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Jacksonville Jaguars GM Gene Smith is not Completely Wrong in Drafting Punter Bryan Anger
May 1st, 2012 at 1:30 PM
Now that everyone has had time to simmer after GM Gene Smith decided to take a punter in the third round, we will  provide a rational explanation as to why the Jaguars needed a punter. Let's get this out of the way: I DO NOT condone taking a punter in...

Jacksonville Jaguars Football Rumors and Updates
May 1st, 2012 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** - The Jacksonville Jaguars waived DL David Howard. He was signed on April 16th, but he was probably made expendable by the two draft picks spent on linemen. - The Indianapolis Colts picked up RB Deji Karim off of waivers. It isn't going to really help their running game at all,...

The Jacksonville Jaguars Have Signed 17 Undrafted Free Agent Rookies
April 30th, 2012 at 6:12 PM
***PHOTO1*** Pos Player Name Height Weight Age College DE  Kendrick Adams 6-5 244 23 LSU RB Joe Banyard 5-11 213 23 UTEP OT Lee Barbiasz 6-7 310 23 Northern Colorado CB Antwon Blake 5-9 198 21 UTEP WR Jarrett Boykin 6-2 212 22 Virginia Tech C Mike Brewster 6-4 314 22 Ohio State DE Ryan Davis 6-2 261 23 Bethune Cookman CB Antonio Dennard 5-11 185 22 Langston WR Kevin Elliot 6-3 213 23 Florida A&M G D.J. Hall 6-1 319 23 Texas State CB Dontrel Johnson 5-9 176 23 Murray State DT Drew Nowak 6-3 292 22 Western Michigan WR Nelson Rosario 6-5 225 22 UCLA LB J.K. Schaffer 6-0 232 21 Cincinnati LB Julian Stanford 6-1 229 21 Wagner DE Frank Trotter 6-1 269 22 Memphis TE Matt Veldman 6-7 256 23 North Dakota  There are a few notable names on here, so we're going to go over a few profiles: - Mike Brewster was considered one of...

Jacksonville Jaguars Football Rumors and Updates
April 30th, 2012 at 9:15 AM
***PHOTO1*** - Confidence seemed to be a common denominator between Justin Blackmon and Andre Branch. They are both confident that they can't be beaten one-on-one and it seems that Gene Smith, Mike Mularkey, and Shad Khan love that quality about them. - Mike Mularkey has said that he was willing to try...

Jacksonville Jaguars Football Rumors and Updates
April 29th, 2012 at 9:10 AM
***PHOTO1*** - New Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon will wear the number 14, while Laurent Robinson will keep the number 81. - In the wake of the drafting of Bryan Anger, the Jaguars waived Nick Harris and Spencer Lanning.  - The Undrafted Free Agents are starting to roll in for the Jaguars...

The Jacksonville Jaguars Select DT Jeris Pendleton with the 228th Overall Pick
April 28th, 2012 at 10:35 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Jacksonville Jaguars decided to fortify the defensive line by selecting DT Jeris Pendleton with their 7th round pick. Of all of the 2012 picks, Pendleton is the most intriguing pick of the 2012 draft class. He is 6-2, 328 pounds and he ran a sub 5.0 40-time and had...

The Jacksonville Jaguars Select CB Mike Harris with the 176th Overall Pick
April 28th, 2012 at 10:14 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Jacksonville Jaguars decided to add another body in their defensive backfield by selecting Mike Harris from FSU.  He transferred from Junior College in 2010 and managed to be a vital part of the FSU defense. He is a physical corner that would be best suited to the nickelback position....

The Jacksonville Jaguars Select LB Brandon Marshall with the 142nd Overall Pick
April 28th, 2012 at 2:33 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Jacksonville Jaguars have decided to bolster their linebacker depth by selecting LB Brandon Marshall from Nevada. He is a versatile player who can pay inside and outside. he provides nice depth along with Kyle Bosworth and  Russell Allen. He had 94 tackles, 2 sacks and at least 7.5 tackles...

Jacksonville Jaguars Football Rumors and Updates
April 28th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** - According to Yahoo Sports' Michael Silver, St. Louis Rams head coach (and Jaguar archenemy) Jeff Fisher was so intent on acquiring WR Justin Blackmon that he threw down his eyeglasses and shouted a four-letter expletive when the Jacksonville Jaguars traded up to pick Justin Blackmon. Any time that Jeff...

