JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS NEWS

Jaguars “Very Optimistic” About Returning Next Year

Jaguars owner Shad Khan was asked on Friday if he would welcome back suspended WR Justin Blackmon to the team next year. “Absolutely,” Khan said, via Ryan O’Halloran of the Florida Times Union. “As a matter of fact, I’m very optimistic. I think he’s paid his dues. I think he’s got his life together. I think he can be a role model for people who have gone through hard...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
51 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars: 2015 Mock Draft 1.0

Yes, it is way too early to predict what will happen in April.With the Super Bowl this weekend and the final draft order about to be set in stone, it is never too early to speculate or put on your general manager cap and try to make sense of what the Jacksonville Jaguars are going to do with the third overall pick in the 2015 Draft.I actually have goose bumps just thinking about...
Via Football Nation
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars reportedly hire Nathaniel Hackett as quarterbacks coach

The Jacksonville Jaguars are adding another former Buffalo Bills coach to their staff. Nathaniel Hackett has been hired to become the Jaguars quarterbacks coach, two people familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Wednesday. The people spoke on the condition of anonymity because the Jaguars have not announced the move. He replaces Frank Scelfo, who will remain on Gus...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars reportedly hire Nathaniel Hackett as quarterbacks coach

The Jacksonville Jaguars are adding another former Buffalo Bills coach to their staff. Nathaniel Hackett has been hired to become the Jaguars quarterbacks coach, two people familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Wednesday. The people spoke on the condition of anonymity because the Jaguars have not announced the move. He replaces Frank Scelfo, who will remain on Gus...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Microsoft Surface, iPad.....it's all the same Super Bowl **** to Mike Francesa

Mike Francesa to Jacksonville Jaguars QB on Mike's show to ***** for Microsoft Surface, “Now you guys have like these iPads, these little pads you can look at everything during the game.” [The Big Lead]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
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Jaguars hire Kelly Skipper as running backs coach

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars have hired former Oakland Raiders running backs coach Kelly Skipper to the same position and parted ways with Terry Richardson. Skipper spent the previous eight seasons with the Raiders, the last six as running backs coach and two as tight ends coach. He worked in Oakland alongside new Jaguars offensive coordinator Greg Olson, who...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars announce Kelly Skipper as assistant coach in charge of running backs

The Jacksonville Jaguars announced Tuesday they have hired Kelly Skipper as an assistant coach to work with their running backs. Skipper, who spent the previous six seasons as a running backs coach with the Oakland Raiders, replaces Terry Richardson. His hiring comes a week after the Jaguars named Doug Marrone an assistant head coach and offensive line coach and Greg Olson as their...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Blackmon: Could He Return to Jaguars in 2015?

Now that the NFL is looking into allegations that Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon violated the league’s substance abuse policy again, the fans and media here in Jacksonville are beginning to see some light at the end of the tunnel regarding troubled wide receiver Justin Blackmon.Blackmon, the fifth overall selection in the 2012 NFL Draft has been out of action for the...
Via Football Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Position review: QB Bortles takes his lumps in rookie season with Jags

In a perfect world, the Jacksonville Jaguars would have let rookie quarterback Blake Bortles spend his first season refining his mechanics in practice situations while watching Chad Henne from the sidelines on Sundays. Instead, a perfect storm thrust the No. 3 pick in the 2014 NFL Draft into a starting role from which there appears to be no turning back. When Henne was sacked a franchise...
Via Fox Sports Florida
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars 2015 NFL Mock Draft (1.0) – 7 Rounds

The Jacksonville Jaguars are in terrific position this offseason to really take the next step towards being relevant. They have what many believe to be a franchise quarterback, if Justin Blackmon is reinstated then they are packed to the gills at receiver, they have a couple of nice pieces on their offensive line, and now they have the No. 3 overall pick.The Jaguars are only a couple...
Via Pro Football Spot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

What would the Jacksonville Jaguars need to contend for a Super Bowl appearance?

This Sunday the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots will meet in the Super Bowl. They’re the top two seeds from their respective conferences and many people (present company included) predicted they would play in this year’s big game. But what about the rest of the league? Should we just assume that the Seahawks and Patriots are the best in the league and nobody else had...
Via cover32 - Jaguars
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Blake Bortles Already Porking Up This Offseason

  Someone has a one-way ticket to Bloat City on the Draft Beer Airlines and Blake Bortles is holding the ticket. It’s January 26 and it looks like Bortles wasted little time packing on the offseason pounds. Look at those shirt buttons. Two are struggling to hang on. That chin. The bloat. He’s listed at 6-5, 232. From what I can see it seems Biggin’ was about 250 this weekend...
Via Busted Coverage
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Optimisim That Justin Blackmon Will Be Back In 2015

