Jaguars Rumors & News

  • The Jaguars might have gotten the 2 best players in the NFL Draft

    SB Nation "No one is having more fun this weekend than Gus Bradley. The Jaguars' fourth-year head coach, along with GM Dave Caldwell, is having a true dream draft, and through two rounds the duo has seen an improbable series of events transpire. According to Adam Schefter, the team debated whether to take..." April 30

  • Jaguars GM: To be great, 'we have to take chances' "There are years when the draft seems to line up perfectly for NFL teams round after round, and then there is the performance being put on by the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2016. After securing potential No. 1 pick Jalen Ramsey on night one, the Jaguars watched as UCLA linebacker Myles Jack --..." April 30

  • Jaguars traded pick they sent Michael Bennett to London to announce

    Larry Brown Sports "The Jaguars have played a regular season game in London each of the past three seasons. For this year’s NFL Draft, Jacksonville sent defensive tackle Michael Bennett to London as part of a promotion. Unfortunately, the plan will not unfold as intended. When the second round began Friday..." April 30

  • Jaguars take linebacker Myles Jack despite knee concerns

    Los Angeles Times "Myles Jack waited forever and a day to be selected in the NFL draft. Forever was the excruciating pick-by-pick tumble through the first round. The extra day was Friday, when Jack opted not to attend the event but mercifully didn't have to watch too long to hear his name called. The former..." April 30

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Jaguars talked to teams about trading back from No. 5. But they did not think FSU CB Jalen Ramsey would be available.

  • Jalen Ramsey drafted by Jaguars with No. 5 pick

    SB Nation "The consensus top defensive back in the 2016 NFL Draft is off to shore up the Jacksonville Jaguars secondary after they selected Florida State's Jalen Ramsey with the No. 5 overall selection. Ramsey is a 6'1, 209-pound monster of a cornerback with a 41.5-inch vertical jump and 4.41 40-yard..." April 28

  • Cris Collinsworth to call Thursday Night Football with Mike Tirico

    Awful Announcing "It’s been widely reported that Mike Tirico will be joining NBC and calling Thursday Night Football this season. According to the Miami Herald’s Barry Jackson, his partner will be Sunday Night Football analyst Cris Collinsworth: At the NFL owners meetings in Boca Raton last month, NBC Sports..." April 28

  • NFL's Justin Blackmon -- Pleads Guilty to DUI ... After Bombing Sobriety Test

    TMZ "Former NFL star Justin Blackmon has pled guilty to 1 count of misdemeanor DUI ... stemming from a December arrest in Oklahoma where video showed he could barely stand up straight. As we previously reported, the ex-Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver was pulled over around 3 AM on December 19th..." April 28

  • From DeflateGate to tampering, how 4 teams forfeited picks in the 2016 NFL Draft

    SB Nation "Forfeited draft picks are a rare occurrence in the NFL, but they do happen -- just not as frequently as they did this year. In fact, the 2016 NFL Draft will have four teams forced to give up a pick due to various infractions. This is the biggest amount of lost picks since 2012, when the New..." April 26

  • Report: Mike Tirico is leaving ESPN for NBC

    Sports Business Daily "Mike Tirico, one of ESPN’s best known on-air voices, is leaving the network for NBC, according to several sources. Tirico has been a mainstay with ESPN since '91, and given his many roles at ESPN, he will be an incredibly difficult talent to replace. Tirico has been ESPN's on-air face of the NFL,..." April 25

  • NFL players investing in cannabis pain-management

    Denver Post "The former Broncos’ quarterback and other retired and active NFL players believe Cannabidiol, or CBD, a nonpsychoactive compound in cannabis, could be an alternative to potent painkillers used by players in the league. Nestled at the base of the Flatirons and tucked behind a dog park is Jake..." April 23

  • Jaguars “impressed” with Jack after L.A. workout

    Pro Football Talk "A week after traveling to Los Angeles for a private workout with former UCLA linebacker Myles Jack, Jaguars coach Gus Bradley and general manager Dave Caldwell talked about Jack and that workout Friday at the team’s annual pre-draft luncheon. “I had a chance to visit with him for quite a..." April 22

