Jaguars Rumors & News

  • Fournette questionable; Yeldon ready if active

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Jaguars tailback Leonard Fournette missed a third consecutive day of practice Friday with a right ankle injury and is listed as questionable to play Sunday at Indianapolis. Also questionable are receiver Marqise Lee (knee) and free safety Tashaun Gipson (neck). Both did limited practice work on..." October 21

  • Jaguars promote Jaydon Mickens

    Pro Football Talk "The Jaguars promoted first-year wide receiver Jaydon Mickens from the team’s practice squad. To make room on the roster, the Jaguars waived first-year wide receiver Max McCaffrey. Mickens originally signed with Oakland as an undrafted rookie on May 12, 2016, and spent the entire 2016 season on..." October 21

  • Donald Trump’s Petition Seeks ‘Stand For National Anthem’ Supporters

    NESN "Donald Trump now is trying to combat an athletes’ movement with one of his own. The president released a petition Thursday on the Republican National Committee website, in which he asks people to register their support for standing for the national anthem. “The President has asked for a..." October 20

  • Leonard Fournette says sprained ankle won't keep him out

    ESPN "Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette says he believes his sprained right ankle will not keep him out Sunday against Indianapolis, but said "it's up to my coaches if they're going to let me play or not." Fournette said Thursday that he ran for the first time since he was injured late in the..." October 19

  • Jaguars owner Shad Khan: Donald Trump 'jealous of' NFL amid failure to buy team

    USA Today "Shad Khan thinks he knows the real reason Donald Trump is so obsessed with how the NFL does business. "This is a very personal issue with him," Khan, the Jacksonville Jaguars owner, told USA TODAY Sports on Wednesday as NFL owners wrapped up two days of meetings in Lower Manhattan. Trump,..." October 19

  • Jaguars president apologizes for kneeling during national anthem in London

    CBS Sports "Before the Ravens-Jaguars game in London on Sept. 24, several members of the Jaguars kneeled during the national anthem and then stood for "God Save the Queen." The Jaguars' demonstration came two days after Donald Trump advocated for teams to fire players who kneel during the anthem. The Jaguars..." October 18

  • President Trump slams NFL for not forcing players to stand for anthem

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL is back on President Trump’s radar Wednesday. The President went on a Twitter spurt Wednesday morning and the NFL’s announcement that there will be no change to league rules regarding the national anthem was part of his agenda. After a day that included a meeting between players and..." October 18

  • Jaguars sign kicker Josh Lambo, release Jason Myers

    NFL.com "The Jacksonville Jaguars made a kicker swap. The Jags are releasing struggling kicker Jason Myers and signing former Charger Josh Lambo, the team's official website announced. ESPN first reported the news. Meyers missed two field goals in Jacksonville's 27-17 home loss to the L.A. Rams in..." October 17

  • Eric Reid doesn’t think rule change on anthem is coming

    Pro Football Talk "In a statement about Tuesday’s meeting between the NFL, NFLPA, players and team owners in New York, the NFL and NFLPA said that everyone in the NFL community has “a tremendous respect” for the national anthem but it doesn’t sound like the anthem was a focal point of the meeting. Albert Breer of..." October 17

  • Branden Albert Has Offer From Seahawks, But No Deal

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Ian Rapoport, free agent LT Branden Albert has an offer from the Seahawks, but he has left Seattle without an agreement in place. Rapoport indicates that Albert could possibly meet with the Giants, even though their meeting last week was canceled. A report from a few months ago..." October 16

  • Report | Leonard Fournette likely to play Week 7

    Fanrag Sports "Jacksonville Jaguars rookie running back Leonard Fournette is expected to play during his team’s Week 7 matchup against the rival Indianapolis Colts despite suffering a foot injury against the Los Angeles Rams, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Fournette left the Week 6 matchup against the Rams..." October 16

  • Fournette could have returned after ankle injury

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette sustained a right ankle injury late in Sunday’s 27-17 loss to the Los Angeles Rams, but coach Doug Marrone said Fournette was available to return for the final offensive series if needed. “Initially, I was worried,” Marrone said. “I thought it was [his]..." October 16

  • Jaguars have Patrick Omameh, Arrelious Benn active

    Pro Football Talk "The Jaguars will have starting left guard Patrick Omameh against the Rams. Omameh was a game-time decision because of a hip injury. Wide receiver Arrelious Benn, who was a questionable after injuring his groin in Wednesday’s practice, also will play. The Jaguars’ inactives are: running back..." October 15

