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How well will Marcedes Lewis perform in his new role with the Jacksonville Jaguars?

Sometimes, not often, a football player will play his entire career in the city that selected him. Such might be the case for the Jacksonville Jaguars Marcedes Lewis. The tight end who has dealt with injuries the past few seasons, changes in the coaching staff and personal issues is now focused as the player who is happy to still be in Jacksonville. He is also a player who is eager...
Via cover32
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars tight end Lewis welcomes new role, accepts pay cut

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) Tight end Marcedes Lewis knew his role would change after the Jacksonville Jaguars signed free agent Julius Thomas in March. Lewis' salary ended up getting modified, too. Lewis restructured the final year of his contract, taking a significant pay cut to remain in Jacksonville. Now, with the Jaguars holding organized team activities, the veteran is trying...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars: What We Learned From The First Day of OTAs

There is plenty of excitement on the Jacksonville Jaguars practices field. OTAs officially started on Tuesday – offering the coaching staff a glimpse of what the 2015 season might look like and an opportunity to see which players might surprise them and earn a roster spot.It was also the first opportunity for the team to see both rookies and veterans get after it on the same field...
Via Football Nation
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcedes Lewis adapting to new role with Jaguars

Veteran tight end Marcedes Lewis is back with the Jacksonville Jaguars for a 10th season, but much has changed from previous years. For starters, his job as the team's No. 1 tight end is gone with the arrival of big-ticket free agent Julius Thomas from the Denver Broncos.  His salary is different as well. Lewis agreed to a pay cut in April. According to the Florida Times-Union,...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Not an NBA thing: NFL players also love having their kids around

There has been a little bit of a ruckus going on in the sports world. Over in the NBA, Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry faced some surprising backlash for bringing his cute-beyond-words daughter Riley to a postgame news conference. Apparently, some in the working media got annoyed that their questions were getting hijacked by Steph's little girl. Well, here's something that...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars: The Biggest Questions Heading Into OTAs

I know everything seems to be on the rise here in Jacksonville and the team that has been a bottom feeder for the better part of the last five seasons is on the rise.But truthfully, until the wins outnumber the losses, the team that seems to be reaching for a level playing field will be grasping for respect here in the NFL.Next week begins another chapter in the rebuilding process...
Via Football Nation
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars’ Marcedes Lewis Refers to Tom Brady as “America’s Child”

Jacksonville Jaguars’ tight end Marcedes Lewis may not be one of New England Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady’s teammates, but he does support the quarterback who is going through a tough time in the Deflategate scandal. Brady is facing a possible suspension due to his probable knowledge of team locker room personnel tampering with the footballs used in the AFC Championship...
Via Sportsnaut
23 days ago  |  Discuss

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
April 21, 2015  |  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
April 18, 2015  |  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
April 18, 2015  |  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...
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April 06, 2015  |  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
April 05, 2015  |  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

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
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