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Category: ‘Defensive Ends’

Jaguars 101 Pre-Draft Analysis: Clemson DE Andre Branch
April 17th, 2012 at 6:38 PM
***PHOTO1*** Height: 6-4 Weight: 259 Draft Stock: He could go anywhere from the middle of the first round to the early second.   Overview Andre Branch is a defensive end from Clemson. He racked up 10.5 sacks and this year and turned heads at the combine with his 4.70 40-time.  He's a bit undersized and a...

Jacksonville Jaguars 101 Pre-Draft Analysis: Illinois DE/OLB Whitney Mercilus
April 16th, 2012 at 11:14 PM
***PHOTO1*** Height: 6-4 Weight: 261 Draft Stock: Mercilus will not fall past the Detroit Lions at  # 23 overall.   Overview Whitney Mercilus is an outstanding defensive end from the University of Illinois who racked up 16 sacks 2011, leading the country in that category. He is a bit undersized, but he has the skillset to...

Jaguars 101 Pre-Draft Analysis: Alabama DE Courtney Upshaw
April 15th, 2012 at 9:32 PM
***PHOTO1*** Height: 6-2 Weight: 272 Draft Stock: Anywhere from the Chicago Bears at #19 to the Detroit Lions at #23. If he manages to fall past the Lions, he will probably fall into the mid-second round.   Overview Courtney Upshaw is a defensive end for the Alabama Crimson Tide.  He was a fixture on a suffocating...

Jaguars 101 Pre-Draft Analysis: USC Defensive End Nick Perry
April 15th, 2012 at 12:04 AM
***PHOTO1*** Height: 6-3 Weight: 271 Draft Stock: He will probably be selected in the latter part of the first round. But he is probably not going to fall past the Tennessee Titans at #20.    Overview Nick Perry is a high motor defensive end for the University of Southern California. He has a serious burst off...

Jacksonville Jaguars Football Rumors and Updates
April 14th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** - Temple OLB Tahir Whitehead has visited with the Jacksonville Jaguars .He is a late round prospect that was All-MAC Second Team in 2011. He had a team high 12 tackles for loss as well as 5 sacks and 4 forced fumbles. He seems to be a scrappy. high motor...

Jaguars 101 Pre-Draft Analysis: South Carolina DE Melvin Ingram
April 13th, 2012 at 11:45 PM
***PHOTO1*** Height: 6-2 Weight: 264 Draft Stock: He will not fall past the New York Jets at #16 although they might trade up even higher .   Overview Melvin Ingram was a vital part of South Carolina's defense in 2011. He is an undersized,  high-motor defensive end that has been a productive player in spite of...

Jacksonville Jaguars 101 Looks at DE Quinton Coples of University of North Carolina in Pre-Draft Analysis
April 12th, 2012 at 7:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** Height: 6-6 Weight: 284 Draft Stock: Coples will probably be the first defensive end taken off of the board in the upper half of the first round..    Overview The top two ranked defensive ends are two almost completely different prospects. Quinton Coples is the prototypical 4-3 defensive end, which is perfect for the Jacksonville...

Jacksonville Jaguars Football Rumors and Updates
April 10th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** -  Cornerback William Middleton has signed his fifth round tender.  He started 6 games last year in the place of Rashean Mathis and Derek Cox before he too went down with a season-ending injury. Middleton is the last restricted free agent for the Jacksonville Jaguars to sign his tender. Which...

Jacksonville Jaguars Resign Defensive End Jeremy Mincey
March 14th, 2012 at 9:27 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Jacksonville Jaguars have decided to keep DE Jeremy Mincey with a four year deal worth up to $27.2 million. Mincey was also listening to offers from the Chicago Bears, but he decided to stay in Jacksonville with a nice deal for both sides. Averaging about 6 million per year...

Jacksonville Jaguars Poll: Which Top Free Agent Do You Want Them to Pick?
March 11th, 2012 at 8:49 AM
With Free Agency officially starting on Tuesday, four top positional players will be available. Which top Free Agent do you want the Jacksonville Jaguars to go after: Wide Receiver Vincent Jackson, Defensive End Mario Williams, Cornerback Brandon Carr, and  Quarterback Peyton Manning. [poll id="10"] WR Vincent Jackson Jackson is a supremely talented wide...