Alex Marvez of FOX Sports reports that there is optimism among people in the NFL that Jaguars WR Justin Blackmon will overcome his issues and be back for the 2015 season. Despite being arrested for a third time, the Jaguars have said publicly that they have no plans to release Blackmon if/when he’s reinstated into the NFL. His most recent arrest that led to an indefinite suspension...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars: Stop Me When This Sounds Familiar

The Jacksonville Jaguars brought in eight candidates to interview for their vacant offensive coordinator position. Greg Roman, formerly of San Francisco, decided to join Rex Ryan in Buffalo. Marc Trestman was not considered a long term candidate for the job, however given his desire to become a head coach again. Trestman joined the Baltimore Ravens Tuesday morning. Kirby Wilson,...
Via Pro Football Spot
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars Tab Greg Olson to Become Offensive Coordinator

The Jacksonville Jaguars have announced that they intend to hire Greg Olson as the team’s new offensive coordinator. The news comes after the team hired former Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone to be the team’s offensive line coach and assistant head coach.Some media outlets and online websites had reported that Olson, 51, had already been hired by the Jaguars around 5 pm...
Via Football Nation
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars keep replaced coach with cancer under contract

With the addition of Doug Marrone to the Jacksonville Jaguars coaching staff — the former Bills head coach was named assistant head coach/offensive line coach Tuesday — the team now has a glut of men charged with coaching the offensive line. Along with Marrone, the Jaguars also have Luke Butkus, who coached the O-line in...Read More The post Jaguars keep replaced coach with...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars hire Greg Olson as offensive coordinator

The Jacksonville Jaguars' three-week search for a new offensive coordinator ended Wednesday when the team announced the hiring of Greg Olson, who had been their quarterbacks coach in 2012 before becoming an offensive coordinator with the Oakland Raiders. Olson, 51, replaces Jedd Fisch, who was fired Dec. 30 after a season where the Jaguars scored the fewest points (249) and offensive...
Via Fox Sports Florida
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars hire Greg Olson as offensive coordinator

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars have hired Greg Olson as offensive coordinator. Olson spent the past two seasons as Oakland's offensive coordinator. That followed a one-year stint as Jacksonville's assistant head coach/quarterbacks coach. Coach Mike Mularkey, Olson and several other assistant were fired after a 2-14 season. Olson replaces Jedd Fisch, who was fired...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars Sign Doug Marrone As Offensive Line Coach

The Jacksonville Jaguars got their man. Sort of.Chris Wesseling of NFL.com is reporting that the team has hired Doug Marrone to be their assistant head coach/offensive line, per John Oehser of the team's official website.Marrone was in Jacksonville last week being interviewed by head coach Gus Bradley for what was thought to be the open offensive coordinator position with the franchise...
Via Football Nation
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars hire Marrone as assistant head coach, offensive line coach

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have hired former Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone as assistant head coach and offensive line coach. Marrone replaces George Yarno, who left the team last June to begin cancer treatment. Assistant Luke Butkus was named interim O-line coach for the season. With two rookies and two second-year players starting on the line, the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jacksonville Jaguars bring in former Bills head coach Doug Marrone

The Jacksonville Jaguars are reportedly bringing in a guy who was supposed to be highly sought after this offseason. Doug Marrone found a gig: assistant head coach/O Line in Jacksonville. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) January 20, 2015 The #Jaguars are hiring Doug Marrone as associate head coach and OL coach, source said (as @MikeGarafolo reported) — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet...
Via cover32
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars Hire Doug Marrone As Assistant HC/OL Coach

Ryan O’Halloran reports that the Jacksonville Jaguars are hiring former Bills HC Doug Marrone as their assistant head coach/offensive line coach. Marrone was reportedly being considered for the team’s offensive coordinator position, but it appears as though they found a better position for him. Previous reports had said that Marrone was likely to end up with the Texans if he...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars' Gus Bradley heads to Senior Bowl still in search of offensive coordinator

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars might be evaluating more than players at the Senior Bowl. Coach Gus Bradley and his staff took a charter bus to Mobile, Alabama, on Monday to coach the South team in the college all-star game. Bradley also could end up hiring an offensive coordinator during the weeklong event. Bradley already interviewed seven candidates for the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars head to Senior Bowl still looking for coordinator

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars might be evaluating more than players at the Senior Bowl. Coach Gus Bradley and his staff took a charter bus to Mobile, Alabama, on Monday to coach the South team in the college all-star game. Bradley also could end up hiring an offensive coordinator during the weeklong event. Bradley already interviewed seven candidates for the job...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars Need to Bring Back Blackmon

As the 2015 NFL offseason quickly approaches, there's not a single NFL fan that is rooting for a similar offseason to 2014. Off-field issues ran amok with the Adrian Peterson, Ray Rice and Greg Hardy issues. Roger Goodell handed out suspensions left and right, the league underwent criticism from the fans and things weren't really looking good for the NFL. Among the slew of bad behavior...
Via Pro Football Spot
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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