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Costly sacrifice: Lewis reportedly takes huge pay cut

It's hard to question Marcedes Lewis' commitment to the Jaguars. He reportedly took a $4 million pay cut just to stick around this season.According to Spotrac.com, the Jacksonville tight end dropped his base salary from $6.65 million to $2.65 million for the 2015 season.Lewis signed a five-year $34 million deal with the Jaguars in 2011, but his future was in doubt after team signed...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars Restructure Contract of TE Marcedes Lewis, Sign C Stefen Wisniewski

The Jacksonville Jaguars had a busy Saturday, first signing free-agent center Stefen Wisniewski and then restructuring the contract of tight end Marcedes Lewis, reports Ryan O’Halloran of The Florida Times-Union. Wisniewski, a four-year veteran of the Oakland Raiders, was released by Oakland following the signing of another center, Rodney Hudson. Initially used as a guard, Wisniewski...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars Restructure TE Marcedes Lewis’ Contract, No Longer On Trade Block

Ryan O’Halloran of the Florida Times-Union reports that the Jaguars have restructured the contract of TE Marcedes Lewis. Ian Rapoport confirms that report and adds that the Jaguars no longer have Lewis on the trading block. The Jaguars now have a tight end tandem that consists of Lewis and free agent acquisition Julius Thomas. Lewis, 30, had one ... The post Jaguars Restructure...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jacksonville Jaguars trying to trade nine year veteran, need a suitor

The Jacksonville Jaguars added arguably the best tight end on the market in Julius Thomas. Many speculated that meant the end of Marcedes Lewis in Jacksonville. It appears that’s now the case. Jaguars looking to trade Marcedes Lewis http://t.co/UFjUNmxeWr — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) April 6, 2015 As Pro Football Talk points out, finding a partner to trade with may...
Via cover32
18 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bradie Ewing, Jaguars, Patriots, Seahawks, & Steelers

Bradie Ewing Former Falcons and Jaguars FB Bradie Ewing has retired from the NFL. Jaguars Ryan O’Halloran proposes converting a portion of TE Marcedes Lewis‘ salary into a signing bonus, which could leave him as a more attractive trade chip. This is similar to what the Buccaneers did with S Dashon Goldon and could result in ... The post NFL Notes: Bradie Ewing, Jaguars, Patriots...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars Won’t Release TE Marcedes Lewis, Teams Have Shown Interest In Trading For Him

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Jaguars have no plans to release veteran TE Marcedes Lewis, even after they signed Julius Thomas to a massive contract extension. According to Rapoport, there’s a chance that NFL teams could reach out to Jacksonville regarding a potential trade for Lewis. Lewis, 30, is in the final year ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Julius Thomas to sign with the Jacksonville Jaguars

According to many reports, former Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas has agreed to a contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars. Reports are indicating that it is a five-year deal worth $9.2 million per year with $24 million guaranteed. He is expected to sign once free agency begins. Thomas immediately brings explosiveness and raw offensive ability to a depleted Jaguars team. In...
Via Total Sports Live
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Jaguars: Where Do We Go From Here? Filling Team Needs

Certainly the Jacksonville Jaguars have needs, as does every NFL team. On top of this, free agents such as tight end Marcedes Lewis and receiver Cecil Shorts are likely going to leave. Shorts has even tweeted a thank you to the fans of Duval County for their support the past four seasons already, an indicator that he is indeed looking to begin anew somewhere else. There most certainly...
Via Pro Football Spot
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Jaguars showing little improvement after promising offseason

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- At the very least, the Jacksonville Jaguars were expected to be better this season than they were in Gus Bradley's first year as their head coach. Sure, there were still gaping holes along the offensive line and legitimate concerns about the NFL's youngest starting secondary when the preseason ended. But the positives were beginning to outweigh the negatives...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars open up bag of tricks, can't find momentum in another loss

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- There was a repeat appearance by Denard Robinson in the wildcat formation. There was an effort to get Cecil Shorts III and Marcedes Lewis more involved in the passing game. There was even a trick play where Blake Bortles went in motion on third down and a yard to go before stopping behind center Luke Bowanko and running a quarterback sneak. The Jacksonville...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars observations: Offense gets lost in second half

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The weather wasn't the only thing drab and listless in the second half of the game Sunday between the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Houston Texans. After taking a 13-10 halftime lead, the Jaguars couldn't muster anything on offense until Blake Bortles' 35-yard completion to tight end Marcedes Lewis in the fourth quarter. By that time, their defense was worn...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars looking for results to show progress

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars constantly talk about getting better. It's coach Gus Bradley's motto, the team's mantra and a catchphrase for meetings, practices and games. But signs of progress, especially consistent improvement, are tough to find. The Jaguars (1-10) have lost 22 of their last 27 games, including 18 by double digits. They have been plagued by repeated...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Preview: Jacksonville at Indianapolis Week 12