New Poll: Which Unrestricted Free Agents Should the Jacksonville Jaguars Go After?
February 26th, 2012 at 1:43 PM
With free agency around the corner, we want to know  which free agents that you want the Jaguars to take when free agency starts on March 13th. We took three of the top defensive ends, wide receivers, and corners and put them on our poll. You can select up to...

Jacksonville Jaguars Defensive Tackle Tyson Alualu Finally Has Surgery on His Right Knee, Could Be the Missing Link on Defense
February 25th, 2012 at 10:06 PM
Jaguars DT Tyson Alualu's right knee has been an enigma in the past two years. Multiple sources state that he sustained the injury as early as his first Oklahoma Drill in 2010 training camp. By the end of his rookie year, Alualu's play wore down. Then came the lockout, which...

Speed Will Probably Determine the Jacksonville Jaguars’ First Round Pick in the 2012 NFL Draft
February 23rd, 2012 at 5:25 PM
With the NFL Scouting Combine around the corner, most of us will focus on who will run the fastest in the 40-yard dash (My money is on either Chris Rainey or Kendall Wright). However, the 40-yard dash will also probably determine who the Jaguars will pick at #7 overall in...

Jacksonville Jaguars Free Agent Analysis: Atlanta Falcons Defensive End John Abraham
February 17th, 2012 at 10:25 AM
John Abraham is a bit of an afterthought on the free agency market but he still has an impressive resumé in his 12 year career. He has 112 career sacks, 36 career forced fumbles, and he even has an interception. Yet if the Atlanta Falcons don't franchise him, he could...

Jacksonville Jaguars Free Agent Analysis: Indianapolis Colts Defensive End Robert Mathis
February 16th, 2012 at 9:10 PM
Defensive end Robert Mathis has been a thorn in the side of the Jacksonville Jaguars since he came into the league. He was a major reason for the Indianapolis Colts' decade of dominance over the AFC South, teaming up with Dwight Freeney to disrupt and sack opposing quarterbacks who were...

Jacksonville Jaguars Free Agent Analysis: Detroit Lions Defensive End Cliff Avril
February 15th, 2012 at 4:04 PM
This series will continue with the analysis of Cliff Avril,who is a defensive end for the Detroit Lions. Fortunately for the Jaguars, they have two good young options at defensive end in the free agency market. Both he and Mario Williams are relatively young players that can disrupt the backfield. ***PHOTO1*** +...

Jacksonville Jaguars Free Agency Pros and Cons: Houston Texans DE Mario Williams
February 14th, 2012 at 9:27 PM
This new series of article will go over the Pros and cons of most of the major free agents on the market. I might have to come up with a better title one of these days, though. Oh well, it's almost a month until free agency and  it's time to...

Jacksonville Jaguars Hire Cedric Scott as Strength Assistant
February 2nd, 2012 at 8:33 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Jacksonville Jaguars decided to add yet another strength assistant. Cedric Scott was Josh Hingst's strength assistant at the University of North Carolina in 2012.  He was also an assistant on for Mississippi State from 2009 to 2011. Scott played at defensive end during his 6 year career in the...

Jacksonville Jaguars Place DE Aaron Kampman on Injured Rserve, Sign TE Colin Cloherty
December 9th, 2011 at 7:53 PM
The wheel of misfortune seems to be ever-turning for the Jacksonville Jaguars as they place Aaron Kampman on IR. After coming back from his first ACL injury in 2010, he couldn't repeat the effort this year, only managing to be active for 3 games this year and not recording a...

Jacksonville Jaguars Place DE John Chick on IR
December 6th, 2011 at 5:42 PM
***PHOTO1*** Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end John Chick is done for the season.   The pass-rush specialist suffered a nasty knee injury in Monday’s 38-14 loss to the San Diego Chargers.   Chick was abusing San Diego left tackle Jared Gaither throughout the evening. Gaither resorted to holding Chick and drove Chick downward as he planted...