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Jags GM: Bortles battled through 'dead arm' last year

The Jaguars are counting on significantly better play from Blake Bortles as the quarterback enters his second season in the NFL. With that in mind, Bortles had spent much of the offseason refining his mechanics.  But according to general manager Dave Caldwell, improvement may come simply from a return to health. Caldwell said Bortles suffered from a "dead arm" late in the season...
Via Fox Sports
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

The Jacksonville Jaguars Have High Hopes for the Up-Coming Season

The Jacksonville Jaguars are hoping that the Julius Thomas signing will pay dividends, for this season and for seasons to come. The last few seasons have been forgettable ones if you are a Jaguars fan. The team is experiencing a playoff drought that has lasted 8 seasons now. It was 2007 when the Jags last made a postseason appearance, when Maurice Jones-Drew was still in the early...
Via The Sports Journal
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Three Jacksonville Jaguars set to break out in 2015

It’s no secret that the Jacksonville Jaguars haven’t been able to pull themselves from the bottom of the NFL, or even to a .500 team since Jags fans can remember. Take last season for example. The Jaguars were either last or second to last in the NFL in three out of four major offensive categories. Their 15.6 points per game was good enough for last in the NFL, yards per game...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Key ingredients for the Jacksonville Jaguars to get better in 2015

The Jacksonville Jaguars are slowly starting to resemble the team that head coach Gus Bradley envisioned when taking over the team in 2013. The question is, how far away are they from becoming a playoff contender again? Last season, the Jacksonville Jaguars drafted Blake Bortles in round 1 (3rd overall) of the 2014 NFL draft out of Central Florida to be their franchise quarterback...
Via EndZoneScore
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Jaguar John Henderson thinks team poised to turn things around

John Henderson spent eight seasons as a member of the Jacksonville Jaguars, helping the team reach the playoffs in 2005 and 2007. While the current edition of the Jaguars may not quite be a playoff team, the former defensive tackle says he thinks the team is much improved from last season's 3-13 record. The Jaguars added a series of new faces in free agency, including tight end...
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David Caldwell: Jaguars General Manager's Plan For Success Will Be Tested This Season

COMMENTARY: The 2013 NFL draft class for the Jacksonville Jaguars is still intact. Seven players, seven roster spots. It isn’t uncommon to find draft picks from three seasons ago still roaming an NFL roster. But the fact all seven players chosen in general manager David Caldwell’s first selection process can be viewed in two ways. Either Caldwell, who spent his formative years...
Via Football Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The three best offseason acquisitions made by the Jacksonville Jaguars

The Jaguars took a step back last year, finishing 3-13, after accumulating four wins the year before. In the whole scheme of things, one win might not seem like that big of a difference, but if you’re a Jacksonville Jaguars fan, it means everything. For a team that hasn’t had a .500 or above season since 2010, when they finished at 8-8, one game could be the difference between...
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Jaguars' WR Walters playing catch-up

A hamstring injury cost new Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Bryan Walters a chance to make his case for a roster spot during the team's offseason program. That puts the pressure on Walters to have a strong training camp if he's to have a shot at making the team.Walters, who signed as a free agent from the Seattle Seahawks March 13, missed most of OTAs with a hamstring injury....
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Five things that need to go wrong for the Jacksonville Jaguars to win the AFC South

The Jacksonville Jaguars are going to need some help if they expect to compete in the AFC South. Last week, I posted an article about things that would need to go right for Jacksonville in order for them to win their division. Even if everything goes right for the Jaguars, the odds of them making the playoffs are slim. They are going to need other teams to struggle as much as they...
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5 Jaguars Who Could Lose their Starting Job

The Jaguars have a number of players who could lose their starting jobs this year, and here are a few of the most likely candidates. 1. Allen Hurns View image | Hurns had a really good season last year, especially after being an undrafted rookie. He caught 51 passes for 677 yards and 6 touchdowns in 2015. He will still see decent amount of playing time...
Via TopSportsReport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

9 Jacksonville Jaguars Players Who Could Make The Pro Bowl

There are those fans who are convinced this will be the Jacksonville Jaguars will make the playoffs this year. I have read on some fan pages that believe this could be a team that competes for an AFC South division title. Me, I’m more of a realist in the fact that this team should be better than last season, and seven or eight wins should be a goal this team can achieve. Anything...
Via Football Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

What Must Blake Bortles Improve to Take the Next Step in 2015?

