NFL Notes: Jaguars, Rams & Seahawks

  Jaguars Jaguars Offensive Coordinator Jedd Fisch reiterated that RB Toby Gerhart will be the “workhorse” and will play all three downs.  Fisch views Jordan Todman and Denard Robinson as change of pace backs.  (Florida Times-Union) Seventh-round pick RB Storm Johnson will enter camp as the fourth back.  (Florida Times-Union) Rams Starting LB Jo-Lonn Dunbar was arrested...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Projected Jaguars Offensive Depth Chart for 2014 Season

Quarterbacks #491457091 / Starter: Chad Henne2nd String: Ricky Stanzi3rd String: Blake BortlesPractice squad: Stephen MorrisThe reason I have Stanzi before Bortles is because of the plan. Why have him play when you have Stanzi who can do the job if Henne gets hurt.  I don’t see them letting Morris go since he would make a great 3rd string next year, should they...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars sign two late-round draft picks

With the new ‘slotted’ system for rookie contracts in the National Football League, the process has gotten a lot easier for teams to sign their draft picks. For most teams, holdouts with top talents has become less of an issue. For the Jacksonville Jaguars, that process of signing their new talent has begun. The team has signed sixth-round draft pick Luke Bowanko out of Virginia...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars re-sign Jordan Todman, Meachem back with Saints

getty images The Jacksonville Jaguars have re-signed Jordan Todman who had been an exclusive rights free agent. Todman, 24, appeared in all 16 games for the Jaguars in 2013 while making two starts. He ran for 256 yards on 76 carries finding the endzone twice. As a receiver he caught 14 passes for 116 yards and a touchdown. The Jaguars can pencil him in at No. 2 on their depth chart...
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars RB Jordan Todman Signs Exclusive Tender

  Jaguars RB Jordan Todman signed his exclusive rights tender on Thursday, according to the NFL transactions release. Todman, 24, will make $645,000 for the 2014 season under this tender.  As things stand right now, it appears as though Todman is the Jaguars’ No. 2 running back behind Toby Gerhart who was signed to a decent contract in free agency last month.  Last year...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars backfield is loaded with lots of play-making potential

Like all of the NFL this offseason, a lot has changed within the Jacksonville Jaguars locker room. Just this past week the team saw their long-time, reliable bowling ball of a running back in Maurice Jones-Drew, sign with the Oakland Raiders. This of course came after the Jaguars themselves were able to sign Vikings running back Toby Gerhart, to a three-year contract. Watching ...
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April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars sign Toby Gerhart, might not bring back MJD

The Jacksonville Jaguars may have a running back wearing the number 32 on his jersey next season, but it’s highly unlikely that it will be Maurice Jones-Drew. Toby Gehart, former #Vikings RB, is joining the Jaguars, per source. Lot of late-night action — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 12, 2014 Gerhart, 26, rushed for 1,305 yards and five touchdowns in his four seasons in Minnesota...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars release RB Justin Forsett

An already thin backfield for the Jaguars got thinner on Tuesday when Jacksonville released running back Justin Forsett in advance of free agency starting at 4 p.m. ET. Forsett was the backup to the backup of Maurice Jones-Drew, who's heading to free agency. Jordan Todman is currently atop the chart. Losing Forsett isn't a huge blow, though. The diminutive running back...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars Tender WR Mike Brown, G Austin Pasztor, WR Kerry Taylor, RB Jordan Todman

Tom Pelissero reports that the Jacksonville Jaguars have tendered offers to exclusive rights free agents WR Mike Brown, G Austin Pasztor, WR Kerry Taylor and RB Jordan Todman. Brown, 25, played 589 snaps and appeared in 11 games for the Jaguars last season. He caught 32 receptions for 446 yard receiving and two touchdowns. Taylor, 25, played 293 snaps and appeared in 10 games...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Jordan Todman won’t be a restricted free agent

The first weekend project for the first Saturday after the Super Bowl has been to compile a full, reliable, and accurate list of impending free agents. With three divisions done (AFC East, AFC North, and AFC South), the biggest inaccuracy we’ve seen so far in other publications is the designation of Jaguars running back Jordan Todman as a restricted free agent. According to the...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars in a rush to fix ground game

While it isn't essential to have a great running game to win in the NFL, the Jacksonville Jaguars showed in 2013 how difficult it is to win with a poor one. The Jaguars ranked ahead of only the Atlanta Falcons in average yards per game (78.8) and ahead of only the Baltimore Ravens in average yards per rush (3.3). Even with Maurice Jones-Drew starting in all but one of their 16...
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January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Linebacker Posluszny Left Off Pro Bowl Roster

Paul Posluszny is the second leading tackler in the NFL. Jordan Todman is among the league leaders in kick off returns. Neither were selected to the AFC Pro Bowl team this year. Actually, no Jaguars were selected to the post season game. They join the New York Jets, the New York Giants, Atlanta and Green Bay as the only teams in the league without players being chosen.Kansas City...
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December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Mikey O Knows – Week 16 fringe starters worth a look

