Jaguars Rumors & News

  • DeAndre Hopkins Briefly Considered War With Jaguars Twitter Account, Deleted Tweet

    The Big Lead "The NFL schedule was released last week and everyone is very excited. The Jacksonville Jaguars have slowly been tweeting about individual games, including little factoids about the matchups and a picture of someone from the other team. It’s pretty standard stuff for April tweets about the..." April 24

  • Julius Thomas Has A Bounce In His Step "While he won’t get to show it in an OTA setting for another month, Julius Thomas definitely has a bounce in his step these days. The offseason program began this week for the two-time Pro Bowl tight end and his new Miami Dolphins teammates, and to say he had been looking forward to starting..." April 23

  • Drafting Fournette at four risky for Jaguars … and potentially very rewarding

    Jacksonville Times-Union "A running game that is the NFL’s worst since 2012. A second-round pick from two years ago who has been unable to finish a season due to injuries. A free-agent addition from last March who missed five games in his debut season. And a new football boss who modus operandi is to overwhelm..." April 23

  • Rams needed geography lesson, didn’t know where Jacksonville is on the map

    Yardbarker "The Los Angeles Rams apparently needed help remembering where Jacksonville is on the U.S. map, based on a recent Instagram post detailing the team’s flight plans for the upcoming season. It’s not a big faux pas that will hurt anyone, but it sure is funny. Based on the image, it appears whoever..." April 22

  • WJAX, WFOX reach new deal for preseason Jacksonville Jaguars games, add more Jags programming for regular season

    Jacksonville Times-Union "This year’s preseason games for the Jacksonville Jaguars will be broadcast where most of the regular-season games have been aired for years. Sister stations WJAX TV-47 and WFOX TV-30 announced in a prepared statement Thursday that the broadcast television stations have landed rights to air the..." April 21

  • Jaguars claim Tracy Howard off of waivers

    Pro Football Talk "Getting cut by the Browns in April wouldn’t seem to be the best sign of future success in the NFL, but defensive back Tracy Howard didn’t have to wait long for a chance with another team. The Jaguars announced on Friday that they have claimed Howard off of waivers and added him to their 90-man..." April 21

  • Jaguars GM: No decision made on Blake Bortles’ contract option

    CBS Sports "According to general manager David Caldwell, the Jaguars have not yet decided whether to exercise the fifth-year option of Bortles' contract, Ryan O'Halloran of the Florida Times-Union reports. The third overall pick in 2014, Bortles has largely disappointed through his first three seasons, as..." April 21

  • Doug Marrone surprised he hasn’t heard from Branden Albert

    Florida Times Union "Left tackle Branden Albert and tight end Marcedes Lewis were the only two Jaguars not present for this week’s opening of voluntary off-season conditioning. Lewis is the Jaguars’ longest-tenured player and kept the organization in the loop about his plan to remain in southern California. “He..." April 21

  • Jaguars finalize dates for preseason games

    Jacksonville Times-Union "The Jaguars’ regular season schedule will be announced Thursday at 8 p.m., but they have finalized dates and times for their preseason schedule. The Jaguars will play all four preseason games on a Thursday night. Aug. 10: At New England, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 17: Tampa Bay, 8 p.m. (ESPN) Aug...." April 20

  • Nathan Peterman drawing interest from Cardinals, Chargers, Jaguars

    Pro Football Talk "Two of them have franchise quarterbacks who’ll eventually need to be replaced. One thought it had a franchise quarterback. All three have kicked the tires on former Pitt quarterback Nathan Peterman. Appearing on Thursday’s PFT Live, Peterman said he has visited the Cardinals and Chargers, and..." April 20

  • NFL owners chipped in millions to fund President Trump’s inauguration events

    Sporting News "Redskins owner Daniel Snyder was among many high-rolling sports figures to contribute to President Donald Trump's inaugural festivities, including six other NFL owners who donated $1 million, The Washington Post reported, citing a Federal Election Commission filing it obtained. The Republican..." April 20

  • Phil Simms joining CBS’ The NFL Today as studio analyst

    Sportsnaut "CBS announced Wednesday that Phil Simms will be joining the show The NFL Today as a studio analyst. Simms had previously made it clear he wasn’t done working in broadcasting after being bumped for Tony Romo in the live booth next to Jim Nantz. A consummate professional, we expect Simms to..." April 19

  • Poll: 87 percent of NFL fans oppose their team drafting player with history of violence against women

