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2014 Week 12: Colts Fantasy Football Preview vs. Jaguars

The Indianapolis Colts will be out for vengeance against the Jacksonville Jaguars this week after suffering the worst defeat of their season last week; a 42-20 loss to the New England Patriots at home.The Colts return to Lucas Oil Stadium this Sunday to take on their AFC South division rival after beating Jacksonville 44-17 back in Week 3. Several Colts had excellent fantasy performances...
Via Pro Football Spot
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Jaguars, Packers, Ravens, & Texans

Jaguars Michael DiRocco mentions that although Alan Ball has been their best cornerback when healthy, the Jaguars intend to move forward with Demetrius McCray, Dwayne Gratz and Aaron Colvin next year. DiRocco isn’t ready to completely right off RB Storm Johnson and believes he could develop into a solid player if he can prove to be a reliable pass protector. As for the...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Giants, Jaguars, Lions, Packers & Titans

Giants RB Rashad Jennings will not play in Week 10 due to a knee injury. Jaguars Michael DiRocco of ESPN believes that personnel changes are in order for the Jaguars struggling special teams. CB Alan Ball is not expected to return to the team next season due to the presence of Demetrius McCray, Dwayne Gratz and Aaron Colvin at cornerback. (Michael DiRocco) Michael DiRocco...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars News and Notes: More Injuries in Secondary

The Jacksonville Jaguars are going to have to finish the season with yet another defensive player being placed in injured reserve.The team announced, through its website on Wednesday that cornerback Alan Ball was placed on season ending injured reserve. Last week, the team placed linebacker and leading tackler Paul Posluszny on season ending IR and also announced that defensive end...
Via Football Nation
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars-Bengals Preview

Despite coming off a key AFC North win, the last four weeks haven't been easy on the Cincinnati Bengals. The defense in particular has been exposed, but that could change Sunday with the turnover-happy Jacksonville Jaguars coming to Paul Brown Stadium. The Bengals (4-2-1) established themselves atop the North with last Sunday's 27-24 home win over Baltimore, their first victory since...
Via AP on Fox
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars place cornerback Alan Ball on injured reserve

The Jacksonville Jaguars placed cornerback Alan Ball on injured reserve Wednesday with a biceps injury, meaning their starting defensive backfield for the rest of the season will likely consist entirely of second-year players. Ball, a seventh-year pro who the Jaguars signed to a two-year contract as an unrestricted free agent in March 2013, suffered the injury during their 24-6 victory...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars place cornerback Alan Ball on injured reserve

The Jacksonville Jaguars placed cornerback Alan Ball on injured reserve Wednesday with a biceps injury, meaning their starting defensive backfield for the rest of the season will likely consist entirely of second-year players. Ball, a seventh-year pro who the Jaguars signed to a two-year contract as an unrestricted free agent in March 2013, suffered the injury during their 24-6 victory...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars place starting CB Ball on IR with biceps injury

The Jacksonville Jaguars have placed starting cornerback Alan Ball on injured reserve with a bicep injury. The Jaguars signed fourth-year cornerback Tommie Campbell to replace Ball on the 53-man roster. Ball started 22 games for the Jaguars over the past two seasons, including seven this year. Without him, Dwayne Gratz will move back into the starting lineup opposite fellow second...
Via AP on Fox
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars place starting cornerback Ball on injured reserve

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have placed starting cornerback Alan Ball on injured reserve with a bicep injury. The Jaguars signed fourth-year cornerback Tommie Campbell to replace Ball on the 53-man roster. Ball started 22 games for the Jaguars over the past two seasons, including seven this year. Without him, Dwayne Gratz will move back into the starting lineup...
Via AP on Fox
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars sign former small school defensive back; Place Alan Ball on I/R

The Jacksonville Jaguars have announced that they are placing CB Alan Ball on season-ending injured reserve Wednesday and signing CB Tommie Campbell to take his place on their roster. Campbell, 27, is a former seventh-round pick of the Tennessee Titans back in 2011. He spent three years with Tennessee before he was placed on waivers as the […] The post Jaguars sign former small...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars Sign CB Tommie Campbell, Place CB Alan Ball On I.R.

The Jacksonville Jaguars have announced that they are placing CB Alan Ball on season-ending injured reserve Wednesday and signing CB Tommie Campbell to take his place on their roster. Campbell recently tried out for the Miami Dolphins, but he wasn’t offered a contract. Campbell, 27, is a former seventh-round pick of the Tennessee Titans back in 2011. He spent three years with Tennessee...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars CB Dwayne Gratz active; Dolphins' Koa Misi out

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Dwayne Gratz is active and in the starting lineup against Miami. Gratz had been listed as questionable after leaving practice Thursday with a hip flexor problem and sitting out Friday. He's starting in place of Alan Ball (biceps). The Jaguars also are without defensive end Andre Branch (groin), running back Storm Johnson...
Via AP on Fox
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars CB Gratz active, starting vs Dolphins