Welcome to this Week 16 edition of Mikey O Knows. The Super bowl of fantasy is here! Congrats and let the hesitation begin. No need to fret. You’ve made it all the way here, so you got to stick to your guns and play your studs. Don’t get too cute, BUT there’s always a nice flex spot to fill with unheralded players ready to lead you to fantasy glory. So don’t sleep on these...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Titans looking to finish strong, capture Jags' late-season mojo

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- With two games to play and no chance of making the playoffs, the 5-9 Tennessee Titans are trying to figure what went wrong while losing seven of nine games, spoling a 3-1 start. The four-win Jaguars, on the other hands, are trying to build on what went right while winning four of six games after an 0-8 start. Third-year Titans coach Mike Munchak could well be...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans at Jacksonville Jaguars: Three Bold Predictions

The Jaguars in the AFC South. Behind Ryan Fitzpatrick at quarterback and Chris Johnson, who does not figure into the team’s plans for 2014, there is much to talk about in the Tennessee media.Will this be the break-up of a team that looked like it might have righted itself at the beginning of 2013? No Jake Locker, no true offense and a defense that is hot and cold like a water faucet...
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December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Hot Pickups – Week 16

Hot Pickups – Week 16 Cordarrelle Patterson – Available in 53 percent of Yahoo! leagues Patterson remains an upside WR3 option this week versus the Bengals who are missing top corner Leon Hall. Patterson is a boom or bust weekly play who has more value in PPR leagues as he is getting the targets to be an option even when not scoring. Add Patterson where available. Kirk Cousins...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Week 16 Waiver Wire: Top Pickups for Fantasy Football Championship Games

NFL teams still have two more games to play before the regular season concludes, but for fantasy football owners, Week 16 is the championship round in the majority of leagues. There’s nothing worse than having to search the waiver wire during championship week to replace a star player that’s dealing with an injury, but it’s safer to pick up someone guaranteed to play than to...
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Week 16 Standard & PPR Waiver Wire Targets

Originally posted on Punch Drunk Wonderland. This is championship week for most fantasy leagues, so it’s win or go home time. There are some potential new names out there on the waiver wire that could be valuable additions to your championship roster this week. Here’s a look at some options on the Week 16 waiver wire for standard and PPR leagues.  Good luck! Kirk Cousins (QB...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Week 16 Fantasy Football Pickups

QB Kirk Cousins (Washington) Percent owned (ESPN): 3.0% Kirk Cousins wasn’t perfect or anything, but he put up big fantasy numbers against Atlanta’s defense in his first start, throwing for 381 yards and 3 touchdowns, to go with 2 interceptions. Atlanta’s defense didn’t represent much of a challenge, but neither do the defenses remaining on his schedule as he faces Dallas...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Adds For Week 16

It’s championship week in most fantasy football leagues and for those going for fantasy glory there is still help available on the waiver wire. Kudos to everyone playing in their league title game this week. It’s been a crazy season highlighted by a scoring explosion the last two weeks in the NFL. Here are some players that can help you bring home fantasy gold this week. Kirk...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Fantasy Football Daily Fix, December 17th: Week 16 WR Daily Fantasy Strategy

Coming up in today’s daily fix I discuss Kirk Cousins, Jordan Todman and Andre Caldwell, and I have some week 16 wide receiver recommendations for DraftKings contests (#DFS). News and Notes Kirk Cousins I’m really not sure Cousins is all that good. About 70% of his career pass attempts have come in the two full games he has played, the game last week against Atlanta and week...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Jags Come Up Short Versus Bills: What We Learned

The talk about the Jacksonville Jaguars being a possible playoff contender (with incredibly long odds) can be put to rest. The team that lost their first eight games, then won four of its first five games after the bye week, lost at home to the Buffalo Bills 27-20.On a day where ironically the team’s greatest quarterback of all time, Mark Brunell, had his jersey number retired...
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December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Jordan Todman Runs Wild vs. Bills

Jaguars running back Jordan Todman compiled 153 yards (109 rushing) from scrimmage on 29 touches (25 carries) Sunday against the Bills.Fantasy Spin:With Maurice Jones-Drew out with a hamstring injury, Jacksonville had no choice but to feature Todman, who came in with 43 carries for 138 yards and two touchdowns on the year.
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December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Jaguars News: MJD injured, Mincey Cut and More

As if preparing for the Buffalo Bills wasn’t enough, the Jacksonville Jaguars are in the middle of dealing with injuries, releases and a three-game winning streak. If this was Sesame Street, we would say one of these things just doesn’t belong here.Maurice Jones-Drew will not play on Sunday following a hamstring injury he sustained in the win over Houston last Thursday night...
Via Football Nation
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

MJD Still Not Practicing Friday

Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew (hamstring) missed another practice Friday.Fantasy Spin:Jones-Drew has stated he wants to play Sunday, but his actions, or inactions, are making it tough on fantasy owners. Jordan Todman would get a the start if MJD can't go.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss
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