Jaguars Rumors & News

  • NFL concussion settlement takes nasty turn

    ESPN "The $1 billion NFL concussion settlement -- nearly six years in the making yet still to deliver a penny to former players and their families for brain injuries stemming from football -- is revealing the underbelly of the legal system to former players and their families. As they finally close..." March 29

  • NFL: Concussions dropped by around 10 percent

    Fanrag Sports "According to the NFL, concussions dropped in 2016, falling by around 10 percent. That would make it appear that the strict concussion protocol has been working. Since the lawsuit, the NFL has been working to cut back on concussions. They originally rose with the new protocol, but the NFL..." March 28

  • 2017 NFL schedule: League reportedly hoping to unveil full schedule in late April

    CBS Sports "The release of the NFL schedule has become much more than an announcement with a long list of football games to be played in the future. It’s become a full-blown spectacle, with a three- or four-hour television program planned around it on multiple networks. This despite everyone already knowing..." March 28

  • Leaping block attempts on field goals, extra points expected to be banned

    ESPN "NFL owners are expected to pass a rule on Tuesday that will prohibit players from leaping over linemen to try to block field goal and extra-point attempts, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Sources said the league feels the play is too dangerous and a player could get flipped over and..." March 28

  • NFL Owners Approve Raiders' Relocation Proposal

    NBC New York "NFL owners have given the Oakland Raiders the green light to continue with their current home in the East Bay in favor of Las Vegas. Stay tuned for updates. Monday could be the day many fans of the "Silver and Black" have feared for years. NFL owners stationed in Phoenix could vote as..." March 28

  • The NFL has an odd rule about refs visiting Las Vegas during the regular season

    CBS Sports "If the Raiders want to have an officiating crew at the first game they play in Las Vegas, then the NFL is going to have change one of its weirdest rules, which you probably didn’t even know about: NFL refs aren’t allowed to visit Sin City during the season. Under current league policy, every..." March 27

  • NFL owners to rake in absurd money in Rams, Chargers and Raiders relocation fees

    Sportsnaut "NFL owners are in Phoenix, Arizona for the Annual League Meeting, and they’re expected to approve a proposal that would send the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas. Now we have at least one idea about why there is so much overwhelming support for the proposed move, as it means more money in the..." March 27

  • Jaguars sign DE Malliciah Goodman

    Pro Football Talk "Defensive end Malliciah Goodman was a spectator for most of last season. After the Falcons waived him in early September, he remained a free agent for the season’s first seven weeks. The Seahawks then signed him for a week, waived him, and he went unsigned for another five through November...." March 25

  • NFLPA investigating Jaguars for possible CBA violation

    Jacksonville Times-Union "The NFLPA is investigating the Jaguars for a violation of the collective bargaining agreement in relation to a letter executive vice president Tom Coughlin sent to several players under contract. The letter said they were required to return to Jacksonville for a physical examination during the..." March 25

  • Dolphins restructure Julius Thomas' deal to cut $12.6M

    CBS Sports "Thomas restructured his contract to eliminate $12.6 million, essentially turning it into a two-year, $12.2 million deal with $7.5 million guaranteed, The South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports. Thomas wouldn't have been traded if he wasn't willing to restructure the five-year, $46 million contract..." March 24

  • Blake Bortles says he's making progress with decision-making

    ESPN "Quarterback Blake Bortles has been diligently working to fix the mechanical flaws that affected his performance in 2016. For nearly two months he's been out in California at the training program 3DQB being tutored by throwing coaches, including Adam Dedeaux. As for the mental mistakes that have..." March 24

  • Jaguars Exploring Plans To Build Practice Facility In London Near Wembley

    NESN "The Jacksonville Jaguars are planning to officially put down roots in London. The team is looking into building a practice facility in the United Kingdom’s capital near Wembley Stadium, where the Jags have played a game every season since 2013. City A.M.’s Frank Dalleres reported Wednesday the..." March 23

  • ESPN formally announces Suzy Kolber, Samantha Ponder, Trey Wingo to head NFL studio shows

    Awful Announcing "Three weeks ago, Jim Miller reported that ESPN would replace Chris Berman with a trio of studio hosts: Trey Wingo, Suzy Kolber and Samantha Ponder. On Thursday, ESPN finally confirmed the news, announcing that Kolber will host Monday Night Countdown, Ponder will lead Sunday NFL Countdown and Wingo..." March 23

