Jaguars Rumors & News

  • Roger Goodell Speaks Out on Concussions, 'Rooney Rule' for Women

    ABC News "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says there is a “culture change” in the NFL when it comes to concussions and, if he had a son, would have no problem allowing him to play the sport. “The number of concussions went up this year and they're going to go up and they're going to go down in any given..." February 05

  • NFL to establish Rooney rule for women

    ESPN "NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Thursday the league is going to institute a Rooney rule for women when it comes to all NFL executive positions. He announced the decision in opening remarks at NFL Women's Summit, where roughly 250 men and women associated with the league are gathered to..." February 04

  • NFL to consider putting video on sideline tablets

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL’s embrace of tablet technology has been limited, to date. Soon, the bright blue Microsoft Surface devices that show up on sidelines could do more than simply show images of pre-snap formations. At a Tuesday press conference, NFL executive V.P. Brian Rolapp said that the league will..." February 02

  • Survey: NFL Players Don't Trust That Team Doctors Have Their Best Interests At Heart

    Deadspin "The Associated Press just released a big report on the relationship between NFL players’ health and the training and medical care they get from their teams. There’s a whole lot of insight into the pervasiveness of injuries and the inadequacies NFL training staffs have with addressing them. Let’s..." February 02

  • Super Bowl 50 to draw an estimated $4.2 billion in bets — most of them illegal

    Los Angeles Times "It's the one day when many Americans gladly take a gamble: Super Bowl Sunday. As the Denver Broncos meet the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 this Sunday, millions of people will place some type of bet on the game even if they don't care about football. A minority will gamble legally at..." February 01

  • Pro Bowl TV ratings down, again

    Pro Football Talk "The Pro Bowl was on ESPN Sunday night, and people were watching. But not as many people who watched in the past. The Pro Bowl drew a 5.0 overnight rating. That’s down from 5.6 last year and significantly down from the 6.7 rating the Pro Bowl got in 2014 when it was on NBC. Per Austin Karp of..." February 01

  • NFL VP of Officiating says catch rule 'is in a good place right now'

    CBS Sports "Can we all agree that no one knows what a catch is? Dez Bryant still doesn't, more than a year after his infamous non-catch sent the Cowboys home in a playoff game against the Packers. You don't. I don't. The average fan sure doesn't. And yet NFL VP of Officiating Dean Blandino said on Sunday..." February 01

  • NFL should add a skills competition at the Pro Bowl

    Pro Football Talk "As interest in the Pro Bowl flags, there’s an easy addition to Pro Bowl weekend that the NFL could use to spice things up: A skills competition. The other major sports all include a skills competition as part of their All-Star festivities. Baseball has the Home Run Derby. The NBA has the slam..." January 31

  • Shad Khan: Jacksonville will 'absolutely not' host a Super Bowl any time soon

    Big Cat Country "Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan doesn't want the Super Bowl in Jacksonville, even with all the new facilities, amenities, and improvements being added to EverBank Field and the surrounding areas. And even though the Super Bowl is commonly thought to be a strong driver of local revenue..." January 30

  • Jaguars owner Shad Khan maintains they’re staying put

    Pro Football Talk "Jaguars owner Shad Khan is conducting a “state of the franchise” address today, and he got things rolling by assuring his customers he wasn’t looking to changes his address. “I think it bears repeating, we plan to be in Jacksonville,” Khan said as he began his remarks. Of course, NFL..." January 29

  • New York's attorney general reportedly going after NFL ticket market's 'fixed game'

    Sporting News "Need two? If you're in New York, those tickets are going to cost you. So much so that state attorney general Eric Schneiderman's office is conducting an antitrust investigation of the NFL and its price-floor practices on tickets, reported, citing unidentified sources. It's unclear..." January 28

  • Dave Caldwell: It’s a “very good” year for defense in the draft

    Pro Football Talk "The Jaguars coaching staff is working the Senior Bowl, giving them an extended look at many draft prospects that could become members of the team later this year. Defensive players will be getting a close look from the Jags. The last couple of years have seen the team pay a lot of attention to..." January 27

  • Jaguars want to accelerate Blake Bortles’ development

    Pro Football Talk "The Jaguars coaching staff is working the Senior Bowl, but their latest losing season wasn’t a total loss. They saw some good steps forward from quarterback Blake Bortles in his second NFL season. Bortles threw for 4,428 yards and 35 touchdowns while forming a strong partnership with wide..." January 26

  • The 15 Best Twitter Jokes About Mike Carey After He Blew It Again

    Huffington Post "Another game, another whiffed analysis from CBS “officiating expert” Mike Carey. Carey, who was an NFL referee in another life, has warmed the hearts of Internet trolls everywhere this year by continually blowing calls on big-time broadcasts, making predictions day in and day out that prove..." January 25

  • Jaguars Extend HC Gus Bradley Through 2017

    Pro Football Rumors "Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley won’t enter the 2016 season as a lame duck. As first reported by Ryan O’Halloran of the Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville has extended Bradley’s contract by a year, locking him up through the 2017 season. The team has confirmed the move in a press release. “For an..." January 22

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Jaguars are expected to promote Todd Wash, DL coach & run-game coordinator, to defensive coordinator, sources say. Fast-rise for him.