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Dwayne Gratz is active and in the starting lineup against Miami. Gratz had been listed as questionable after leaving practice Thursday with a hip flexor problem and sitting out Friday. He's starting in place of Alan Ball (biceps). The Jaguars also are without defensive end Andre Branch (groin), running back Storm Johnson, guard...
Via AP on Fox
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars CB Dwayne Gratz active; Dolphins' Koa Misi out

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Dwayne Gratz is active and in the starting lineup against Miami. Gratz had been listed as questionable after leaving practice Thursday with a hip flexor problem and sitting out Friday. He's starting in place of Alan Ball (biceps). The Jaguars also are without defensive end Andre Branch (groin), running back Storm Johnson...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars: Cover A Concern Against Miami

Don’t get the impression that someone like Miami Dolphins wide receiver Mike Wallace doesn’t know what’s going on in Jacksonville. In fact, the speedy pass catcher probably already has an idea of how he would like to try and carve up the Jaguars secondary since cornerback Alan Ball has been ruled out of Sunday’s game against Miami and second-year corner Dwayne Gratz has been...
Via Football Nation
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars waive wide receiver Tavarress King and sign CB Peyton Thompson

The Jaguars added to their depleted cornerback corps today, promoting Peyton Thompson from the practice squad and waiving receiver Tavarres King. Alan Ball (bicep) is out and Dwayne Gratz (hip flexor) questionable for Sunday’s game against Miami, leaving the Jaguars with only three healthy cornerbacks (Demetrius McCray, Will Blackmon and Jeremy Harris) before the Thompson […...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami at Jacksonville: Five Things to Know

This is one of those weeks where fans and the media are going to learn a lot about the Jacksonville Jaguars maturity as a team.After winning their first game of the season over Cleveland last week and then learning their undisputable leader Paul Poluszny goes down with a pectoral injury that puts him out for the year and that defensive end Andre Branch is also out for the next two...
Via Football Nation
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars aim to get season's first win at Titans again

As bad as the Jacksonville Jaguars have been of late, one thing they've managed to do every year since 2009 is defeat the Tennessee Titans. When they got off to an 0-8 start last season and it began to seem as if Gus Bradley would never get his first win as a head coach, the Jaguars came to Tennessee, jumped out to a quick 13-0 lead and held on for a 29-27 victory. At 0-5 but coming...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

The Jaguars have no one to fear, so Steelers should be very afraid

Look at the Jacksonville Jaguars’ roster. Study it carefully. Time’s up, eyes back here. Tell me what you see. A lot of really bad football players. No one on the Jaguars entire team makes you pause for a nanosecond and think, “oh balls we have to play X this week.” Only one Jaguar, Paul Paul Posluszny, was “honored” with a spot on a Pro Bowl squad last year. The team...
Via cover32 - Steelers
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles’ Foles still struggling in first half of games

On Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m., the Philadelphia Eagles will take on the Washington Professional Football Team in their first NFC East divisional contest. The Eagles, unlike their last two games, will be looking to start off strong as the first half of games have not been good to them. As a matter of fact, in the first half of games this season, the Eagles have been outscored 34-6...
Via Total Sports Live
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars' Johnathan Cyprien ruled out for Sunday, Cecil Shorts III listed as doubtful

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars likely will be without two starters at Washington on Sunday. Coach Gus Bradley ruled out safety Johnathan Cyprien because of a concussion Friday and listed receiver Cecil Shorts III (hamstring) as doubtful. A third starter, cornerback Alan Ball, also could be sidelined with an abdominal strain. He is questionable to play. All three...
Via AP on Fox
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars rule out Cyprien, call Shorts doubtful

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars likely will be without two starters at Washington on Sunday. Coach Gus Bradley ruled out safety Johnathan Cyprien because of a concussion Friday and listed receiver Cecil Shorts III (hamstring) as doubtful. A third starter, cornerback Alan Ball, also could be sidelined with an abdominal strain. He is questionable to play. All three...
Via AP on Fox
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars' Johnathan Cyprien ruled out for Sunday, Cecil Shorts III listed as doubtful

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars likely will be without two starters at Washington on Sunday. Coach Gus Bradley ruled out safety Johnathan Cyprien because of a concussion Friday and listed receiver Cecil Shorts III (hamstring) as doubtful. A third starter, cornerback Alan Ball, also could be sidelined with an abdominal strain. He is questionable to play. All three...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles Won in Week One But Paid a Huge Price

#455159856 / gettyimages.com Coming into their first game versus the Jaguars, many predicted it would be an easy victory for the Eagles. Philly was expected to rout Jacksonville on their way to their 4th consecutive 1-0 start. They did accomplish that, however it was not exactly how they drew it up. Less than a minute into the 2nd quarter, the Eagles found themselves trailing 17...
Via TopSportsReport
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars looking for better results in this opener

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) When asked about last year's miserable season opener, Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Cecil Shorts III shook his head and tried to recall the score. ''That was it, 28-2?'' he asked Wednesday. ''I thought it was like 40-2.'' Nope, just a 26-point loss - at home. It was the worst opener in the franchise's 19-year history, a debacle against Kansas City in which...
Via AP on Fox
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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