  • Jaguars sign former Raiders tight end Mychal Rivera

    Pro Football Talk "The Jacksonville Jaguars announced on Wednesday they have signed former Oakland Raiders tight end Mychal Rivera. It’s a one-year deal with a team option for a second year according to Mike Garafolo of the NFL Network. Rivera has played in 61 games for the Raiders over the past four seasons..." March 22

  • A.J. Bouye is excited about teaming up with Jalen Ramsey in the Jaguars secondary

    First Coast News "The Jaguars went all in on new starting cornerback A.J. Bouye in free agency. Now the fifth-year player is hoping to do his part for his new club. Bouye has been watching game footage from last season, trying to get a feel for the Jaguars' scheme under defensive coordinator Todd Wash. While..." March 21

  • Former Jags WR arrested for hitting woman during kids birthday party

    WSB-TV Atlanta "A former NFL player is accused of attacking his fiancee in a home in which a child's birthday party was going on. Michael Thomas walked into the Fulton County Jail courtroom wearing a blue inmate uniform. It’s a different uniform than the one people are used to seeing on him. Thomas played for..." March 21

  • Tackle prospect Cam Robinson sets up some visits

    Pro Football Talk "This year’s draft class isn’t seen as being a particularly strong one for offensive tackles, but the needs at the position around the league mean that those at the top of the list are still likely to come off the board early in the draft process. One of those tackles is Alabama’s Cam Robinson,..." March 20

  • Blake Bortles has worked on quicker release, other tweaks

    ESPN "Blake Bortles has spent the past two months working on his mechanics with his throwing coaches at 3DQB in California, not worrying about whether the Jacksonville Jaguars want him around in 2018. That doesn't mean Bortles is ignoring the fact that the 2017 season is make-or-break for him in..." March 19

  • Saints were among teams to express interest in A.J. Bouye before start of free agency

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The New Orleans Saints are serious about bolstering the pass defense. New Orleans is currently in pursuit of New England Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler, a restricted free agent, but what happened behind the scenes early in free agency offers the proof. The Saints were among teams to..." March 19

  • Jaguars to target Leonard Fournette in first round

    Sportsnaut "The Jacksonville Jaguars have spent this free agency period adding to the defensive side of the ball. Always willing to hand out the large contract to proven veterans, Jacksonville signed Calais Campbell, A.J. Bouye and Barry Church. Now apparently looking to offense heading into the 2017 NFL..." March 18

  • Slim pickings remain in free agency

    Pro Football Talk "There aren’t many big moves left to make in free agency. Sure, there’s still the question of whether our No. 1 free agent, Le’Veon Bell, will sign a long-term deal in Pittsburgh or play this season on the franchise tag. And there are big names out there like Adrian Peterson, Jamaal Charles and..." March 18

  • Nothing left of Jaguars' 2013 draft

    ESPN "A moment of silence, please, for the Jacksonville Jaguars 2013 draft. Barring a highly unlikely re-signing of Denard Robinson in the next few weeks, there won’t be a single player left on the roster from that draft. The two best players from that class -- offensive tackle Luke Joeckel and..." March 17

  • Jaguars Sign LB Josh McNary

    Pro Football Rumors "The Jaguars signed linebacker Josh McNary, according to a team announcement. McNary, formerly with the Colts, was non-tendered this offseason. McNary, an Army product, appeared in all 16 regular season games for the Colts last season. He has been largely a special teams guy for Indianapolis..." March 16

  • Calais Campbell didn't talk to Marrone before Jags signing

    NFL.com "Upon signing with the Jaguars, Calais Campbell was sold on their bedrock of young talent and viewed himself as the final piece of the puzzle. Before that? He didn't even get a chance to speak with head coach Doug Marrone or executive vice president Tom Coughlin. "Afterwards," Campbell told..." March 15

  • Dontari Poe's Colts Visit Reportedly 'Went Well,' DT to Visit with Jaguars

    Bleacher Report "Following a visit with the Indianapolis Colts, free-agent defensive tackle Dontari Poe is reportedly set to meet with the Jacksonville Jaguars. According to ESPN's Josina Anderson, Poe's visit with the Colts "went well," but no deal has been struck, which will allow him to speak with the..." March 13

