Jaguars Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Jaguars release safety Marqueston Huff

    Today's Pigskin "The career of safety Marqueston Huff in Jacksonville didn’t last very long. The Jaguars released the third-year safety on Tuesday. The move is a bit surprising because the Jaguars claimed Huff off waivers from the Tennessee Titans just nine days ago. So he certainly didn’t get a lot of time in..." September 13

  • Lady Gaga Reportedly in Talks to Perform at Super Bowl 51 Halftime Show

    Complex "Lady Gaga is reportedly in talks to play the Super Bowl 51 halftime show in Houston in February 2017. According to Billboard, the singer could clinch the biggest stage of the year because the NFL was impressed by her performance of The Star-Spangled Banner at the 2016 Super Bowl. The last year..." September 13

  • Chris Ivory released from hospital; status for week 2 questionable

    Today's Pigskin "Jacksonville Jaguars running back Chris Ivory was released from the hospital on Tuesday, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Ivory was admitted to the hospital on Sunday morning, forcing him to miss the Jaguars’ season opener against the Green Bay Packers. The team has described the reason for..." September 13

  • NFL tabs Sam Rapoport to help open job 'pipeline' for women at team level

    ESPN "The NFL has created a position to address the lack of women in coaching and scouting roles at the team level and named former women's football pro tackle player Sam Rapoport as director of football development. Rapoport's role will be to identify women who are knowledgeable about the game and..." September 13

  • Chris Ivory remains hospitalized with ‘general medical issue’

    Sportsnaut "Jacksonville Jaguars running back Chris Ivory was hospitalized on Saturday night, and he missed the team’s first game of the season. He is still in the hospital on Tuesday and is being treated for what the team has called a “general medical issue,” per Adam Schefter of ESPN. He also reports the..." September 13

  • Donald Trump Wants All NFL Protesters to Leave America

    Black Sports Online "Remember Donald Trump’s campaign slogan is “Make America Great Again”. That means he obviously thinks America isn’t that great at the moment, so it is quite ironic that he wants others who have problems with the country to leave, but not himself. “Well, I think it’s a lack of respect for our..." September 12

  • Chris Ivory remains hospitalized, in pain

    Pro Football Talk "Jaguars running back Chris Ivory wasn’t in the lineup for Sunday’s opener against the Packers because he was admitted to the hospital on Sunday morning. The Jaguars announced that Ivory is dealing with a “general medical issue” and Adam Schefter of ESPN reports on Monday that Ivory remains..." September 12

  • Jaguars fall short in upset bid of Packers

    The Sports Xchange "JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A frustrated Jacksonville Jaguars team felt like it should have finally come through with a victory against an elite quarterback. The Green Bay Packers weren't apologizing for escaping with one instead. Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers broke out of an early rut..." September 11

  • Jaguars RB Chris Ivory inactive after being admitted to hospital

    Jacksonville Times-Union "The Jaguars have posted their inactive list for today’s game against Green Bay and it includes running back Chris Ivory, who the team said was taken to the hospital this morning with a “general medical issue.” Ivory was listed as questionable on the injury report with a calf injury. T.J...." September 11

  • Jalen Ramsey on facing Aaron Rodgers: 'Throw my way if you want to'

    ESPN "It doesn't matter to Jacksonville Jaguars rookie cornerback Jalen Ramsey that Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is a five-time Pro Bowler, two-time MVP, and probably headed to the Hall of Fame. Nor that Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb are one of the top receiver duos in the league, even..." September 09

  • Former NFL head of officiating alleges Roger Goodell assaulted him

    Sportsnaut "With the NFL season mere hours away from kicking off, it’s possible the league could find itself in the midst of yet another scandal. No. It doesn’t surround a players’ off-field issues. It’s also not involving a spat between the union and league over discipline. Instead, it’s all about NFL..." September 08

  • Every NFL Team's Best Weed Story

    Complex "You may not know this, but a lot of Americans smoke weed. And, contrary to what the National Football League wants you to believe, some of those Americans are professional football players. With the NFL season kicking off, let's take a moment to look back and appreciate some of the league's..." September 08

  • The NFL Has an Age Problem

    The Ringer "If you’re worried about the level of play in the NFL, you have an unlikely ally: coaches and executives. “Everything from defensive linemen not knowing where their eyes should be looking, not knowing where blocks are coming from,” said Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh. “Defensive backs..." September 07

  • Jaguars cut veteran offensive lineman Mackenzy Bernadeau

    Pro Football Talk "The Jaguars have a young and talented roster, and it’s getting to the point where some productive veterans can’t make it. The team announced that linebacker Ryan Davis, offensive lineman Mackenzy Bernadeau, wide receiver Arrelious Benn and offensive lineman Jacques McClendon were among their..." September 04

