Jaguars Rumors & News

  • Bill Belichick reportedly gave Doug Marrone a 'glowing recommendation' to Jaguars

    CBS Sports "When the Bills hired Doug Marrone as their new head coach almost exactly a year ago, a tepid reaction from nearly the entire NFL community followed. Marrone certainly wasn't the sexiest choice for a team that had been stuck in the depths of the AFC for a decade, yet one year later, the Jaguars..." January 17

  • Tashaun Gipson, Patrick Omameh didn’t practice for Jaguars Wednesday

    Pro Football Talk "The Jaguars had two players out of practice on Wednesday. Safety Tashaun Gipson sat out because of the foot injury he suffered in last weekend’s victory over the Steelers. Gipson said earlier this week that expects to be well enough to play against the Patriots on Sunday. Jarrod Wilson stepped..." January 17

  • Jaguars' Marrone: I usually don't watch Super Bowl, 'unless I have to' "As Jaguars coach Doug Marrone prepares his team for Sunday's AFC title clash with the high-and-mighty Patriots, it would be wise to pick the brain of Tom Coughlin. After all, Coughlin, Jacksonville's executive VP of football operations, is embedded in NFL lore as the only coach to beat New..." January 17

  • Allen Robinson expects to be 100 percent “relatively soon”

    Pro Football Talk "The Jaguars’ 29-7 win over the Texans in the first week of the regular season gave the first signs of what the team would be able to do this season, but it wasn’t an entirely happy day. Allen Robinson was lost for the season when he tore his ACL after making one catch for 17 yards, which left..." January 17

  • Bengals fans donating money to Bortles' charity for ending the Steelers' season

    CBS Sports "After watching Bills fans donate nearly $400,000 to the charity of Andy Dalton, Bengals fans have decided to pay it forward this week by donating money to the Blake Bortles Foundation. Why Bortles? Well, let's just say that it has everything to do with the fact that Jaguars eliminated the..." January 16

  • Tom Brady responds to Jalen Ramsey's prediction that Jaguars will win Super Bowl

    CBS Sports "After the Jaguars upset the Steelers, 45-42, in Pittsburgh on Sunday, one of the first things that Jalen Ramsey did when he got back to Jacksonville was give the Patriots some serious bulletin board material for this week's AFC Championship game. During a speech in front of fans at Everbank..." January 16

  • Leonard Fournette involved in three-car accident, not injured

    Sportsnaut "Jacksonville Jaguars star rookie running back Leonard Fournette was involved in a three-car accident on Tuesday morning but thankfully was not injured. The Florida Highway Patrol confirmed Fournette was involved in the crash. However, he was not at fault, and nobody was injured, which is all..." January 16

  • Jalen Ramsey Guarantees Jaguars’ Win Over Patriots, Super Bowl Victory

    NESN "The Jacksonville Jaguars, and Jalen Ramsey in particular, are ready for their date with the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game. At least, they sure think they are. Ramsey and the Jaguars stunned the Pittsburgh Steelers 45-42 in their AFC Divisional Round matchup Sunday...." January 15

  • Mike Tomlin: Jaguars won the moments

    Pro Football Talk "There will be no fireworks for the Steelers in New England next weekend. Pittsburgh’s season came to an end with a 45-42 home loss to the Jaguars in the divisional round of the playoffs on Sunday, which means that there will be no rematch of last year’s AFC title game and no chance for the..." January 14

  • Blake Bortles thinks Jaguars will still have doubters

    Yardbarker "Blake Bortles does not think his team’s surprising win over the Pittsburgh Steelers will change the opinion of Jacksonville’s doubters. Speaking with CBS after the Jaguars’ 45-42 win over Pittsburgh on Sunday, Bortles said he expects to still have people questioning him and his team. “I’m..." January 14

  • Jalen Ramsey: I wondered why the Steelers were so confident

    Pro Football Talk "The Jaguars are going to the AFC Championship Game after beating the Steelers 45-42, which wasn’t the outcome that a couple of Steelers players said they were expecting. Safety Mike Mitchell told Sports Illustrated that the Steelers would play the Patriots again and running back Le'Veon Bell..." January 14

  • Jaguars' Calais Campbell randomly suggested a 45-42 score in interview last week

    ESPN "Calais Campbell might want to try his hand at the lottery. The Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end, in an interview with the NFL Network's Tom Pelissero earlier this week, mentioned that he could see one possible score against the Pittsburgh Steelers being 45-42. "We'll do whatever it takes,..." January 14

