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Don Banks of Sports Illustrated is reporting that the Jaguars are ready to cut loose GM Gene Smith, as well as first-year head coach Mike Mularkey, following the end of the season.
“The Jaguars have been gearing up to part ways with general manager Gene Smith for weeks, and recent signs point to head coach Mike Mularkey also being out after just one defeat-filled year on the job,” writes Banks. “Mularkey was seen as a safe coaching choice last year, but owner Shahid Khan is thought to be looking to make a bolder, splashier move for a franchise in need of new energy and new direction.”
Banks suggests that former Colts GM Bill Polian could be at the top of the Jaguars list for potential replacements for Smith. A Dismissal of Smith shouldn’t come as a surprise, as the Jaguars have struggled recent years.
As for Mularkey, the team has shown little signs of improvement under him. Coming off a bad season year ago, the Jaguars almost appear to have been playing worst this season as they cu...
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The Jacksonville Jaguars placed their star running back Maurice Jones-Drew on injured reserve on Friday.
MJD has spent the bulk of the season watching his team from the sidelines after a nasty labor dispute cost him both his training camp and pre-season.
The question now becomes ‘ is it time for both parties to part ways?’
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The Jacksonville Jaguars have one week of stability remaining.
Changes are coming. Players know it. Coaches sense it. Everyone inside the building awaits inevitable moves that could make last season's roster turnover seem like minor tweaks.
In a league in which winning is all that matters, the Jaguars (2-13) realize they haven't done enough to prevent massive upheaval under...
The Jacksonville Jaguars placed three players on
season-ending injured reserve, including wide receiver Cecil Shorts III,
running back Rashad Jennings and linebacker Greg Jones, reports Kevin Patra of
Wide receiver Cecil Shorts III was placed IR after suffering
his second concussion of the month in Sunday’s 23-16 loss to the New England
And the Jaguars...
Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew had surgery on his left foot Friday. The Jaguars best offensive player has been out since October 21 when he sustained the injury in Oakland. The Jaguars expected that Jones-Drew would be able to return eventually, but the foot didn't heal. Coach Mike Mularkey hopes his starting running back will be able to participate in...
Jaguars offensive guard Uche Nwaneri suffered a concussion in Sunday's loss and has not yet passed his concussion test.
The Jacksonville Jaguars could be down another offensive lineman for their season finale as starting right guard Uche Nwaneri has failed his concussion test and is not yet cleared to play. Nwaneri suffered a concussion in Sunday's loss to the New England...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have placed running back Maurice Jones-Drew on injured reserve because of a foot injury.
The Jaguars (2-13) waited nearly two months before ending Jones-Drew's season, holding out hope that the league's leading rusher in 2011 would get healthy.
He injured his left foot Oct. 21 at Oakland when he was tackled on the opening...
The Jacksonville Jaguars have placed running back Maurice Jones-Drew on injured reserve.
#Jaguars place RB Maurice Jones-Drew on IR so he’ll finish by missing last 10 games.
— Ryan O’Halloran (@ryanohalloran) December 28, 2012
After holding out prior to the regular season, Jones-Drew had a disappointing injury-plagued season in 2012:
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Patrick Chung was not fined for his hit that drew an unnecessary roughness penalty against the Jaguars.— Jeff Howe (@jeffphowe) December 28, 2012This was a topic of much debate this week, with many fans expecting Chung to be getting a fine.I'm not really sure I agree with that, and probably side more with the league office. It was a hit to the head but did not seem malicious...
The Jacksonville Jaguars announced that RB Maurice Jones-Drew will undergo surgery on his foot Friday and is expected to be out until May.
It’s certainly puzzling to see the Jaguars hold off on placing him on the injured reserve list and wait for him to undergo surgery. They could have made this move months ago and insured that Jones-Drew would have been better prepared for...
Thanks again to Shane Clemons, who runs the fine Jacksonville Jaguars blog, The Jaggernaut. Shane joins us this week to give us a Jaguars viewpoint in this week's question and answer exchange. You can read my answers to Shane's questions on his site shortly. Following are his answers to our questions.
Total Titans: One of our regular readers, Scott, asks, "Like the...
Jaguars star running back Maurice Jones Drew, who has already missed most of this season with a foot injury, will now be out of action until at least May after he had another surgery on his left foot. This is just another blow to an already miserable season for the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Jones Drew suffered a left foot injury in an October 21st matchup against the Oakland Raiders...
Jason Babin unloaded on the Eagles organization today during a conference call with reporters who cover his old team, the Tennessee Titans.
Now with the Jaguars, the defensive end was asked if he was concerned being waived by the Eagles might mean the end of his football career.
That was probably their approach because they dont have amicable splits with people, Babin...
The Jacksonville Jaguars placed running back Maurice Jones-Drew on injured reserve and signed rookie defensive tackle Jerome Long from Kansas City's practice squad on Friday. Jones-Drew, who held out during the summer in an attempt to gain a new contract, will have surgery on his injured left foot. He is expected to return in late May or early June, coach Mike Mularkey said...
Well, it’s the end of the year and I have to ask…you’re still here? It’s over, go home. Week 16 is when championships are decided, not week 17. Have you no shame? Ok, so some of you play through to week 17. Dear, sweet baby Jeebus I don’t know why you do but since you do, we’re gonna do what we came to do, ain’t that right boo? Ahem, this is where the lady...
The Jacksonville Jaguars will go on the road to play the Tennessee Titans in Week 17. CBS will carry this game from LP Field in Nashville, TN. Kickoff is scheduled for 1 pm EST.
Tennessee will miss the playoffs for the fourth consecutive season and while the team has said they intend to bring Chris Johnson back the status of head coach Mike Munchak is unknown. Jacksonville has not...