JAGUARS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Myles Jack: 'Big responsibility'

LB Myles Jack on his transition from the strong side to the middle of the Jaguars’ linebacking corps: 'It’s really all the responsibility put on your plate …'
Via Jaguars.com
1 hour ago

Blake Bortles 2017 statistical projections from Bleacher Report are fine

After a terrific statistical season in 2015, Blake Bortles had a fairly bad campaign in 2016. Bleacher Report says 2017 is going to land in between. The Jacksonville Jaguars have a seemingly loaded roster, but analysts have been hesitant to give this team a chance in 2017 for essentially one reason – Blake Bortles. In […] Blake Bortles 2017 statistical projections from Bleacher...
Via Black & Teal
3 hours ago

OTA2: Ramsey returns, Hurns speaks

OTA2 Thursday: CB Jalen Ramsey among several players practicing for the first time in Jaguars 2017 organized team activities; WR Allen Hurns, LB Myles Jack speak to media …
Via Jaguars.com
4 hours ago

Julius Thomas says he’s a ‘better person’ after down years in Jacksonville

In terms of character, it’s a safe bet there have been worse people playing in the NFL than Julius Thomas.But the new Dolphins tight end said that while his statistics regressed during his two years in Jacksonville, his personality improved.“I became a much, much better person in the last two years,” Thomas said during the Dolphins’ organized team activities, according to...
Via The Sports Daily
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars James Sample is Unknown

The Jacksonville Jaguars James Sample’s lack of playing time makes him relatively unknown. Looking toward the 2017 season, will he take advantage of this opportunity? Sample was a fourth round pick in the 2015 draft from Louisville. Ideally he was someone who could come in and compete for a starting safety job. Since joining the […] Jaguars James Sample is Unknown - Black and...
Via Black & Teal
7 hours ago

Buccaneers, Jaguars to hold joint practices in August

The Jaguars and Buccaneers will be spending some practice time together for the second straight year. The teams announced on Thursday that they will spend two days practicing together in Jacksonville this summer. They will practice on August 14 and 15 before facing off in a preseason game at EverBank Field on August 17. The…
Via Pro Football Talk
8 hours ago

Blake Bortles knows he has to stop the stupid turnovers

Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles threw 16 interceptions and lost six fumbles last season. He knows that’s not going to cut it on a Tom Coughlin-led team. Bortles said at Jacksonville’s Organized Team Activities that his top priority right now is being safe with the football. “If you don’t turn the ball over, you’ll win football…
Via Pro Football Talk
23 hours ago

OTA notes: Bortles likes new approach

Jaguars QB Blake Bortles on increased discipline under HC Doug Marrone, EVP of Football Operations Tom Coughlin: “There’s been change; I think guys have taken well to it”
Via Jaguars.com
1 day ago

Jacksonville Jaguars get ‘B+’ for undrafted free agent haul

The Jacksonville Jaguars have found some undrafted gems in recent years and they might have done it again with another solid haul in 2017. The Jacksonville Jaguars have been a prime destination for top undrafted free agents over the last several seasons thanks to a lack of overall talent of the roster. Subsequently, we’ve seen […] Jacksonville Jaguars get ‘B+’ for undrafted...
Via Black & Teal
2 days ago

Bortles embracing awful 2016 campaign, ready to bounce back

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles managed only three wins in 2016. It was a particularly terrible season for the quarterback, who significantly regressed after setting career-highs in passing yards and touchdowns the previous year.Bortles has taken a lot of heat as a result. Even though it’s been brutal, the 25 year-old quarterback is not giving up and is embracing...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Terrell Owens pitches services to fake Twitter account of Jaguars GM

Every now and then retired NFL wide receiver Terrell Owens, 43 years young, lets the world know he still wants to play football.He’s back at it again.A hilarious tweet sent by Owens shows him reaching out Jacksonville Jaguars general manager Dave Caldwell. Whether Owens knows it and is joking or if he’s being serious, it’s worth pointing out that this account is fake, seemingly run...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Free agent CB Verner was out of shape for free agent visit

Alterraun Verner is one of the best and youngest defensive backs remaining on the NFL free agent market, and it is somewhat of a surprise that no team has signed the 28-year-old. Could his inability to find a home have a lot to do with conditioning?Ryan O’Halloran of the Florida Times-Union reports that Verner worked out with the Jacksonville Jaguars last week. It does not sound...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Calais Campbell makes bold statement about Jaguars

