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According to Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com, the Jacksonville Jaguars and wide receiver Justin Blackmon are expected to ramp up talks soon.
“Per a source with knowledge of the negotiations (or, more accurately, non-negotations), the two sides will start talking more seriously soon,” reported Florio.
“Complicating matters is the fact that Blackmon is sandwiched between a pair of unsigned players, Vikings tackle Matt Kalil at No. 4 and Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne at No. 6,” wrote Florio.
We just wrote yesterday that there’s a good chance Blackmon doesn’t get signed by the time training camp opens next week.
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Team spokesman Kevin Best said Friday that Nicks' records and stats from that year will remain in the media guide but be noted with an asterisk.
Best did not give a reason why, though privacy laws prevent the school from discussing...