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JAGUARS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jaguars hire Kelly Skipper as running backs coach

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars have hired former Oakland Raiders running backs coach Kelly Skipper to the same position and parted ways with Terry Richardson. Skipper spent the previous eight seasons with the Raiders, the last six as running backs coach and two as tight ends coach. He worked in Oakland alongside new Jaguars offensive coordinator Greg Olson, who...
Via AP on Fox
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars announce Kelly Skipper as assistant coach in charge of running backs

The Jacksonville Jaguars announced Tuesday they have hired Kelly Skipper as an assistant coach to work with their running backs. Skipper, who spent the previous six seasons as a running backs coach with the Oakland Raiders, replaces Terry Richardson. His hiring comes a week after the Jaguars named Doug Marrone an assistant head coach and offensive line coach and Greg Olson as their...
Via Fox Sports Florida
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Justin Blackmon: Could He Return to Jaguars in 2015?

Now that the NFL is looking into allegations that Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon violated the league’s substance abuse policy again, the fans and media here in Jacksonville are beginning to see some light at the end of the tunnel regarding troubled wide receiver Justin Blackmon.Blackmon, the fifth overall selection in the 2012 NFL Draft has been out of action for the...
Via Football Nation
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Position review: QB Bortles takes his lumps in rookie season with Jags

In a perfect world, the Jacksonville Jaguars would have let rookie quarterback Blake Bortles spend his first season refining his mechanics in practice situations while watching Chad Henne from the sidelines on Sundays. Instead, a perfect storm thrust the No. 3 pick in the 2014 NFL Draft into a starting role from which there appears to be no turning back. When Henne was sacked a franchise...
Via Fox Sports Florida
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars 2015 NFL Mock Draft (1.0) – 7 Rounds

The Jacksonville Jaguars are in terrific position this offseason to really take the next step towards being relevant. They have what many believe to be a franchise quarterback, if Justin Blackmon is reinstated then they are packed to the gills at receiver, they have a couple of nice pieces on their offensive line, and now they have the No. 3 overall pick.The Jaguars are only a couple...
Via Pro Football Spot
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

What would the Jacksonville Jaguars need to contend for a Super Bowl appearance?

This Sunday the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots will meet in the Super Bowl. They’re the top two seeds from their respective conferences and many people (present company included) predicted they would play in this year’s big game. But what about the rest of the league? Should we just assume that the Seahawks and Patriots are the best in the league and nobody else had...
Via cover32 - Jaguars
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blake Bortles Already Porking Up This Offseason

  Someone has a one-way ticket to Bloat City on the Draft Beer Airlines and Blake Bortles is holding the ticket. It’s January 26 and it looks like Bortles wasted little time packing on the offseason pounds. Look at those shirt buttons. Two are struggling to hang on. That chin. The bloat. He’s listed at 6-5, 232. From what I can see it seems Biggin’ was about 250 this weekend...
Via Busted Coverage
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Optimisim That Justin Blackmon Will Be Back In 2015

Alex Marvez of FOX Sports reports that there is optimism among people in the NFL that Jaguars WR Justin Blackmon will overcome his issues and be back for the 2015 season. Despite being arrested for a third time, the Jaguars have said publicly that they have no plans to release Blackmon if/when he’s reinstated into the NFL. His most recent arrest that led to an indefinite suspension...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars: Stop Me When This Sounds Familiar

The Jacksonville Jaguars brought in eight candidates to interview for their vacant offensive coordinator position. Greg Roman, formerly of San Francisco, decided to join Rex Ryan in Buffalo. Marc Trestman was not considered a long term candidate for the job, however given his desire to become a head coach again. Trestman joined the Baltimore Ravens Tuesday morning. Kirby Wilson,...
Via Pro Football Spot
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars Tab Greg Olson to Become Offensive Coordinator

The Jacksonville Jaguars have announced that they intend to hire Greg Olson as the team’s new offensive coordinator. The news comes after the team hired former Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone to be the team’s offensive line coach and assistant head coach.Some media outlets and online websites had reported that Olson, 51, had already been hired by the Jaguars around 5 pm...
Via Football Nation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars keep replaced coach with cancer under contract

With the addition of Doug Marrone to the Jacksonville Jaguars coaching staff — the former Bills head coach was named assistant head coach/offensive line coach Tuesday — the team now has a glut of men charged with coaching the offensive line. Along with Marrone, the Jaguars also have Luke Butkus, who coached the O-line in...Read More The post Jaguars keep replaced coach with...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars hire Greg Olson as offensive coordinator