  • Jags cut veteran NT Roy Miller

    ESPN "The Jacksonville Jaguars cut veteran nose tackle Roy Miller on Sunday afternoon, ending the tenure of one of the team's most well-liked players. Miller has spent four seasons with the Jaguars and has been one of their better defensive linemen, but he missed 11 games last season with a torn..." March 12

  • Former Raiders RB Latavius Murray to meet with Jaguars, Seahawks

    USA Today "Former Oakland Raiders running back Latavius Murray is already expected to walk out of the Raiders’ doors, but which doors he will open next has yet to be determined. Murray will explore potential contract opportunities with the Jacksonville Jaguars on Monday and the Seattle Seahawks on..." March 12

  • Jaguars sign offensive lineman Earl Watford

    Pro Football Talk "The Jaguars are continuing to bring guys in at a rapid pace, even if the numbers are starting to shrink. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Jaguars signed former Cardinals guard Earl Watford to a two-year, $6 million deal." March 11

  • Jets add offensive lineman Kelvin Beachum Jr., kicker Chandler Catanzaro

    Newsday "The Jets have found their new left tackle and a new kicker. The team announced on Friday that they signed former Steelers and Jaguars offensive lineman Kelvin Beachum Jr. and former Cardinals kicker Chandler Catanzaro. Beachum, 27, joined the Jets almost a year to the day that they hosted..." March 11

  • Jaguars sign Lerentee McCray, bring back Bryan Walters

    Pro Football Talk "The Jaguars made moves across of the free agency spectrum on Thursday. They landed defensive lineman Calais Campbell and cornerback A.J. Bouye with big deals, signed safety Barry Church a mid-sized contract and signed a couple of players to smaller deals. Linebacker Lerentee McCray’s agents..." March 10

  • Jaguars cut defensive tackle Sen’Derrick Marks

    Pro Football Talk "If you’re going to pay big money for defensive linemen, eventually it has to come from somewhere. According to Ryan O’Halloran of the Florida Times-Union, the Jaguars cut defensive tackle Sen’Derrick Marks." March 09

  • Jaguars sign cornerback A.J. Bouye for five years, $67.5 million

    Pro Football Talk "A.J. Bouye stayed in the division, and got very rich. Via Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Texans cornerback is going to Jacksonville for a five-year, $67.5 million contract. The deal includes $26 million guaranteed. He joins newcomer Calais Campbell, as they continue to put talented young..." March 09

  • Titans to sign safety Cyprien

    Tennessean "The Titans are signing former Jaguars safety Johnathan Cyprien, ESPN reports. Terms of the deal have yet to be disclosed. Free agency officially begins at 3 p.m. The 6-foot, 217-pound Cyprien, known for his physicality, was the 33rd overall pick in the second round out of Florida International..." March 09

  • Calais Campbell will sign with Jacksonville Jaguars

    NFL.com "The Jacksonville Jaguars signed the best free agent defensive lineman on the free agent market in 2016 when they inked Malik Jackson. They liked the experience so much, they are doing it again this year with Calais Campbell. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport are signing defensive end Calais..." March 09

  • Jaguars closing in on deal for Bouye

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ian Rapoport and James Palmer of NFL Media reports that the Jaguars are closing in on a deal with free agent CB A.J. Bouye. Bouye, 25, wound up signing on with the Texans as an undrafted free agent out of UCF back in 2013. He returned to the Texans on a one-year, $1.671 million restricted..." March 09

  • Calais Campbell and wife deciding between Broncos, Jaguars

    Pro Football Talk "Calais Campbell has a dilemma. Does he take more money to join the Jaguars or less money to return home to Colorado and play for the Broncos? Mike Klis of 9news.com reports that Campbell and his wife currently are deciding between the two teams. The soon-to-be-former Cardinals, who arrived via..." March 09

  • Barry Church set to sign with Jaguars

    Pro Football Talk "New Jaguars head of football operations Tom Coughlin saw a lot of safety Barry Church over the years when Coughlin was coaching the Giants and Church was playing for the Cowboys and it seems Church made a good impression. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that “barring a change of heart” Church..." March 08

  • Giants, Jaguars, Bills & Patriots In The Mix For TE Martellus Bennett

    NFL Trade Rumors "Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that the Giants, Jaguars, Bills and Patriots are in on free agent TE Martellus Bennett. Previous reports have said Bennett is expected to test the free agent market and there is a “real possibility” he could move on from the Patriots based on his asking..." March 08