  • Jaguars have “continuing interest” in Josh Norman

    Pro Football Talk "Cornerback Josh Norman is in Washington for a visit with the Redskins, so he may not be a free agent by the time Passover gets underway on Friday evening. If he does end the visit without a contract, the Jaguars may try to bring him in for a chat. General Manager Dave Caldwell said Friday that..." April 22

  • S Sergio Brown released by Jags "The Jaguars have made a move in their secondary. Sergio Brown, a free safety who signed as an unrestricted free agent last offseason, was released on Monday. The team announced the move late Monday afternoon. Brown, a seven-year veteran, played in 15 games last season with four starts. He..." April 18

  • NFL $765 Million Concussion Accord Upheld by Appeals Court

    Bloomberg "The National Football League’s $765 million concussion settlement was given the all-clear by a federal appeals court. The ruling sets in motion the resolution of thousands of lawsuits covering more than 20,000 retired players. About 1 percent of players opted out of the settlement, which is to..." April 18

  • Gus Bradley, Dave Caldwell visit Myles Jack in L.A. "The Jacksonville Jaguars have already brought Myles Jack to the First Coast for a pre-draft visit. Now, they're seeing Jack on his turf. Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley and general manager Dave Caldwell are on their way to Los Angeles Saturday morning to meet with the former UCLA star,..." April 17

  • Tanner Hawkinson retires, less than two weeks after joining Jaguars

    CSN Philly "Offensive lineman Tanner Hawkinson has retired from the Jacksonville Jaguars. The 25-year-old Hawkinson did not specify why he is leaving pro football after parts of three seasons in the NFL. The Jaguars said the retirement was not injury-related. He was placed on the team's reserve/retired..." April 17

  • 9 franchise tag talks: 1 can alter NFL draft, 2 others could get ugly

    Yahoo! Sports "In an NFL draft class robust with defensive linemen, a player who has already proven to be among the NFL elite might be the name to watch on the opening night of the draft: the New York Jets' Muhammad Wilkerson. If Wilkerson, a defensive end, is traded, the Jets' asking price will be a first-round..." April 13

  • Study: Over '40 percent' of ex-NFLers tested had traumatic brain injury

    CBS Sports "The medical community continues to make strides in the study of concussions and one study, according to the American Academy of Neurology, claims "more than 40 percent" of retired NFL players studied had some sign of traumatic brain injury (TBI). The study conducted tests on 40 different former..." April 12

  • Players with low Wonderlic scores are more likely to be arrested

    Pro Football Talk "The Wonderlic intelligence test that has long been part of the NFL’s pre-draft screening process is mocked by many as irrelevant to a player’s football playing ability. But one group of researchers says the Wonderlic can be valuable in predicting how a player will fare off the field. A paper..." April 12

  • NFL won’t stream any London games this year

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL’s live-stream of last year’s London game between the Jaguars and Bills was so wildly successful that the NFL will be doing it again. Sorry, that should be the NFL will not be doing it again. According to Jessica Toonkel of Reuters, the NFL won’t stream any of the three 2016 London..." April 12

  • Arbitrator upholds NFL's use of paid leave for players under personal conduct policy

    ESPN "An arbitrator has ruled against the NFL Players Association in its grievance, filed more than a year ago, that the league's personal conduct policy implemented in late 2014 violated terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement. The union had challenged the authority granted to commissioner..." April 11

  • Allen Hurns thinks Jaguars have best receiving duo in the league

    Pro Football Talk "Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles said on NFL Network this week that he thinks Allen Hurns and Allen Robinson give the team the best wide receiver duo in the league. Hurns agrees with his quarterback’s assessment. Coming off a year that saw the duo combine for 144 catches, 2,431 yards and 24..." April 08