    Sportsnaut "According to one poll, the majority of NFL fans aren’t on board with their favorite team drafting a player who has physically abused a woman. “A Marist poll conducted for HBO’s Real Sports found that the vast majority of fans — 87 percent — say that they would oppose their favorite NFL team..." April 19

  • Jaguars back in fullback game with signing of Tommy Bohanon

    Jacksonville Times-Union "The Jaguars are back in the fullback business. Without a blocking back the last two years, the Jaguars signed veteran Tommy Bohanon on Monday. They also signed receiver Larry Pinkard. When offensive coordinator Greg Olson was hired in January 2015, he was committed to an offense that used..." April 18

  • Tom Coughlin effect: No more ping pong in Jaguars’ locker room

    Pro Football Talk "There’s no ping pong in the locker room on Tom Coughlin’s football team. Coughlin, the Jaguars’ new front office boss, has always demanded a businesslike approach on his teams, and so it’s no surprise that players confirmed today that the ping pong table that had long been in their locker room..." April 18

  • Jaguars drafting a linebacker? Four scenarios make sense

    Jacksonville Times-Union "The consensus this offseason about the Jaguars’ linebacker position: It should not be prioritized in the NFL Draft because starters Myles Jack, Telvin Smith and Paul Posluszny are back and backups Audie Cole and Josh McNary were signed in free agency. But the reality could be different,..." April 17

  • Haason Reddick visiting Jaguars

    Pro Football Talk "Temple linebacker Haason Reddick is one of the 22 players scheduled to attend the draft later this month and he’ll be taking a visit with one of the first teams to make a selection. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Reddick is meeting with the Jaguars on Monday. Linebacker wouldn’t..." April 17

  • Jaguars need defensive force like Campbell to spur turnaround

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Calais Campbell understands why a lot of people remain skeptical of any talk about the Jaguars’ franchise embarking on a turnaround. He gets the frustration over their recent history, how optimism has been quickly doused by one double-digit loss season after another. Still, the team’s new $60..." April 16

  • Allen Robinson says he has “earned” a contract extension

    Jacksonville Times-Union "A moments after exchanging handshakes with several media members, Jaguars receiver Allen Robinson gave a glimpse into his 2017 mindset. “Ready to get back after it … already,” he said. It was Feb. 3. Robinson was making the rounds on Super Bowl Radio Row, but his focus was already shifted..." April 16

  • Doug Marrone says Jaguars have to rebuild Blake Bortles from the beginning

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Doug Marrone last stood before the Jaguars’ players on Jan. 1 in Indianapolis, when a miserable 3-13 season ended with him splitting two games as interim coach. It seemed unlikely Marrone would get another chance to address the team in that capacity considering the wide net owner Shad Khan was..." April 16

  • Bill Belichick, Tom Coughlin talking about possible Pats-Jags practices

    ESPN "Bill Belichick and Tom Coughlin coached against each other in some of the NFL’s highest-stakes games, and their respect for one another was always easy to see. "I'm sure he misses us," Belichick said in September. "He always did pretty well against us." Now, for the first time since they were on..." April 16

  • Upon retiring as a Jaguar, Josh Scobee remembers journey

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Upon signing a ceremonial one-day contract Thursday to retire as a member of the Jaguars, kicker Josh Scobee was in full reminiscing mode. But not entirely about his 11 years with the Jaguars, which saw him became the franchise leader in points (1,022). Scobee talked about being discovered..." April 14

  • Jags' Telvin Smith: Players who charge for youth camps lost touch

    Bleacher Report "Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Telvin Smith doesn't charge fees for his youth football camps, and he recently lashed out at players who do. In a post he shared on his Instagram page Wednesday, the 26-year-old didn't hold back when speaking on the matter: "Y'all suckers," Smith said about..." April 14

  • Terrance Knighton retiring after 7 seasons to pursue coaching

    The Sports Quotient "Defensive tackle Terrance Knighton, known as ‘Pot Roast,’ has made the decision to retire from the NFL, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Knighton spent seven seasons in the NFL and was not on any team for the 2016 season. Knighton was drafted in the third round of the 2009 NFL draft by the..." April 13

  • NFL players on the trading block: Big names who could get dealt

    ESPN "Of all the potential NFL offseason storylines, "Seahawks trade Richard Sherman" would have ranked among the least believable two or three months ago. Yet, here we are. Sherman and the Seahawks, one of the most beautiful and successful pairings of player and NFL organization in the past..." April 12

