Jaguars Rumors & News

  • Jags WR Ace Sanders faces 4-game suspension, leave of absence

    CBSSports.com "Receiver Justin Blackmon, the Jaguars' first-round pick in 2012, is currently out of football, and there's no telling when -- or if -- he'll return. Now, receiver Ace Sanders, Jacksonville's fourth-round pick from 2013, finds himself in a similar situation. On Tuesday, Sanders told media..." July 23

  • Gus Bradley: Gerhart “even faster than we gave him credit for”

    Pro Football Talk "After backing up Adrian Peterson for four seasons in Minnesota, tailback Toby Gerhart gets a starting job of his own in Jacksonville. The 27-year-old Gerhart, who had just 276 regular season carries for the Vikings, could conceivably get that much work alone this season for the Jaguars, who saw..." July 20

  • Versatile Jacksonville RB Toby Gerhart will pull wagon for Jaguars

    Florida Times Union "The Jaguars aren’t predicting a single statistic for new starting running back Toby Gerhart, but when discussing him last week, offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch didn’t mince his analysis. “Toby will be our workhorse,” Fisch said. When Gerhart and his No. 21 hit the practice field Friday..." July 20

  • Jaguars' Marqise Lee signs contract

    Florida Times Union "Back in Jacksonville, rookie receiver Marqise Lee signed his four-year contract today at EverBank Field. Lee, the Jaguars’ first second-round draft pick (No. 39) agreed to terms on Wednesday. Lee was the last of the Jaguars’ nine picks to sign his contract and he will report with the rest of..." July 18

  • Chad Henne not on hot seat, but he's keeping it warm for Jaguars rookie QB Blake Bortles

    Florida Times Union "What Henne does realize he’s keeping the seat warm for Blake Bortles. But until he’s told otherwise by coach Gus Bradley and offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch, Henne is going to talk like a starter (full of confidence), act like a starter (exuding leadership on and off the field) and try and..." July 17

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    Ryan O'Halloran @ryanohalloran

    #Jaguars agree to terms with draft pick Marqise Lee per source.

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    Rob Rang @RobRang

    Draft started and is over with no players being selected.

  • Federal Judge Approves NFL Concussion Settlement

    Slate "A federal judge on Monday gave preliminary approval to the concussion compensation deal between the NFL and former players. The ruling comes two weeks after U.S. District Judge Anita Brody raised questions over whether the $675 million cap on damages paid by the league was sufficient to cover the..." July 08

  • Will Blackmon keeps hanging around in Jacksonville secondary

    Florida Times Union "Compare that to this year, when depending on the defensive package used, Blackmon could start the Jaguars’ season opener at Philadelphia. Last year, Seahawks general manager John Schneider was instantly honest with Blackmon. Schneider worked in Green Bay’s personnel department when the Packers..." July 06

  • Marqise Lee fitting in with Jaguars

    Pro Football Talk "The transition from college to the NFL can be a difficult experience for some players to adjust to. Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Marqise Lee was fully expecting some difficulty stepping into a new locker room. Instead, the change has gone much smoother than anticipated. According to Ken..." July 04

  • Jags boast of bigger videoboards with jab at Cowboys, Texans

    Pro Football Talk "The Jaguars soon will unveil their new video boards with a soccer match and a country music show. (“Hey, you got your peanut butter in my mayonnaise!”) As the team anticipates unveiling the largest such structures in the NFL, the Jags have taken a shot at the team with the giant, hovering..." June 29

  • In battle for roster spot, safety Sherrod Martin has experience on his side

    Florida Times Union "Safety Sherrod Martin has started 36. That experience is Martin’s ticket to making the team. Martin, 29, will be one of the most intriguing players to watch when training camp opens July 24. The Jaguars signed him on Dec. 30, the day after last season ended. Jaguars general manager Dave..." June 29

  • Bortles thought the Browns would draft him

    The News-Herald "Blake Bortles, chosen by Jacksonville with the third pick in the draft May 8, thought he would be selected by the Browns one pick later. Bortles was on the Browns practice fields in Berea on June 27, along with the other AFC rookies as part of the NFL Play 60 rookie symposium. The Browns did..." June 29

