Jaguars Rumors & News

  • Mariota, Titans trounce Jaguars

    The Sports Xchange "NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Coach Mike Mularkey doesn't believe in cushions after seeing too many of them disappear during his NFL career. Still, his Tennessee Titans built an impressive one in a 36-22 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday night. Tennessee (4-4) scored on its last five..." October 28

  • Poll finds anthem protests hurting NFL ratings

    ESPN "A variety of factors are leading to fans watching NFL games for fewer minutes this season, but a poll taken this week suggests that protests over the national anthem are the most dominant factor. In a Seton Hall Sports Poll released Thursday, 56 percent of those surveyed said they believed fans..." October 27

  • Goodell defends NFL policies, says league has ‘made tremendous progress’ on domestic violence

    New York Daily News "Giants president and chief executive officer John Mara admitted this week to his and the team's "misguided decisions" with regard to ex-kicker Josh Brown's domestic violence case. But NFL commissioner Roger Goodell offered up no such contrition Wednesday night when he made his first public..." October 27

  • Blake Bortles offers alternative to Jaguars' 'ugly as hell' Color Rush uniforms

    Fox Sports "This Thursday night, the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans will square off in an AFC South showdown. When they take the field, both teams will be wearing Color Rush uniforms, which were introduced last month for all 32 franchises. They’re essentially the same uniforms worn by both teams..." October 26

  • Jaguars owner Khan speaks to team, seeks answers

    Fox Sports "Several people familiar with the situation say Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan made a rare appearance in front of the team a day after one of the most embarrassing losses in coach Gus Bradley's four-year tenure. The people say Khan's message Monday night was ''why are we not winning and..." October 26

  • There Are No Elite Teams in 2016

    The Ringer "For the first time in weeks, the NFL was the only show in town on Sunday night. With the World Series matchup set and the three presidential debates mercifully a thing of the past, Sunday Night Football took center stage as the weekend wound to a close. What followed was a game that will likely be..." October 25

  • Marqise Lee Says He Was Flagged For Using The N-Word

    The Comeback "Marqise Lee admitted to receiving an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty on Sunday for using a racial slur during the Jacksonville Jaguars 33-16 loss to the Oakland Raiders. Lee told Mike DiRocco of, he used the N-word towards an unidentified Oakland Raiders player in the third quarter..." October 25

  • Allen Robinson ‘shocked’ by his struggles this year

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Jaguars receiver Allen Robinson was still sitting at his locker long after his teammates had showered, dressed and left the facility. His emotions were easy to read following Sunday’s 33-16 loss to Oakland at EverBank Field. Robinson caught two passes for 9 yards on eight targets. He dropped..." October 24

  • Jaguars' Ramsey: I'll get ejected again if someone disrespects me

    Pro Football Talk "Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey was ejected from Sunday’s loss to the Raiders for fighting with Raiders wide receiver Johnny Holton after Raiders punter Marquette King ran 26 yards for a first down after a botched snap. Ramsey was the second Jaguars defender ejected from the game with defensive..." October 24

  • Jaguars LB Paul Posluszny furious with teammates who were ejected during Sunday’s loss

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Furious about what he had just seen during the Jaguars’ 33-16 loss to Oakland, linebacker Paul Posluszny didn’t wait for reporters to turn their recorders or cameras on before expressing his disgust late Sunday afternoon. “Have you ever seen a mess like that before?” Posluszny asked. “Am I..." October 24

  • Raiders 4-0 on road after knocking off Jaguars

    The Sports Xchange "JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Oakland Raiders proved again Sunday that they have no problem traveling to the East Coast this season. They even brought their defense this time. Currently atop the AFC West largely because of their dynamic offense, Oakland used a strong performance from its..." October 23

  • Goodell blames fans for not understanding NFL’s domestic violence policy

    The Comeback "Roger Goodell gave an interview to BBC Sports, in which he essentially says the league’s handling of domestic violence suspensions is fine. He blames fan ignorance or narrow-mindedness for the perception that he’s not going far enough. Roger Goodell is essentially the man behind the curtain,..." October 22

  • Introduces “Roster Options,” Which Is Basically a Way to Profit Off People Cheating at Fantasy Football

    Total Pro Sports "One of the key components of fantasy football is agonizing over your weekly roster, trying to decide which players are due for a big game and which should remain on the bench. It’s what makes fantasy football gratifying. If we didn’t have to use knowledge and instinct to make tough choices, we..." October 22

  • The NFL is cracking down hard on illegal celebrations. Players and fans ask, why?

