Jaguars Rumors & News

  • Jaguars sign second-round pick T.J. Yeldon to four-year contract

    Jacksonville Times-Union "The Jaguars have one remaining unsigned draft pick after signing second-round running back T.J. Yeldon to a four-year contract today. Yeldon signed the deal after the Jaguars’ second OTA practice. Only third-round guard A.J. Cann isn’t under contract among the Jaguars’ eight picks. Yeldon..." May 27

  • Bortles displays improved fundamentals at OTAs

    Fox Sports Florida "The debut of what the Jacksonville Jaguars hope will be a new and improved Blake Bortles went off with a minimum of hitches Tuesday as their three-week organized team activities got underway. After a rookie season in which the No. 3 pick in the NFL draft threw 17 interceptions and often..." May 26

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    Ryan O'Halloran @ryanohalloran

    #Jaguars DE Dante Fowler scheduled for knee surgery next week.

  • US appeals court upholds $50M settlement for retired NFL players "The 8th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday upheld a $50 million lawsuit settlement regarding publicity rights for retired NFL players, according to the Associated Press. The appeals court rejected arguments by several retirees -- including Jim Marshall, Joe Senser and Dan Pastorini -- that..." May 21

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    Dean Blandino @DeanBlandino

    The extra point rule for 2015 just changed. Snap for kick from the 15-yard line, 2-pt try stays at 2-yard line and defense can return.

  • Extra point tries moved to the 15-yard line

    Pro Football Talk "One of the NFL’s staid elements is getting a shake up. Extra points will be attempted from the 15-yard-line beginning in 2015, the NFL announced Tuesday. Owners approved the rules change, which makes the extra point a 32- or 33-yard attempt, at the league’s spring meeting in San..." May 19

  • Jaguars sign fifth-round pick Rashad Greene

    Pro Football Talk "The Jaguars have reached a deal with one of Florida State’s standout offensive players of recent seasons. Wide receiver Rashad Greene, the Jaguars’ fifth-round selection, has signed his contract with Jacksonville, the club said Monday." May 18

  • Jaguars admit some blame for Marqise Lee's rookie struggles "Marqise Lee's rookie season with the Jacksonville Jaguars didn’t exactly go the way he, or the Jaguars, envisioned. He battled an ankle injury during OTAs, fought a hamstring injury during the first half of the season and struggled to pick up the offense. He ended the season with 37 catches for..." May 18

  • PAT change coming? NFL owners to consider 3 proposals at May meetings "The extra point as we know it could be coming to an end. When the NFL Spring Meeting kicks off in San Francisco next week (May 18-20), the league's 32 owners will be presented with three proposals on how to make the extra point better. If 24 out of the NFL's 32 owners vote to pass any of the..." May 13

  • Jaguars' Dante Fowler Jr. will get full pay despite torn ACL "Jacksonville Jaguars rookie Dante Fowler Jr. won't be able to be on the field in 2015, but he's still going to get paid. The Jaguars will sign Fowler, who suffered a torn left ACL less than an hour into the Jaguars' two-day rookie minicamp, to likely the same contract he would have gotten had..." May 12

  • Jaguars sign first-round draft pick Dante Fowler Jr. "The Jacksonville Jaguars signed 2015 first-round draft pick Dante Fowler Jr. to a contract, the club announced today. Fowler was the third overall pick in the draft and is the first of the club’s eight draft picks to sign a contract. Fowler was the first defensive player selected in the 2015..." May 12

  • Despite losing top pick, Gus Bradley is still upbeat about Jaguars

    Pro Football Talk "By every apparent measure, the Jaguars are doing business the right way. They just have terrible luck. The latest blow was losing first-rounder Dante Fowler to a torn ACL Friday, an hour into the first rookie minicamp of the first defensive player chosen in the draft. But if the news haunted..." May 11

  • Report: NFL Denies Justin Blackmon Reinstatement

    Sportsnaut "While the Jacksonville Jaguars weren’t really relying on former top-five pick Justin Blackmon to return to the team, this has to be seen as another bit of bad news for the downtrodden organization. According to Mark Long of the Associated Press, the National Football League has denied..." May 11

  • Jaguars' Dante Fowler remains positive through pain; Gurley reaches out

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Dante Fowler’s smile was constant and bright. However, this was anything but a happy occasion. Fowler was discussing his rookie season, which was over before Mother’s Day. How could a 20-year-old be this upbeat after suffering the biggest setback of his athletic career? The Jaguars learned..." May 10

  • Jaguars optimistic that Dante Fowler Jr. will bounce back from ACL tear "Dante Fowler Jr.'s rookie season lasted less than an hour, ending abruptly when he suffered a torn ACL in his left knee during 11-on-11 drills in the first day of the Jacksonville Jaguars' rookie minicamp. The 6-foot-3, 261-pound defensive end is facing surgery and a grueling rehab that could..." May 09

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    Mark Long @APMarkLong

    Jaguars coach Gus Bradley says Dante Fowler Jr. will miss entire season

  • Fowler’s injury raises concerns about intensity of minicamp practice

    Pro Football Talk "On Friday, during his first NFL practice, Jaguars linebacker Dante Fowler Jr. was working hard. As one league source explained it to PFT, Fowler was “explosive as hell” all day. And within the first hour of using that explosiveness, Fowler suffered a torn ACL in his knee, which presumably will..." May 09

