Position review: Despite Posluszny injury, Jags linebackers hold their own

It wasn't a passing-of-the-torch moment for the Jacksonville Jaguars comparable to what happened four weeks earlier when Blake Bortles replaced Chad Henne at quarterback. But when they finally registered their first victory of 2014 by defeating the Cleveland Browns, two events changed the way the Jaguars looked at their group of linebackers. The loss of Paul Posluszny to a season...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars News and Notes: More Injuries in Secondary

The Jacksonville Jaguars are going to have to finish the season with yet another defensive player being placed in injured reserve.The team announced, through its website on Wednesday that cornerback Alan Ball was placed on season ending injured reserve. Last week, the team placed linebacker and leading tackler Paul Posluszny on season ending IR and also announced that defensive end...
Via Football Nation
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars notes: Injuries continue to mount with DB Will Blackmon out indefinitely

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Jaguars are starting to get better week-by-week on defense. They're also getting more and more banged up. A week after losing middle linebacker Paul Posluszny for the season and defensive end Andre Branch for at least the next month with injuries, the Jaguars announced Monday that defensive back Will Blackmon will be out indefinitely after breaking...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jags counting on Thomas, Davis to step up with key injuries on defense

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- J.T. Thomas and Ryan Davis would have rather gotten an increased workload on the Jacksonville Jaguars' defense solely on the basis of their playing abilities. But with middle linebacker Paul Posluszny out for the year and defensive end Andre Branch expected to miss the next six weeks because of injuries, both Thomas and Davis find themselves as focal points...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bucs, Colts, Cowboys, Jaguars, Lions, & Texans

Buccaneers Buccaneers are working out P Brock Miller on Thursday. (Aaron Wilson) Colts WR Reggie Wayne (elbow) missed another practice on Thursday. (Stephen Holder) Cowboys QB Tony Romo not practicing Thursday, but Todd Archer points out that it could be because today is essentially a Wednesday for the Cowboys. Jaguars LB Paul Posluszny underwent surgery on his pectoral...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

IDP Rankings, Week 8: Rest In Poz

2014 In-Season Accuracy: 59.3% (4th out of 20 Experts, 61.9% Highest, 43.9% Lowest). I hate to start off with yet another injury, but the loss of Paul Posluszny for the season with a torn pectoral muscle (along with the same injury to Brian Orakpo, do you guys even lift?), leaves the IDP world with yet another stud down for the count. I'll talk replacements in a second, but I want...
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October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

IDP Rankings – Week 8

  Another week, another big loss for IDP leagues. Paul Posluszny was lost for the season, further depleting an already diluted LB pool. Vontaze Burfict suffered another “above-the-shoulder-injury that shall-not-be-diagnosed-as-a-concussion.”  Full Article » The post IDP Rankings – Week 8 appeared first on Fantasy Football Rankings & more, The Fake Football.
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October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars Deal With Loss of Linebacker Posluszny

While the Jacksonville Jaguars celebrated their first win of the 2014 season on Sunday, the team lost two key players on defense – the same unit that helped key the Cleveland Browns to six points.Paul Posluszny, the Jaguars’ starting middle linebacker and the team’s on-field defensive leader, will be placed on injured reserve with a torn pectoral muscle. Announcing the situation...
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October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars Injury Update: Paul Poslusnzny out for season with torn pectoral muscle, Branch out with groin tear

The Jacksonville Jaguars beat the Cleveland Browns big on Sunday; winning by a score of 24-6. Blake Bortles struggled mightily with three interceptions, but was aided by a stellar running game and a dominant defensive effort. Unfortunately, the win that halted a nine game slide, came with a steep price. #453413746 / Paul Posluszny, the Jaguars star middle linebacker...
Via NFL Injury Report
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars credit improving defense for 1st win

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars call it the ''Sweet Six.'' It's a list of goals coach Gus Bradley has established for his defense: stop the run, affect the quarterback, limit third-down conversions, force field goals in the red zone, avoid explosive plays and create turnovers. The Jaguars accomplished each one in Sunday's 24-6 win against Cleveland. ''All those...
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October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars lose leading tackler Paul Posluszny for season

The reveling that the Jacksonville Jaguars did after winning their first game of the season lasted shorter than expected. Less than 24 hours following their 24-6 victory Sunday over the Cleveland Browns, the Jaguars announced middle linebacker Paul Posluszny --€“ who was on pace to lead the team in tackles for the fourth time in as many seasons -- was placed on injured reserve...
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October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars lose leading tackler with chest inujry

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars will be without leading tackler Paul Posluszny for the rest of the season. Posluszny tore a pectoral muscle in his chest during Sunday's 24-6 win against Cleveland and will be placed on injured reserve. Posluszny sustained the injury early in the second half, but stayed in the game. He finished with 12 tackles, a sack and a fumble...
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October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars defense takes a huge blow; Lose Poz for year and Branch for 6 weeks