    Washington Post "Twerking? Don’t do it, Antonio Brown. Shooting a fake bow and arrow? No way, Josh Norman and Brandin Cooks. Taking off your helmet? Nope, Odell Beckham Jr. Shooting a jump shot over the crossbar? Forget about it, Vernon Davis. NFL officials are throwing penalty flags for illegal..." October 20

  • Sagging NFL TV ratings leave owners scrambling for answers

    USA Today "It’s an election year, silly. That wasn’t the entire company line, but the impact of the dramatic presidential election cycle was certainly a prevailing sentiment as NFL owners gathered Tuesday for their quarterly meeting and assessed the league's unusual and precipitous dip in TV..." October 19

  • Sean McDonough rips NFL officiating, blames it for ratings decline

    Larry Brown Sports "The Arizona Cardinals and New York Jets did not exactly put on a great show Monday night, and the officiating didn’t help. Head official Jerome Boger and his crew threw a whopping 19 penalty flags, making the game — which was never close — extremely hard to watch. Ratings have been down across..." October 18

  • Benn, Bortles help Jaguars jolt Bears

    The Sports Xchange "CHICAGO -- As Arrelious Benn made his break toward the ball, he saw Chicago Bears cornerback Tracy Porter slip, which only opened up the possibilities. So after Benn slid to cradle a Blake Bortles pass, his instincts told him to get up and start running, knowing Porter hadn't touched..." October 16

  • T.J. Yeldon developing into all-around back for Jaguars

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Jaguars running back T.J. Yeldon isn’t a quarterback, but he’s studying like one. The team’s franchise quarterback, Blake Bortles, sees it paying off. “One thing that’s really cool with T.J. is you kind of see him grow with the protections,” Bortles said. “He’s been awesome.” How so?..." October 15

  • Jaguars amend injury report, list Gipson as questionable

    Pro Football Talk "The Jaguars on Saturday listed starting safety Tashaun Gipson as questionable for Sunday’s game at Chicago due to a knee injury. Gipson was a full participant in a walkthrough practice Friday but was added to the injury report after a Saturday practice at a faster tempo. Gipson had missed..." October 15

  • Donald Trump makes fun of NFL concussion protocol

    247 Sports "Donald Trump is apparently not a fan of the NFL's concussion protocol. The Republican nominee for president made fun of the amount of time players miss now due to head injuries. The NFL has made significant changes in its concussion protocol over the past few years. While players often miss a..." October 13

  • Rams claim former Jaguars CB Dwayne Gratz off waivers

    Today's Pigskin "The Los Angeles Rams got a boost to their secondary on Tuesday afternoon. According to sources, the team claimed former Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Dwayne Gratz off waivers today. The Jaguars originally drafted Gratz in the third round of the 2013 draft out of the University of Connecticut...." October 11

  • How can an NFL player go broke?

    Sporting News "How can an NFL player go broke? Originally answered on Sept. 7, 2016. This question originally appeared on Quora , the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. You can follow Quora on Twitter , Facebook , and Google+ . Any number of..." October 08

  • Jaguars LG Luke Joeckel has surgery to repair ACL, MCL

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Jaguars left guard Luke Joeckel underwent surgery Thursday to repair ACL, MCL and lateral meniscus damage, ending his season. When they placed him on injured reserve Tuesday, the Jaguars didn’t rule him out for the year, holding out hope the ACL was intact. At a minimum, Joeckel was going to be..." October 07

  • Report: NFL Threatens To Fine Teams If They Use Too Much Footage On Social Media

    Deadspin "Buried in Albert Breer’s column for MMQB this morning was a nugget suggesting just how seriously the NFL is taking their declining primetime TV audiences. Ratings in the 18-t0-49 demographic have fallen between 12 and 16 percent for Thursday, Sunday, and Monday night games, and the NFL,..." October 07