Calais Campbell headlines a large group of free agents signed by the Jaguars this offseason. Several players also left the Jaguars in free agency and Campbell seems to think that this roster overhaul is complete. “I truly believe this team has every piece to the puzzle,” Campbell told the team’s website. “We don’t need anything else.” Is that so? The Jaguars already were...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars’ Calais Campbell: We have every piece to the puzzle

When the Jacksonville Jaguars signed veteran defensive end Calais Campbell to a four-year, $60 million deal back in March, the team added another solid player at a position of need.This has been a continuing theme for Jacksonville over the past couple seasons. Combine high-priced free-agent signings with high-round draft picks to build up a talent-stricken roster. It also came around...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jalen Ramsey vs. DeAndre Hopkins Might Be The Best Rivalry In 2017

I am a Jacksonville Jaguars fan and I struggle to watch my favorite football team on television. Sure, there are some offensive playmakers on the roster, with the Allen Brothers breaking out in 2015. But with Blake Bortles imposing his will to singlehandedly destroy the Jaguars offense, it’s nearly impossible to get consistent entertainment from the dynamic duo. Sure, there are...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars sign draft picks Dede Westbrook, Blair Brown

Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Caleb Bluiett in studio with LHN

TE Caleb Bluiett sits down with Longhorn Network to discuss signing with the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Via Texas Longhorns Athletics
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars’ Doug Marrone: ‘Blake Bortles Has Improved’

Jacksonville Jaguars’ head coach Doug Marrone has a big task ahead of him coaching the team back to contention. It has been a long time since the Jaguars were viewed as a serious playoff contender, but they feel that they have a chance to make a move back into the playoff picture in the next couple years. Blake Bortles was at one point viewed as a franchise quarterback, but over...
Via This Given Sunday
10 days ago  |  Discuss

How to feel about the wide receivers for the Jacksonville Jaguars

The Jacksonville Jaguars have one of the most intriguing group of wide receivers in the league. There is production, potential, and some controversy that exists throughout the position. With the play of quarterback Blake Bortles set aside, the wide receiver position is deep in Jacksonville. But how should fans view each of these receivers with everything being considered? We can...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars go to bat for Blake Bortles, praise his improved mechanics

The Jacksonville Jaguars took some heat this offseason for the decision to ignore quarterback in the draft and throw weight behind Blake Bortles. Bortles, who threw for 23 touchdowns and 16 interceptions last year while completing just 58.9 percent of his passes, had clear mechanical problems and looked like a replaceable asset as the franchise moved into a new era with Tom Coughlin...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Marrone: Fournette must earn starting role

The Jacksonville Jaguars have placed high expectations on rookie running back Leonard Fournette, but that doesn’t mean he can walk in and be guaranteed the starting job.Jaguars coach Doug Marrone made it clear that Fournette, the No. 4 overall pick in April’s NFL Draft, will be tasked with earning the lead back role.“Obviously when we made the pick we were thinking about [how...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Marrone: Blake Bortles’ throwing has ‘improved’

If the Jacksonville Jaguars are serious about being a contender, it starts with an improved performance from quarterback Blake Bortles.To that end, Jaguars coach Doug Marrone has been keeping a close eye on Bortles during practice — and has optimistically reported positive results so far. It will be impossible to know for sure if Bortles really has taken a step forward until we...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

SIx key statistical trends coming out of the 2017 NFL Draft

Before NFL organized team activities get underway throughout the league and we start previewing training camps, along with the upcoming 2017 season broadly, let’s take a look back at the 2017 NFL Draft one last time from a numbers-based perspective.Here are six trends worth noting from one of the most intriguing draft classes in recent memory:Offense early: 58 percent of top...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Leonard Fournette will bring the run game back to Jacksonville

The marquee draft pick for the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2017 was undoubtedly Leonard Fournette, the running back from LSU. Fournette has been one of the most electrifying backs in college football for the past couple of years. Acknowledging some of the other picks the Jaguars made in this year’s draft, it is clear that the coaching staff is determined to make the run game a pivotal...
Via isportsweb.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Leonard Fournette bought his mom a Mercedes after getting drafted

Well, now I’ve got to step up my Mother’s Day game. One week after going No. 4 in the NFL Draft, new Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette bought his mom a Mercedes. Fournette has not signed his rookie contract yet, but he’s projected to net a $27 million deal with an $18 signing bonus. So he’ll be fine dropping $110,000 on a new car. pic.twitter.com/XyRdPgYtq1...
Via The Comeback
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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