  • Taxpayers will spend $1.25 million for Wi-Fi at Jaguars games

    Pro Football Talk "In the NFL’s continuing quest to convince fans not to abandon the stadium experience for the comforts of home, providing fans in the stands with reliable Wi-Fi connections for their smart phones and tablets is a priority. So NFL teams are spending significant money on improving their internet..." June 26

  • NFL agrees to blank check to pay concussion damages

    New York Post "The NFL’s stalled concussion settlement with 4,500 former players appeared to pick up steam again Wednesday when the league agreed to lift the cap on money available to eligible victims. Under the new agreement, the NFL must pay claims for the next 65 years while no longer limiting the fund for..." June 26

  • Gus Bradley: Jaguars have rallied around Chad Henne

    NFL.com "The Jaguars spent a top 3 pick on Blake Bortles, but that doesn't mean they're going to throw him into the fire. Jacksonville coach Gus Bradley has maintained all along that incumbent starter Chad Henne will be under center when the Jags open the season at Philadelphia. The second-year head..." June 26

  • Rookie Jaguars receiver Allen Robinson signs 4-year deal worth up to $3.5 million

    Florida Times Union "The Jaguars signed rookie receiver Allen Robinson to a contract Tuesday. Robinson was selected in the second round of May’s draft with the 61st-overall pick. The deal is for four years and worth up to $3.5 million. It includes an $873,000 signing bonus and a salary cap number this year of..." June 25

  • The uncertain future of Jaguars' Justin Blackmon

    Florida Times Union "During his suspension-filled time with the Jaguars, one thing Justin Blackmon made clear from the moment he came into the NFL was that he was the anti-diva. The 2012 first-round draft pick never cared for the spotlight, though a few of his breathtaking performances as a receiver put him..." June 22

  • Why Advertisements are Probably Coming to NFL Jerseys

    ACME Packing Company "The Green Bay Packers wear some of the most iconic uniforms in all of sports. They're simple, clean, a palette of football nostalgia that harkens back to the days where you could drink scotch at work, smoke on airplanes and mustaches were a defining feature of one's manliness. If you like these..." June 22

  • NFLPA collusion lawsuit to proceed

    Covers.com "A court overturned a decision to dismiss the NFLPA's lawsuit against the NFL for collusion stemming from salary cap penalties toward the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins in 2012. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit on Wednesday reportedly overturned a decision by Judge David..." June 20

  • Jaguars part ways with Jason Babin again

    Pro Football Talk "The on-again, off-again relationship between defensive end Jason Babin and the Jaguars is off again. The team announced this morning that the veteran pass-rusher had been released. He voided the final two years of his contract this offseason to become a free agent, tested the market but came..." June 19

  • RB Toby Gerhart hopes to be Jaguars' version of 'Beast Mode'

    USA Today "Toby Gerhart can't wait to prove himself as "the next good running back" in the position's proud lineage with the Jacksonville Jaguars. And while Jags wide receiver Cecil Shorts says it's "weird" no longer having former all-pro Maurice Jones-Drew around as the face of the franchise, he can see..." June 19

  • Blake Bortles signs contract with Jags worth $20,654,796 Wednesday morning

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles has signed his rookie contract ahead of the team’s second mini-camp practice. The Jaguars posted a picture of Bortles signing the paperwork shortly before 8 a.m. The four-year deal is worth $20,654,796 and includes a signing bonus of $13,341,672 and a salary..." June 18

  • A pool with a view: Jaguars create unique class of seating

    Fox Sports Florida "Say goodbye to the unsightly tarps which covered hundreds of seats in the north end zone at Jacksonville Jaguars home games. In their place: a completely different way of watching an NFL game. A two-level party deck which includes two pools and 20 cabanas is part of the ongoing $63 million..." June 09

  • Ace Sanders already on the outs in Jacksonville?

