Jaguars Rumors & News

  • Luke Joeckel suffers concussion "Jaguars left tackle Luke Joeckel suffered a concussion during the first quarter of Sunday's home game against the Miami Dolphins and will not return. Joeckel, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2013 draft, was replaced by undrafted rookie Josh Wells." October 26

  • Jaguars promote CB Peyton Thompson to roster

    Pro Football Talk "With two of their five cornerbacks ailing, the Jaguars brought in some help at the position, calling up first-year cornerback Peyton Thompson from the practice squad Saturday, the team said on its website. The 24-year-old Thompson joined the Jaguars’ practice squad before the start of the..." October 26

  • CB Alan Ball out for Jaguars Sunday "The Jacksonville Jaguars will be without one starting cornerback and possibly his backup for Sunday's home game against the Miami Dolphins. The team said Friday that Alan Ball will not play because of a biceps injury. The player who would replace Ball in the lineup, Dwayne Gratz, is..." October 24

  • British government backs possibility of an NFL franchise in London

    SB Nation "The British government strongly supports the idea of an NFL team based in London, and recently had discussions with high-level league officials about the possibility of putting a team in the United Kingdom. British treasury chief George Osborne pledged full government backing for a franchise in..." October 23

  • Jaguars lose Paul Posluszny for the season to torn pectoral

    Pro Football Talk "The Jaguars got their first win of the season yesterday, but they didn’t get to celebrate for long. Via Ryan O’Halloran of the Florida Times-Union, veteran middle linebacker Paul Posluszny suffered a torn pectoral muscle yesterday and will be out for the year. That’s a huge blow for a young..." October 20

  • Jaguars' Denard Robinson gets chance to start ... and makes the most of it

    Florida Times Union "“The offensive line fired off the ball, and I was like, ‘I’ve got to do the same thing. I’ve got an opportunity, so let’s go,’ ’’ he said. Robinson made the most of his opportunity as he rushed for 127 yards on 22 carries in a 24-6 victory over the Browns. He’s the first Jaguar to rush for 100..." October 20

  • Denard Robinson gets the call at tailback for Jacksonville

    Pro Football Talk "The Jaguars are starting their third new tailback in as many games. Second-year pro Denard Robinson will get the start Sunday vs. Cleveland, the team announced this morning." October 19

  • Mike Pettine on facing the 0-6 Jaguars: "This will be as big a test of maturity and focus we've had to date'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "At times this week, coach Mike Pettine has looked more tense and tightly-wound than the week before, when Big Ben Roethlisberger and his 18-1 record against the Browns were coming to town. That's because it's easy to get 53 guys up for a home game against the hated Pittsburgh Steelers and a..." October 19

  • Jaguars receiver Cecil Shorts credits rapid recovery specialist for career day

    Florida Times Union "Jaguars coach Gus Bradley saw it all week in practice. Receiver Cecil Shorts’ confidence in his body was back. The fourth-year veteran has been plagued by three separate hamstring issues since early in training camp. Shorts was inactive for three of the team’s first five games and couldn’t..." October 19

  • Pettine: Browns wouldn't have drafted Bortles at No. 4 "Brian Hoyer is making his case for a new long-term contract with the Browns even after Cleveland used a first-round draft pick last May on Johnny Manziel. In another universe, would Hoyer have wound up battling Blake Bortles for the job, had the Jaguars passed on the rookie quarterback at No...." October 16

  • Jaguars sign Mike Flacco to practice squad "The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed free agent tight end Mike Flacco to their practice squad, according to a report by Ryan O'Halloran of The Florida Times-Union. Flacco, the younger brother of Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe, was signed by the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent,..." October 14

  • Jaguars rookie Storm Johnson gets first start, but ground game still sputtering

    Florida Times Union "Jaguars rookie running back Storm Johnson started, but the end result was the same for the ground game. Not much went right. Johnson carried 10 times for 21 yards in his first NFL start in Tennessee’s 16-14 win over the Jaguars on Sunday at LP Field. The seventh-round pick did score a..." October 13

  • Titans escape Jaguars, disaster

    Tennessean "After everything that transpired at LP Field on Sunday afternoon, what in the Sammie Hill are the Titans doing needing a blocked field-goal attempt in the closing seconds to beat Jacksonville? Incredibly, that's exactly what had to happen for the Titans to escape with a 16-14 victory over one..." October 13

  • Rookie RB Storm Johnson starts for Jaguars on Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "With Toby Gerhart out, the Jaguars will have a new primary tailback for Sunday’s matchup at Tennessee. Rookie Storm Johnson will get the start against the Titans, the Jaguars said on Twitter this morning." October 12

  • Blake Bortles aims to cut down on interceptions

    Florida Times Union "Don’t tell Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles that mistakes are normal for a rookie. “I don’t really believe in rookie mistakes. There are mistakes and there’s not mistakes. It’s kind of irrelevant when you make mistakes how old you are. People make the same mistakes, whether it’s your first year..." October 11

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    #Jaguars WR Cecil Shorts (hamstring) is expected to be available for this week's game. Whether he plays at #Titans remains in question.