  • Dante Fowler out for season with torn ACL

    Pro Football Talk "The third overall pick in this year’s NFL draft will miss his entire rookie season with an injury suffered at his first day of practice. Jaguars pass rusher Dante Fowler is out for the season with a torn ACL, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Fowler, a talented edge rusher from Florida, was..." May 09

  • Report: Jaguars’ First-Round Pick Dante Fowler Suffers Possible ACL Injury

    Sportsnaut "The Jacksonville Jaguars just kicked off their first day of rookie camp, and it has been reported that their first-round draft pick Dante Fowler suffered a potential ACL injury to his left knee while completing 11-on-11 drills. While the severity of the injury is unknown, this video footage..." May 08

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    Michael DiRocco @ESPNdirocco

    Dante Fowler Jr just went down holding left knee. Got hurt in 11 on 11.

  • Former NFL LB Scott Fujita: 30 to 50 percent of players smoke pot "We live in a society where marijuana is becoming increasingly destigmatized. It has been completely legalized for recreational used in four states, decriminalized in 17 states and the District of Columbia, and allowed for medicinal purposes in 23 states. Even the Texas House Criminal Jurisprudence..." May 07

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    Hays Carlyon @HaysCarlyon

    Caldwell also asked on SiriusXM about Blackmon. Said drafting 2 WRs should give an indication of the situation. #Jaguars

  • Jaguars almost traded up for Todd Gurley or Melvin Gordon "The Jacksonville Jaguars were gunning to draft a running back in the 2015 NFL Draft. They just didn't know if they would have to trade up to do it.'s Mike Silver talked with Jaguars general manager Dave Caldwell and owner Shad Khan, and got a peek into the team's strategy during the..." May 04

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    Hays Carlyon @HaysCarlyon

    Caldwell also asked on SiriusXM about Blackmon. Said drafting 2 WRs should give an indication of the situation. #Jaguars

  • Jaguars get potential stars, plenty of value during draft's three days

    Fox Sports Florida "For as much personnel turnover that they Jacksonville Jaguars have had in less than three years under general manager Dave Caldwell and coach Gus Bradley, it wasn't until this week that they addressed their needs for a pass rusher and a running back through the NFL draft. The additions of..." May 03

  • Jaguars get a fifth-round 'steal' in WR Greene, FSU coach says

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Humble and productive. That’s how the Jaguars described Florida State receiver Rashad Greene. Those qualities are largely why the Jaguars selected Greene in the fifth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday. Jaguars director of college scouting Kyle O’Brien said he was stunned Greene was still on..." May 03

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Why did #Jets trade up with the #Jaguars just one spot to take Bryce Petty? Because… the #Jaguars had an offer from the #Browns for him

  • Jaguars hope to boost ground game with selections of T.J. Yeldon, A.J. Cann

    Jacksonville Times-Union "The next phase in the Help Blake Bortles Plan went into action for the Jaguars on Friday night in the second and third rounds of the NFL Draft. Jaguars general manager Dave Caldwell began the night by giving his second-year quarterback the hope for a strong running game. The Jaguars took the..." May 02

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    #JAXDraft15 @Jaguars

    "We see him as a three-down back." - Caldwell on @T_Yeldon. #JAXDraft15 Central:

  • Jaguars select Florida's Dante Fowler with third pick in 2015 NFL Draft

    Jacksonville Times-Union "The Jaguars tonight chose pass rush over receiver and arguably the draft’s top-rated player. Staying at No. 3, the Jaguars drafted Florida defensive end/outside linebacker Dante Fowler, passing on Alabama receiver Amari Cooper and USC defensive lineman Leonard Williams. It is the first time..." May 01

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    Nate Ulrich @NateUlrichABJ

    #Jaguars take Florida DE Dante Fowler Jr. third overall in #NFLDraft.

  • Jaguars could trade up into late stages of first round "The intrigue surrounding the top of the first round looms large as we creep towards Thursday night's NFL Draft, but there could also be some shuffling at the back end of round one. The Jacksonville Jaguars at No. 3 are a wild card -- as general manager Dave Caldwell showed last year when he..." April 30

  • Jaguars may be torn between Fowler and Cooper

    Pro Football Talk "The second and final PFT mock draft of 2015 gives linebacker Dante Fowler Jr. to the Jaguars at No. 3. But it wasn’t as easy to put him in that spot as it was the first time around. It’s believed by some that the Jaguars are torn between Fowler and receiver Amari Cooper. The thinking is that..." April 30

  • Jaguars looking to acquire another first-round pick "According to a report from's Michael Silver, the Jacksonville Jaguars are looking to acquire another pick late in the first round, with the likely target being an offensive lineman. The Jags currently own the third pick in the first round as well as the fourth pick in the second round,..." April 30

    2015 NFL Draft Day Rumors - Live Blog

    PSD Staff NFL Draft day is finally here. Teams begin re-loading tonight and the new NFL season will be here before we know it. I'm going to post rumors in this live blog all day. Pick rumors, trade rumors, etc. April 30