    Pro Football Talk "Last year, two rookies brought considerable excitement to the Jaguars — Denard Robinson and Ace Sanders. Already, one of them possibly could be moving toward becoming a former Jaguar. Ryan O’Halloran of the Florida Times-Union recently suggested that Sanders, a fourth-round pick in 2013, may..." June 08

  • Cecil Shorts should study recent WR deals

    Florida Times Union "Baldwin’s resume: Three years, 46 games, 130 catches, 1,932 yards and 12 touchdowns. Compare that to the Jaguars’ Cecil Shorts’ resume: Three years, 37 games, 123 catches, 1,786 receiving yards and 11 touchdowns. Did the Baldwin (who is 25) deal set the market for Shorts (who is 26), who..." June 08

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    Brian McCarthy @NFLprguy

    focusing on 3 cities for now to potentially host next year's Draft (NYC, Chi, LA). other cities remain in the mix

  • Roman numerals holiday: NFL not using them for Super Bowl 50

    Sporting News "There will be no Super Bowl L. Oh, don't worry, the NFL's annual championship game and crossover sports spectacle will still take place at the San Francisco 49ers' new Levi's Stadium in 2016. It just won't be labeled with a Roman numeral that translates to English shorthand for "loser." The..." June 05

  • Report: NFLPA mulls change on how players get paid

    Fox Sports "The NFL Players Association is proposing an idea, which would assist players in managing their money by changing the pay cycles of their base salaries, according to a USA Today Sports report. The proposal would mean players would be paid on a bi-weekly schedule over a 52-week calendar year,..." June 03

  • Jags don't plan to release suspended WR Justin Blackmon

    ESPN.com "The Jacksonville Jaguars' current plan regarding Justin Blackmon is to have the wide receiver return once he's reinstated from an indefinite suspension for multiple violations of the NFL's substance-abuse policy, league sources told ESPN. The Jaguars have no sense of when -- or even if --..." June 03

  • Jaguars defensive end Chris Clemons makes first appearance since signing

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Jaguars defensive end Chris Clemons didn’t waste any time getting involved today during the team’s OTA workout. Clemons was the only player absent from practicing or watching last week, but reported to the stadium this morning for the voluntary session. Defensive line coach Todd Wash said..." June 03

  • Marqise Lee says he’s healthy, ready to help Jaguars offense

    Yahoo! Sports "Pardon Marqise Lee if he might have been a little frustrated last week at Jacksonville Jaguars OTAs when he jammed his wrist. See, getting hurt has been a recurring theme for Lee, who watched his draft stock slide from a top-10 cinch following his incredible 2012 season at USC (after which he..." June 01

  • Jaguars assistant George Yarno diagnosed with cancer

    Florida Times Union "Jaguars offensive line coach George Yarno has been diagnosed with cancer, but will remain with the team during his treatment. Coach Gus Bradley made the announcement after today’s organized team activity workout. The team did not disclose the nature of the cancer and Yarno was not available for..." May 30

  • Blake Bortles takes part in first practice with the veterans

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Jaguars rookie quarterback Blake Bortles needed a break. To start 2014, he led Central Florida to a Fiesta Bowl triumph, and then faced the ultimate four-month saga known as the NFL Draft Process. The process ended when the Jaguars took Bortles with the third-overall pick on May 8, but he..." May 28

  • Cecil Shorts says he knew it wasn't a groin injury when he felt it in his testicles

    BigCatCountry.com "Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Cecil Shorts III had his 2013 season cut short due to injury, just like his 2012 NFL season. The difference though, is Shorts played injured the entire regular season in 2013 until he just couldn't go on the field any longer. "We thought it was a groin strain,..." May 25

  • Ten NFL marquee matchups and odds every football fan must bet

    Covers.com "Las Vegas sports book CG Technologies, formerly known as Cantor Gaming, made a big splash in the NFL betting market last Friday night with their release of pointspreads for every NFL game from Week 1 through Week 16. Here, we take a look at 10 marquee matchups that, based on our numbers,..." May 21

  • Jaguars' speedy rookie LB Telvin Smith stands out

    Florida Times Union "The former Florida State standout made plays. With the team practicing in just helmets with no contact, speed was at a premium. Smith showed why the Jaguars took him in the fifth round of the NFL Draft, despite failing a drug test at the scouting combine. “We felt like he learned really..." May 21

  • Gus Bradley: Bortles may not be ready to be starting QB just yet

    NFL.com "The Jacksonville Jaguars appear to be very serious about keeping Blake Bortles off the field until 2015. In a Tuesday appearance on NFL Network's "NFL Total Access," Jaguars coach Gus Bradley once again reiterated the team's desire to sit Bortles, the No. 3 overall pick, behind Chad Henne for..." May 21

