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In case you missed it, catch up on all the latest news involving the Jacksonville Jaguars. Jacksonville Jaguars -Russell Allen’s departure has no impact on the Jaguars’ draft. (READ) - Jaguars “character” had a famous pre-game ritual. (READ) - Ex-Jags linebacker unknowingly suffered a career-ending stroke. (READ) - Jacksonville Jaguars land offensive help in the cover32 Mock...
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April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Jags linebacker unknowingly suffered a career-ending stroke

A few days ago, word got out that linebacker Russell Allen had been released by the Jacksonville Jaguars along with three other players. The reason for Allen’s release was cited as a failed physical, but there’s a much darker story, behind the story. Allen was enjoying the offseason back home with his family back home in San Diego when, last Thursday around 9 a.m. San Diego time...
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April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Jaguars LB Russell Allen retires after stroke diagnosis

Linebacker Russell Allen, who spent five seasons with the Jacksonville Jaguars before being released by them last week, has announced he is retiring after suffering a concussion and a stroke in a game last December. Allen told MMQB.si.com that he has a small dead spot on his cerebellum, a result of a hit which he said he took during the third quarter of a game against the Buffalo...
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April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Jaguars Linebacker Russell Allen: On-Field Stroke Forced Me To Retire

Former Jacksonvill Jaguars linebacker Russell Allen, whom the team released last week, revealed Tuesday that he is retiring from football after suffering a stroke during a game last season. Allen told TheMMQB.com’s Robert Klemko that the incident occurred when he knocked helmets with Buffalo Bills center Evan Wood during a Week 15 loss. Allen played the rest of the game and says...
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April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Jaguars LB Russell Allen Suffered In-Game, Career Ending Stroke

According to a report by the TheMMQB.com, former Jaguars linebacker Russell Allen suffered a stroke during the team’s loss to the Buffalo Bills in December and sadly has had to walk away from the game. Allen signed with the Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in 2009 and started 44 games — including 29 the past two seasons — before being released last week. Allen said he...
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April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Jags LB Russell Allen Says he Suffered In-Game, Career Ending Stroke

According to a report by the TheMMQB.com, former Jaguars linebacker Russell Allen suffered a stroke during the team’s loss to the Buffalo Bills in December and sadly has had to walk away from the game. Allen signed with the Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in 2009 and started 44 games — including 29 the past two seasons — before being released last week. Allen said he...
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April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: Jacksonville Jaguars offense near the bottom of the NFL… for now

The old adage is that “defense wins championships.” But more and more, that sounds like a cliché being echoed by a coach, analyst or fan intent on living in the past. Nowadays, offense makes the difference; at least most of the time. Looking for proof? Take a look at the teams that made the playoffs last season. The 12 teams who made the postseason all finished in the top-18...
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April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Jacksonville Linebacker Russell Allen Had a Stroke During a Game Last Season

Guys get hurt all the time playing football. They break bones, suffer painful bruises, bleed from cuts, tear muscles and ligaments, and suffer all sorts of sprains. Sometimes the accumulation of those injuries can cause lifelong discomfort or even make a player retire.In the case of former Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Russell Wilson an injury he suffered could have killed him...
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April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Jaguars LB Russell Allen Suffered A Stroke Last Season

  Former Jaguars LB Russell Allen suffered a stroke during Week 15′s game last season and is now retiring. The Jaguars parted ways with Allen last week and many said that he was likely to catch on with another team given that he has been a well respected player. However, Allen’s stroke resulted in a spot on his cerebellum about the size of  a dime that is dead. Allen...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Russell Allen’s departure has no impact on the Jaguars’ draft

When I say Gene Smith, what are some of the first things that jump into your mind? You may think of, wide receiver Torry Holt, offensive lineman Eben Britton, quarterback Blaine Gabbert or even offensive guard Will Rackley. Even wide receiver Justin Blackmon may be in your thoughts and was a “blockbuster” player Smith brought onto the roster before his departure. While Blackmon...
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April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Russell Released, Doss Detained, and Other Jags News

It has been anything but uneventful this week for the Jacksonville Jaguars. According to reports on ProFootballTalk.com, the franchise parted way with its starting linebacker, Russell Allen, on Thursday.The Jaguars were among the league’s most prolific transaction-makers a year ago, and they’re doing some more business before they start adding players again before the draft...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars: Four Linebackers the Team Could Draft

The Jacksonville Jaguars announced on Friday that they had released starting linebacker Russell Allen because the veteran failed to pass a physical from a concussion that forced him onto the injured reserve list in 2013.Many mock drafts have Mack as the pick with the Jaguars name attached to it.Mack may not be the only linebacker this team looks to in the Draft to provide depth....
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars release LB Russell Allen after failed physical

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have released veteran linebacker Russell Allen after he failed a physical. Allen started 29 games the last two seasons. He missed the final two games last year because of a concussion. The team also released third-year defensive end D'Aundre Reed, second-year defensive end Will Pericak and first-year receiver Jabin Sambrano. Allen...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars released four players today including starter Russell Allen

Today the Jacksonville Jaguars released four players from their roster including former starter Russell Allen.  Allen spent the past five seasons with the Jaguars after being signed as an undrafted free agent out of San Diego State. Allen was the team’s leading tackler in 2012 and started 29 games over the last two seasons, including 14 last […] The post Jaguars released four...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars make changes, release four players

The Jacksonville Jaguars have made some roster moves Thursday, releasing four players. ROSTER MOVES: The #Jaguars announce they have released LB Russell Allen and waived DE Will Pericak, DE D'Aundre Reed and WR Jabin Sambrano. — Tad Dickman (@Tdickman89) April 17, 2014 Allen, 27, was the last remaining selection from the 2009 draft class, Gene Smith’s first year as the GM of...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars Release OLB Russell Allen

This off-season the Jaguars have made the move to add exterior defensive players at Defensive End and Outside Linebacker.  Ziggy Hood, Chris Clemons and Red Bryant, Geno Hayes are examples, as well as the re-signing of Jason Babin.  With the addition of these exterior defensive players, the Jaguars have decided to release one of their prominent Outside Linebackers, Russell Allen...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars Release LB Russell Allen, DE Will Pericak, DE D’Aundre Reed & WR Jabin Sambrano

  The Jacksonville Jaguars announced Thursday that they have released LB Russell Allen and waived DE Will Pericak, DE D’Aundre Reed and WR Jabin Sambrano, per Tad Dickman. According to Brian McIntyre, the Jaguars will save $2 million in cash and close to $2.5 million in cap space by releasing Russell Allen.  Allen, 27, signed with the Jaguars as an undrafted free...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars need to find a young star at OLB

As we get closer and closer to the start of the season, there is one position on the Jaguars defense where while there is stability, there is also some unknown. The corp of linebackers is anchored by Paul Posluszny who does a great job being the leader of the defensive unit and a great locker room guy. On the outside, you have Geno Hayes and J.T. Thomas on one side with Russell...
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March 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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