  • Jaguars Release Veteran LB Dan Skuta

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Jacksonville Jaguars announced Tuesday that they’ve released LB Dan Skuta. Skuta, 30, originally signed on with the Bengals as an undrafted free agent out of back in 2009. He spent four years in Cincinnati before he signed a two-year contract with the 49ers in 2013. After he played out..." April 11

  • NFL Relocation Fees Are Revenues The Players Will Never Touch

    Deadspin "NFL owners are poised to rake in a fortune from the recent franchise relocations of the Rams, Chargers, and Raiders. Those owners naturally won’t be sharing a penny from that windfall with the players. As a condition of approving all three franchise moves in the last 15 months, the league..." April 11

  • Jaguars Send DE Chris Smith To Bengals For Conditional 2018 Pick

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Cincinnati Bengals announced that they’ve traded a 2018 conditional draft pick to the Jaguars in return for DE Chris Smith. Smith, 25, is a former fifth-round pick of the Jaguars back in 2014. He, unfortunately, lasted just a few months before he was waived a few weeks into the regular..." April 11

  • NFL releases 2017 preseason schedule "The NFL released the entire 2017 preseason schedule Monday. The 65-game slate features eight nationally televised matchups, including a game between the Chargers and Rams at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Aug. 26 at 8 p.m. ET. The 2017 preseason will kick off Thursday, Aug. 3 (NBC, 8 p.m...." April 11

  • NFL Fining Players Who Participated In Vegas Arm Wrestling Event

    CBS Pittsburgh "Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is reportedly getting fined by the NFL, but not for what you might think. Over the weekend Harrison and dozens of other current and former NFL players reportedly participated in the Pro Football Arm Wrestling Championship at the MGM Grand Hotel &..." April 10

  • A.J. Bouye: 'I’m definitely excited' "This is still new for A.J. Bouye. Really new. But Bouye knows this much already about his new team, new surroundings, new town: There’s a lot of potential and a lot of opportunity. His task now? To do the work necessary to turn those things into results. “I’m definitely excited,” said..." April 07

  • Kiper: Allen won’t slide past Jaguars "When it comes to Jonathan Allen, don’t worry about all the worry. That was the gist of what ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. said on Wednesday about the player he projects for the Jaguars at No. 4 overall in the 2017 NFL Draft. That’s Allen, a defensive end from Alabama. Kiper, ESPN’s..." April 06

  • Bucs want to continue preseason joint practices with Jaguars

    Tampa Bay Times "A year ago, the Bucs held joint practices during training camp at Jacksonville and at home against Cleveland prior to preseason games with the Jaguars and Browns. Looking back, coach Dirk Koetter believes that might have one been too many. “I like joint practices a lot but we went back, we did..." April 06

  • Deshaun Watson set to visit Jaguars this week

    Pro Football Talk "The Jaguars haven’t made a call about picking up the option on quarterback Blake Bortles‘ contract for the 2018 season and executive vice president of football operations Tom Coughlin offered something well short of a vote of confidence in Bortles’ long-term place in Jacksonville’s lineup earlier..." April 05

  • Tom Coughlin says head-coaching career is likely over -- but he's still a coach

    ESPN "Tom Coughlin is enjoying his role as the Executive Vice President of Football Operations with the Jacksonville Jaguars and doesn't see himself as a head coach again. That doesn't mean he won't be able to stop himself from coaching, though. "I think if that was going to happen, it might have..." April 05

  • Amazon Scores With Live-Streaming Rights For NFL 'TNF' Package

    Sports Business Daily "Amazon will replace Twitter in live streaming the NFL’s “Thursday Night Football.” The company will livestream the 10 “TNF” games carried by CBS and NBC as part of a one-year deal that the league announced late Tuesday. Amazon paid $50M for the rights, substantially more than the $10M that Twitter..." April 05

  • Veteran K Josh Scobee Signing One-Day Contract To Retire With Jaguars

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Jacksonville Jaguars confirmed on Tuesday that veteran K Josh Scobee is, in fact, signing a one-day contract on April 13 to retire as a member of the team. Jacksonville will likely place him on the reserve/retired list soon after he signs with them. Veteran K Josh Scobee announced that..." April 04

