Found July 20, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:
Getty Images According to Mike Florio of, 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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