Jaguars not worried about tight end depth without Thomas

The Jaguars are likely to be without tight end Julius Thomas for the rest of the preseason as he recovers from a broken hand suffered in Saturday's exhibition opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers. And while the hope is Thomas will be healthy again in time for Week 1 against the Carolina on Sept. 13, the team is confident the remaining tight ends of the roster, led by veterans Marcedes...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

All Eyes On Julius Thomas in Jacksonville

Early this past March, the Jacksonville Jaguars made the biggest free agency signing that they've made for quite some time in acquiring former Denver Broncos TE Julius Thomas. With an abundance of cap space, the team pulled the trigger on the 6'5" Pro-Bowler, by rewarding him with a five-year/$46 million contract worth $24 million in guarantees. Needless to say that we will be watching...
Via Pro Football Spot
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Drafting a Jacksonville Jaguars Basketball Squad

Tonight is the annual NBA Draft, where college basketball’s best players get to fulfill their dream of joining an NBA franchise. I figured that there would be no better time to put together a theoretical squad consisting of nothing but Jacksonville Jaguars. Also, we are really deep into the offseason and there is not a whole to talk about. Once training camp starts we’ll get...
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars DL Jared Odrick Talking a Little Good Natured Trash to Marcedes Lewis Before Practice

There is actually hope in Jacksonville for a change. Whether that means anything come September we will have to wait and see of course, but for now there is a swagger present that has been sorely lacking with the Jaguars. Guys are excited to play and excited to get to work.So excited that they are even talking a little smack to and calling out teammates during mini-camp practice...
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June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Clay Harbor hopes for more playing time this season in Jacksonville

Jacksonville Jaguars fans may finally see how an NFL team is supposed to properly use a tight end on offense this season. The team was fortunate to sign Julius Thomas in the offseason, which will ignite the passing game and help Jacksonville’s young core of wide receivers. But based on the talk over at the practice fields at EverBank Field, the team may look to use multiple tight...
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June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars look for answers as they look rusty in Monday’s OTAs

When Jacksonville Jaguars players openly admit they did not have the type of practice session on Monday that the team is capable of, you know things were a bit rusty out there. That is what happens when players fall into a routine that is interrupted by a long weekend. It had been three days since the team was together at OTAs and the rustiness and failed success on some of the plays...
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June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jacksonville Jaguars TE Marcedes Lewis With An Awesome Grab During OTAs

This is a good time of year for teams like the Jacksonville Jaguars. It's the time of year where they have every reason and every right to hold out hope that this year is going to be the year for their team. Even thought they have already lost their first round draft pick for the season there is reason to believe this could be the season the Jaguars become competitive in the AFC...
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June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Clay Harbor hoping for more opportunities with Jaguars

The offense implemented by new coordinator Greg Olson in Jacksonville is expected to rely heavily on the tight end. That's not surprising with free-agent arrival of Julius Thomas from the Denver Broncos.  But Olson's offense also should mean plenty of work for his backups, Marcedes Lewis and Clay Harbor, when the team employs multiple tight-end formations. The Jaguars are expected...
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June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars making more improvements as OTAs reach sixth day

It appears just keep getting better with the Jacksonville Jaguars. Six days into OTAs and coaches and players alike are still raving about what is taking place at EverBank Field’s practice fields. Of course, it is still early, but if you listen to everything that is ongoing – the chatter, the energy and the excitement – you would swear this was a completely different team from...
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June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
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May 28, 2015  |  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...
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May 27, 2015  |  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,...
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May 26, 2015  |  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...
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May 20, 2015  |  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...
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May 11, 2015  |  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, 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...
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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...
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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...
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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 — 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

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 ...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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November 26, 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...
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November 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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