  • Leonard Fournette returns to Jaguars game vs. Steelers after ankle injury

    USA Today "Jacksonville Jaguars rookie running back Leonard Fournette helped set the tone early in a divisional-round game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, and he also pressed on after a mid-contest scare. Fournette caught a 10-yard pass in the second quarter and, in trying to make a Pittsburgh defender..." January 14

  • Man arrested for threatening to shoot up Steelers game: report

    New York Post "A Texas man has been arrested by the feds after allegedly threatening to shoot up Sunday’s Pittsburgh Steelers-Jacksonville Jaguars game. “The Steelers game will be packed and that’s when I plan on killing Steelers football players and fans before taking my own pitiful life,” Yuttana..." January 14

  • Blake Bortles might get final chance to save reputation "Blake Bortles is in a weird place right now. Bortles has advanced with his team into the NFL's version of the Elite Eight, but that achievement has done nothing to slow the steady flow of insults directed at the Jaguars quarterback on a near-weekly basis. Insulting Bortles' abilities is en..." January 11

  • Doug Marrone doesn’t see much benefit from previously playing in Pittsburgh

    Pro Football Talk "On Sunday, the Jaguars return to Pittsburgh for a rematch of a game the Jaguars won in October. So how much will the experience from October 8 help the Jags on January 14? Not very much, according to their coach. “I think where it benefits – we’re staying at a different hotel, so that..." January 10

  • Jaguars can expect a big dose of Le’Veon Bell this time

    Pro Football Talk "When the Steelers lost to the Jaguars 30-9 in Week 5, Ben Roethlisberger threw five interceptions and took two sacks. Pittsburgh had 20 rushes for 70 yards, with Le'Veon Bell getting only 15 carries. (He also had 10 receptions.) Bell complained afterward that the Steelers abandoned the run too..." January 10

  • Blake Bortles figures haters won't ever stop disrespecting him

    ESPN "Another week, another shot at Blake Bortles. This time it was Tennessee Titans safety Kevin Byard and Bleacher Report NFL analyst Chris Simms, both of whom ripped the Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback. That didn't faze Bortles when he was asked about it Wednesday; he has grown accustomed to..." January 10

  • Mike Tomlin thinks Steelers are better team since loss to Jags

    ESPN "With his team sitting at 13-3 and fresh off a bye week, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin knows much has changed since that 30-9 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 5. The Steelers, who host the Jaguars in Sunday's AFC divisional round at 1:05 p.m., aren't about to evaluate regular-season games..." January 09

  • Brandon Beane thinks there’s a “misunderstanding” of what Richie Incognito said

    Buffalo News "During the Buffalo Bills season-ending press conference Tuesday afternoon, general manager Brandon Beane was asked about Bills guard Richie Incognito being accused of using racial slurs during Sunday's AFC Wild Card game at the Jacksonville Jaguars. Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Yannick..." January 09

  • Jaguars DE Yannick Ngakoue stands by Richie Incognito slur accusation

    ESPN "Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Yannick Ngakoue stood by the comment he made on social media Sunday night that Buffalo Bills offensive lineman Richie Incognito directed a racial slur against him, but he declined to elaborate on the exact terms Incognito used. Ngakoue said on Monday that it..." January 08

  • A.J. Bouye on Ben Roethlisberger revenge comment: ‘Be careful what you wish for’

    Sportsnaut "Even before the Jacksonville Jaguars defeated the Buffalo Bills on Wild Card Weekend, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger made it known that he wanted another crack at the Jacksonville defense. Now that the matchup is set, A.J. Bouye, a member of that defense, has some words for Big..." January 08

  • NFL wild card ratings all drop by double digits, continuing a bad year for the league

    Awful Announcing "The ratings news is in for the first round of the NFL playoffs, and it doesn’t look great for the networks and the NFL, with every single game suffering double-digit drops year over year relative to comparable slots. First, the Tennessee Titans-Kansas City Chiefs broadcast on ESPN and ABC..." January 08

  • This Blake Bortles just exposes Jaguars’ Eli Manning need

    New York Post "This game screamed for another quarterback running the Jaguars’ offense. A quarterback that, when combined with the Jaguars’ tenacious and opportunistic defense and strong running game, would instantly make them legitimate contenders not to simply have a chance to get to the Super Bowl berth,..." January 08

  • Jaguars DE claims Bills' Richie Incognito used racial slurs during playoff game

    Sporting News "Richie Incognito said in 2015 he has "changed for the better" since being cut by the Dolphins in the middle of the 2013 season amid a racially-infused bullying scandal and shunned by the rest of the league. But apparently nothing has changed. Jaguars defensive end Yannick Ngakoue said in a..." January 08

