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NFL Tryouts: Week 8

Here’s a running list of players that either tried out, worked out or visited with NFL teams this week. More players will be added in the coming days, so you can check back throughout the week to see who teams are considering. Bills Bills worked out WR Eric Thomas on Tuesday. (Aaron Wilson) Bills tried out P Michael Palardy. (Aaron Wilson) Dolphins Dolphins worked out WR...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Preview: Best players in the AFC South

Before we get started, the favorites to win the AFC South this year are the Indianapolis Colts. Yes, I may be a Colts writer, but it’s obvious who has the better team and the better quarterback. Right now, the Colts are that team with the better quarterback. I do see the Tennessee Titans being a little better this year, but that’s all. Here is my list of the best players in the...
Via isportsweb.com
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Giants Draft Review: A look back at the 2011 NFL Draft

Continuing our coverage of the past week we look at the 2011 Giants’ draft. A few players on this list have already made a name for themselves and with others, only time will tell if the Giants made a good decision in bringing them to New York. 2011 Giants’ Draft Picks Round Pick Name Position School 1 19 Prince Amukamara Cornerback Nebraska 2 52...
Via cover32 - Giants
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

2013 AFC South Team Previews

Houston Texans – Covered by Justin Arbogast: Key Pickups: S – Ed Reed, P – Shane Lecher & FB – Greg Jones One of the biggest pickups the Texans made this offseason was the acquisition of Safety Ed Reed, fresh off a Super Bowl Win. Most know that Reed is one of the best safeties in the game, and although he’s getting a little long in the tooth, he’s still a difference...
Via Down and Distance
August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Titans sign veteran linebacker Gary Guyton

The Tennessee Titans have reached a one-year deal with veteran linebacker Gary Guyton, according to Ian Rapport of NFL.com. The Titans have been hit hard with injuries at linebacker so far in camp. Last year's defensive captain and starting middle linebacker Colin McCarthy has missed some time in camp because of a hamstring injury and could be out the next couple of weeks. Backup...
Via NFL Injury Report
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Titans add RB Alvester Alexander, LB Greg Jones

The Titans continued their roster shuffling on Wednesday, adding a veteran and a quasi-veteran in running back Alvester Alexander and linebacker Greg Jones. To room for Alvester and Jones, the Titans waived recent undrafted free agent signee running back Stefphon Jefferson, while the other roster spot came from the departure of Canadian OT Matt Sewell. Alvester spent the final...
Via Total Titans
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Jaguars waive LB Jones, RB Murphy, sign 2 rookies

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have waived linebacker Greg Jones and running back Richard Murphy, clearing room to sign two tryout players from a three-day rookie minicamp. The Jaguars signed defensive end J.D. Griggs and running back De'Leon Eskridge, undrafted rookies who made an impression on general manager Dave Caldwell and coach Gus Bradley. Griggs...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Lonnie Pryor: FSU Fullback Aiming To Prove His Worth With Jaguars

He wasn't chosen in the seven rounds of the NFL Draft, but don't tell that to Lonnie Pryor.If you didn't know any better, you would have thought the former FSU player was one of the first players of the board in the 2013 Draft the way he was playing in the Jaguars' rookie mini-camp this past weekend.The Jaguars were impressed with the undrafted rookie free agent,...
Via Football Nation
May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Jaguars giving several undrafted rookies a chance

When Georgia defensive tackle Abry Jones realized he wasn't getting drafted, he started looking around the NFL at potential landing spots as a free agent. Jacksonville stood out, and not just because it was close to home. The Warner Robins, Ga., native saw a new general manager, a new head coach and a gutted roster that surely would lead to open competition at nearly every...
Via AP on Fox
May 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Offseason reports: AFC South

Houston Texans BETTER: The Texans bid farewell to several productive starters from back-to-back playoff teams in James Casey, Connor Barwin and Glover Quin. They responded by signing a group of veterans in Ed Reed, Shane Lechler and Greg Jones. The drafting of DeAndre Hopkins, an explosive wide receiver from Clemson, might provide Andre Johnson the complementary talent that the...
Via Fox Sports
April 30, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Undrafted Free Agents: Jacksonville Jaguars

The one thing Gus Bradley said in an interview with the Florida Times-Union over the weekend with Vito Stellino is that this draft class had "juice." What he meant by that was a true passion for the game, a real personality when it comes to playing football.Hopefully the same can be said for the rookie free agents that were signed over the weekend and expected to come in...
Via Football Nation
April 29, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft: The Jaguars Must Find Second Round Success

Daryl Smith, Tony Brackens, Greg Jones and Rashean Mathis all had nice careers with the Jacksonville Jaguars.All four players were taken in the second round of the draft. While premiere players are supposed to be found in the first round of the NFL Draft, there are many gems that are found in the second 32 choices of the selection process. The Jaguars will hope that happens again...
Via Football Nation
April 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Jaguars open offseason program amid more change

