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LUKE JOECKEL RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jaguars take business-as-usual approach to first day in full pads

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- As someone who hadn't practiced in full pads since fracturing his right ankle almost 10 months ago, you would think Luke Joeckel had Wednesday circled on his calendar. As two of the hardest hitters on the Jacksonville Jaguars' defense, you would think Paul Posluszny and Johnathan Cyprien were considering this to be the first real day of training camp...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  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...
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

Jaguars’ Luke Joeckel starting all over

The Jacksonville Jaguars believed they had solidified a position on the offensive line by drafting Luke Joeckel. So much so, they traded away left tackle Eugene Monroe to the Baltimore Ravens after four games. Leave it to the Jaguars, the very next game Joeckel was lost for the season with an ankle injury. Selected No. 2 overall in the 2013 NFL Draft, Luke Joeckel is starting all...
Via The Penalty Flag
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Luke Joeckel fractured his ankle and is out for the year

The Jacksonville Jaguars have announced that their first-round pick Luke Joeckel is out for the season with a fractured ankle. Luke Joeckel has a high ankle fracture and is out for the season. — Jacksonville Jaguars (@jaguars) October 6, 2013 Joeckel was carted off the field so the injury was already thought to be serious. No one anticipated he would be done for the season. Cameron...
Via Pro Football Zone
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Jags LT Joeckel carted off vs. Rams

Jacksonville rookie left tackle Luke Joeckel has hurt his right ankle late in the first quarter at St. Louis and been taken off the field on a cart. Joeckel got his leg rolled up as he was blocking on a running play Sunday. He will not return. Joeckel was selected by the Jaguars with the second pick in this year's draft. Earlier this week, Jacksonville traded veteran left...
Via AP on Fox
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Jaguars' tackle Luke Joeckel could play against Eagles

The Jacksonville Jaguars' rookie offensive tackle Luke Joeckel suffered a hip flexor on Aug. 3 during the team's intra-squad scrimmage. The second-overall pick returned to practice the following week, but when the injury flared up in the team's preseason opener against the Miami Dolphins, Joeckel was forced to sit out for a couple of weeks. The tough first-round rookie...
Via NFL Injury Report
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Joeckel signs rookie contract with Jaguars

First-round draft pick Luke Joeckel has signed a five-year contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars. Joeckel inked the deal Saturday, leaving the team with three unsigned picks. Under the rookie salary cap, the No. 2 pick in April's draft gets a signing bonus near $13.8 million and has a cap number around $3.85 million in his first season. The Jaguars selected Texas A&M...
Via AP on Fox
June 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Not being first overall pick didn’t sit too well with Luke Joeckel

Prior to this year’s NFL draft the scuttlebutt was that the Kansas City Chiefs were going to take Texas A&M offensive tackle Luke Joeckel with the first overall pick. The 6-foot-6, 306 pounder was number one on a ton of draft boards, but on draft night the Chiefs went with Central Michigan tackle Eric Fisher, and Joeckel went to the Jacksonville Jaguars who held the second...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 20, 2013  |  1 Comment
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