  • Blake Bortles is Expected Back

    The Sports Post "Get ready for more Blake Bortles, Jaguars fans. Because you’re probably going to be seeing him an awful lot next season. But not just because the Jaguars beat the Buffalo Bills Sunday afternoon. Regardless of what Sunday’s result would’ve been, the fourth-year quarterback is expected back next..." January 07

  • Doug Marrone calls out Jaguars offense after win over Bills

    Larry Brown Sports "The Jacksonville Jaguars won a defensive struggle against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday, but head coach Doug Marrone knows that they will have to play a lot better on the other side of the ball to advance any further in the postseason. Speaking with the media after the Jaguars’ 10-3 win in their..." January 07

  • Jags defeat Bills in defensive battle "Location: Everbank Field, Jacksonville, FL Regular season records: Buffalo (9-8), Jacksonville (11-6) In a nutshell: Buffalo’s first playoff game in 17 seasons proved to be what everyone expected, a defensive struggle. The defensive units for the Jaguars and Bills proved equally effective..." January 07

  • The $19 Million Game? Blake Bortles’ 2018 role with Jaguars could be on line vs. Buffalo

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Three games into December, Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles was rolling.His team was 10-4 and had won seven of their last eight games. His decision making was on-point with no interceptions in five of the previous seven games. His chemistry with rookie receivers Dede Westbrook and Keelan..." January 07

  • Marcell Dareus holds grudge vs. Bills GM, coach for trading him "Jacksonville Jaguars nose tackle Marcell Dareus says he'll have no problem sharing some hugs and laughs with his old Buffalo Bills teammates before Sunday's wild-card playoff game. But when it comes to the people who shipped Dareus to the Jaguars in what amounted to a salary dump at the trade..." January 07

  • Extension of season also extends financial risk for Jaguars

    Pro Football Talk "The good news for the Jaguars is that they’ve made it to the playoffs for the first time since 2007. The bad news is that making it to the playoffs extends a significant financial risk that the team has carried for 16 games, and counting. Quarterback Blake Bortles is under contract for 2018, at..." January 06

  • Five potential landing spots if Chiefs trade Alex Smith

    CBS Sports "If any team out there is looking for a playoff-caliber quarterback, you might want to give the Chiefs a phone call this offseason. It appears that they'll be more than willing to dump Alex Smith for the right price. According to, the Chiefs will be "open" to trading Smith once their..." January 06

  • Marqise Lee practicing on Friday

    Pro Football Talk "Word out of Buffalo on Friday morning was that running back LeSean McCoy will try to take part in the final Bills practice before Sunday’s game against the Jaguars in Jacksonville. McCoy has not practiced all week because of an ankle injury and the Jaguars had a key offensive player of their..." January 05

  • Marqise Lee, T.J. Yeldon listed as questionable

    Pro Football Talk "The Jaguars list receiver Marqise Lee and running back T.J. Yeldon as questionable for Sunday’s game against the Bills. Those were the only players the team had on its status report. But Lee is on track to play after missing the past two games with a knee injury as he returned to practice..." January 05

  • Calais Campbell makes All-Pro impact at two positions

    Pro Football Talk "Jaguars defensive lineman Calais Campbell made quite an impact during his first year in Jacksonville. He made enough of an impact to get All-Pro recognition at two positions. Campbell is a first-team All-Pro as an edge rusher, where he was the leading vote-getter with 34. He’s also a..." January 05

  • Leonard Fournette buys Jaguars linemen Rolexes after 1,000-yard season

    Sporting News "Leonard Fournette rushed for 1,000 yards as a rookie. The former LSU running back knows he didn't do it by himself. Fournette thanked seven Jaguars offensive linemen by purchasing a Rolex watch for each of them. Fournette had 1,040 rushing yards and nine touchdowns to help the Jaguars..." January 05

  • Leonard Fournette buys Jaguars linemen Rolexes after 1,000-yard season

    Sporting News "Leonard Fournette rushed for 1,000 yards as a rookie. The former LSU running back knows he didn't do it by himself. Fournette thanked seven Jaguars offensive linemen by purchasing a Rolex watch for each of them. Fournette had 1,040 rushing yards and nine touchdowns to help the Jaguars (10-6)..." January 04

  • Owner Shad Khan credits Tom Coughlin with Jaguars success

    ESPN "Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan knew the power structure he wanted to implement hadn't worked well in other places, but he was convinced it was the best thing to do for his franchise. Turns out he was right - but it worked out even better than he had hoped. The Jaguars won the AFC..." January 04