  • Jaguars cornerback Aaron Colvin suspended four games

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Jaguars cornerback Aaron Colvin has been suspended for the first four regular season games without pay for violating the NFL’s policy on performance enhancing substances. Colvin will be eligible to participate in the Jaguars’ off-season program and training camp/preseason, but will then begin..." April 08

  • Rashean Mathis set to retire as a Jaguar "NFL veteran cornerback Rashean Mathis, the Jaguars’ all-time leader in interceptions with 30, will sign a one-day contract to officially retire as a member of the Jacksonville Jaguars on Wednesday, April 13." April 08

  • Jaguars aren’t hiding their interest in draft prospects

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL news cycle at this time of the year is fueled by an endless stream of reports about draft-eligible players who are visiting various NFL cities. It’s happening in large part because there’s not much else going on. The information, which becomes virtually impossible to compile and track..." April 07

  • Report: NFL ditching rookie symposium, teams responsible

    Sportsnaut "In a strange move that could portent unintended negative consequences, the NFL has reportedly ditched its rookie symposium, per Paul Dehner Jr. of the Cincinnati Enquirer. The rookie symposium has been held every year for all the drafted rookies around the league the past 20 years. It is..." April 05

  • Roger Goodell returned to Twitter and NFL fans let him have it

    Fox Sports "NFL commissioner Roger Goodell returned to Twitter Tuesday for the first time in nearly two years to announce the league's new plan to stream Thursday night games on Twitter. Within seconds of Goodell's tweet, however, it was immediately apparent why the commissioner hasn't been on social media..." April 05

  • Twitter Said to Win NFL Deal for Thursday Streaming Rights

    Bloomberg "Twitter Inc., making a strategic push into online programming, won a deal to show Thursday night National Football League games online, a person familiar with the matter said. The social-media company was said to be bidding against a slate of heavyweights including Verizon Communications Inc.,..." April 05

  • Roger Goodell says expanded NFL playoffs will 'likely' happen

    CBS Sports "The topic of expanding the NFL postseason seems to come up every year, and every year, the league ends up nixing the idea. Don't be surprised if that changes soon, though. During a meeting with Jaguars season-ticket holders over the weekend, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said that the NFL..." April 05

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Jaguars claimed OL Tanner Hawkinson off waivers Monday, making him the first player to be claimed off waivers in 2016 league year.

  • What is the NFL’s actual position on the link between football and CTE?

    Pro Football Talk "So does the NFL concede that there’s a link between football and CTE? The answer isn’t as clear as it could be, or should be. NFL executive V.P. of player health and safety Jeff Miller recently told a Congressional committee that a link exists. Multiple owners have since questioned Miller’s..." April 04

  • Seattle Seahawks, DE Chris Clemons agree to terms "The Seahawks brought back a piece of their Super Bowl XLVIII-winning defensive line on Friday afternoon, agreeing to terms on a contract with defensive end Chris Clemons. Clemons, who had 11.0 sacks over the last two seasons with the Jaguars while playing under former Seattle defensive..." April 02

  • Report: NFL cancels veteran combine

    The Score "The NFL cancelled the veteran combine this year, according to Yahoo Sports' Eric Edholm. In an initiative built to provide veterans with a chance to re-enter the league, the league debuted the inaugural NFL Veteran Combine last March. Unfortunately, the combine did little to bolster the..." March 31

  • Patriots Sign TE Clay Harbor

    Pats Pulpit "The general consensus around both Patriots Nation and the NFL was that New England was pretty well set at the tight end position. So it falls perfectly in line with a Bill Belichick kind of move that the Patriots signed TE Clay Harbor this afternoon, according to multiple sources. Harbor, 28,..." March 30

  • New York Times has no public response to retraction demand from NFL

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL has launched an extensive attack on the New York Times in response to a double-barreled article regarding flawed concussion research and alleged ties to the tobacco industry. In response, the New York Times has nothing to say publicly. Contacted by PFT Live with a request for a..." March 30

  • NFL demands retraction of Times article on player concussions

    Capital New York "The National Football League is demanding The New York Times retract an article published last week about the league's research into concussions among pro football players. In a letter that was sent to the Times' legal counsel Monday and obtained by POLITICO, an attorney for the NFL, Brad S...." March 29