  • Donald will be tough test for Linder-less OL

    Jacksonville Times-Union "San Francisco 49ers right guard Brandon Fusco had almost no chance. With the 49ers trailing the Los Angeles Rams 41-39 during Week 3 and facing fourth-and-20 with under two minutes remaining, Fusco had the responsibility of blocking defensive tackle Aaron Donald one-on-one. Donald used his..." October 14

  • Shad Khan: President Trump is the “great divider”

    Pro Football Talk "Three weeks ago today, President Donald Trump took the anthem controversy to a new level by essentially ordering players to stand for it — and implicitly challenging them not to. The ongoing assault from the Commander-in-Chief has left the league in a tizzy, with the NFL initially hoping that the..." October 13

  • NFL TV audience numbers continue to decline early in 2017 season

    Sporting News "No wonder alarm bells are sounding in NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s office. The league's average TV audience through Week 5 of the 2017 season dropped 7 percent vs. the same period of the 2016 season, according to Nielsen data obtained by Sporting News. Worse for the league, the average..." October 13

  • NFL: No Change To National Anthem Policy

    Pro Football Rumors "Although reports earlier this week indicated that the NFL may force players to stand for the national anthem, the NFL and NFLPA today released a joint statement indicating that the league’s policy has not been altered. “Commissioner Roger Goodell reached out to NFLPA Executive Director..." October 12

  • Jaguars’ pass defense among NFL’s best but Jalen Ramsey thinks they deserve more respect

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Like many cornerbacks, Jalen Ramsey has never lacked confidence. But his play, along with cornerback A.J. Bouye’s and the rest of the secondary and linebackers, are starting to speak for itself. No team in the NFL has intercepted more passes (10) or forced more takeaways (15) after the first..." October 12

  • Donald Trump keeps the pressure on the NFL over anthem

    Pro Football Talk "NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is really trying to move past the national anthem controversy. But President Donald Trump keeps trying to paint him into a corner, in an effort to prove that he’s the most patriotic. Trump’s at it on the Twitter machine again this morning, with more bluster..." October 11

  • Roger Goodell Sends Letter to Teams Essentially Saying They Are About to Force Players to Stand for Anthem

    Black Sports Online "The NFL is about to get on their knees for Donald Trump. Donald Trump said there should be a policy in place to force players to stand for anthem. Jerry Jones and other owners have already started the process of threatening the players. Now, Roger Goodell who works for the owners has sent a..." October 11

  • Donald Trump takes aim at NFL’s “tax breaks”

    Pro Football Talk "The President of the United States is on the warpath with the NFL again this morning, issuing his usual subtle threats. Donald Trump is using the NFL as a foil in his battle to make himself synonymous with patriotism and the flag, after his strong-arming teams into making guys stand for the..." October 10

  • Jaguars’ next step: Establishing a home-field advantage

    Jacksonville Times-Union "They set a team record for sacks (10) in a rout at Houston. They posted the fifth-largest victory (37 points) in team history against Baltimore in London. And they set a team record for interceptions (five) in Sunday’s win at Pittsburgh. Already this year, the Jaguars have displayed an..." October 10

  • Jaguars teammates enjoying Leonard Fournette’s style

    Pro Football Talk "Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette scored a pair of touchdowns against the Steelers on Sunday, including a 90-yarder, but his most memorable play of the game didn’t end with points on the scoreboard. It came when Fournette sprinted around the right side of the line in the fourth quarter and..." October 09

  • Steelers-Jaguars has produced some bizarre moments in the past

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Once upon a time, the Jacksonville Jaguars were in the same division with the Steelers, beginning with their expansion season in 1995 and lasting for seven years. They met twice a year as part of the five-team AFC Central and produced games that were not only physical, but spiced with enough..." October 08

  • Martavis Bryant and Marqise Lee to play Sunday

    Fanrag Sports "Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant and Jacksonville Jaguars wideout Marqise Lee will both suit up and play in their matchup on Sunday afternoon, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Bryant was added to the Steelers’ injury report on Saturday due to an illness. He was listed as..." October 08

  • This stat shows how the Jaguars' defense is both the best and worst unit in the NFL