  • Jaguars owner: Bortles is team's QB of the future

    Bleacher Report "As Blake Bortles prepares to lead the Jacksonville Jaguars into their first playoff appearance in a decade, owner Shad Khan made it clear his quarterback is here to stay. "Maybe we're not the biggest idiot on the football block," Khan said Thursday, per Mark Long of the Associated Press. "When..." January 04

  • Jaguars owner donates 1,000 playoff tickets to refugees and displaced Puerto Ricans

    CBS Sports "For the first time since 2007, the Jacksonville Jaguars are in the playoffs. The AFC South champs will host the Buffalo Bills at 1 p.m. on Sunday, and when they take the field, there will be some special guests in the audience. Jaguars owner Shad Khan is donating 500 tickets to "refugees from..." January 04

  • Marqise Lee remains out of practice for Jaguars

    Pro Football Talk "When wide receiver Marqise Lee hurt his ankle in mid-December, word was that he would be back in action in time for the playoffs. Time is running short for that prognosis to come true and Lee hasn’t made it back onto the field yet. Lee, who missed the last two games of the regular season,..." January 03

  • Terrell Owens, Randy Moss headline 15 finalists for Hall of Fame class of 2018

    CBS Sports "From 108 to 27 to 15. The list of candidates for the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2018 continues to shrink. On Tuesday night, the Pro Football Hall of Fame whittled down the list of candidates for the Class of 2018 to 15 all-time greats. The process started with 108 nominees in September...." January 03

  • Titans’ Jurrell Casey backpedals after saying Blake Bortles will choke

    Larry Brown Sports "Tennessee Titans defensive lineman Jurrell Casey is backtracking after making some seemingly inflammatory comments about Blake Bortles. In an appearance on 104.5 The Zone in Nashville on Tuesday, Casey appeared to let loose on the Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback. “As long as Bortles is back..." January 03

  • 42 Jaguars players have never been to the playoffs. So Malik Jackson is sharing what he knows.

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Other than speaking to his two-year-old daughter by phone, Malik Jackson plans to shut off most of his communication to the outside world this week. It’s his way to focus solely on Sunday’s wild-card game against the Buffalo Bills at EverBank Field, the Jaguars’ first home playoff game since..." January 02

  • Marcell Dareus: Facing Titans next week would have been “easy win”

    Pro Football Talk "For a while, it appeared the Jaguars would face the Titans again next week in the wild-card round of the playoffs. Instead, the Bengals scored on a 49-yard pass on fourth down with 44 seconds remaining to beat the Ravens and send the Bills to Jacksonville instead. Jaguars nose tackle Marcell..." January 01

  • Titans, Jaguars get in postgame scuffle

    Pro Football Talk "Titans defensive lineman Jurrell Casey got in a postgame scuffle with Jaguars linebackers Blair Brown and Donald Payne after Tennessee’s 15-10 victory Sunday. Casey would not talk about it afterward, but the disagreement apparently stemmed from Casey giving Payne a hard shot on the sideline..." January 01

  • Jaguars can relate to getting a playoff gift

    Pro Football Talk "The Bills made it to the postseason, thanks to an unlikely late-game victory by the Bengals over the Ravens. Buffalo’s first playoff opponent since 1999 can relate to getting a little (or a lot) lucky. In 1996, only the second season of the Jaguars’ existence, Jacksonville needed a final-Sunday..." January 01

  • Doug Marrone on facing Bills: The past is the past

    Pro Football Talk "The Jaguars will end their long absence from postseason action on Sunday afternoon when they play host to a team with an even longer drought. The Bills are in the playoffs for the first time since 1999 and they’ll be facing one of the coaches they hired in hopes of putting an earlier end to..." January 01

  • Logan Ryan will play for Titans; Cam Robinson out for Jaguars

    Pro Football Talk "The Titans already knew they wouldn’t have DeMarco Murray, having ruled him out Friday with a knee injury. They will have cornerback Logan Ryan, who they listed as questionable with a knee injury. Tennessee’s other inactives are quarterback Brandon Weeden, defensive back Curtis Riley, outside..." December 31

  • Jaguars should be in rush to improve running game

    Jacksonville Times-Union "The Jaguars enter Sunday’s regular season finale at Tennessee with the fourth-most rushing yards (2,179) and second-most carries (503) in franchise history. So why does it seem as if the running game is broken? The Jaguars lead the NFL in attempts (33.5) and yards (145.3) per game. So why..." December 31