  • Bose sends out free headphones to NFL teams

    Los That Sports Blog "Now that audio powerhouse Bose is the official headphone supplier for the NFL — something that got San Francisco QB Colin Kaepernick fined $10k for wearing Beats headphones this past weekend — Bose needs to push their brand via NFL players. Apparently the company has moved quickly to do so, as..." October 10

  • Steelers find redemption in staving off Jaguars

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "The penalties still were there, though not as many. The secondary came up with a big play rather than allowing one. And the offense held onto the ball during the final minutes instead of giving an opportunity to another winless team to pull off a shocker. Even the run/pass option that doomed..." October 06

  • The Jaguars mascot wants to tell you an Ebola joke

    USA Today "Jacksonville Jaguars mascot Jaxson was patrolling the sidelines at EverBank Field during Sunday’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, rousing the Jaguars’ fans (edit: fan?) into a frenzy. Comedic mastermind that he is, Jaxson realized that a yellow jaguar with teal spots, sunglasses, and Segway..." October 06

  • After impressive debut, dropped passes plague Jaguars' Hurns

    Florida Times Union "And Shorts, whose locker is next to Hurns’, was quick to offer some positive advice after Hurns dropped three passes and caught only four of the 11 passes thrown his way. The next-to-last one was intercepted by the Steelers’ Brice McCain and returned for a touchdown in the fourth quarter,..." October 06

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    Ryan O'Halloran @ryanohalloran

    Ace Sanders activated, Mickey Shuler waived. #jaguars

  • Tight end Marcedes Lewis hopes to return to action on Nov. 23

    Florida Times Union "Lewis’ high left ankle sprain Sept. 14 landed him on the short-term injured reserve — he isn’t allowed to practice until Oct. 27 (six-week mark) and play in a game until Nov. 11 (eight-week mark). The Jaguars’ open date is Nov. 16, pushing back Lewis’ return. Lewis has discarded both the..." October 03

  • Cecil Shorts is out, but Ace Sanders is ready to return

    Florida Times Union "This is a week of contrasting emotions for Jaguars receivers Ace Sanders and Cecil Shorts. Sanders’ four-game suspension ended Monday and it’s possible he will play Sunday against Pittsburgh. Shorts, meanwhile, sustained a left hamstring injury in the third quarter of Sunday’s loss to San..." September 30

  • Chargers settle down, subdue Jaguars, 33-14

    San Diego Union-Tribune "John Pagano pointed and gestured Sunday, waving his arms around when addressing the Chargers defense. It just allowed its second touchdown of the second quarter. Before the ensuing kickoff, the coordinator gathered the unit together for a simple, sideline message. Jacksonville did not score..." September 29

  • Jaguars make multiple lineup changes to struggling defense

    Florida Times Union "Jaguars coach Gus Bradley strongly hinted that changes to the defensive lineup were coming following Sunday's 44-17 loss to Indianapolis at EverBank Field. The changes came Wednesday as the team began preparing for Sunday's game at San Diego. Josh Evans is replacing Winston Guy at free..." September 24

  • Poached: Jaguars Sign TE Nic Jacobs From Saints Practice Squad

    Canal Street Chronicles "The Jacksonville Jaguars made several moves today including signing Nic Jacobs from the Saints practice squad. Nic Jacobs, the former McNeese State Cowboy and LSU Tiger, was signed from the Saints practice squad. One of several moves by the Jacksonville Jaguars today. They placed safety Chris..." September 23

  • Jaguars re-signed Sherrod Martin Today

    National Football Post "Veteran safety Sherrod Martin re-signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars today, according to a source. Martin, 28, is a former Carolina Panthers second-round draft pick from Troy. He was selected 59th overall in the 2009 NFL draft. In four seasons with the Panthers, the 6-foot-1, 200-pounder..." September 23

  • Denard Robinson earning more carries with impressive play

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Denard Robinson appears to be a serious contender for more carries. The second-year running back ran the ball eight times for 33 yards against Indianapolis in Sunday’s 44-17 loss. Robinson had three carries for eight yards in the first two games combined, but Jaguars coach Gus Bradley is..." September 23

  • Blake Bortles named Jaguars starting quarterback "The Jaguars have named the No. 3 overall pick their starting quarterback. The Jacksonville Jaguars have named rookie quarterback Blake Bortles the starting quarterback, deciding to bench veteran Chad Henne and roll with the rookie. On Sunday against Jacksonville Bortles completed 14-of-24..." September 22

  • Jaguars' defense going backward at alarming rate

    Jacksonville Times-Union "The Jaguars have a new starting quarterback, but even if rookie Blake Bortles was the perfect mixture of the greats mentioned above, it wouldn’t be enough. The Jaguars’ defense has fallen that hard. Indianapolis scored on its first six possessions in a 44-17 laugher on Sunday at EverBank..." September 22

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    Kevin Seifert @SeifertESPN

    And in Week 3, we get appearances from Blake Bortles, Teddy Bridgewater, Johnny Manziel and Derek Carr. Top 4 QBs drafted.