  • Jaguars sign rookie Storm Johnson, film at 11

    Pro Football Talk "Moments after we all became amateur meteorologists predicting the Feburary 2018 snowfall totals for Minneapolis, the Jaguars signed a guy who sounds like a weatherman. According to Ryan O’Halloran of the Florida Times-Union, the Jaguars signed running back Storm Johnson today. The..." May 20

  • Luke Bowanko becomes first Jaguar draft pick to sign

    Pro Football Talk "Draft picks have been signing contracts all across the league, but the Jaguars haven’t been part of the fun until Monday. The Jaguars announced that offensive lineman Luke Bowanko is the first member of the team’s nine-player draft class to agree to a deal. The sixth-round pick signed a..." May 19

  • Rick Pitino meets with Jaguars, makes impression

    Florida Times Union "Jaguars coach Bradley welcomed Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino to the stadium last week to speak to the team. Pitino talked and answered questions for 75 minutes, met with the coaching staff and had lunch with Bradley before driving up to Amelia Island for the ACC meetings. “[Pitino..." May 19

  • Jaguars fans show up in big numbers for rookie minicamp

    Pro Football Talk "Jacksonville is finding its mojo. Quickly. A day after 2,378 fans showed up for the start of 2014 rookie minicamp, a whopping 6,214 attended Saturday’s practice. The numbers come from the Jaguars’ offical website. The prior all-time record attendance for any practice was roughly 4,500...." May 18

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    Hays Carlyon @HaysCarlyon

    #Jaguars CB Jeremy Harris says he's fully recovered from back injury that kept him on IR last season as 7th-round pick.

  • Keim admits Cardinals liked Bortles

    Pro Football Talk "Before the draft, the Cardinals tried hard to conceal their interest in adding a quarterback. “Why?” coach Bruce Arians said in January regarding the possibility of using a draft pick on a signal-caller. After the Cardinals took quarterback Logan Thomas in round four, Arians said, “I lie..." May 17

  • Jaguars no longer 'paid vacation,' owner says

    NFL.com "Last offseason veteran cornerback Aaron Ross ruffled some feathers in Jacksonville when he said his one-year stint with the Jaguars in 2012 was like a 'nice paid vacation.' Ross, who played just four games with the New York Giants last season before hitting injured reserve, quickly apologized..." May 15

  • Source: New NFL policy to reduce pot discipline

    ESPN.com "It would be too late to help Josh Gordon, Will Hill or anyone else in danger of lengthy suspensions for violations of current rules. But when and if the NFL's new drug policy is finalized and announced, it will include changes specific to marijuana and other drugs of abuse. A source told..." May 14

  • Cecil Shorts contract: Jaguars have had discussions about new deal

    BigCatCountry.com "The Jacksonville Jaguars and wide receiver Cecil Shorts have had discussions about a contract extension. The Jacksonville Jaguars and fourth-year wide receiver Cecil Shorts III have already had discussions about a contract extension and general manager Dave Caldwell stated the team wanted to..." May 13

  • Jaguars owner: Justin Blackmon situation a 'tragedy'

    NFL.com "Justin Blackmon isn't long for Jacksonville. After team execs hinted the indefinitely suspended wide receiver wouldn't return in 2014, they followed up their words with action. On Tuesday, the Jaguars got rid of Blackmon's locker, per The Associated Press, the surest sign yet Blackmon isn't in..." May 13

  • Jaguars announce 17 UDFAs, including Stephen Morris

    Pro Football Talk "The Jaguars drafted a quarterback from Florida with the third pick in the draft. After the draft ended, they picked another quarterback from Florida. The process that began with Blake Bortles becoming the No. 3 pick ended with the Jags signing Miami quarterback Stephen Morris. The move..." May 12

  • Jaguars draft corner who tore ACL at Senior Bowl

    Pro Football Talk "See, you don’t have to be one of the best teams in the league to stash picks for the future. The Jaguars used the 114th pick in the NFL Draft on Oklahoma cornerback Aaron Colvin, who tore his ACL at the Senior Bowl. According to Mark Long of the Associated Press, the Jaguars said they..." May 10