Blake Bortles was the No. 3 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft last year, and the plan was to allow him to learn on the sideline with Chad Henne being the starting quarterback. Unfortunately, the Jacksonville Jaguars did not get their wish and they ended up having to throw their rookie out on the field for 14 regular season games. It didn’t go well for the young quarterback out...
Via This Given Sunday
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Jacksonville Jaguars Interested in Josh Cribbs' Services?

Could one of the better kick returners in the NFL be headed to the Jacksonville Jaguars? Several reports on Friday have confirmed the team may not be done adding veteran talent to the current roster, especially when it comes to help with punt and kickoff returns. Josh Cribbs, one of the more accomplished return specialists in the NFL has been the subject of talk involving the Jaguars...
Via Football Nation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Jacksonville Jaguars that made this All-AFC South Team

The Jacksonville Jaguars are one of the youngest teams in the NFL and right in the middle of their rebuilding stage. However, all these young players make Jacksonville an enticing team for 2015. They have second-year quarterback Blake Bortles leading the way, along with second-year receivers Marqise Lee and Allen Robinson and rookie running back T.J. Yeldon set to carry the load...
Via cover32
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Drafting a Jacksonville Jaguars Basketball Squad

Tonight is the annual NBA Draft, where college basketball’s best players get to fulfill their dream of joining an NBA franchise. I figured that there would be no better time to put together a theoretical squad consisting of nothing but Jacksonville Jaguars. Also, we are really deep into the offseason and there is not a whole to talk about. Once training camp starts we’ll get...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Only Mascot in Jacksonville Jaguars History Retires After 19 Years

The Jacksonville Jaguars will be in search of a new mascot to play Jaxson De Ville. It is reported that Curtis Dvorak, who has been “The Cat” for the Jags since 1996 when the team first created a mascot, announced his retirement. Dvorak, 39, performed on the sidelines for the Jags and entertained fans for 19 years. “The Cat” is best known for some crazy antics such as bungee...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars DL Jared Odrick Talking a Little Good Natured Trash to Marcedes Lewis Before Practice

There is actually hope in Jacksonville for a change. Whether that means anything come September we will have to wait and see of course, but for now there is a swagger present that has been sorely lacking with the Jaguars. Guys are excited to play and excited to get to work.So excited that they are even talking a little smack to and calling out teammates during mini-camp practice...
Via FatManWriting
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rookie RB T.J. Yeldon Ranks Himself Last on Jaguars’ Depth Chart

The Jacksonville Jaguars drafted running back T.J. Yeldon in the second round of the 2015 NFL draft to aid a previously underwhelming rushing attack. However, the Alabama product appears to be taking his role as a newly drafted rookie in stride. Not wanting to step on the toes, Yeldon had this to say when asked about where he is on the team’s depth chart: “I got myself as last...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars mascot Jaxson De Ville is retiring

Mascots are probably the most entertaining thing about going to professional sporting event besides the actual game. One of the NFL’s most entertaining mascots has decided to hang up his oversized head for good after nearly twenty years in the business. In a story reported by WJXT in Jacksonville, the long-running Jaguars mascot Jaxson De Ville is retiring after nineteen seasons...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars Punter Bryan Anger Turning into a Sharp Shooter?

During mini camp practice Tuesday the Jacksonville Jaguars punters were doing what punters do when a unique opportunity presented itself on film. Either Bryan Anger or Kasey Redfern kicked the ball and somehow managed to nail a ball that was on the ground 50-yards away.Did whoever kicked it mean to do it? Probably not. But since we don't know for sure they can claim whatever the...
Via FatManWriting
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars TE Julius Thomas Makes Fantastic Catch For a TD in Practice

The Jacksonville Jaguars are paying Julius Thomas  a lot of money to replicate the kind of success he had with Peyton Manning in Denver with Blake Bortles in sunny Florida. While many expect Bortles to have a long and  bright future in the NFL he is no where close to being in the same class as Peyton.He is good though, and so is Thomas. Wednesday during practice the two gave fans...
Via FatManWriting
21 days ago  |  Discuss

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