  • 2015 NFL mock draft: Saints, Dolphins, Eagles, Jaguars making trades "It's finally time to bite the bullet. It's time to mock it up. Hopefully, I can do better than last year, where I hit for a pretty strong average – 26 of the 32 players I put in my mock ended up going in the first round – but didn't land nearly enough homers (getting the right player and team..." April 29

  • NFL to end tax-exempt status

    The Score "The NFL will relinquish its tax-exempt status, commissioner Roger Goodell announced in a memo to owners Tuesday. Goodell said the move was made to "eliminate (a) distraction." The memo states the move will not have a significant impact on the operation of the league: Every dollar of..." April 28

  • Maurice Jones-Drew retires, NFL player reactions "Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew retired today after signing a one-day contract. Jones-Drew, a second-round draft pick in 2006, started 70 of 114 games in eight seasons with the Jaguars and led the team in rushing in six of his eight seasons. He concluded his career in 2014..." April 28

  • NFL Commissioner Goodell: "We didn't get it right"

    CBS News "The NFL draft begins Thursday in Chicago. It's a change of venue for a league re-defining itself both on and off the field. The NFL will follow a new personal conduct policy, and two new employees will help investigate player misconduct. In an interview with "CBS This Morning" co-host Charlie..." April 28

  • Speculation starts that Jaguars could be taking Amari Cooper

    Pro Football Talk "Last year, PFT first caught wind of the Jaguars as a potential suitor at No. 3 for quarterback Blake Bortles only a couple of days before the draft. This year, it’s two days before the draft — and PFT has caught wind of another potential surprise for the Jaguars at No. 3. At a time when many..." April 28

  • Justin Blackmon may not want to return to the NFL and that's OK "Over the past two weeks the NFL has seen Adrian Peterson and Greg Hardy reinstated to the league, after spending much of if not all of the 2014 season on the exempt list, essentially serving a suspension. Hardy was found guilty of domestic violence but then later the case was thrown out after an..." April 27

  • Status of Jacksonville Jaguars’ Justin Blackmon Remains in Limbo

    Sportsnaut "Jacksonville Jaguars’ wide receiver Justin Blackmon has not been on an NFL field since early in 2013. Currently serving an indefinite suspension for violating the NFL’s Substance Abuse Policy, Blackmon’s status remains in limbo. Back in January, Jags’ owner Shahid Khan had reported that he was..." April 27

  • Jags have no update on Justin Blackmon’s status

    Pro Football Talk "In January, Jaguars owner Shad Khan said that he was “very optimistic” about wide receiver Justin Blackmon returning to the field for the 2015 season and that he felt good about having Blackmon return to the team after missing more than a season on an indefinite suspension for violations of the..." April 26

  • Maurice Jones-Drew plans to retire as a Jaguars player next week

    Florida Times Union "Former Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew will return to Jacksonville on Tuesday to sign a one-day contract and retire as a member of the organization. Accompanied by his family, Jones-Drew will hold a press conference at EverBank Field. Jones-Drew played his first eight NFL seasons for..." April 25

  • Bortles: Arm 'deteriorated' from overuse as a rookie "Blake Bortles experienced his fair share of growing pains during his rookie season. The Jaguars quarterback admitted Tuesday that his arm was far from 100 percent as the weeks wore on. "My arm kind of deteriorated during the season," Bortles said at the start of Jacksonville's voluntary..." April 23

  • Maurice Jones-Drew to retire as a Jaguars player next week

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Maurice Jones-Drew, the Jaguars’ career record-holder in touchdowns, will return to Jacksonville Tuesday to sign a one-day contract to retire as a member of the franchise. Jones-Drew played his first eight NFL seasons for the Jaguars – the running back was named to three Pro Bowls – before..." April 23

  • Judge approves concussion settlement, could cost NFL $1 billion "A federal judge has approved a plan that brings the NFL and more than 5,000 former players one step closer to a settlement in a concussion lawsuit that could end up costing the league more than $1 billion over 65 years. Senior U.S. District Judge Anita Brody had twice sent the deal back to..." April 22

  • 2015 Sunday Night Football schedule

    SB Nation "The NFL has released the full schedule for the upcoming 2015 NFL season, which means we know the primetime matchups for Sunday Night Football. Typically some of the best matchups on the schedule (especially with flex scheduling), Sunday Night Football might not be as well-known a phrase as Monday..." April 22

  • Gus Bradley: Jaguars not talking about Adrian Peterson "Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley said he and general manager Dave Caldwell are not having any conversations about acquiring Adrian Peterson. The Jacksonville Jaguars were linked to Adrian Peterson in a report yesterday with a handful of other teams about a possible trade, but in a Thursday press..." April 21

  • Leaner Blake Bortles ready to consume new offensive additions, system

    Fox Sports Florida "Blake Bortles arrived at the Jacksonville Jaguars' first day of voluntary workouts lighter and leaner, ready to start preparing to work with a new offensive coordinator and a new high-profile receiving target. But after a rookie season in which he threw 17 interceptions and was sacked 55 times..." April 21