Jags' Bowanko: 'I'm excited for whatever role I have on this team'

Jacksonville Jaguars center Luke Bowanko, who lost the starting center competition to veteran Stefen Wisniewski, took the high road on Tuesday, offering his support to Wisniewski. Bowanko, a sixth-round pick in 2014, started 14 games as a rookie last season. He said understood the team's decision to go with Wisniewski, who signed with the Jaguars as a free agent during the offseason...
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August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Jaguars name Stefan Wisniewski starting center

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have picked veteran Stefan Wisniewski as the team's starting center. Coach Gus Bradley made the announcement Monday, saying Wisniewski beat out incumbent starter Luke Bowanko. Wisniewski started 61 games during four years in Oakland and played through a torn labrum last season. He had shoulder surgery after the season and signed...
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August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Jaguars still mulling starting center choice

Earlier in training camp, Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley said a winner in the team's competition for the starting center job between Luke Bowanko and Stefen Wisniewski could be decided before the Jags' third preseason game. With that third game approaching on Friday against the Detroit Lions, Bradley said there was no guarantee the team would name a starter this week...
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August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Jaguars hope to have center battle decided shortly

The Jaguars entered training camp with the center job up for grabs and head coach Gus Bradley said Tuesday he hopes to name his starter by the team's third preseason game. Luke Bowanko, who started 14 games for Jacksonville as a rookie last season is competing with free-agent acquisition Stefen Wisniewski. Bradley said he'd like to have a starter in place in enough time to allow...
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August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Three offensive line position battles that are key for the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2015

Let’s start by looking at the offensive statistics of the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2014. Definitely not a pretty picture when you consider they finished last in the league in points scored averaging 15.6 per game, 31st in total yards with a 289.6 average, 31st in passing yards averaging 187.6 per game and 21st in rushing totaling 102.1 per game. The team made some changes in their...
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August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Luke Bowanko looks to be the center of attention for the Jacksonville Jaguars

The Jacksonville Jaguars will have competition at more than one position heading into the 2015 season. Most of the conversation of late has been about the battle that could ensue between veteran Zane Beadles and rookie AJ Cann at the left guard slot. But the middle of the line could be the story to watch as Stefen Wisniewski was brought in to play center, potentially taking the spot...
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June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Jags' Bowanko ready for center battle

Luke Bowanko started 14 games at center for the Jacksonville Jaguars last season. But with a new season, comes new competition, this time in the former of veteran lineman Stefen Wisniewski. As Ryan O'Halloran of the Florida Times-Union notes, Bowanko acquitted himself well as rookie, picking up just four penalties in 922 snaps. However, Wisniewski played under current Jacksonville...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars sign two late-round draft picks

With the new ‘slotted’ system for rookie contracts in the National Football League, the process has gotten a lot easier for teams to sign their draft picks. For most teams, holdouts with top talents has become less of an issue. For the Jacksonville Jaguars, that process of signing their new talent has begun. The team has signed sixth-round draft pick Luke Bowanko out of Virginia...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars sign sixth-rounder Luke Bowanko

The Jacksonville Jaguars announced Monday that center Luke Bowanko, their sixth-round selection in the NFL draft, has become the first of their nine players chosen to sign. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, although all rookie contracts not involving first-round picks are for four years. The 6-foot-6, 300-pound Bowanko started every game of his last three years at Virginia. He...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

National Rewind: Did the Jacksonville Jaguars draft any of the 10 biggest gems or busts?

With the draft completed, it’s time to re-visit the best stories from the cover32 universe this past week to help pass the time before training camp arrives. National Columns • Power Rankings: Grading the reliability of each NFL team’s front office. (READ) • The 10 dumbest answers from Roger Goodell during his Twitter Q&A. (READ) • Ten players who will ultimately be...
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May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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