  • Jaguars' Marqise Lee says he won't play Sunday

    Florida Times Union "Jaguars receiver Marqise Lee said today he won’t play Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts after experiencing hamstring tightness during Wednesday’s practice. Lee’s absence means the Jaguars will be even more short-handed than usual at receiver. Allen Hurns (ankle) sat out Wednesday’s practice..." September 18

  • Jaguars safety Johnathan Cyprien cleared to return to play after concussion in first game

    Florida Times Union "The Jaguars defense is getting its enforcer in the secondary back. Strong safety Johnathan Cyprien has been cleared to resume all activities following a concussion suffered in the regular-season opener at Philadelphia on Sept. 7. Cyprien, selected in the second round of the 2013 draft,..." September 17

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    #Jaguars announced: RT Cameron Bradfield waived. Placed TE Marcedes Lewis on IR-DFR.

  • Could Condoleezza Rice Replace Roger Goodell As Commissioner Of The NFL? "While there are still many questions to be answered as the NFL investigates its handling of Ray Rice's assault case, there are already a handful of prominent voices calling for commissioner Roger Goodell to step down and an intriguing candidate to take his place. U.S. Senator Kirsten..." September 16

  • Henne to start for Jaguars this week vs. Colts "Chad Henne will start at quarterback for the Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts, head coach Gus Bradley announced. Bradley quickly put to an end to the speculation that first round draft pick Blake Bortles could get the call." September 15

  • Sad-sack day for Jaguars in 41-10 loss to Redskins

    Florida Times Union "Bryant knew as soon as he signed in mid-March that playing for the Jaguars would be different from Seattle. A younger roster. Instability at several key positions. Less talent. Bryant can deal with the setbacks that occur during a building process. It’s the lack of tackling, blocking and..." September 15

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    John Oehser @JohnOehser

    TE Marcedes Lewis (high ankle) will be out 6-to-8 weeks. #Jaguars

  • Jaguars receiver Allen Hurns vows he won't fade after hot start

    Miami Herald "Jacksonville Jaguars' wide receiver Allen Hurns hasn't even played his second NFL game and he's already been labeled a flash in the pan. At least that's what it seems like from the reaction to the undrafted free agent's four-catch, 110-yard, two-touchdown NFL debut. Don't expect too much, the..." September 14

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    John Oehser @JohnOehser

    TE Clay Harbor and RB Storm Johnson Jaguars players to not make trip to Washington.

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    #Jaguars are expected to waive 5th-round pick DE Chris Smith, source said.

  • Blake Bortles learning from sidelines

    Florida Times Union "The No. 3 pick in the draft shined in the preseason, completing 32-of-51 passes for 521 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions. Eleven of his completions gained at least 20 yards. However, Bortles’ role now is to learn and grow behind veteran starter Chad Henne. Jaguars coach Gus..." September 13

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    Ryan O'Halloran @ryanohalloran

    Gerhart said ankle progressing. Expects to play.

  • Analyzing Chad Henne's shots down the field in Philadelphia

    Florida Times Union "One thing Blake Bortles was unafraid of doing during the preseason was driving the football down the field. Maybe that’s youth, but it could be confidence and the fact the games didn’t count. That attitude, though, wasn’t present with Chad Henne during the Jaguars’ 34-17 season-opening loss at..." September 10

  • Jaguars won't bench Chad Henne anytime soon "The Jacksonville Jaguars will be starting Chad Henne against Washington on Sunday, as they should*, and won't be benching him in favor of rookie Blake Bortles anytime soon. Regardless of how Henne plays on Sunday in the nation's capital, he's going to start against the Indianapolis Colts in the..." September 09

  • NFL Leads Push For Franchise in Europe "This NFL season has kicked off with more fanfare than ever before, and excitement for the sport isn't limited to the United States. For the first time in the league's history there will be three regular-season games played abroad, all of them at Wembley Stadium in London. The games will come on..." September 09

  • Johnathan Cyprien out for Jaguars " Jacksonville Jaguars safety Johnathan Cyprien will not play in the second half against the Eagles because of a head injury. Cyprien left the game late in the first half after his head hit the turf while he was breaking up Nick Foles' deep pass intended for Jeremy Maclin." September 07

  • Allen Hurns is on pace to break every modern receiving record

    Pro Football Talk "The day’s first 100-yard receiver is probably not on your fantasy team. Jaguars undrafted rookie Allen Hurns has three catches for 101 yards and two touchdowns in the first quarter, as the Jags lead the Eagles 14-0. That puts him on pace for 6,464 receiving yards and 128 touchdowns this..." September 07

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    Mark Long @APMarkLong

    Shorts, OT Pasztor, TE Harbor and RB Storm Johnson won't make the trip to Philly

  • Bradley thinks Bortles will learn as Henne’s backup

    Pro Football Talk "Blake Bortles had a brilliant preseason as the backup quarterback in Jacksonville, and yet coach Gus Bradley is adamant that Bortles will remain the backup while Chad Henne starts. According to Bradley, the reason is simple: Bortles will be a better quarterback in the long run if he’s a backup..." September 06