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Jacksonville Jaguars WR/RB Denard Robinson The Jacksonville Jaguars have never been a team known for having the fastest offenses. Looking at receivers past, you see bigger guys such as an Earnest Wilford, Reggie Williams, and even a Matt Jones. One similarity when comes to the receiving corps that carried these guys are losing seasons. Even when the Jags put forth players such as Mike Sims-Walker and Mike Thomas, things never panned out well. At a 2-14 record in 2012, the Jags saw flashes of receivers with great promise in Cecil Shorts III, and Justin Blackmon. One thing that still remains to be seen is true speed. When you look back in Jaguar history, it was the speed of Keenan Mccardell and Jimmy Smith that carried the Jags. Looking ahead to 2013, the Jags have two rookies that could show those same qualities. In the 4th round of this year’s NFL draft the Jaguars selected speedy wide receiver Ace Sanders out of South Carolina. Although the rookie didn’t boast the greatest numbers in college he was a very effective wide receiver and returner for Coach Steve Spurrier. In 3 years at South Carolina Sanders returned 3 punts for touchdown with 2 coming his senior year. Also in that senior year, Sanders produced his greatest receiving numbers hauling in 45 passes for 531 yards and 9 touchdowns. If there is one word to describe Sanders it’s explosive, and that is something the Jaguars offense desperately needs. The Jags will be able to use the speedster in slot, out of the backfield, and even certain packages with plays designed just for him. Regardless of how he is used, Sanders will only be of help to a struggling receiving corps. Moving ahead one round in the NFL draft, the Jags selected offensive specialist Denard Robinson out of Michigan. Robinson is a guy much like Sanders who can bring big time play-making ability and explosiveness to the Jags offense. As a wolverine, Robinson played under center for the majority of three seasons, and racked up just over 6,000 passing yards. Combine that with over 4400 rushing yards and the Jags have a huge weapon to work with. Over the course of the season I see the Jags utilizing Robinson greatly through the backfield, the slot, and even his own wildcat packages. The versatility Robinson brings is something the Jags haven’t seen in a while and they intend to use it. The 2013 season promises big things for a Jags offense that struggled mightily a year ago. With the emergence of Shorts III, Blackmon who’s coming into his second year, and the two rookie speedsters, the Jags look to score and score often this year.

5 things to watch in the Jacksonville Jaguars first preseason game

Jacksonville Jaguars WR Ace Sanders With the first official preseason game set to get underway later this evening in Canton, Ohio football season is just around the corner. The Jacksonville Jaguars open up their preseason action August 9th, against the Miami Dolphins and there will be many things to watch for. In my mind, there are five keys to the Jags first action of the 2013 season...

WR Ace Sanders takes spotlight at Jags' scrimmage

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Wide receiver Ace Sanders didn't score a touchdown Saturday night in the Jacksonville Jaguars' intrasquad scrimmage at EverBank Field. And because no tackling was allowed on punt returns, the excitement he generated in that area was a bit misleading. But on a night when quarterbacks Blaine Gabbert and Chad Henne were effective but hardly scintillating...

Massive Crowd Shows Up For Jaguars Scrimmage

The Jacksonville Jaguars finished 2-14 last season and haven’t made the playoffs since 2007.  And nobody expects the club to come anywhere close to ending its postseason drought in 2013.  Well, no one outside of Jacksonville, anyway. Photo Credit: [RELATED: Jacksonville Jaguars Build For the Future in 2013 NFL Draft] Photo Credit: But with some promising...

Jaguars waive/injured WR Price, OL Milhim

The Jacksonville Jaguars have waived receiver Taylor Price and guard Stephane Milhim. If they are not claimed off waivers in the next five days, both injured players will revert to the team's injured reserve. Price (foot) and Milhim (foot) opened training camp on the physically unable to perform list, both with stress fractures. Neither got healthy enough to practice before...

Gabbert, Henne make little progress in scrimmage

Jacksonville's quarterback competition isn't close to being settled, even after a week of training camp and a Saturday night scrimmage. Blaine Gabbert threw for 40 yards and two touchdowns - both in goal-line drills - but did little to distance himself as the team's starter. Chad Henne threw for 64 yards and a score - also in goal-line drills - but was sacked five times...

Jacksonville Jaguars 2013: What to Expect From Their Scrimmage

It may only be a scrimmage for the Jacksonville Jaguars, but a story will be told at EverBank Field tonight.While the team will go through its pre-practice routine of warm ups and conditioning, there will be live action and work with the first and second units, allowing head coach Gus Bradley and his staff to really begin the evaluation process for this team and put together a game...

Jacksonville Jaguars 2013: 4 Things We Learned at the Scrimmage

If there was a learning curve for the Jacksonville Jaguars Saturday night, they certainly met it. If Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley wanted a few players to stand out, they certainly did.There were lots of positives to be taken from Saturday night. Anyway you look at it, the Jaguars are improving. Don't jump for playoff tickets quite yet, but there is improvement, there is determination...

Jaguars waive WR Taylor Price, G Stephane Milhim

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars have waived receiver Taylor Price and guard Stephane Milhim. If they are not claimed off waivers in the next five days, both injured players will revert to the team's injured reserve. Price (foot) and Milhim (foot) opened training camp on the physically unable to perform list, both with stress fractures. Neither got healthy enough...

Jacksonville Jaguars 2013: Observations From Training Camp 8/5

Maybe the best thing Blaine Gabbert could have done last week was injure his ankle.Since the incident on Monday, which saw the third-year quarterback from Missouri on the ground for a short period of time and his ankle subsequently taped, all he has done is look sharper in the way he is letting the ball go in his delivery.That can only mean good news for the Jaguars.And after seeing...

R.I.P Jag Rag, Jacksonville Jaguars fans can no longer buy Duval’s favorite towel

After one glorious year of teal and black existence, the "Jag Rag" is no more. The NFL is taking this Jacksonville ripoff of the Terrible Towel off the market.

Maurice Jones-Drew Gives Kids Free Backpacks Filled With School Supplies at Jaguars Camp (Photo)

To paraphrase Paul Pierce, Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew is the classic example of a great player on a bad team. Jones-Drew, who has rushed for more than 1,300 yards in three of the last four seasons, would probably prefer a playoff appearance or two along with his gaudy statistics, but it’s not his fault the Jags have been stuck with Chad Henne and Blaine Gabbert calling...

Former Steelers LS Luke Ingram Claimed Off Waivers By Jaguars

The Pittsburgh Steelers waived rookie long snapper Luke Ingram on Thursday as they needed a roster spot for cornerback Buddy Jackson, who they claimed off waivers from the Kansas City Chiefs. Ingram, the only long snapper to be invited to the NFL combine this year, didn’t stay unemployed long as he was claimed off waivers [...] Former Steelers LS Luke Ingram Claimed Off Waivers...
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