  • Ratings Fumble for NFL Surprises Networks, Advertisers

    Pro Football Talk "Fewer people have been watching the NFL on TV this year. The NFL previously had said nothing about it. Now, the NFL has. And it’s along the lines of, “All is well.” “We’re missing some stars out there,” NFL media chief Brian Rolapp said, via the Wall Street Journal. Indeed they are, in part..." October 07

  • Bortles, Jaguars knock off Colts in London

    The Sports Xchange "With their coach on the hot seat after an 0-3 start, the Jacksonville Jaguars were in danger of squandering a fourth-quarter lead for the second straight week. But quarterback Blake Bortles still felt in command. Bortles threw two touchdown passes and rushed for another, and Jacksonville's..." October 02

  • Gus Bradley safe as Jaguars coach for now

    CBS Sports "Even if the Jaguars lose to the Colts in London, embattled coach Gus Bradley is highly unlikely to lose his job, according to numerous sources in the organization. Owner Shad Khan is not considering such a drastic move. He has been unfailingly loyal to Bradley and GM Dave Caldwell to this point,..." October 02

  • Jaguars to start rookie LB Myles Jack

    Today's Pigskin "Linebacker Myles Jack was once predicted to be a potential top-ten pick in the NFL draft. Today, the Jacksonville Jaguars are going to see if he can play like one when they give him the start. Jack, who played his college football at UCLA, suffered a season-ending knee injury that dropped him..." October 02

  • Is it time for the Jaguars to fire Gus Bradley?

    Yardbarker "The Jacksonville Jaguars came into the season with high expectations, but now the playoffs feel like an afterthought. If things don't turn around, is it time to make a change at head coach?" October 01

  • Myles Jack is a bench warmer, but Jaguars say that will change

    Pro Football Talk "One of the many disappointments of the first three games of this season in Jacksonville is rookie linebacker Myles Jack. Jack, a star at UCLA who was selected in the second round of this year’s draft, has barely played: He has been on the field for only 16 plays on defense, all late in the..." September 29

  • Senator introduces anti-online gambling bill to Congress

    Sportsnaut "Judicial and political systems at the state level continue to take up online gambling and daily fantasy sports. We’ve seen multiple instances in the past where online gaming itself has been banned at the state level. The most recent examples of this include daily fantasy sports in New York,..." September 29

  • Jalen Ramsey Won’t Stop Talking

    The Ringer "Three games into his career, Jalen Ramsey’s Richard Sherman impersonation has been near-perfect. Sherman started talking as soon as he broke into Seattle’s starting lineup back in 2011. He picked off an Andy Dalton pass to A.J. Green in his first start, then laced into Green in postgame..." September 27

  • Sen’Derrick Marks: We got too conservative on Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles said after Sunday’s 19-17 loss to the Ravens that the blame for the offense underachieving down the stretch, saying that it was “nobody’s fault outside of mine.” No one would disagree that the Jaguars failed to take advantage of good field position after moving..." September 26

  • Tucker kicks unbeaten Ravens past winless Jaguars

    The Sports Xchange "JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco did just enough to find a way to win Sunday and continue his team's best start to a season in seven years. The Jacksonville Jaguars were left feeling like they let another winnable game slip through their fingers in an..." September 25

  • Jaguars fans boo Gus Bradley during pre-game introductions

    Sportsnaut "Things aren’t going according to plan for Gus Bradley in his fourth season as the Jacksonville Jaguars’ head coach. An 0-2 start to a season that had playoff expectations won’t help matters. Neither will a 1-13 September record as the team’s head coach." September 25

  • Ivory officially questionable, but “arrow pointing up”

    Pro Football Talk "The Jaguars will list running back Chris Ivory as questionable for Sunday’s game vs. the Ravens, but Jaguars coach Gus Bradley told reporters that Ivory’s “arrow is pointing up.” Ivory missed the first two games after being hospitalized on the morning of the season opener. He was released a few..." September 23

  • Why are NFL ratings plummeting this season?