  • Jaguars targeting multiple top-level free agents

    Sportsnaut "The Jacksonville Jaguars have spent big in free agency over the last few seasons and general manager Dave Caldwell is getting right back into it. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport is reporting that the Jaguars are “in the mix” for guard Kevin Zeitler, cornerback A.J. Bouye, defensive lineman Calais..." March 08

  • “Mutual Interest” Between Packers & CB Davon House

    NFL Trade Rumors "Rob Demovsky of ESPN reports that the Packers have already contacted free agent CB Davon House about a return to Green Bay. According to Demovsky, there is “mutual interest” between the two parties in a potential deal. As soon as reports surfaced that House could be cut, many made the..." March 07

  • Dave Caldwell disputes story about Julius Thomas’ blocking

    Pro Football Talk "A report recently emerged that the Jaguars are trading tight end Julius Thomas because they became tired of his “non-existent” blocking. In a recent visit with PFT Live from the Scouting Combine, Jaguars G.M. Dave Caldwell disputed the notion that Thomas is being traded due to concerns about his..." March 06

  • Jaguars' Khan: 'We're counting on' Bortles to bounce back in 2017

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Jaguars owner Shad Khan is scheduled to be available to the media during Wednesday’s “State of the Franchise” event. Before then, it’s time to clean out the notebook from his interview with the Times-Union last month at the Super Bowl. *Khan on quarterback Blake Bortles bouncing back in 2017:..." March 05

  • Patriots, Jaguars, Raiders all reportedly interested in signing Martellus Bennett

    CBS Sports "Last month, Martellus Bennett compared hitting free agency to “being that girl that’s newly single and fresh on that market.” On Saturday, a few of his suitors emerged. According to the Boston Globe’s Ben Volin, the Raiders and Jaguars are both interested in signing Bennett. Meanwhile, the..." March 04

  • Jaguars To Release Davon House, Shopping Sen’Derrick Marks

    Pro Football Rumors "Both Davon House and Sen’Derrick Marks saw their roles diminish last season after formerly being full-time Jaguars starters. And both could play elsewhere in 2017. After previously trying to find a trade partner for the cornerback, the Jags plan to cut House, Adam Caplan of ESPN.com tweets. They..." March 04

  • NFLPA boss DeMaurice Smith says he wants weed treated as health issue, like concussions

    USA Today "The NFL Players Association plans to propose updates to the collectively bargained substance abuse policy that repositions marijuana use as a player health and safety issue, along the same lines as revisions to concussion protocol in recent years. NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith told..." March 02

  • Jaguars taking time on Blake Bortles' fifth-year option

    NFL.com "The Jaguars are not bailing on quarterback Blake Bortles. Over the last two days here in Indianapolis, their decision-makers have made that extremely clear. But that does not mean they'll trip over themselves to sign Bortles to his fifth-year option. The team has until May to make that call..." March 02

  • Doug Marrone affirms that Blake Bortles is Jaguars’ quarterback

    Larry Brown Sports "Blake Bortles is the quarterback of the Jacksonville Jaguars, at least according to his coach. Jaguars coach Doug Marrone affirmed his commitment to Bortles on Wednesday, telling reporters that as far as he’s concerned, there is no other option at quarterback. Bortles took a step back in..." March 01

  • Competition Committee discussing centralizing review system

    NFL.com "The NFL's Competition Committee is discussing two proposals that would significantly alter officiating -- whether to make referees full-time employees and how to centralize the replay review system. According to one league official familiar with the committee's conversations during its meetings..." March 01

  • League considering full-time referees, again

    Pro Football Talk "The issue of full-time officials has percolated from time to time over the past five years. Indeed, the 2012 labor deal between the league and the NFL Referees Association gave the NFL the right to hire up to 17 full-time officials. The NFL once again is considering whether to finally follow..." March 01

  • Jaguars sign former CFL offensive tackle Greg Van Roten

    Jacksonville Times-Union "The Jaguars continued to add offensive line depth Monday by signing left tackle Greg Van Roten. Van Roten (6-foot 3 and 308 pounds) spent the last two years (32 starts) with the CFL’s Toronto Argonauts; his coach there is current Jaguars quarterbacks coach Scott Milanovich. Van Roten turned..." February 28

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