  • NFL health officials confronted NIH about researcher selection

    ESPN "Three of the NFL's top health and safety officers confronted the National Institutes of Health last June after the NIH selected a Boston University researcher to lead a major study on football and brain disease, Outside the Lines has learned. The new information contradicts denials by the NFL..." January 20

  • Clete Blakeman to call Super Bowl 50

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL is really not holding the whole flip-or-no-flip thing against Clete Blakeman. According to, Blakeman has been tabbed to referee Super Bowl 50, his first shot to officiate the final football game of the year. Blakeman just worked the divisional round game between..." January 20

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    Alex Marvez @alexmarvez

    Source tells @NFLonFOX that @Jaguars have interviewed Jim Schwartz for their defensive coordinator vacancy

  • White NFL Asst Coaches Twice as Likely to Be Promoted Than Black Asst Coaches

    Black Sports Online "I understand the people who do these studies put many hours, days, weeks and years into their work. I am not trying to put down what they do, but you don’t need a study to know there is systematic prejudice not just in the NFL, but almost every industry in America. I do like that they worked..." January 12

  • 2016 HBO Hard Knocks Candidates Revealed

    SI "Buffalo Bills coach Rex Ryan could make a return visit to HBO’s Hard Knocks next summer. Or the show could feature a team looking to relocate to Los Angeles. With the regular season concluded, we have some clarity on the NFL teams eligible to be drafted for the 2016 edition of Hard Knocks. They..." January 12

  • Donald Trump Thinks All These Personal Foul Penalties Have Made Football ‘Soft’

    Uproxx "Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is mad as hell, and he’s not going to take it anymore. Why? Because according to what he told a crowd of 2,000 supporters in Reno, Nevada on Sunday, the cherished national pastime of American Football has gone too soft — just like the great country of..." January 11

  • Titans request permission to interview Jaguars' Marrone

    The Score "The Tennessee Titans have requested permission to interview Jacksonville Jaguars assistant Doug Marrone for the team's head coaching vacancy, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Marrone will be just one of several candidates for the job, but reported interest around the league suggests he may..." January 09

  • Raiders' Khalil Mack makes history, named All-Pro at two positions

    CBS Sports "People outside Oakland who didn't know about Khalil Mack got their introduction to his talents when he sacked Broncos quarterback Brock Osweiler five times in Week 14. On Friday, Mack made history when the Associated Press named him an All-Pro at two positions -- linebacker and defensive..." January 09

  • NFL plans to stream London games in 2016, Apple and Google in talks to buy rights

    New York Daily News "The National Football League is planning to live-stream all three games scheduled to be played in London next season, and Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc subsidiary Google are among the technology companies in talks to buy the rights to conduct the streams, said two sources familiar with the..." January 08

  • Jaguars interviewing Marquand Manuel for defensive coordinator

    Pro Football Talk "Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley has said he’d consider taking a more active role in calling the defense. That apparently gives him some latitude in terms of the experience he’s looking for in a new coordinator. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Jaguars are interviewing Falcons..." January 08

  • Beyonce Will Join Coldplay for Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show

    ET Online "Coldplay will have a very high-profile guest star at the Super Bowl. Sources confirm to Entertainment Tonight that Queen Bey herself, Beyonce, will join the band on-stage during their halftime performance at Super Bowl 50 on Feb. 7. Presumably, the group will deliver a live rendition of "Hymn..." January 08

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    Tim Twentyman @ttwentyman

    Calvin Johnson won't be playing in the Pro Bowl and is replaced by Allen Robinson.

  • Major NFL Agent Ben Dogra Banned 3 Years by NFLPA

    The Big Lead "Early Wednesday, per Rand Getlin of NFL Network, the NFL Players Association revoked the operating license of high-profile agent Ben Dogra and fined him $200,000. 38 counts? Yikes. While the players union did not cite any specifics re: the reason for the suspension and fine, the NFLPA did..." January 07

  • Dean Blandino: Veteran WRs helping clarify 'catch rule' "The NFL is working hard to remedy one of the league's most pressing competitive issues and has sought out veterans and legends for advice. Vice President of Officiating Dean Blandino told NFL Network's Dan Hellie on Tuesday that the league has reached out to former wide receivers for input and..." January 06

  • Jaguars fire Bob Babich, begin defensive coordinator search

    Big Cat Country "The Jacksonville Jaguars have fired defensive coordinator Bob Babich, coming off another disappointing season on the defensive side of the ball. The move should not be that much of a surprise to most, as the defense looked in shambles most of the latter half of the season and any quarterback of..." January 05

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    Michael DiRocco @ESPNdirocco

    Blake Bortles has a non-displaced fracture of the thumb on his non-throwing hand, Caldwell says.