    Sportsnaut "The National Football League remains the single most watched entity in North American professional sports. It’s not necessarily close. Really, the other three major sports leagues are simply battling for second place. Take the 2015 calendar year as an example of this. According to Sports..." September 21

  • Coaches complained about lack of offensive holding calls in Week One

    Pro Football Talk "Most coaches complain when too many penalties are called. Following Week One of the 2016 regular season, many coaches complained about the absence of one specific type of penalty. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, complaints arose from the absence of holding calls. And for good..." September 21

  • Chargers hold big lead while routing Jaguars

    The Sports Xchange "Reeling from a come-from-ahead loss in last week's season opener at Kansas City, the San Diego Chargers took a familiar prescription to get well. Feasting on the Jacksonville Jaguars for their fifth consecutive meeting, the Chargers led by three touchdowns just over five minutes into the..." September 18

  • NFL recognized 16 calls that went against the Jaguars in loss to Packers

    CBS Sports "It's not uncommon for teams to complain to the league about specific calls they didn't like. What is uncommon is for the NFL to acknowledge 16 calls went against the Jaguars in the Week 1 loss to the Packers, according to a report by ESPN's Adam Schefter. The lowlight: A missed defensive..." September 18

  • Eben Britton: I played some of my best games while stoned

    Total Pro Sports "Former Jacksonville Jaguars / Chicago Bears offensive lineman Eben Britton, who last played in 2013-2014 season, says he often smoked weed while in the NFL, many times before games, and stated he played much better while he was high. “NFL games I played stoned were some of the best games I..." September 18

  • Jaguars WR Marqise Lee happy being healthy, part of offense

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles is starting to feel it. Marqise Lee is, too. Big plays could be coming. As Lee continues to enjoy his healthiest stretch of play in Jacksonville, the third-year receiver is growing more confident in his connection with Bortles and the possibility of..." September 17

  • Jaguars RB Ivory, CB Amukamara will not play Sunday against Chargers

    Today's Pigskin "The Jacksonville Jaguars will be a bit short-handed this week when they take on the San Diego Chargers. Running back Chris Ivory and cornerback Amukamara will not play in the game. Ivory has been out since being admitted to the hospital before Jacksonville’s Week One game against the Green Bay..." September 16

  • Jaguars DE Dante Fowler expected to return to practice on Friday

    Today's Pigskin "The Jacksonville Jaguars are hoping that defensive end Dante Fowler isn’t gone for long. The former number-3 overall draft pick missed practice on Thursday with an illness, but is expected to return to practice on Friday. At this point it’s not known the extent of the illness, so hopefully..." September 15

  • 'Harambe' back in business after temporary jersey ban

    ESPN "Fans who want to customize their favorite team's jersey with "Harambe" on the back can do so once again as of Thursday, after the word mistakenly appeared on a retailer's list of banned words. ESPN has learned that an official with a Major League Baseball team, concerned that fans were..." September 15

  • Chris Ivory Returns To Jaguars

    Pro Football Rumors "Chris Ivory is out of the hospital and back with his team. Today, the running back issued a statement thanking fans for their support and indicated that his undisclosed medical issue is behind him. “I returned to the stadium this morning to rejoin my coaches and teammates as we continue to..." September 15

  • Harambe's legacy not respected by NFL Shop

    Sporting News "There are plenty of names you can't put on the back of jerseys at NFL Shop. BuzzFeed compiled a list of 50, and it includes names such as Ron Mexico (Michael Vick's alias), Carruth (as in Rae Carruth, the NFL player who conspired to murder his pregnant wife), He Hate Me (the popular XFL jersey)..." September 14

  • Roger Goodell says eliminating kickoffs remains possible if the NFL can’t make them safer

    Washington Post "The NFL has enacted rule changes to try to make the kickoff safer for players. That effort will continue with further safety-related tinkering with the play, according to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. But if such maneuvers fail, the elimination of the kickoff from the sport remains a future..." September 14

  • The NFL's Most Valuable Teams 2016 "Relocation and new stadiums drove NFL team values 19% higher over the past year, to an average of $2.34 billion. The Rams doubled in value, to $2.9 billion, after moving from St. Louis to Los Angeles. The Rams are scheduled to play three seasons at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum before..." September 14

  • NFL to launch new $100 million concussion initiatives to improve player safety

    Washington Post "The NFL is launching a new set of concussion-related initiatives under which the league will devote $60 million to technological development, aimed in part at improving helmets for players, and an additional $40 million toward funding medical research into the effects of head injuries,..." September 14