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Stronger Luke Joeckel looking to put 2014 behind him

The Jacksonville Jaguars offensive line was a glaring weak spot for the team last season, surrendering an NFL high-71 sacks. As the highest-profile member of the line, left tackle Luke Joeckel says the criticism he's faced for the line's poor performance motivated him over the offseason.“It definitely didn’t sit well. I was driven by that,” Joeckel told Gene Frenette of the...
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7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jags GM: No update on Justin Blackmon

Justin Blackmon hasn't played for the Jacksonville Jaguars since the middle of the 2013 season and it doesn't sound like he'll be playing for the team anytime in the near future either. According to the Florida-Times Union, Jacksonville general manager David Caldwell said the team hasn't heard from the NFL about Blackmon's status. The wide receiver is currently serving an indefinite...
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7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Status of Jacksonville Jaguars’ Justin Blackmon Remains in Limbo

Jacksonville Jaguars’ wide receiver Justin Blackmon has not been on an NFL field since early in 2013. Currently serving an indefinite suspension for violating the NFL’s Substance Abuse Policy, Blackmon’s status remains in limbo. Back in January, Jags’ owner Shahid Khan had reported that he was “very optimistic” that Blackmon would return to play for the 2015 season....
Via Sportsnaut
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars love that Dante Fowler will fall to them at pick three

Dante Fowler is simply a freak of nature and with the top two picks likely being quarterback, the Jacksonville Jaguars are loving life that he fell to them. Fowler is a 6-foot-3, 260 pound athlete who head coach Gus Bradley will lick his chops getting someone like this to add-on his defense that is slowly but surely getting better. What’s even more amazing about Dante Fowler...
Via EndZoneScore
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars: Go Get Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson would like to forget that the 2014 season ever happened. His off the field issues have led to a major disconnect between Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings. Due to this, rumors of Peterson being available to the highest bidder have run rampant. Similar rumors have said that Vikings GM Rick Spielman would trade the running back for a first round pick and a starting...
Via isportsweb.com
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars positional needs: wide receiver

Greg Jennings signed with the Miami Dolphins on Thursday leaving many teams with a hole at wide receiver that still needs to be filled. One such team is the Jacksonville Jaguars who would have loved to put Jennings at the slot position and lead their young group. The team spent two second round picks on wide receivers Allen Robinson and Marquise Lee in 2015 to give their rookie quarterback...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

REPORT: The Jacksonville Jaguars set to move on without Justin Blackmon

Here we go again. The Jacksonville Jaguars seem to be repeating their stance with Justin Blackmon – the same one they used in 2014. The team is moving on from the troubled wide receiver until otherwise notified. Right now, there is no plan to use No. 14 as part of the team’s plan for the upcoming season. To steal a popular phrase, it’s déjà vu all over again. According to...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Maurice Jones-Drew will retire with the Jaguars on Tuesday

It’s only fitting that Maurice Jones-Drew retire as a Jacksonville Jaguar, as a member of the team that drafted him into the NFL. The Florida Times-Union has announced that Jones-Drew, the team’s second all-time leading rusher, will sign a one-day contract to officially retire from the NFL. Jones-Drew played his first eight NFL seasons for the Jaguars – the running back was...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Amari Cooper: Jaguars could draft Alabama WR?

John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports Amari Cooper is one of the most dangerous and dynamic players in the 2015 NFL Draft class, and there are quite a few teams that could use some help at the wide receiver position. One of those teams is the Jacksonville Jaguars, who drafted quarterback Blake Bortles last year to be their long-term franchise quarterback. According to the Florida...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Will the NFL Draft repeat itself for the Jacksonville Jaguars?

The Jacksonville Jaguars are not known for making the best decisions come Draft night since the team started playing football in 1995. Let’s just say the first round has not been kind to them. Sure, they had huge success with Tony Boselli and Fred Taylor. Kevin Hardy was a solid player for the team in its infancy and there have been others who have been serviceable starters. But...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Blake Bortles “arm deterioration” is a reflection on the Jacksonville Jaguars

Speaking with the media on Tuesday,Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles discussed an issue with arm deterioration that took place over the course of the season. “My arm kind of deteriorated during the season,” Bortles said at the start of Jacksonville’s voluntary offseason conditioning program, according to ESPN.com. “It didn’t affect anything. It was just, I...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Sen'Derrick Marks aims to ready for Jags season-opener

The Jacksonville Jaguars regular-season opener on Sept. 13 will mark the debut of a number of high-profile new faces, including tight end Julius Thomas, defensive tackle Jared Odrick and offensive tackle Jermey Parnell.If everything goes according to plan, it will also include the return of a familiar - and valuable - old face, working his way back from injury.Defensive tackle Sen...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Julius Thomas Wants to Make a Star out of Blake Bortles

