Jaguars Rumors & News

  • Goodell blames fans for not understanding NFL’s domestic violence policy

    The Comeback "Roger Goodell gave an interview to BBC Sports, in which he essentially says the league’s handling of domestic violence suspensions is fine. He blames fan ignorance or narrow-mindedness for the perception that he’s not going far enough. Roger Goodell is essentially the man behind the curtain,..." October 22

  • Introduces “Roster Options,” Which Is Basically a Way to Profit Off People Cheating at Fantasy Football

    Total Pro Sports "One of the key components of fantasy football is agonizing over your weekly roster, trying to decide which players are due for a big game and which should remain on the bench. It’s what makes fantasy football gratifying. If we didn’t have to use knowledge and instinct to make tough choices, we..." October 22

  • The NFL is cracking down hard on illegal celebrations. Players and fans ask, why?

    Washington Post "Twerking? Don’t do it, Antonio Brown. Shooting a fake bow and arrow? No way, Josh Norman and Brandin Cooks. Taking off your helmet? Nope, Odell Beckham Jr. Shooting a jump shot over the crossbar? Forget about it, Vernon Davis. NFL officials are throwing penalty flags for illegal..." October 20

  • Sagging NFL TV ratings leave owners scrambling for answers

    USA Today "It’s an election year, silly. That wasn’t the entire company line, but the impact of the dramatic presidential election cycle was certainly a prevailing sentiment as NFL owners gathered Tuesday for their quarterly meeting and assessed the league's unusual and precipitous dip in TV..." October 19

  • Sean McDonough rips NFL officiating, blames it for ratings decline

    Larry Brown Sports "The Arizona Cardinals and New York Jets did not exactly put on a great show Monday night, and the officiating didn’t help. Head official Jerome Boger and his crew threw a whopping 19 penalty flags, making the game — which was never close — extremely hard to watch. Ratings have been down across..." October 18

  • Benn, Bortles help Jaguars jolt Bears

    The Sports Xchange "CHICAGO -- As Arrelious Benn made his break toward the ball, he saw Chicago Bears cornerback Tracy Porter slip, which only opened up the possibilities. So after Benn slid to cradle a Blake Bortles pass, his instincts told him to get up and start running, knowing Porter hadn't touched..." October 16

  • T.J. Yeldon developing into all-around back for Jaguars

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Jaguars running back T.J. Yeldon isn’t a quarterback, but he’s studying like one. The team’s franchise quarterback, Blake Bortles, sees it paying off. “One thing that’s really cool with T.J. is you kind of see him grow with the protections,” Bortles said. “He’s been awesome.” How so?..." October 15

  • Jaguars amend injury report, list Gipson as questionable

    Pro Football Talk "The Jaguars on Saturday listed starting safety Tashaun Gipson as questionable for Sunday’s game at Chicago due to a knee injury. Gipson was a full participant in a walkthrough practice Friday but was added to the injury report after a Saturday practice at a faster tempo. Gipson had missed..." October 15

  • Donald Trump makes fun of NFL concussion protocol

    247 Sports "Donald Trump is apparently not a fan of the NFL's concussion protocol. The Republican nominee for president made fun of the amount of time players miss now due to head injuries. The NFL has made significant changes in its concussion protocol over the past few years. While players often miss a..." October 13

  • Rams claim former Jaguars CB Dwayne Gratz off waivers

    Today's Pigskin "The Los Angeles Rams got a boost to their secondary on Tuesday afternoon. According to sources, the team claimed former Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Dwayne Gratz off waivers today. The Jaguars originally drafted Gratz in the third round of the 2013 draft out of the University of Connecticut...." October 11

  • How can an NFL player go broke?

    Sporting News "How can an NFL player go broke? Originally answered on Sept. 7, 2016. This question originally appeared on Quora , the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. You can follow Quora on Twitter , Facebook , and Google+ . Any number of..." October 08

  • Jaguars LG Luke Joeckel has surgery to repair ACL, MCL

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Jaguars left guard Luke Joeckel underwent surgery Thursday to repair ACL, MCL and lateral meniscus damage, ending his season. When they placed him on injured reserve Tuesday, the Jaguars didn’t rule him out for the year, holding out hope the ACL was intact. At a minimum, Joeckel was going to be..." October 07

  • Report: NFL Threatens To Fine Teams If They Use Too Much Footage On Social Media

    Deadspin "Buried in Albert Breer’s column for MMQB this morning was a nugget suggesting just how seriously the NFL is taking their declining primetime TV audiences. Ratings in the 18-t0-49 demographic have fallen between 12 and 16 percent for Thursday, Sunday, and Monday night games, and the NFL,..." October 07

  • Ratings Fumble for NFL Surprises Networks, Advertisers

    Pro Football Talk "Fewer people have been watching the NFL on TV this year. The NFL previously had said nothing about it. Now, the NFL has. And it’s along the lines of, “All is well.” “We’re missing some stars out there,” NFL media chief Brian Rolapp said, via the Wall Street Journal. Indeed they are, in part..." October 07

  • Bortles, Jaguars knock off Colts in London

    The Sports Xchange "With their coach on the hot seat after an 0-3 start, the Jacksonville Jaguars were in danger of squandering a fourth-quarter lead for the second straight week. But quarterback Blake Bortles still felt in command. Bortles threw two touchdown passes and rushed for another, and Jacksonville's..." October 02

  • Gus Bradley safe as Jaguars coach for now

    CBS Sports "Even if the Jaguars lose to the Colts in London, embattled coach Gus Bradley is highly unlikely to lose his job, according to numerous sources in the organization. Owner Shad Khan is not considering such a drastic move. He has been unfailingly loyal to Bradley and GM Dave Caldwell to this point,..." October 02

  • Jaguars to start rookie LB Myles Jack

    Today's Pigskin "Linebacker Myles Jack was once predicted to be a potential top-ten pick in the NFL draft. Today, the Jacksonville Jaguars are going to see if he can play like one when they give him the start. Jack, who played his college football at UCLA, suffered a season-ending knee injury that dropped him..." October 02

  • Is it time for the Jaguars to fire Gus Bradley?

    Yardbarker "The Jacksonville Jaguars came into the season with high expectations, but now the playoffs feel like an afterthought. If things don't turn around, is it time to make a change at head coach?" October 01

  • 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