Marcedes Lewis: “Your road to success is always under construction”

Marcedes Lewis, the longest tenured player on the Jacksonville Jaguars roster, knows that things are never built and tries to impart that wisdom before the 2017 season. When Jacksonville Jaguars fans were told “it’s built” after just two years into a massive roster overhaul, fans were excited and believed it. As it turned out, that […] Marcedes Lewis: “Your road to success...
Via Black & Teal
5 hours ago

Jacksonville Jaguars Offensive Line Is Ranked #13 By PFF

Pro Football Focus ranked all 32 NFL offensive lines. The Jacksonville Jaguars are sitting at number thirteen. While most Jacksonville Jaguars fans would agree that the offensive line needed some attention. Due to offseason moves, Pro Football Focus ranked the Jaguars offensive line at number thirteen. Most of all, look who is included as to how the […] Jacksonville Jaguars Offensive...
Via Black & Teal
6 hours ago

Jalen Ramsey resumes running after core muscle surgery

Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey appears to be making good progress in his recovery from core muscle surgery. Ramsey had surgery to repair an injury suffered during the team’s Organized Team Activities less than two weeks ago and he’s hit one milestone in his path back to the field. Ramsey announced on Twitter Tuesday that he…
Via Pro Football Talk
8 hours ago

Blake Bortles’ contract situation will get interesting if he plays well in 2017

The Jacksonville Jaguars shockingly picked up Blake Bortles’ fifth year option, but things will get really interesting if he plays well in 2017. After the 2015 season, folks were already talking about handing quarterback Blake Bortles a contract extension. The UCF product had just finished up the best statistical season of any quarterback in Jacksonville […] Blake Bortles’...
Via Black & Teal
23 hours ago

Jacksonville Jaguars 2017 Up and Comer: DE Dante Fowler Jr.

Each NFL season, every team has a player that bears a little added attention. So which performer could turn the corner for the Jacksonville Jaguars in ’17? Welcome to yet another 32-team series from End Zone Score. In recent months, we took the time to look at each club’s best offseason addition. We even dabbled into some pertinent and historical numbers. Every NFL season features...
Via EndZoneScore
1 day ago

Jaguars TE: Leonard Fournette can be like Fred Taylor

Because he’s a back of a certain size, there’s a temptation to turn Leonard Fournette into just a power back. And he is one of those. But Jaguars veteran tight end Marcedes Lewis said that Fournette made an immediate impression during the unpadded work so far, and put his name next to a Jaguars legend…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 day ago

Leonard Fournette already drawing comparisons to former Jacksonville great

Entering into season number 12 with the Jacksonville Jaguars, tight end Mercedes Lewis has seen it all. When he joined the club, the team’s 12-4 record the previous season allowed them to select him with the No. 28 overall pick in the draft. Though the team has been below .500 for going on a decade, Lewis’ was present for an 11-5 campaign in 2007 that featured a dominant running...
Via Saturday Down South
1 day ago

Dede Westbrook has clear goals to achieve “at the beginning of the season”

While he stopped short of reprising the Randy Moss vow to “rip up” the NFL, fellow Biletnikoff Award winner Dede Westbrook seems to have a plan for his rookie year. And he apparently plans to put it in motion quickly. “[W]e all know what I’m capable of,” Westbrook said at an autograph session in Oklahoma,…
Via Pro Football Talk
2 days ago

Can Blake Bortles still salvage his NFL career?