Today the Jacksonville Jaguars were given horrible news regarding two of their best defensive players. Both Paul Posluszny and Andre Branch were injured in yesterday’s game against the Browns, but the extent of the injury was not known. Well today the team found out just how bad it was.  Posluszny is out for the season […] The post Jaguars defense takes a huge blow; Lose Poz...
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October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars Place LB Paul Posluszny On Season-Ending Injured Reserve

Jaguars LB Paul Posluszny suffered torn pectoral during Sunday’s win over the Browns that will require surgery. according to ESPN’s Michael DiRocco. DiRocco adds that the Jaguars will place Posluszny on season-ending injured reserve. Posluszny, 30, is in the fourth year of his six-year, $42 million contract that includes $15 million guaranteed. He’ll make $7.45 million...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars-Titans Capsule

JACKSONVILLE (0-5) at TENNESSEE (1-4) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Titans by 6 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Jacksonville 0-5-0, Tennessee 1-4-0 SERIES RECORD - Titans lead 21-17 LAST MEETING - Titans beat Jaguars 20-16, Dec. 22, 2013 AP PRO32 RANKING - Jaguars No. 32, Titans No. 29. JAGUARS OFFENSE - OVERALL (31), RUSH (31), PASS (t28). JAGUARS DEFENSE - OVERALL (32), RUSH (21)...
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October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

The Jaguars have no one to fear, so Steelers should be very afraid

Look at the Jacksonville Jaguars’ roster. Study it carefully. Time’s up, eyes back here. Tell me what you see. A lot of really bad football players. No one on the Jaguars entire team makes you pause for a nanosecond and think, “oh balls we have to play X this week.” Only one Jaguar, Paul Paul Posluszny, was “honored” with a spot on a Pro Bowl squad last year. The team...
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October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

IDP Rankings – Week Five

IDP Rankings – Week Five At the quarter pole of the season Lavonte David, Luke Kuechly and DeAndre Levy have been the most valuable linebackers while Paul Posluszny is as consistent as ever. New names that have entered the LB1 fray include Jelani Jenkins, Brandon Marshall and Ravens rookie CJ Mosley. The story of the season thus far however is the return and surprising effectiveness...
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October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Why the Jaguars are better off without Tim Tebow

A lot of people still believe that former Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow should be playing in the NFL. Some of them even think he should be playing QB1 for somebody. In my experience, most of those people really love what Tebow represents off the field and have painted a very rosey picture in their minds about what he actually did on it. In Jacksonville he’s always going...
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October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars affected by the 10 biggest shocks in the NFL so far

As October dawns, most teams in the NFL have already played one-quarter of their schedule. In that time, plenty of storylines have developed. Some are good. And some are bad. But all tell a tale of where this season is going. Where the season is headed was fairly predictable on some fronts. After all, it didn’t take Nostradamus to see that Dennis Allen wasn’t going to make it...
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October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars LB Paul Posluszny named NFL’s best linebacker so far

There’s an old saying in the NFL: Teams can’t win a championship in September, but they certainly can lose one. Translation? Getting off to a good start doesn’t ensure late-season success, but struggling out of the gates almost guarantees that a team won’t be playing in January. That’s why taking a moment to look at the state of the NFL one-fourth of the way through the...
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October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III carted off with apparent ankle injury

The Washington Redskins home season opener got off to a devastating start, as quarterback Robert Griffin III suffered an apparent ankle injury in the first quarter. Griffin is hurt writhing on the Skins sideline, went down off balance w/o contact. still face down on the ground. Cousins warms up — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) September 14, 2014 Griffin suffered the injury...
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September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

RG3 leaves Redskins game with ankle injury

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is out of Sunday's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars with a left ankle injury. Griffin was hurt in the first quarter while making an acrobatic, leaping, across-the-body throw near the sideline while being pursued by linebacker Paul Posluszny. Griffin landed awkwardly on the ankle as he finished the throw and...
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September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

IDP Rankings 2014 Fantasy Football

IDP Rankings 2014 Fantasy Football IDP has become a fixture in many fantasy leagues these days and is often the part of the fantasy game managers need the most insight into when preparing for draft day. Our strategy for IDP is almost always the same and that is draft them late as your league mates are probably not as well researched as you are and there is a ton of value to be had...
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August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars' Posluszny shaken by ALS diagnosis of former college teammate

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- If Jacksonville Jaguars middle linebacker Paul Posluszny wasn't already among those becoming aware of the need for an increase in research to combat ALS, the news Tuesday about a former college teammate of his caught his attention all the more. Tim Shaw, who played linebacker alongside Posluszny for four years at Penn State and was with the Jaguars in 2008,...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Previewing Tonight's Jaguars/Bears Game in Chicago

Things to watch for in tonight's game: Jaguars MLB Paul Posluszny sustained a minor arm injury earlier in camp this week, and so backup Nate Stupar will get his first start in his place tonight. This really is make or break for Stupar. He has been with 3 other teams since being drafted in the 7th round by Oakland two years ago, mostly on practice squads. Since the Jaguars use the...
Via Pro Football Spot
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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