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Jacksonville Jaguars avoid the Week 8 hot seat, big time Super Bowl contender doesn’t

It doesn’t take long for the pressure to mount in the NFL. Just seven weeks into the 2014 season, plenty of people find themselves under the microscope, trying to answer questions about their most-recent performance. Who is in that spot? Here are five on the hot seat this weekend: *** 5. Jay Cutler Cutler can’t lay another egg this week A week after getting called out by teammate...
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Jaguars to Plan a Mix of Denard Robinson and Toby Gerhart

Jaguars to Plan a Mix of Denard Robinson and Toby Gerhart, which is not what fantasy football owners want to hear Previously this week, Jacksonville Jaguars coach Gus Bradley indicated that Denard Robinson would retain the starting job, now news is surfacing that the team will use a mix of … The post Jaguars to Plan a Mix of Denard Robinson and Toby Gerhart appeared first on Fantasy...
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Jacksonville Jagurs: Toby Gerhart, Denard Robinson to Split Carries vs. Miami

Go figure a former college quarterback would provide the first spark in the running game for the Jacksonville Jaguars this season. Toby Gerhart was brought in to be the team’s workhorse this summer, but it was Denard Robinson who put up 127 rushing yards against the Browns last week. Now, with Gerhart feeling “pretty good” according to coach Gus Bradley, it’s time to determine...
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Does Denard Robinson Have Fantasy Football Potential?

s a fantasy football fanatic, I sometimes have to make compromises on Saturdays to be able to put in serious fantasy football time on Sundays. While I grew up in Cleveland and consider myself first and foremost a Browns fan and an Ohio State fan, my wife is a Michigan alum. So in spite of being the living embodiment of the ESPN College Football commercials, I often find myself watching...
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Rookie Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker wins defensive player of the week award

The Jacksonville Jaguars are getting better every time they take the field. In each of the last five games their point differential has been improving until finally they broke through last week against the Cleveland Browns. Maybe they finally figured out that you have to play well to win games at this level. Rookie linebacker Telvin Smith definitely did – his performance on Sunday...
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Jacksonville Jaguars QB Blake Bortles’ latest (and telling) 1-32 quarterback ranking

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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Jaguars' Telvin Smith named AFC Defensive Player of the Week

Jacksonville Jaguars rookie linebacker Telvin Smith has been named AFC Defensive Player of the Week. The announcement was made Wednesday by the NFL. Smith, a fifth-round pick out of Florida State, registered a sack, forced fumble, interception and two passes defensed as the Jaguars defeated the Cleveland Browns 24-6 for their first win of the season. Smith's forced fumble came...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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Jaguars Deal With Loss of Linebacker Posluszny

While the Jacksonville Jaguars celebrated their first win of the 2014 season on Sunday, the team lost two key players on defense – the same unit that helped key the Cleveland Browns to six points.Paul Posluszny, the Jaguars’ starting middle linebacker and the team’s on-field defensive leader, will be placed on injured reserve with a torn pectoral muscle. Announcing the situation...
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Fantasy Football: Why You Need to Add Denard Robinson in Week 8

Fantasy Football: Why You Need to Add Denard Robinson in Week 8 Surely on waiver wires everywhere is Jacksonville Jaguars running back Denard Robinson, who will be a top add by fantasy football players in Week 8. After going off in Week 7 against the Cleveland Browns for 127 rushing … The post Fantasy Football: Why You Need to Add Denard Robinson in Week 8 appeared first on Fantasy...
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Jaguars defense takes a huge blow; Lose Poz for year and Branch for 6 weeks

Today the Jacksonville Jaguars were given horrible news regarding two of their best defensive players. Both Paul Posluszny and Andre Branch were injured in yesterday’s game against the Browns, but the extent of the injury was not known. Well today the team found out just how bad it was.  Posluszny is out for the season […] The post Jaguars defense takes a huge blow; Lose Poz...
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Jaguars Place LB Paul Posluszny On Season-Ending Injured Reserve

Jaguars LB Paul Posluszny suffered torn pectoral during Sunday’s win over the Browns that will require surgery. according to ESPN’s Michael DiRocco. DiRocco adds that the Jaguars will place Posluszny on season-ending injured reserve. Posluszny, 30, is in the fourth year of his six-year, $42 million contract that includes $15 million guaranteed. He’ll make $7.45 million...
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Jaguars defense earned major respect from Browns players

All week long the media talked about how easy the Browns schedule was remaining, especially the next three weeks. Well they fell into a major trap game, against the winless Jacksonville Jaguars and let me tell you the veteran players from Cleveland said they earned respect. “We got our butts kicked,” Hoyer said after the […] The post Jaguars defense earned major respect from...
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Jaguars observations: Denard Robinson steps up in big way

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- It wasn't pretty. In the case of Blake Bortles, it was pretty ugly more often than not. But the Jacksonville Jaguars avoided becoming the first NFL team to start 0-7 in back-to-back seasons since the 1993-94 Cincinnati Bengals. For that, they can thank the running of Denard Robinson, the stoutness of a defense that began the day ranked 30th out of 32 teams...
Via Fox Sports Florida
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Behind Enemy Lines: 5 Things to Know About Jacksonville

I sat down with Jaguars writer Frank Scaduto to pick his brain about Jacksonville and Sunday's game.1. At times the Jaguars look like a good football team. What do they need to do to get over that hump and play well more consistently?A big part of what we needed was already solved with the anointing of quarterback Blake Bortles as starter. More on him below in question #4. The...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars should try to trade for Saints RB Pierre Thomas

The Jacksonville Jaguars are a pretty young team, and they are really relying on Blake Bortles to do too much. They need a person that can alleviate the pressure from their young quarterback and they do not have that person. The team signed Toby Gerhart who was supposed to be a good running back but […] The post Jaguars should try to trade for Saints RB Pierre Thomas appeared first...
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