Tight end Julius Thomas joined the Jacksonville Jaguars last month after spending the better part of his first four NFL seasons catching balls from Peyton Manning in Denver. Thomas, who doesn’t view himself as a product of Manning, would like to help his new quarterback become successful. However, Thomas has a unique way of approaching his job, especially when it comes to second...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Jacksonville Jaguars are on the rise

The 2014 NFL season was pretty good for the Jacksonville Jaguars! Well, um, they drafted well. Their regular season wasn’t good at all. The Jaguars finished 3-13, which surprisingly had them finish third in the AFC South, one game ahead of the 2-14 Tennessee Titans. The Jaguars have had losing season after losing season. The closest they’ve been recently to a winning...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Maurice Jones-Drew to Retire a Jaguar

Maurice Jones-Drew #32 of the Jacksonville Jaguars rushes for yardage against Houston Texan D.J. Swearinger and Darryl Sharpton #51 of the Houston Texan at EverBank Field on December 5, 2013 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images) The life of a good running back on a bad team is never fun. Maurice Jones-Drew is one of the best examples of this situation over...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Jennings spurns Jacksonville Jaguars, takes his talents to Miami

Another one bites the dust for the Jacksonville Jaguars. After making a strong push to sign free agent wide receiver Greg Jennings, cbslocal.com in Miami is reporting that the Dolphins have signed the former Minnesota Vikings star to a two year deal. Again, another high profile player picks another team instead of Jacksonville. David Dwork reports The Dolphins have signed former...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bernard Pierce grateful for another chance

Bernard Pierce considers himself fortunate to have a fresh start. After being arrested for DUI on March 18, he was cut by the Baltimore Ravens the same day. He wasn't out of work long, as the Jaguars quickly claimed him on waivers. Pierce told Vito Stellino of the Florida-Times Union he appreciated the second chance given to him by Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley. “Gus asked for...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Marqise Lee: Cecil Shorts gone but not forgotten

Wide receiver Cecil Shorts III signed with the Houston Texans over the offseason, and his absence is already being felt by his former Jacksonville Jaguars teammates. Second-year receiver Marqise Lee told Hays Carlyon of the Florida Times-Union that Shorts helped him through the tough moments of his rookie season. "We'll miss that leadership," Lee said, according to Carlyon. ...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Blake Bortles Claims His Arm “Deteriorated” Last Season

Jacksonville Jaguars’ quarterback Blake Bortles went through some typical stumbling blocks, which are normal for any rookie quarterback starting in his first NFL season. However, Bortles claims his arm was not in top form as the weeks rolled on last year (via ESPN). My arm kind of deteriorated during the season. It didn’t affect anything. It was just, I think, a product of throwing...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jacksonville Jaguars Not Interested in a Trade for Adrian Peterson

It was reported on Tuesday that the Dallas Cowboys were not planning on trading draft picks for Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. Now, the news around Jacksonville is that the Jaguars are also not interested in trading for the 30-year-old running back (via the Florida Times Union). Head coach Gus Bradley shot down rumors that Jacksonville was possibly planning a deal...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars have no interest in trading for Adrian Peterson

The Jacksonville Jaguars have made it clear – they do not want any part of a discussion that involves Adrian Peterson. After rumors of potentially being one of a handful of teams that could want the services of the talented by controversial running back, team officials have finally stated that they do not want the All-Pro as a member of the team in 2015 and are not looking to...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Can the Jacksonville Jaguars have a winning season with their 2015 NFL schedule?

All along during the offseason, head coach Gus Bradley and general manager Dave Caldwell have said this was the year the Jacksonville Jaguars would take big step forward. Now that the team and the NFL have seen the 2015 schedules, as they were released Tuesday night, the question remains, “How many games can this franchise win in 2015?” The Jaguars start the season – their...
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4 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...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisniewski stakes claim on Jaguars center job

 Look out, Luke Bowanko.  Stefen Wisniewski wants your job.Wisnewski, who signed a one-year, $2.5-million contracts on April 18, begins his tenure with the Jaguars with high expectations."My plan is to be a starter," Wisniewski said, according to the Florida Times-Union. "The coaches might say they want me to compete. I've been a starter since I've been in this league and I expect...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Will we see a much improved Blake Bortles in 2015?

Blake Bortles was the first quarterback taken in last year’s draft after he was selected surprisingly third overall by the Jacksonville Jaguars. Bortles is the prototypical big framed NFL quarterback at 6-foot-5 and weighing in at 232 pounds, but by the end he was hovering around the 250 pound mark.  By the end of last year, Blake Bortles’ arm was tired — worn down by months...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss
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