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The Jacksonville Jaguars are tired of ''missing lay-ups.''
Dropping nine passes. Giving up a blocked punt that resulted in a touchdown. Fumbling in the red zone.
They are all simple plays - lay-ups, as coach Mike Mularkey calls them - that the Jaguars (1-6) need to make to help them turn things around.
''The things that are not allowing us to win these games when we have chances, it's got to stop,'' Mularkey said Monday. ''We've got to find a way to make it stop.''
It didn't against Green Bay, resulting in a 24-15 loss. But the Jaguars feel like they're making progress.
Blaine Gabbert had a career day, throwing for 303 yards and a touchdown. Cecil Shorts III caught eight passes for a career-high 116 yards. And Jacksonville's defense played its best game of the season, holding the Packers to 238 yards and two offensive touchdowns.
Maybe, just maybe, being without star running back Maurice Jones-Drew could be a ...
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Blaine Gabbert played a full game with a torn labrum Sunday, and he didn’t just play, he shined.
The Jacksonville Jaguars sophomore quarterback proved all doubters wrong, including myself, by having a career day when he and the Jaguars could have just rolled over and conceded to the Green Bay Packers on the road.
Gabbert’s 303 yards were a career...
John Oehser reports that Jacksonville has already ruled out Maurice Jones-Drew out for Week 9′s game.
No surprise here considering that Jones-Drew was sporting a boot on his injured foot and was using crutches to get around yesterday.
Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com believes there is a chance that this could be running back Maurice Jones-Drew‘s final season with...
It's always rough to watch the Jaguars lose, but today's loss gave me reason to hope in an otherwise unbearable season. The Jaguars played well, but they were done in by their own mistakes. Last week, the Jaguars would have beat the Raiders comfortably had Blaine Gabbert remained in the game. This week, the Jaguars may have won against a quality opponent if not for a blocked...
Jaguars QB Blaine Gabbert had his strongest fantasy performance of the season Sunday against Green Bay, throwing for 303 yards and a touchdown (to tackle Guy Whimper) one week after he tore the labrum in his non-throwing shoulder.Fantasy Spin:Gabbert completed 27-of-49 and outgunned Aaron Rodgers by 117 yards but Jacksonville lost anyway. Still, if Gabbert can continue to perform...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have traded receiver Mike Thomas to the Detroit Lions for an undisclosed draft pick.
Thomas signed a three-year extension worth 18 million last October. The deal includes 9 million guaranteed.
The trade makes sense for both sides.
The Lions (3-4) lost receiver Nate Burleson for the season last week, so Thomas gives them depth...
To add further depth to their wide receiving core, the Lions acquired Mike Thomas from the Jacksonville Jaguars for an undisclosed draft pick. That draft pick is believed to be a mid rounder according to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press. Sounds like the Lions gave up a mid-round pick in the deal. — [...]
The Jacksonville Jaguars visited the inhospitable confines of Lambeau Field. The left without a win. But it wasn't the beat-down that was predicted. Both the Green Bay Packers and the Jaguars learned a little something. The five most valuable lessons:1. Jacksonville Jaguars are a better away teamThe Jaguars' play better away than they do at home. They have not lost...
A group of relatively unowned players finished among the top scorers from Week 8. But do any of these guys deserve to be owned?WR Cecil Shorts, Jacksonville: Week 8 @ Green Bay: 8 Receptions, 116 yards. 1.9 percent owned owned Rank 8thCecil Shorts has pretty much cemented himself as the number one receiver in Jacksonville. Highly touted rookie Justin Blackmon has been extremely...
Wide receiver Mike Thomas has been traded from Jacksonville to Detroit in exchange for an undisclosed draft pick.
Thomas could not pass Cecil Shorts on the Jaguars depth chart, and we dont expect him to benefit from a fresh start with Lions. So in other words, Thomas should not be a threat to Titus Young or Ryan Broyles from a fantasy perspective.
It's no surprise that while many recruiting situations can get complicated there will be no problem with that in the recruiting of Elite 11 Valor Christian High School quarterback Luke Del Rio, the talented son of Denver Broncos defensive coordinator and former NFL linebacker Jack Del Rio.
The Detroit Lions made a trade Tuesday to acquire Jacksonville receiverreturn specialist Mike Thomas in an exchange for an undisclosed draft pick.
The deal is pending Thomas passing a physical with the Lions. To make room on the roster, the club released cornerback Justin Miller.
Thomas, a fourth-round draft pick in 2009, has 13 catches for 80 yards and no touchdowns in seven games...
The Jacksonville Jaguars (1-5) travel to historic Lambeau Field on Sunday to face the Green Bay Packers (4-3), in what will undoubtedly be Jacksonville's biggest test this season. With Maurice Jones-Drew out of the lineup this week, after sustaining a foot injury against the Raiders last week, RB Rashad Jennings will get the start. If the Jaguars hope to have any chance in this...
With less than 24 hours until game time, the Jacksonville Jaguars seem to be unsure about quarterback Blaine Gabbert’s injured shoulder.
The Jaguars upgraded John Parker Wilson to the active roster from the practice squad Saturday night, the Associated Press reports.
That could be an indication that the team's confidence in Gabbert’s torn labrum in his non...
We wrap up the eighth Sunday of the NFL season by looking at a handful of players who exceeded expectations and a handful who failed to deliver.
Blaine Gabbert, Jaguars: The final numbers weren't astounding, but Gabbert put up a really impressive, gutty effort in Green Bay, nearly leading the Jaguars to what would have been a huge upset with Maurice Jones-Drew...
Despite perhaps having more players injured than at any time since 2010, a beat-up Green Bay Packers team has a few things going in its favor today: they are playing at home for the first time in nearly a month, and the 1-5 Jacksonville Jaguars are the opponent.Now, in any given game...blah blah blah. If this is that kind of game, Packer fans, we should all fill our pockets with...