JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Luke Joeckel never much cared for all the attention which came his way at this time last year after being the second-overall pick in the NFL draft.
He disliked having to miss the Jacksonville Jaguars' final 11 games because of a fractured right ankle even more.
So while most of the fan attention Thursday at the first organized team activity open to the public seemed to center on Blake Bortles and this year's crop of rookies, Joeckel is happy to stay out of the spotlight and happier to be contributing to what the Jaguars hope will be an improved offensive line.
"I feel like I'm over the hump," he said, referring to the season-ending injury he suffered Oct. 6 in a game at St. Louis. "It's all really small stuff now that I'm thinking about. I spent the whole offseason down here rehabbing and training. And I can't remember which month it was, but I remember a time where I went out on the field one day and I didn't feel gre...