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Jacksonville Jaguars DE Odrick Ray Arrested
July 15th, 2012 at 3:59 PM
***PHOTO1*** In another example of idle hands being the devil's playthings, Jacksonville Jaguars defenisve end Odrick Ray was arrested in Tulsa, Oklahoma for outstanding traffic warrants after being pulled over for speeding and not wearing a seatbelt. Ray signed with the Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in 2011, but was...

Life Without Football? Andre Branch Giving Back to His Community
July 11th, 2012 at 5:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** Paul Kuharsky of ESPN South Blog has asked some rookies around the division what would life without football be like. Today, Jaguars rookie defensive end Andre Branch was featured. Here's what Branch had to say: “My God brother owns some group homes in the Richmond, Va., area, that’s what I’d be doing....

Jacksonville Jaguars 101 Offseason Quick Hits
July 10th, 2012 at 7:22 AM
***PHOTO1*** - Jacksonville Jaguars DE Austen Lane posted his Monday schedule for all to see. His schedule includes a series of workouts, intermingled with posting sessions on Twitter and Instagram. Most hilarious is the one about tweeting an inspirational quote using "Shine" and "Grind". If you follow any players on Twitter...

Facing Better Talent in Practice: Which Jaguars Players Will Benefit Most?
June 18th, 2012 at 2:10 PM
***PHOTO1*** NFL teams want talent. They want competitiveness. For the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2011, they lacked both of those characteristics in some positions on the football field. How did that transition to wins for a team like Jacksonville? Well, most of the time it didn't. Opposing teams don't have to face...

Jacksonville Jaguars Cut DE Aaron Kampman
June 7th, 2012 at 5:38 PM
 ***PHOTO1*** In a bit of a downer to an otherwise happy day, the Jacksonville Jaguars have cut ties with DE Aaron Kampman. Kampman signed with the Jaguars as an unrestricted free agent in 2010 after spending most of his career with the Green Bay Packers.He played well until he tore his...

Jacksonville Jaguars Sign DE Andre Branch to 4-year Deal
May 29th, 2012 at 5:47 PM
The first rookie has signed!  According to Tania Ganguli of The Florida Times-Union, the Jacksonville Jaguars have signed one of their six 2012 draft picks. Former Clemson defensive end Andre Branch has agreed to terms Tuesday. Tania tweeted out the financial details of the deal a few hours ago: ***PHOTO1*** Eventually the Jaguars...

Jacksonville Jaguars Defensive End Andre Branch is Gaining Fans as Well
May 18th, 2012 at 11:25 PM
***PHOTO1*** - Justin Blackmon was not the only rookie that impressed during OTAs for the Jacksonville Jaguars. Andre Branch has turned some heads with his relentless style of play, drawing compliments from head coach Mike Mularkey and DE Jeremy Mincey. - LBs Paul Posluszny, and Russell Allen, as well as coaches Mel...

Jacksonvile Jaguars DE Jeremy Mincey Considered as Most Underrated Pass Rusher in NFL
May 9th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** - Former Jacksonville Jaguars S Akwasi Owusu-Ansah was picked up by the Dallas Cowboys. - Jaguars Center Mike Brewster was disappointed that he was passed over in the draft, but he is happy to be near his hometown of Orlando and to be able to learn from Brad Meester. - According to...

Which Jacksonville Jaguars Compare to Superheroes?
May 5th, 2012 at 3:31 PM
Since everybody is into the superhero craze with the Avengers movie coming out, we will have a bit of fun and compare some of our favorite Jaguars to some of our favorite superpowered crimefighters. ***PHOTO1*** 7. WR Mike Thomas is The Flash Thomas has blazing 4.30 speed, he's a bit underappreciated around here,...

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 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...

The Jacksonville Jaguars Waive RB Deji Karim and Five Other Players
April 27th, 2012 at 12:21 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Jacksonville Jaguars have decided to clear some more roster room by cutting ties with 6 players: RB Deji Karim, LB JoJo Dickson, DE Jammie Kirlew, LB Stephen Franklin, K Sam Swank, and DB Trumaine McBride. Many of these players were either training camp holdovers or late-season pickups. However, what...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Jaguars 101 First Round NFL Mock Draft 2012: Picks #9-12
April 20th, 2012 at 12:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** 9. The Carolina Panthers Select DT Dontari Poe, Memphis The Carolina Panthers will roll the dice once again on a boom-or-bust player in Dontari Poe. The Panthers couldn't stop the run at all last year and Poe, an athletic big man who tore up the track at the Scouting Combine, could...

The Acquisition of Lee Evans Could Make Draft Day a Lot More Interesting for the Jacksonville Jaguars
April 19th, 2012 at 5:42 PM
The signing of Lee Evans can be seen as a regular depth move. An aging veteran stopgap that coyuld bide time so that a younger receiver could develop and replace him. With their receiving corps fortified for now, the Jacksonville Jaguars won't be forced to reach for a wide receiver...

Jaguars 101 Pre-Draft Analysis: Syracuse DE Chandler Jones
April 18th, 2012 at 4:32 PM
***PHOTO1*** Height: 6-5 Weight: 266 Draft Stock: He will probably be gone by the middle of the second round. The Jaguars seem to like him, so he might be off of the board when the they pick at #38..   Overview Chandler Jones is a lengthy defensive end from Syracuse. He is pretty athletic and disruptive,...