  • Jaguars scoop up Brown, Huff with waiver claims

    San Francisco Chronicle "The Jacksonville Jaguars have claimed linebacker Arthur Brown off waivers from Baltimore and safety Marqueston Huff off waivers from Tennessee. The Jaguars released running back Joe Banyard on Sunday to make room for Brown on the roster. Huff, suspended one game without pay for violating the..." September 04

  • Ryan Davis among first Jaguars cuts

    Pro Football Talk "Ryan Davis had 10 sacks for the Jaguars over the last two seasons while playing on the defensive line, but the team moved him to outside linebacker this offseason and the move didn’t lead to a continued stay on the roster. Davis said his farewell to Jacksonville on Twitter on Friday afternoon..." September 03

  • Jaguars sign WR Shaq Evans

    Today's Pigskin "The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed wideout Shaq Evans, a third-year vet. They’re also not wasting any time, and they’re going to instantly activate him for the game against the Falcons tonight. The reason he’s active is likely that they need to find out if he should survive the next round of..." September 01

  • Ward rushes for two touchdowns as Falcons jolt Jaguars

    The Sports Xchange "ATLANTA -- Reserve Terron Ward rushed for two touchdowns as the Atlanta Falcons posted a 17-15 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday night to finish the preseason with a 3-1 mark. Jaguars rookie quarterback Brandon Allen, a sixth-round pick from Arkansas, had two touchdown..." September 01

  • Fred Taylor: NFL doctors never told me about shoulder injuries

    ESPN "Former Jacksonville Jaguars running back Fred Taylor says he was never told by doctors during his 13-year career that he had suffered a fractured collarbone and injuries in each shoulder. Taylor said on his official Twitter account Wednesday morning that he underwent a full orthopedic exam in..." August 31

  • Myles Jack moving to weakside linebacker this week

    Pro Football Talk "The Jaguars have been using second-round pick Myles Jack as a middle linebacker this summer with the prevailing thought being that he’ll take over for Paul Posluszny on a permanent basis at some point down the line. Jacksonville is giving Jack something different to do this week, however. Jack..." August 31

  • Blacks Represent 70 Percent Of NFL Players, Fan Base 83 Percent White

    Real GM Football "Seventy percent of African-American men comprise NFL rosters despite representing only six percent of the United States' population. While the majority of NFL players are black, the NFL fan base is 83 percent white and 64 percent male. The NFL has no African-Americans who are a majority..." August 30

  • James Sample on injured reserve "A few familiar names are no longer on the active roster. That was the result of the Jaguars’ three moves to reduce the roster to 75 players, moves that came Tuesday and involved Bjoern Werner, Nic Jacobs and James Sample. Sample, a fourth-round selection by the Jaguars in the 2015 NFL Draft,..." August 30

  • Jaguars rally to defeat visiting Bengals

    The Sports Xchange "Linebacker Hayes Pullard III returned an interception 62 yards for the go-ahead touchdown as the Jacksonville Jaguars rallied from an 18-point deficit and registered a 26-21 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals in Sunday night's preseason contest at Jacksonville, Fla. Pullard earlier cost..." August 29

  • Report: NFL thinking about eliminating the preseason

    Sportsnaut "The NFL preseason isn’t for everyone. The casual fan really isn’t interested in watching training camp bodies play in a meaningless game. Though, it’s still a cash cow. Interest is there. Stadiums sell out. The cost of television rights remain relatively high. In reality, it makes very..." August 28

  • Justin Blackmon gets suspended sentence, avoids jail time

    Pro Football Talk "Suspended Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon received a one-year suspended sentence and probation Wednesday at a sentencing hearing and will avoid jail time as long as he complies with conditions set by an Oklahoma judge. Blackmon had pleaded guilty in April to a DUI charge." August 24

  • Rooke Hargreaves helps Buccaneers topple Jaguars

    The Sports Xchange "JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Tampa Bay rookie cornerback Vernon Hargreaves intercepted two passes and the Buccaneers scored 10 points in the final 30 seconds of the first half on the way to a 27-21 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Saturday at EverBank Field. Down 14-7, the Bucs (1-1) got a..." August 21

  • Running backs give Jags' offense some extra juice

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles will not finish as the team’s second-leading rusher this season. Not if running backs Chris Ivory and T.J. Yeldon stay healthy. The two are starting to form the enviable tandem Jaguars general manager Dave Caldwell visualized. Both had strong efforts for..." August 21

  • NFL drops “probable” from injury report, redefines “questionable” and “doubtful”

    Pro Football Talk "It’s definite that “probable” no longer will be part of the NFL injury lexicon. As first noted (as best we can tell) by Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald and as the league office confirms, the widely-misconstrued P-word has been dumped from the injury reporting procedures. “The ‘Probable’..." August 21

  • Second preseason game is here, but Jaguars offensive line is far from settled

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Things were so easy for the Jaguars’ offensive line last season. Sure, they had a battle going. Stefen Wisniewski and Luke Bowanko competed for the center spot. Both were available all through training camp. By the end of the second preseason game, it was over. Wisniewski won and was..." August 20