thomas...

Jaguars make tough decisions to shape final roster

The Jacksonville Jaguars have released 21 players on Friday and will get a roster exemption for the four-game suspension of wide receiver Justin Blackmon to get their roster down to the mandatory 53 players. According to Jaguars' senior team writer, John Oehser, Jacskonville's final cuts include 12 veterans and seven rookies, and two reserve quarterbacks headline the roster...

Blaine Gabbert Still Dealing with Thumb Pain

Jaguars QB Blaine Gabbert is still having thumb pain, according to a Florida Times-Union report.Fantasy Spin:While Gabbert has little fantasy value himself, he has two receivers who have proved to be worthy of attention from fantasy owners - Cecil Shorts and Justin Blackmon. It won't effect Blackmon, who is suspended at the moment, but it will make Shorts a riskier start in Week 1.

Chiefs at Jaguars: 5 Keys to a Jacksonville Victory

It’s Tuesday. The NFL season starts in two days. Like myself, millions of fans can barely contain themselves. It’s football, baby, what else needs to be said?The Jaguars and Chiefs square off in EverBank Field on Sunday, both trying to erase last year’s awful season with new coaches and new opportunities.Both teams are hungry and eager to prove last season’s 2-14 record for...

Steelers Claim CB Antwon Blake Off Waivers From Jaguars; Waive CB Isaiah Green

The Pittsburgh Steelers were busy on Labor Day as not only was punter Zoltan Mesko signed to the roster, but free agent cornerback Antwon Blake was claimed off waivers as well. Blake, who was waived by the Jacksonville Jaguars, led the Jaguars special teams units in 2012 with 12 tackles. In order to make room […] Steelers Claim CB Antwon Blake Off Waivers From Jaguars; Waive CB...

Jacksonville Jaguars: Blaine Gabbert on Schedule to Start Sunday

According to team officials and the man himself, Blaine Gabbert is on schedule to start Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs.Gabbert has missed the past two preseason games with a fractured thumb, but was named the starter after impressing the coaching staff prior to his injury. Veteran Chad Henne closed out the preseason against Philadelphia and Atlanta.In a story that was reported...
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