In the second half of the Week 3 matchup between the two teams, when rookie QB Blake Bortles made his debut for the Jaguars, they outscored the Indianapolis Colts 17-14, with seven of the "stampede blue's" points coming on a pick-six.Since then, Jacksonville's offense has discovered Denard Robinson's hard-nosed running...and plenty of other passing game troubles. But, the bye week...
Via Pro Football Spot
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Jacksonville at Indianapolis: 5 Things to Know

The Jacksonville Jaguars finally have their big tight end back after eight weeks of injury – just in time for the team to face division rival Indianapolis this weekend.That is good news for an offense that is struggling under first year quarterback Blake Bortles, who lost one of his best targets, Allen Robinson, to season-ending injury last week.The former UCLA star will become...
Via Football Nation
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Fox: Top 30 tight ends for Week 12 (standard scoring)

Here are my top 30 tight ends for Week 12, citing standard-scoring leagues only. This countdown doesn't lean on a particular stat. It's merely an educated best guess of which tight ends will tally the best combination of total yards and touchdowns for the NFL's 12th weekend. Regardless of how these rankings shake out every week, it shouldn't supersede two important factors that go...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars expect return of TE Marcedes Lewis to bolster offense

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have help on the way -- at least on the offensive side of the ball. Tight end Marcedes Lewis has returned from a nine-week stint on short-term injured reserve and will be back in the starting lineup Sunday at Indianapolis. Lewis caught eight passes for 106 yards, including a 63-yard touchdown reception at Washington, in the first...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars expect return of TE Marcedes Lewis to bolster offense

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have help on the way -- at least on the offensive side of the ball. Tight end Marcedes Lewis has returned from a nine-week stint on short-term injured reserve and will be back in the starting lineup Sunday at Indianapolis. Lewis caught eight passes for 106 yards, including a 63-yard touchdown reception at Washington, in the first...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars expect return of TE Marcedes Lewis to bolster offense

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have help on the way -- at least on the offensive side of the ball. Tight end Marcedes Lewis has returned from a nine-week stint on short-term injured reserve and will be back in the starting lineup Sunday at Indianapolis. Lewis caught eight passes for 106 yards, including a 63-yard touchdown reception at Washington, in the first...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars expect healthy Lewis to bolster offense

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars have help on the way - at least on the offensive side of the ball. Tight end Marcedes Lewis has returned from a nine-week stint on short-term injured reserve and will be back in the starting lineup Sunday at Indianapolis. Lewis caught eight passes for 106 yards, including a 63-yard touchdown reception at Washington, in the first two...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars activate Marcedes Lewis from short-term IR

  The Jacksonville Jaguars have activated tight end Marcedes Lewis from the injured reserve/designated to return list. To make room for Lewis on the 53-man roster, the team placed rookie receiver Allen Robinson on injured reserve with a broken right foot. The Jaguars also waived rookie tight end Mike Flacco from the practice squad and waived rookie receiver Nathan Slaughter from...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars activate Lewis from short-term IR

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars have activated tight end Marcedes Lewis from the injured reserve/designated to return list. To make room for Lewis on the 53-man roster, the team placed rookie receiver Allen Robinson on injured reserve with a broken right foot. The Jaguars also waived rookie tight end Mike Flacco from the practice squad and waived rookie receiver...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars Place WR Allen Robinson On I.R. & Activate TE Marcedes Lewis

The Jacksonville Jaguars have placed rookie WR Allen Robinson on season-ending injured reserve and activated TE Marcedes Lewis from the short-term injured reserve list, according to Hays Carlyon. The Jaguars’ receiving corps has been hit hard with injuries this season as guys like Cecil Shorts, Allen Hurns and fellow rookie Marqise Lee have all missed time due to injury. Robinson...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Colts, Jaguars, Jets, Lions, Vikings

Colts Mike Chappell reports that WR Reggie Wayne‘s elbow injury doesn’t appear to be serious, but could force him to miss a game or two. Jaguars TE Marcedes Lewis (ankle) is expected to resume practicing next week. (Hays Carlyon) RB Toby Gerhart is progressing from a foot injury that has kept him out of the last two games. (Hays Carlyon) Jets Andrew Brandt points out that...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Mikey O Knows – Week 5 fringe starters worth a look

Welcome to this Week 5 edition of Mikey O Knows. Several players are out with injuries or on the bye-week leaving owners scrambling for replacement options. Lucky for you, here our some players ready to roll to help you win your fantasy week! Time to be bold and climb out of that basement if you find yourselves there to start the season. More direct questions? Live at 11am Eastern...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars News and Notes: Making Roster Moves

A local sports talk radio show yesterday morning made a simple observation regarding the Jacksonville Jaguars.Maybe coach Gus Bradley and team general manager Dave Caldwell need to shake things up with the team’s roster and lineup before the team’s game against San Diego on Sunday.The franchise must have been listening, because it announced changes to both the 53-man roster and...
Via Football Nation
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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