  • Jaguars Meeting With Clemson QB Deshaun Watson This Week

    NFL Trade Rumors "Josina Anderson of ESPN is reporting that Clemson QB Deshaun Watson is scheduled to visit with the Jaguars on Wednesday and Thursday. Watson visited with the Chiefs on Monday and is expected to travel to Cleveland to meet with the Browns today. Watson also worked out for the 49ers a few weeks..." April 04

  • Hard Knocks will remain on HBO with new four-year deal

    Awful Announcing "When it comes to sports documentaries, HBO’s Hard Knocks was revolutionary. It may be impossible to believe it now, but Hard Knocks has been around since 2001 when the Baltimore Ravens first took the plunge to allow HBO cameras into their training camp. Since that time the NFL has had a team..." April 03

  • Jalen Ramsey enjoys ‘fire’ of rivalry with DeAndre Hopkins

    Jacksonville Times-Union "During his two games against Houston’s DeAndre Hopkins last year, Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey was targeted a whopping 22 times by Texans quarterbacks. Brock Osweiler and Tom Savage were a combined 10-of-22 passing for 94 yards. Ramsey had an interception and three other pass breakups in the..." April 02

  • Kicker Josh Scobee to retire a Jaguar

    USA Today "Per Brent Martineau of Action News Jax, Jacksonville Jaguars great Josh Scobee will sign an one-day contract to retire with the organization. Scobee, 34, was drafted by the Jaguars in the fifth-round of 2004 and played for the team for 11 seasons. A beloved figure amongst Jaguars fans, Scobee..." March 31

  • Tom Coughlin hasn’t changed a bit, which is perfect for Jaguars

    New York Post "The adjustment, Doug Marrone said, is more physical than anything else. Though they never worked together before joining up for this venture running the Jacksonville Jaguars, Marrone has a long and treasured history with Tom Coughlin. Still, Marrone was not quite ready for the pace his new boss..." March 31

  • NFLPA keeps close tabs on Jaguars under Tom Coughlin

    Pro Football Talk "From the moment the clocks in Jacksonville were set five minutes early, the NFL Players Association knew that the ticking had begun toward confrontations with new Jaguars executive V.P. of football operations Tom Coughlin. Already, two have occurred. First came the mandate that players return..." March 30

  • Seattle defensive end Michael Bennett takes jab at Jaguars

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett objected to the NFL this week outlawing a player from “leaping” over the line of scrimmage to block a field goal or extra point and fired a jab at the Jaguars in his reasoning. Bennett appeared on Fox Sports One’s “Undisputed,” Wednesday morning, a..." March 30

  • NFL concussion settlement takes nasty turn

    ESPN "The $1 billion NFL concussion settlement -- nearly six years in the making yet still to deliver a penny to former players and their families for brain injuries stemming from football -- is revealing the underbelly of the legal system to former players and their families. As they finally close..." March 29

  • NFL: Concussions dropped by around 10 percent

    Fanrag Sports "According to the NFL, concussions dropped in 2016, falling by around 10 percent. That would make it appear that the strict concussion protocol has been working. Since the lawsuit, the NFL has been working to cut back on concussions. They originally rose with the new protocol, but the NFL..." March 28

  • 2017 NFL schedule: League reportedly hoping to unveil full schedule in late April

    CBS Sports "The release of the NFL schedule has become much more than an announcement with a long list of football games to be played in the future. It’s become a full-blown spectacle, with a three- or four-hour television program planned around it on multiple networks. This despite everyone already knowing..." March 28

  • Leaping block attempts on field goals, extra points expected to be banned

    ESPN "NFL owners are expected to pass a rule on Tuesday that will prohibit players from leaping over linemen to try to block field goal and extra-point attempts, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Sources said the league feels the play is too dangerous and a player could get flipped over and..." March 28

  • NFL Owners Approve Raiders' Relocation Proposal

    NBC New York "NFL owners have given the Oakland Raiders the green light to continue with their current home in the East Bay in favor of Las Vegas. Stay tuned for updates. Monday could be the day many fans of the "Silver and Black" have feared for years. NFL owners stationed in Phoenix could vote as..." March 28

  • The NFL has an odd rule about refs visiting Las Vegas during the regular season

    CBS Sports "If the Raiders want to have an officiating crew at the first game they play in Las Vegas, then the NFL is going to have change one of its weirdest rules, which you probably didn’t even know about: NFL refs aren’t allowed to visit Sin City during the season. Under current league policy, every..." March 27

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