The Jacksonville Jaguars' three-week search for a new offensive coordinator ended Wednesday when the team announced the hiring of Greg Olson, who had been their quarterbacks coach in 2012 before becoming an offensive coordinator with the Oakland Raiders. Olson, 51, replaces Jedd Fisch, who was fired Dec. 30 after a season where the Jaguars scored the fewest points (249) and offensive...
Via Fox Sports Florida
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jacksonville Jaguars bring in former Bills head coach Doug Marrone

The Jacksonville Jaguars are reportedly bringing in a guy who was supposed to be highly sought after this offseason. Doug Marrone found a gig: assistant head coach/O Line in Jacksonville. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) January 20, 2015 The #Jaguars are hiring Doug Marrone as associate head coach and OL coach, source said (as @MikeGarafolo reported) — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet...
Via cover32
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars head to Senior Bowl still looking for coordinator

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars might be evaluating more than players at the Senior Bowl. Coach Gus Bradley and his staff took a charter bus to Mobile, Alabama, on Monday to coach the South team in the college all-star game. Bradley also could end up hiring an offensive coordinator during the weeklong event. Bradley already interviewed seven candidates for the job...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars Need to Bring Back Blackmon

As the 2015 NFL offseason quickly approaches, there's not a single NFL fan that is rooting for a similar offseason to 2014. Off-field issues ran amok with the Adrian Peterson, Ray Rice and Greg Hardy issues. Roger Goodell handed out suspensions left and right, the league underwent criticism from the fans and things weren't really looking good for the NFL. Among the slew of bad behavior...
Via Pro Football Spot
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars - Unrestricted free agents

NFL unrestricted free agents An unrestricted free agent (a player who has completed four or more accrued seasons) may sign with any team without any compensation owed to his old team through the first scheduled day of training camp in late July.  At that point, if his old team makes a tender offer by June 1st (110% of last year's salary), his rights will revert back...
Via 60 Max Power O
10 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft Grade A Day | Jacksonville JaguarsNo rating results yet

With the NFL season winding down it’s time to look at each team’s draft class and grade them on a PRODUCTION ONLY basis.  Let’s see what teams had first year success and which ones are hoping for better in year two. POINTS SCALE Round 1: 0-5Round 2: 0-4Round 3: 0-3Round 4: 0-2Round 5: 0-1Round 6 & 7: Same system as undrafted. Points only awarded if player was productive...
Via DraftSeason
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars 2015 NFL Off-Season Preview

Needs Defensive End The Chris Clemons signing didn’t really work out for the Jaguars. Clemons was dominant in Seattle when Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley was the defensive coordinator, but he’s over the hill. He was Pro Football Focus’ 2nd worst ranked 4-3 defensive end last season and isn’t going to get any better, going into his age 34 season in 2015. With all of his guaranteed...
Via The Football Fan Spot
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars Chirp Patriots On Facebook Over Helmet Logo Mix-Up (Photo)

The Jacksonville Jaguars changed up their look a few years ago, and they want to make sure everybody knows about it. The New England Patriots posted a Facebook photo Monday announcing their 2015 opponents, and instead of using the Jaguars’ new, two-toned helmet, they went with the standard black lid the Jags wore until 2012. The error went unnoticed by the majority of the team’s...
Via NESN.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Sen’Derrick Marks celebrates $600K sack with money sign

Jacksonville Jaguars defensive tackle Sen’Derrick Marks closed out Thursday night’s win over the Tennessee Titans with a sack. But this wasn’t just any sack. This particular sack was worth $600,000. Marks has an escalator in his contract that pays him $600,000 if he surpasses eight sacks. His sack of Charlie Whitehurst gave Marks 8.5 on...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Post has perfect description for Titans-Jaguars

"I am writing sentences about this game because our word processing system doesn't have poop emoji" pic.twitter.com/YOozhG1lJI — Neil Irwin (@Neil_Irwin) December 18, 2014   The typewriter could never master something as intricate and complex as the poop emoji.  That’s one way to describe what is statistically speaking the worst primetime game this century.  And Washington...
Via Awful Announcing
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Titans-Jaguars the worst prime-time game this century?

We’re down to the penultimate week of the NFL season. That means that even with a couple bonus Saturday games in Week 16, the schedule is left with just six nationally-televised games in exclusive time slots between now and the end of the regular season. One of those slots belongs to the 2-12 Tennessee Titans and the 2-12 Jacksonville Jaguars, two comically bad teams from small...
Via Awful Announcing
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars Betting Favorites For First Time Since 2012

In all 12 games the Jacksonville Jaguars have lost this season, they could at least take solace in the knowledge they were never expected to win in the first place. Not anymore. For the first time in more than two years, the Jaguars will be favored in an actual NFL game. The Jags are three-point favorites over the Tennessee Titans, according to OddsShark...
Via NESN.com
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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