    CBS Sports "The Jaguars are 2-2, tied for first in the AFC South and have outscored opponents 109 to 74. A big part of their early season success is due to the defense, which ranks seventh in the league, according to Football Outsiders' metrics. The Jags held the Texans to 203 yards in the season opener..." October 08

  • Jaguars Release QB Ryan Nassib, Promote G Chris Reed

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Jacksonville Jaguars announced Saturday that they’ve released QB Ryan Nassib and promoted G Chris Reed to their active roster. Nassib, 27, is a former fourth-round pick of the Giants back in 2013. He played out his rookie contract with New York before signing on with the Saints back in June." October 07

  • Brandon Linder and Jaelen Strong out Sunday

    Fanrag Sports "Jacksonville Jaguars center Brandon Linder and wide receiver Jaelen Strong have both been downgraded to out for their game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday afternoon, according to the Jaguars’ official Twitter account. Linder is dealing with an illness. The 25-year-old, who played..." October 07

  • NFL has 'no tolerance for racial comments directed to anyone'

    ESPN "If it is able to identify the person who allegedly shouted a racial slur at Terrelle Pryor on Monday night, the NFL will ban that fan from future games, league spokesman Joe Lockhart said on a conference call Thursday. "We have no tolerance for racial comments directed to anyone," Lockhart..." October 05

  • Third down problems hampering Jaguars’ offense

    Jacksonville Times-Union "On a short-yardage play this past Sunday, Leonard Fournette took a pitch and before he could reach the line of scrimmage he was met by four New York Jets defenders. With nowhere to go, Fournette was dropped for a four-yard loss on the third-and-1 play that came on the Jaguars’ opening drive of..." October 05

  • Personal info on nearly 1,200 NFL players and agents exposed in NFLPA database leak

    USA Today "Colin Kaepernick was among 1,133 players and agents whose personal information was exposed due to a misconfigured online database operated by the NFL Players Association, according to an internet security company. Kaepernick, who was the target of death threats last year as he knelt during the..." October 04

  • Anheuser-Busch has no plans to end relationship with NFL despite rumors

    Larry Brown Sports "Anheuser-Busch may have created a recording specifically for people who were calling the company to inquire about its sponsorship of the NFL, but that does not mean the company is considering pulling the plug on one of its most profitable partnerships. Over the weekend, rumors began circulating..." October 03

  • Four games in, Jaguars still learning about themselves

    Jacksonville Times-Union "The Jaguars have a non-losing record through four games for the first time since 2010, tied at 2-2 with Tennessee and Houston atop the AFC South. Translation: Sunday’s 23-20 loss to the New York Jets was a setback, but at least the Jaguars are not beginning the season’s second quarter looking..." October 03

  • Jaguars Insider: Not using Fournette in key situations proves costly in loss to Jets

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Maybe the fourth quarter of the Jaguars’ 23-20 bummer-of-an-overtime-loss to the New York Jets on Sunday will show the coaching staff what us uninformed folk seem to realize. Leonard Fournette is being under-used. Absolutely, his 24 carries weren’t enough. Definitely, his four catches..." October 02

  • “Total buy in” fuels Jaguars 2-1 start

    Pro Football Talk "The Jaguars not only have two wins this year but two dominant wins. Earlier this week, veteran tight end Marcedes Lewis (who had three touchdowns last week in a 44-7 blowout of the Ravens) explained on PFT Live the reason for the team’s hot start. “I think just a total buy in,” Lewis said. “I..." October 01

  • Averaging 3.5 yards a carry, Leonard Fournette expects better of himself

    Pro Football Talk "In the first three games of his NFL career, Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette hasn’t broken the kinds of big plays that were expected of him as the fourth overall pick in the draft. He says that has to change. Fournette, who is averaging 3.5 yards a carry and hasn’t broken a run longer..." September 30

  • T.J. Yeldon says he’ll ‘be ready’ if called off bench

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Barring an injury, there appears to be little chance for Jaguars tailback T.J. Yeldon to play soon. Shelved for the final two weeks of the preseason with a hamstring injury, Yeldon has missed all three games. He was a healthy scratch for the first time in his three-year career when he sat..." September 30