Blake Bortles is quickly becoming a bust. The Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback was a No. 3 overall pick just three years ago, but he’s already reminding a lot of folks of the team’s last failed first-round experiment, Blaine Gabbert.What’s scary is Bortles appears to be regressing. His rate-based statistics plummeted from Year 2 to Year 3, and he ranked in the bottom three...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Jaguars must be better on special teams to succeed in 2017

The Jacksonville Jaguars offseason has been flooded with noteworthy headlines. There’s been plenty of talk about the pieces on defense, and if this will be the year they can collectively be considered a top defense in the NFL. We’ve heard the predictions surrounding the fourth overall pick from the NFL Draft Leonard Fournette, and how a dominant rushing attack could help the...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Leonard Fournette can’t wait for contact

Leonard Fournette is ready for the pads to come on. The Jaguars’ rookie running back worked with the second team at the padless organized team activities and minicamp. For him, the full contact of training camp can’t get here soon enough. “The first day in pads, it’s going to be crazy,” Fournette told The Florida Times-Union. “Instead of me running towards Calais (Campbell...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars CB Jalen Ramsey recovering from 'core muscle injury' surgery

Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Branden Albert drama finally over for Jacksonville Jaguars

Over the past few months, there have been many rumors regarding Jacksonville’s recently acquired left tackle Branden Albert. Jacksonville traded for the former Dolphin in exchange for a seventh-round pick in 2018. The Miami Dolphins, who drafted Laremy Tunsil in 2016, were planning to release Albert before the Jaguars showed interest in Albert during trade talks for Julius Thomas...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars give Blake Bortles ultimatum about turnovers

The Jacksonville Jaguars appear to have all the pieces in place to finally make a run at the postseason, especially if Blake Bortles plays well. The team is sick and tired of being below average, something Bortles communicated recently, but whether mediocrity can be conquered will boil down to turnovers.On this note, Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone has an ultimatum for Bortles, who...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Blake Bortles: Jaguars 'sick and tired of being below average'

The phrase “below average” has gone essentially hand in hand with the Jacksonville Jaguars for a decade. Quarterback Blake Bortles is tired of it, and apparently so are his teammates.“Guys are sick and tired of being below average and not being successful when we feel as though we have the ability to be a good team,” Bortles said, in a quote from the team, via Charean Williams...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins RB Matt Jones asks for release

It was just this time last year that Matt Jones was prepared to take over for Alfred Morris as the Washington Redskins’ top running back. Jones, a third-round pick from Florida, was coming off a rookie season that saw him put up nearly 800 total yards. Meanwhile, Morris had just signed with the division-rival Dallas Cowboys.Now, following a disastrous 2016 campaign that saw him...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Branden Albert makes first practice appearance with Jaguars

Via Associated Press
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Marrone: Branden Albert said he would attend minicamp

The Jacksonville Jaguars may soon be getting their first look at Branden Albert on the field.New Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone told reporters on Friday that Albert informed him he would be at the team’s mandatory minicamp next week: Albert, for whom the team traded a 2018 7th-round pick to the Miami Dolphins in February, has not reported to voluntary OTAs. Many believe that is...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Which Jacksonville Jaguars draft picks will have the biggest impact in 2017?

While the Jacksonville Jaguars weren’t given the highest grades among top NFL analysts in their overall draft haul, it is well-recognized that they certainly did better than average and picked up a lot of talent. Now this was also said last year, and the Jaguars are a clear example that talent on paper doesn’t translate to wins in the league. But it can’t be ignored if there...
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Dante Fowler predicts a breakout year for himself in 2017

Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Dante Fowler is one of 2017’s biggest breakout candidates—and that was before he talked about the idea recently.Fowler, the third pick in the 2015 draft, missed all of his rookie season thanks to an injury and didn’t have an easy time getting back into the swing of things in 2016. Heading into what amounts to his sophomore campaign, Fowler...
Via The Sports Daily
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Blake Bortles admits he needs to avoid ‘stupid’ turnovers

The Jacksonville Jaguars recently came under a bit of fire for picking up the fifth-year option on quarterback Blake Bortles.Bortles hasn’t panned out exactly how the Jaguars had hoped and most seemed to figure new team president Tom Coughlin would want to pursue a quarterback of his own.Instead, the Jaguars have thrown support behind Bortles, who admits he needs to clean up his...
Via The Sports Daily
May 26, 2017  |  Discuss

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