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Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew told SiriusXM NFL Radio on Friday that he will not request a long-term contract and that he will not hold out this summer. After leading the NFL in rushing in 2011, Jones-Drew held out for 38 days in seeking a new contract, skipping the team's training camp and preseason. Jacksonville did not blink, refusing to renegotiate because Jones-Drew still had two years left on a five-year, $31.5 million contract. "I went to them last year," he said. "It didn't work out. I'm not going to reach out to them because, you know, I just feel like I tried that last year (and) it didn't work." Jones-Drew ran for just 414 yards with one touchdown before a foot injury in October sidelined him for the rest of the year. "If the Jaguars want to do a new deal, I'm more than open to talk," Jones-Drew said. "I'm not going to say I don't want to go there. I've grown up there, this i...
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Coach Mike Murlarkey has been fired by newly acquired GM David Caldwell after one year in Jacksonville. The Jaguars suffered through a 2-14 season, and a lack of talent left Caldwell in the position to rebuild from the ground up.
Caldwell released this statement:
"I informed Mike today that he will not return as head coach of the Jaguars," Caldwell said in a statement...
Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew wanted a new contract before the 2012 NFL season started after leading the league in rushing in 2011, so he did what most franchise running backs do, he held out.
Jones-Drew did not get his new deal, instead he got a high six figures fine, and a slow start to his 2012 season. All of those things into a disastrous end to his season...
Tim Tebow will not be making his way back home to the Jacksonville Jaguars. The team’s new GM David Caldwell was quick to squash that rumor in his first public appearance.
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After unsuccessfully holding out last offseason and into
training camp of 2012, Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew
told SiriusXM NFL Radio yesterday that he is not planning on asking the team
for a long-term contract.
"I went to them last year," Jones-Drew said during
the interview with SiriusXM NFL Radio. "It didn't work out. I'm not going...
Jaguars new GM David Caldwell told reporters that he’s not ready to give up on former first-round pick Blaine Gabbert.
“He is still young,” Caldwell said, via the Florida Times Union. “He’s had two different offensive coordinators in his first two years. Get a coach in here and get some sustainability for him. I think it’s important to see what he can do. … I always...
The Jacksonville Jaguars fired coach Mike Mularkey Thursday after just one season, the worst in franchise history.
New general manager David Caldwell made the announcement, giving him a clean slate heading into 2013. Caldwell said he made the move just 48 hours after he was hired because he wants to immediately explore every avenue possible to turn the Jaguars around.
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Jacksonville's new GM David Caldwell says that even if the Jets release Tim Tebow, he doesn't see the polarizing QB being a good fit for the Jaguars 2013 roster.
According to Mike Freeman of CBS Sports, the Jacksonville Jaguars have fired head coach Mike Mularkey after just one season.
Now general manager David Caldwell can bring in his own guy.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter says the two candidates the Jags will look at are Rams offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer and 49ers offensive coordinator Greg Roman.
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At this rate Tebow might have to take a spot in the Lingerie Football League…Pardon me, The Legends Football League they have just rebranded themselves. Everyone assumed the Jaguars would pick him up, but their new GM doesn’t seem that interested.
Caldwell on Tebow: “He is a member of the NY Jets. I can’t imagine a scenario where he’d be a Jacksonville Jaguars even if...
The Jacksonville Jaguars will interview current defensive coordinator Mel Tucker for their vacant head coaching position, according to a report by Adam Schefter of ESPN. Tucker was the Jaguars interim head coach for five games when Jack Del Rio was fired towards the end of the 2011 season and interviewed for the head coaching job last season.
Tucker has been the defensive coordinator...
The Tim Tebow to the Jacksonville Jaguars rumors can be put to rest. At his introductory news conference, new Jaguars general manager Dave Caldwell said, "I can't imagine a scenario where he would be a Jacksonville Jaguar."
"Even if he's released?" one reporter asked.
"Even if he's released," Caldwell said.
But Caldwell said there...
For head coaches in the National Football League this offseason has been a blood bath. Thursday the Jacksonville Jaguars continued the trend as the team decided to fire head coach Mike Mularkey, following a franchise worst 2-14 record.
The 2012 season was Mularkey's one and only season in Jacksonville but after such a dreadful season it would have been near impossible for him...
The Jacksonville Jaguars fired head coach Mike Mularkey after one season, general manager David Caldwell announced Thursday. "I informed Mike today that he will not return as head coach of the Jaguars," Caldwell said. "I know Mike well and do not want anyone to misinterpret the rationale behind my decision. Mike is an excellent coach and I am sure he will succeed...