Maurice Jones-Drew had four empty stalls to his right and two to his left. And dozens more scattered across the locker room. It was a clear sign of all the changes surrounding the Jacksonville Jaguars. The team opened its offseason conditioning program Tuesday with another new coaching staff, a new general manager and without several key starters from recent years. Jones-Drew...
Via AP on Fox
April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Greg Jones: Joining Houston Texans Was the Right Decision

I remember watching Greg Jones as a high school running back at Battery Creek High School in Beaufort, SC.I remember watching Greg Jones as a running back at Florida State University.I now remember Greg Jones as a former Jacksonville Jaguars fullback, now a member of the Houston Texans.Something tells me the Jacksonville Jaguars are going to remember Greg Jones as well.As a the former...
Via Football Nation
March 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans sign FB Greg Jones

The Houston Texans have signed unrestricted free agent fullback Greg Jones. The 6-foot-1 Jones is the third free agent to sign with Houston since Friday, joining safety Ed Reed and punter Shane Lechler. Terms of Jones' contract were not disclosed. The Texans needed a fullback after James Casey signed with Philadelphia after free agency opened. Jones has played his first nine...
Via AP on Fox
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans sign FB Greg Jones

HOUSTON (AP) -- The Houston Texans have signed unrestricted free agent fullback Greg Jones. The 6-foot-1 Jones is the third free agent to sign with Houston since Friday, joining safety Ed Reed and punter Shane Lechler. Terms of Jones' contract were not disclosed. The Texans needed a fullback after James Casey signed with Philadelphia after free agency opened. Jones has played...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans Sign FB Greg Jones

Adam Schefter is reporting that the Houston Texans have signed former Jaguars FB Greg Jones to a one-year deal. The Texans brought Jones in for a visit on Tuesday, so a deal came together pretty quick. Jones, 31, will replace James Casey who wound up signing with the Eagles a few weeks ago. Jones is much more of a traditional fullback than Casey, which seems to be what the Texans...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Jaguars letting key vets test free-agent market

The Jacksonville Jaguars are letting some of their most tenured starters test free agency. The Jaguars still might re-sign veterans Derek Cox, Greg Jones, Terrance Knighton, Brad Meester and Daryl Smith. But general manager Dave Caldwell and coach Gus Bradley are allowing them to look elsewhere before possibly staying in Jacksonville. ''We're really trying to build...
Via Fox Sports
March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Jaguars let key veterans test free agency

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars are letting some of their most tenured starters test free agency. The Jaguars still might re-sign veterans Derek Cox, Greg Jones, Terrance Knighton, Brad Meester and Daryl Smith. But general manager Dave Caldwell and coach Gus Bradley are allowing them to look elsewhere before possibly staying in Jacksonville. "We're really...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL News & Rumors: Thursday 3/7

Bengals Re-signing CBs Terence Newman and Adam Jones could be the Bengals “first course of action” next week. (Bengals.com) Chargers LB Jonas Mouton could be a candidate to replace Takeo Spikes. (Union-Tribune San Diego) Dolphins LT Jake Long received a clean bill of health from Dr. James Andrews this week. (Yahoo! Sports) Eagles The Eagles could show some interest in...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Rebuilding Jags should set older veterans free

Sentiment has not been part of the Jacksonville Jaguars playbook ever since owner Shad Khan took control of the franchise less than two years ago. That much is clear whenever speculation arises on whether hometown hero Tim Tebow could come to a team with a quarterback quandary every bit as muddled as that of the New York Jets. And while Rashean Mathis had a fraction of Tebows national...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Jaguars positional analysis: Offense

When a team finishes a season ranked 29th in total offense, 30th in rushing offense and 31st in third-down efficiency, there is little place to go but up. Such is the case with the Jacksonville Jaguars, who struggled mightily to put points on the board and victories in the win column in 2012. The drafts of recent years have reaped a handful of players who have already proven their...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars: 2013 Free Agents and Candidates for Release

Top Free Agents OLB Daryl Smith ProFootballFocus’ 2nd ranked 4-3 outside linebacker in 2011, injuries limited Smith to just 117 snaps this season. Already one of the NFL’s most underrated players, he could be an excellent buy low candidate this season for a team in need of a new starter at outside linebacker, but he turns 31 in April, so that’s something to be aware of. FB...
Via The Football Fan Spot
January 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Jaguars Injury Report: Cecil Shorts, Rashad Jennings Placed on IR

The Jacksonville Jaguars placed three players on season-ending injured reserve, including wide receiver Cecil Shorts III, running back Rashad Jennings and linebacker Greg Jones, reports Kevin Patra of NFL.com. Wide receiver Cecil Shorts III was placed IR after suffering his second concussion of the month in Sunday’s 23-16 loss to the New England Patriots. And the Jaguars...
Via NFL Injury Report
December 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Jaguars have pending free agents eyeing futures

Call them Jacksonville's unsettled seven. The Jaguars (2-9) have seven pending free agents - key guys who opened the season as starters - who have five games remaining to do enough to land new contracts. It's a tough spot for all of them, especially considering they have seemingly cost themselves millions on the open market. Defensive tackle Terrance Knighton, guard Eben...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2012  |  Discuss
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