  • NFL has not approved an automatic ejection rule

    Pro Football Talk "When Bears linebacker Danny Trevathan knocked out Packers receiver Devante Adams with a vicious (and illegal) helmet-to-helmet hit on Thursday, some argued that Trevathan should have been the first player to be sent to the showers under the league’s new rule mandating automatic ejections for..." September 29

  • Owners fret over whether fans will make good on threats to flee

    Pro Football Talk "Football fans routinely do plenty of huffing and puffing, but they rarely blow the house down. This time around, the NFL worries about the house getting blown down. Every year, bad teams emerge and their fans (in most non-California instances) still support them. And even if any given season..." September 29

  • Trump: NFL owners 'afraid' to take action against kneeling players

    Fox News Sports "President Trump, in an exclusive interview with "Fox & Friends," said that NFL owners are “afraid” to act against their players protesting the national anthem at games across the country. “The NFL is in a box and they have to do something about it,” Trump told Fox News' Pete Hegseth, in the..." September 28

  • Jaguars’ two sacks allowed after three games tied for the fewest in NFL

    Jacksonville Times-Union "At no point in their franchise history have the Jaguars’ protected their quarterback better than what they’ve done so far after the first three weeks into the season. In two of their first three games, the Jaguars have not allowed Blake Bortles to be sacked. Elite pass rushers like Houston..." September 28

  • Justin Timberlake reportedly 'finalizing' deal to perform at Super Bowl halftime

    CBS Sports "The Super Bowl is going to get a familiar face for halftime of Super Bowl LII when the game comes to Minnesota. Pop superstar Justin Timberlake is reportedly "finalizing" a deal to perform at the event for the first time in 13 years. According to US Magazine, Timberlake and the NFL are locking..." September 27

  • DirecTV refunds Sunday Ticket subscribers who are upset over NFL protests

    New York Daily News "NFL fans who are too angry to watch the Red Zone channel can now enter the Green Zone. DirecTV is offering total refunds to Sunday Ticket customers who want to cancel their package due to the national anthem protests around the league, according to ESPN. The Sunday Ticket package, which..." September 27

  • Marcedes Lewis: We’re going as far as Blake Bortles takes us

    Pro Football Talk "Jaguars tight end Marcedes Lewis says the locker room is confident in quarterback Blake Bortles — perhaps more confident than Bortles is in himself. Lewis said on PFT Live that Bortles has the ability to be the Jaguars’ franchise quarterback, but the team needs him to understand what he has to..." September 27

  • Without bye week after London game, preparations begin for Jets

    Jacksonville Times-Union "The Jaguars made their fifth consecutive trip to London, but this will be first time they don’t have a bye week following their game. The Jaguars did not arrive back to Jacksonville following Sunday’s 44-7 victory against the Baltimore Ravens until Monday around 2 a.m. The Jaguars won’t begin..." September 26

  • What’s the solution to the anthem protests?

    Pro Football Talk "The Commander-in-Chief continues to express, in 140 characters or less, his views regarding the NFL and the national anthem. Most recently, President Trump suggested that “[t]he only way out for them is to set a rule that you can’t kneel during our National Anthem!” While that would definitely..." September 26

  • Roger Goodell: I’m proud of way our league responded this weekend

    Pro Football Talk "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell released a statement on Saturday morning in reaction to President Trump’s Friday night call for the league to get rid of “son of a bitch” players who don’t stand during the playing of the national anthem and his words were followed by many others from owners, players..." September 25

  • Donald Trump continues to take shots at NFL over flag

    Pro Football Talk "If the NFL was hoping Donald Trump would move on to another issue, they were mistaken. The President continued his war on the NFL via Twitter this morning, holding up NASCAR (where owners threatened to fire drivers or crew members who protested during the anthem) as the model for sporting..." September 25

  • Jaguars TE Marcedes Lewis has career day in win over Ravens

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles completed 31 passes in the first two games. None were caught by tight end Marcedes Lewis. Bortles attempted 55 passes in the win over Houston and the loss to Tennessee. Lewis was the intended target only four times. But Lewis broke out during the Jaguars’..." September 25

  • Donald Trump Jr. takes a swipe at the NFL, too

    Pro Football Talk "They say football is family. Bashing the National Football League apparently is family, too. Donald Trump Jr. has chimed in regarding the issue his father took to unprecedented heights two nights ago, with this message on Twitter posted within the last hour: “If only Roger Goodell cared as much..." September 25