  • Lingering CTE debate launches new lawsuit against NFL

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL has been unable to get certain owners to not spout off nonsense about the link between football and Chronic Traumatic Encephelopathy. The good news is that the league now has a sufficiently compelling reason for telling the members to quit putting their feet in their mouths regarding..." March 29

  • Stefan Wisniewski visited with Steelers

    Pro Football Talk "The Steelers didn’t have center Maurkice Pouncey in the lineup at all during the 2015 season because of a broken leg and coach Mike Tomlin said, via the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, this week that Pouncey may not participate in offseason workouts as a result. Cody Wallace played in place of..." March 26

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    Tom Pelissero @TomPelissero

    Beachum: "I'll be starting Week 1."

  • NFL used flawed data, left out at least 100 concussions in studies

    CBS Sports "On Thursday the New York Times released a bombshell of a report on the NFL's research into concussions, claiming the data the league used is "incomplete," "flawed" and "faulty." These assertions are made largely in part because of missing information from the concussion research the league began..." March 24

  • Talks over Roger Goodell's disciplinary role take 'massive step backwards'

    ESPN "Negotiations to remove NFL commissioner Roger Goodell as the final voice on all player appeals under the personal conduct policy took a "massive step backwards," NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith said in an email to the union's executive committee. obtained a copy of the email,..." March 24

  • League officials admit touchback rule may have unintended consequences

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL views kickoff returns as the most dangerous play in football, with players running full speed at each other. As a result, the league continues to pass new rules designed to increase the number of touchbacks and decrease the number of returns. Another such rule was passed today. But..." March 23

  • Will the Jaguars give Allen Hurns a new contract before the season?

    Big Cat Country "The Jacksonville Jaguars have spent a lot of money in the offseason bringing in some new players, predominantly on the defensive side of the ball. That's the side that needed the most help, because the team's drafting efforts have been focused on the offensive side of the ball. Even with the..." March 22

  • Bryan Anger, the punter the Jaguars drafted before Russell Wilson, signs with Buccaneers

    SB Nation "Punter Bryan Anger has signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to ESPN's Adam Caplan. Some thought the Jacksonville Jaguars would use the franchise tag on Anger, a talented punter, but they elected not to do so and he hit the open market. Anger, 27, is best known for where he was taken..." March 22

  • NFL adopts 7 new rules, including making 15-yard PATs permanent

    Fox Sports "The NFL’s Competition Committee and its teams put forth 19 proposed rule changes to be voted on by owners at this week’s meetings in Boca Raton, Fla., and seven of those were adopted Tuesday. Voting and discussion on other proposals will continue Wednesday. Tuesday’s biggest change was..." March 22

  • NFL eliminates all 'chop' style blocks for 2016 season "In a move that will cause sweeping changes to NFL offensive strategy for the 2016 season and beyond, owners decided Tuesday at the NFL Annual Meeting to abolish any and all "chop" style blocks. It was a move met with immediate and resounding praise from defensive players tired of getting their..." March 22

  • NFL makes extra point change permanent

    Pro Football Talk "Before the 2015 season, the NFL changed the rules for extra points by moving the snap for kicks to the 15-yard-line. The change was made on a one-year basis in hopes of adding a bit of intrigue to what had become an essentially automatic kick when the ball was snapped at the 2-yard-line. The..." March 22

  • NFL considering “Rooney-like” rule for hiring of women

    The Comeback "No one would be shocked to learn that the NFL front office is a man’s world, given the game is played by only men at the professional level as we speak. However, the league is looking to include more women in executive and front office positions at the head office and throughout the league. In..." March 22

  • McKay: No plans for an NFL developmental league "Older fans of the NFL remember a time when the World League offered gridiron enthusiasts a springtime dose of football starring the likes of the New York/New Jersey Knights, London Monarchs and Frankfurt Galaxy. Launching in 1991 and later rebranded as NFL Europe, the developmental league was..." March 21

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