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    John Oehser @JohnOehser

    WR Allen Hurns expect to have sports hernia surgery next week. Says he expects 6-to-8-week recovery. #Jaguars

  • Top 20 picks in draft order set, Titans are on the clock

    Pro Football Talk "Twelve teams have games to prepare for this morning. But for the other 20, the 2016 NFL Draft looms, and with the playoff field set, we know the order of the first 20 picks. The Titans earned the top pick in the draft with yesterday’s loss to the Colts, since they lost to an even worse..." January 04

  • Texans romp past Jaguars, clinch AFC South title

    Houston Chronicle "Brian Hoyer returned from a two-game absence – caused by his second concussion of the season – and led the Texans into the NFL playoffs for the third time in franchise history with a never-in-question 30-6 victory Sunday over the Jacksonville Jaguars at NRG Stadium. Hoyer, who went 25-for-40..." January 03

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    Ryan O'Halloran @ryanohalloran

    Chris Clemons' final practice with the #Jaguars is underway.

  • T.J. Yeldon’s rookie year done due to knee injury

    Pro Football Talk "The Texans won’t have to deal with Jaguars running back T.J. Yeldon as they try to nail down the AFC South title on Sunday. Yeldon has been ruled out of the game due to a knee injury that has kept him from playing since Week 14. That means Yeldon’s rookie season will come to an end with a..." January 01

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    Ryan O'Halloran @ryanohalloran

    #Jaguars practice -- Not working are Yeldon, T. Smith, Parnell, A. Jones and Miller. Limited will be Odrick.

  • Gus Bradley: Progress was made, but we know it has to get better

    Pro Football Talk "Jaguars owner Shad Khan said earlier this week that coach Gus Bradley will return for a fourth season with the team. Khan said that his decision came after seeing “how far we’ve come in many aspects of our game” while adding that the 5-10 team still has more progress to make to get “where we..." December 31

  • Jaguars owner confirms that coach Gus Bradley will be back in 2016

    CBS Sports "Gus Bradley is 12-35 as the Jaguars' coach, including a 5-10 record this season. It's fair to wonder if he might be out of chances in Jacksonville, particularly since the losing has continued with franchise quarterback Blake Bortles, the third-overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft who has started 29..." December 30

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    JennaLaineBucs @JennaLaineBucs

    A portion of #Jaguars owner Shad Khan's statement announcing Gus Bradley will return as HC in 2016.

  • Hobbled Drew Brees delivers his gutsiest in Saints win over Jaguars

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "As usual, Drew Brees was right. He not only played on Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars, he dominated. Brees has authored many great performances in his remarkable career here in New Orleans but none gutsier than his 412-yard, three-touchdown masterpiece on Sunday. Playing with a..." December 28

  • Jaguars' Yeldon, Smith doubtful for Sunday's game

    ESPN "The Jacksonville Jaguars may not have running back T.J. Yeldon and linebacker Telvin Smith for Sunday's game at New Orleans. Both players were listed as doubtful on Friday's injury report. Yeldon has an MCL sprain that he suffered two weeks ago against Indianapolis. Smith suffered a slight..." December 26

  • Sony offering free tickets to 'Concussion' for NFL players

    ESPN "If NFL players want to see "Concussion" -- the movie starring Will Smith as a doctor investigating the effects of brain trauma on football players -- they won't have to pay to do it. Sony Pictures says it is offering free admission to NFL players with one guest each at any Cinemark theater when..." December 23

  • NFL backs away from funding major Boston University brain study

    ESPN "The NFL, which spent years criticizing researchers who warned about the dangers of football-related head trauma, has backed out of one of the most ambitious studies yet on the relationship between football and brain disease, sources familiar with the project told Outside the Lines. The..." December 22

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    Jacksonville Jaguars @Jaguars

    Denard Robinson has a left foot sprain and will continue to be evaluated. More to follow:

  • NFL sets record for longest span without arrest this millennium

    The Comeback "The NFL has set a new modern-day record for the longest streak without any active player arrests reported. It’s been about 67 days. The current run breaks a 64-day arrest-free streak that had been the record for more than 11 years, according to a review of public arrest databases. And it’s part..." December 21

  • Suspended NFL WR Justin Blackmon Arrested for DUI

    Black Sports Online "According to the Carter County Sheriff’s office in Ardmore, OK, Blackmon was arrested for DUI on December 19th 4:45pm. Blackmon is indefinitely suspended by the NFL for various run-ins with the law and abuse of alcohol and drugs. He was denied reinstatement in 2015 and hasn’t played in the..." December 21

  • 5 things we learned from the Falcons’ 23-17 victory over Jaguars

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Falcons ended their six-game losing streak with a 23-17 victory against the Jacksonville Jaguars before 64,016 fans on Sunday. Here are five observations from the game: 1. Jones was unstoppable. Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones became the franchise’s career leader in receptions in a..." December 20

  • Jaguars' Yeldon will not play vs. Falcons

    The Score "The Jacksonville Jaguars will be without rookie running back T.J. Yeldon for Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons. Yeldon reportedly suffered an MCL injury in Week 14, which typically carries a multi-week recovery timetable. However, the Jaguars stopped short of ruling him out ahead of..." December 20