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Jaguars welcome back healthy Paul Posluszny

After missing the last nine games of the season with a torn pectoral muscle, Jacksonville middle linebacker Paul Posluszny is back and ready to begin training camp with his teammates.“Not enough words could explain what Poz is to this defense,” safety Johnathan Cyprien said, via the Florida Times-Union. “It’s great to have him back, so great.The nine-year veteran registered...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

How Much Has the Jaguars Defense Improved This Offseason?

Below is an excerpt from Jake Schyvinck’s NFL Defensive Power Rankings article.  Jacksonville Jaguars Power Ranking: 16 Click here to see full rankings Surprised? Maybe a little? Well the Jags deserve to be this high, even after losing their first round pick Dante Fowler.  They have Paul Posluszny at middle linebacker, and veterans on the D-line in Chris Clemons and Ziggy Hood...
Via TopSportsReport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Jacksonville Jaguars who need to bounce back in 2015

The Jacksonville Jaguars will be looking to bounce back as a team from a rough outing last season. Just because no one expected them to be good, didn’t mean there weren’t disappointments on this roster. These three guys in particular were expected to have much better seasons then they did. If they play up to expectations in 2015, the Jaguars will surprise a lot of teams.   ...
Via isportsweb.com
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Football: Nyeem Wartman-White, the next great PSU linebacker

Penn State has long been know as “Linebacker U,” a nod to the countless standout players the Nittany Lions have churned out at the position over the years, and about to be another addition to that legacy. There are the household names of Jack Ham, Shane Conlon, LaVar Arrington and Paul Posluszny. More recently there is that of Sean Lee and Mike Hull, a man who leaves behind some...
Via isportsweb.com
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars: Defensive Position Rankings

Last week I ranked the Jacksonville Jaguars offensive positional groups from best to worst and today it’s the defense’s turn. I had a lot more trouble with this side of the ball, as there is a major talent gap between the offense and defense. The Jaguars had one of the better defensive units in the league but that won’t show on the stat sheets. The defense spent way too much...
Via isportsweb.com
May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Paul Posluszny asked be more vocal leader

Paul Posluszny is already considered the heart of the Jacksonville Jaguars' defense, but head coach Gus Bradley is challenging the middle linebacker to do more than just lead by example.According to ESPN's Mike DiRocco, Bradley has challenged Posluszny to be more vocal this season and the linebacker has responded. He says he's not there to yell at his teammates, but rather to offer...
Via Fox Sports
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Post-Draft Power Rankings: How Good is the Jaguars Defense?

View image | gettyimages.com The NFL Draft is now in the past.  Teams are finished assembling their 90-man rosters. Also, teams are beginning to get to work and are getting primed for serious offseason programs. As the draft has now concluded and NFL teams are now moving to a period of actual season preparation, we at TopSportsReport thought it’d be a good time to evaluate...
Via TopSportsReport
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Post-Draft Power Rankings: How Good is the Jaguars Defense?

View image | gettyimages.com The NFL Draft is now in the past.  Teams are finished assembling their 90-man rosters. Also, teams are beginning to get to work and are getting primed for serious offseason programs. As the draft has now concluded and NFL teams are now moving to a period of actual season preparation, we at TopSportsReport thought it’d be a good time to evaluate...
Via TopSportsReport
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

What is the Jaguars Biggest Draft Need?

Today is the NFL Draft.  We at TopSportsReport wanted to give our readers one more informative read on the draft before it gets underway and you, the fan, can begin to enjoy.  This post is one where we brought together the opinions of many of our team-based writers and had them each discuss the top need for their team. In order for Paul Posluszny, Blake Bortles and the Jaguars...
Via TopSportsReport
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Who Should the Jaguars Draft in Round One?

View image | gettyimages.com The NFL Draft is a little over a week away.  This period of time is incredibly important as teams are assembling their final big boards and figuring out who their primary targets are. During this time, we at Topsportsreport decided that it would be a good idea for us to do a first round mock draft with analysis. Find out which prospect John Miceli...
Via TopSportsReport
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars positional needs: linebacker

The Jacksonville Jaguars recently extended middle linebacker and team captain Paul Posluszny through 2017. While the move was made to reduce his cap space over the next two years, many questioned the move made by the Jaguars’ front office. Posluszny is an aging linebacker who struggles in coverage and only played in seven games this season due to injury. Despite this, he still...
Via isportsweb.com
April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Jaguars LB Paul Posluszny agrees to 1-year extension to restructure salary

