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WATCH: Titans LB Brian Orakpo Overpowers Jaguars Tackle Luke Joeckel To Sack Blake Bortles

Luke Joeckel is still a youngster with plenty to learn in the NFL, but when you draft someone with the No. 2 pick in the draft there are certain things that you don't expect to see happen--like get completely overpowered by a linebacker.That is exactly what happened late in the second half when the Jaguars were threatening to score a touchdown. Brian Orakpo went through Joeckel like...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars could be without starters Joeckel, Cyprien vs. Dolphins

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Jacksonville Jaguars left tackle Luke Joeckel and strong safety Johnathan Cyprien both missed practice on Friday. Joeckel (ankle injury) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Miami Dolphins and Cyprien (calf) is doubtful. Jaguars coach Gus Bradley says Joeckel has continued to improve each day this week and may be a game-time decision...
Via AP on Fox
September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Luke Joeckel knows he must player better this season in Jacksonville

The clock is ticking on Luke Joeckel’s career in Jacksonville. Despite a rookie season that was wiped out because of injuries and given the fact management has spent the past two seasons building one of the weaker units on offense, Joeckel may be running out of time to prove himself to the Jaguars and the fans in Jacksonville. And it seems everyone is taking notes. There is no...
Via cover32
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars positional needs: the offensive line

The offensive line for the Jacksonville Jaguars is one of the worst in the league. They finished last year 30th in run blocking and 32nd in pass blocking according to Football Outsiders. A main reason for that could be former Texas A&M left tackle, Luke Joeckel, failing to live up to his second overall pick selection. It is critical that the line improves or Blake Bortles will...
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Coming back stronger: Luke Joeckel appears soft on the edge, solid everywhere else

As the third overall pick in this year’s draft, quarterback Blake Bortles is considered a franchise-defining pick. While left tackle Luke Joeckel may not garner nearly as much outside attention due to his position, as the second overall pick in the 2013 draft, the Jaguars have made just as big an investment in the offensive lineman. Joeckel’s rookie year did little to inspire...
Via cover32 - Jaguars
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Well-rested Luke Joeckel ready to contribute to Jaguars' line

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...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars' former top draft pick Luke Joeckel moving past broken ankle

The Jacksonville Jaguars struggled offensively last year, posting a dismal 4-12 record regardless of having the second overall pick of the 2013 NFL Draft.  The Jaguars chose offensive tackle Luke Joeckel from Texas A&M University last spring, surprising the media and their fans, opening themselves up for constant criticism.  Jacksonville's situation got worse in Week 5 of the...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars’ Luke Joeckel: “I Can’t Think of Myself as an Injured, Pathetic Guy”

The Jacksonville Jaguars used the second overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft on offensive tackle Luke Joeckel. After starting the first four games of the season at right tackle, the Jags moved him to left tackle for its’ Week 5 game after trading away Eugene Monroe. Just 12 snaps into his first start at LT, Joeckel went down with a gruesome ankle injury that would cost him the rest...
Via Standing O Sports
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Are the Jacksonville Jaguars interested in drafting an OT?

In the 2013 draft, the Jacksonville Jaguars selected Luke Joeckel out of Texas A&M with the second overall pick. As the season progressed, there had to be some changes made as Joeckel went down with a season-ending ankle injury against the St. Louis Rams just after the team had traded Eugene Monroe to the Baltimore Ravens. In Joeckel’s absence, Cameron Bradfield moved to left...
Via cover32 - Jaguars
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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