The Jacksonville Jaguars Select P Bryan Anger with the 70th Overall Pick
April 27th, 2012 at 10:14 PM
***PHOTO1*** Well, the Jaguars decided to foprtify their special teams unit with the addition of California punter Bryan Anger. He is the highest drafted punter since Todd Sauerbrun in 1995. While the pick is surprising, upon further inspection this pick does make sense. The Jaguars were ranked 31st in the league...

The Jacksonville Jaguars Select Clemson DE Andre Branch with the 38th Overall Pick
April 27th, 2012 at 7:44 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Jacksonville Jaguars have addressed the defensive line by selecting Clemson Defensive End Andre Branch. An explosive rusher, he has shown the ability to get to the quarterback. Perhaps he and Jeremy Mincey could become Andrew Luck's worse nightmare for the next decade. Branch record 10.5 sacks and 14 tackles...

Jacksonville Jaguars Football Rumors and Updates
April 27th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** - Jacksonville Jaguars DT Terrance Knighton is back in the building hanging out with his teammates.  - It seems that Peter King was correct in his article. The trade-down market for the Jaguars died down. - The Jaguars' next pick is at #38. overall. Many impact players are still left on the...

The Jacksonville Jaguars Trade up to #5 Overall to Select Oklahoma State WR Justin Blackmon
April 26th, 2012 at 8:44 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Jacksonville Jaguars have decided to make another splash on Draft Night by selecting WR Justin Blackmon. The top ranked receiver of the draft,  Blackmon caught 121 balls for over 1500 yards. He brings star power to a receiving corps that was severely lacking in 2011 and he energizes a...

Jacksonville Jaguars Football Rumors and Updates
April 26th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** -  Take this with a grain of salt, but it has been reported that the Denver Broncos have contacted the Jaguars about trading up for Stephon Gilmore. I don't think that it is likely but if it does happen, the Jags could have a pretty nice draft in 2012. - DT...

Jaguars 101 First Round NFL Mock Draft 2012: Picks #29-32
April 25th, 2012 at 12:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** 29. The Baltimore Ravens Select C Peter Konz, Wisconsin Current center Matt Birk turns 36 in July and since he isn't going to get any younger, the Ravens should invest in the future and take the top rated center in the draft, plus, he could probably compete with Jah Reed for...

Jacksonville Jaguars Football Rumors and Updates
April 25th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** - The Jacksonville Jaguars also talked to Northern Colorado running back Raymond Carter. Carter, like his teammate Lee Barbasz, is projected to be undrafted. He has pretty good size for a running back at 6-0, 217 and he transferred to Northern Colorado from UCLA in 2009. -  It seems that Bill...

Jacksonville Jaguars 101 First Round NFL Mock Draft 2012: Picks #25-28
April 24th, 2012 at 12:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** 25. The Denver Broncos Select DT Jerel Worthy, Michigan State The Broncos need another big body in the middle of their defensive line to plug up the rushing defense. However, with the recent retirement of safety  Brian Dawkins, that pick might change. 26. The Houston Texans Select WR Rueben Randle, LSU The Texans...

Jaguars 101 First Round NFL Mock Draft 2012: Picks #21-24
April 23rd, 2012 at 1:07 PM
***PHOTO1*** 21. The Cincinnati Bengals Select DE Andre Branch, Clemson Bengals woud probably love to add another rotational rusher on their defensive line, because I don't think a couple of first round busts like Derrick Harvey and Jamaal anderson are going to help them very much.  22. The Cleveland Browns DE Nick Perry,...

Jaguars 101 Pre-Draft Analysis: Texas A&M QB Ryan Tannehill
April 22nd, 2012 at 5:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** Height: 6-4 Weight: 221 Draft Stock: He could go anywhere from #4 overall to the Cleveland Browns to #8 overall with the Miami Dolphins.   Overview Ryan Tannehill is an athletic quarterback from Texas A&M. He originally played at wide receiver in his freshman and sophomore season and he converted to a quarterback and threw...

New Poll: Who Should the Jacksonville Jaguars Select at #7 Overall?
April 22nd, 2012 at 2:15 PM
With it finally being draft week, we at Jaguars 101 have to ask: Who should the Jacksonville Jaguars Select at #7 overall? We have the options listed below with a short description of each prospect. [poll id="12"] WR Justin Blackmon The top ranked receiver in the draft. He was the focal point of...