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Paul Posluszny has agreed to a one-year contract extension that restructures his salary. Posluszny's new deal will pay him $15 million over three seasons. The ninth-year pro was slated to earn about $7.5 million in 2015 and 2016 -- what had been the final two years of a six-year, $42 million contract he signed in 2011. Posluszny...
Via AP on Fox
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Jaguars linebacker Posluszny agrees to 1-year extension

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Paul Posluszny has agreed to a one-year contract extension that restructures his salary. Posluszny's new deal will pay him $15 million over three seasons. The ninth-year pro was slated to earn about $7.5 million in 2015 and 2016 - what had been the final two years of a six-year, $42 million contract he signed in 2011. Posluszny...
Via AP on Fox
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Paul Posluszny and Jacksonville Jaguars Agree on Extension

Terrance West #28 of the Cleveland Browns is stopped by Paul Posluszny #51 of the Jacksonville Jaguars during the second quarter of the game at EverBank Field on October 19, 2014 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images) In a move to open up a little more cap space, the Jacksonville Jaguars and Paul Posluszny met to restructure the veteran linebacker’s contract...
Via The Sports Journal
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Paul Pozlusny inks contract extension with the Jacksonville Jaguars

The Jacksonville Jaguars knew coming into this season, one of the biggest issues the team would have was keeping high priced free agents. This week, they solved one of those issues by extending the contract of inside linebacker Paul Posluszny, the team has announced. Kevin Patra of NFL.com says the Jaguars are giving Posluszny a one-year contract extension that will keep him in Jacksonville...
Via cover32
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Source: Jags to extend, restructure MLB Paul Posluszny's contract

Even after eight NFL seasons, middle linebacker Paul Posluszny still figures into Jacksonville's long-term defensive plans. A source told FOX Sports that Posluszny is set to sign a contract extension with the Jaguars. While exact financial details weren't immediately available late Wednesday, Posluszny's deal will be extended by one year through the 2017 season. Posluszny also will...
Via Fox Sports
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Jaguars Sign LB Paul Posluszny To A One-Year Extension

Alex Marvez of FOX Sports reports that the Jaguars and veteran MLB Paul Posluszny have agreed to a one-year contract extensions. There’s talk that a contract extension could be coming for Posluszny, but there hadn’t been any updates in recent weeks. Posluszny, 30, has two years remaining on his six-year, $42 million contract that included $15 million guaranteed. He ... The...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins cheerleader bracket’s heating up, eight stunning women remain

The Miami Dolphins are in the spirit of March Madness. Narrowing this competition from eight participants to a champion may be nearly impossible. We've made it to the Elite Eight. Vote now: http://t.co/oUgjvVYcRx pic.twitter.com/vCp87Q13T4 — Miami Dolphins (@MiamiDolphins) March 30, 2015 You can vote on your favorites here. AROUND COVER32 NFL Draft: The top 10 middle linebackers...
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March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

The Buffalo Bills are on the verge of breaking a very impressive record from 1992

The Buffalo Bills have always had awesome fans. They’re on the verge of being the biggest bunch ever; at least in terms of season ticket sales. The Bills are close to beating the all-time season ticket record, set in 1992! #RockTheRalph http://t.co/PJdn4GPRad pic.twitter.com/SaE57NEFTb — Buffalo Bills (@buffalobills) March 30, 2015 From the team’s official website: ...
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March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Paul Posluszny will remain with the Jacksonville Jaguars

Despite a large cap figure and an injury that sidelined him half of last season, the Jacksonville Jaguars have said middle linebacker Paul Posluszny will remain with the franchise. As Michael DiRocco of ESPN.com wrote in his blog, fans may see him struggling in pass coverage, but his play and fire on and off the field are what makes head coach Gus Bradley appreciate his talents...
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March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Morning Cup of Joe – College football icon Chuck Bednarik passes

The football world lost a legend over the weekend. Chuck Bednarik, a Philadelphia Eagles icon and a former college star, passed away at the age of 89. Bednarik won the 1948 Maxwell Award and finished third in the Heisman Trophy that same season. The three-time All-American with the Penn Quakers went on to be inducted to the College Football Hall of Fame after a Pro Football Hall...
Via Nittany Lions Den
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Giants sign OLB JT Thomas

Thomas, a 2011 5th round pick, played 202 snaps in his first 3 seasons in the league before being forced to make 10 starts in 2014 because Paul Posluszny missed significant time with a torn pectoral. He predictably struggled, grading out as Pro Football Focus’ 55th ranked middle linebacker out of 60 eligible, with no one playing fewer snaps at the position and grading out worse...
Via The Football Fan Spot
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 13, 2015  |  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
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