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Jacksonville Jaguars Sign Defensive Tackle C.J. Mosely
March 15th, 2012 at 8:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Jacksonville Jaguars have decided to resign DT C.J. Mosely to a 3 year, $7.5 million deal. Mosely, who was a restricted free agent, filled a rotational tackle role with the Jaguars, racking up 24 tackles, one sack, and one forced fumble.  Signing some extra depth couldn't hurt, but 2...

Jacksonville Jaguars Defensive Tackle Nate Collins Arrested in Virginia for Marijuana Possession
February 27th, 2012 at 11:29 PM
For the first time in quite a while, a Jaguars player is in trouble with the law. Nate Collins was stopped in Virginia for having unlawfully tinted windows and a small amount of marijuana in a duffel bag. He is expected to appear in court on April 18th. Collins is...

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...

Jacksonville Jaguars Put WR Brian Robiske to IR, Sign DT Corvey Irvin from Practice Squad
December 2nd, 2011 at 11:26 PM
The Jacksonville Jaguars have added yet another player to IR. Brian Robiskie, a WR that came to the Jags through waivers, had his season ended today without even playing in a game. He is the 18th player to hit IR for the Jaguars this year. In his place, DT Corvey...

Jacksonville Jaguars DT Terrance Knighton Deserves a Contract Extension
November 23rd, 2011 at 10:31 PM
Terrance "Pot Roast" Knighton is one of the least appreciated members of the Jacksonville Jaguars defense. While he has not put up the eye popping sack or tackle numbers, he has definitely played a huge role in a run defense that only allowed two 100-yard rushers going into Week 11....

Another Stat That Shows How Much the Jacksonville Jaguars Defense Has Improved
November 17th, 2011 at 7:20 PM
I know that everyone loves to hate on the QB Rating statistic, but it does paint a somewhat accurate prediction of what is going on at the QB position.This season, through 9 games, the Jacksonville Jaguars have not allowed a QB to achieve a rating of over 100. Last year,...

Jacksonville Jaguars’ Strong Start on Defense Gives the Team Hope
September 26th, 2011 at 5:16 PM
In the wake of this weekend’s debauchery against the Carolina Panthers, it will be easy to focus solely on the problems that occurred on offense for the Jacksonville Jaguars.  ***PHOTO1***   The botched snaps, uber-conservative play calling and horrid clock management. It’s all anyone wants to talk about and it’s understandable why.    But Jacksonville’s...

Updated Jacksonville Jaguars Confidence Ratings: Defense
September 8th, 2011 at 6:32 PM
Jaguars 101 released its new confidence ratings for the Jacksonville Jaguars' offense earlier today and will now take a look at the team's defense. ***PHOTO1*** With so man big additions to that side of the ball via free agency, the ratings have surely gone up....right? Defensive Line Pre-Free Agency Rating: 6 Highlights: "Jacksonville appears to...

Jack Del Rio: Jacksonville Jaguars Expect Maurice Jones-Drew and Aaron Kampman to Play This Thursday
August 30th, 2011 at 5:57 PM
The Jacksonville Jaguars will welcome back their top offensive player and arguably their most important defensive players this Thursday as running back Maurice Jones-Drew and defensive end Aaron Kampman are slated to make their preseason debut against the St. Louis Rams.  ***PHOTO1*** Tania Ganguli of the Florida Times-Union wrote earlier today that Jacksonville head...

Will Jacksonville Jaguars DT Duo, Tyson Alualu & Terrance Knighton, Become the Next Marcus Stroud & John Henderson?
August 21st, 2011 at 11:16 PM
***PHOTO1*** When people think of the defensive dominance that the Jacksonville Jaguars displayed during the middle of part of the '00s, they thought of two names: defensive tackles John Henderson (the anchor) and Marcus Stroud (the disrupter).  These two colossal towers of power that created a teal wall that repelled opposing running...

Defensive Line Play Signifies Improvement as Jacksonville Jaguars Defeat Atlanta Falcons 15-13 in Preseason Home Opener
August 19th, 2011 at 11:40 PM
***PHOTO1*** What a difference a week makes. The Jacksonville Jaguars defeated the Atlanta Falcons 15-13 in the team’s preseason home opener on Friday night.   It was a marked improvement on the defensive end from last Thursday’s  47-12 loss to the New England Patriots.   The reason for the turnaround? A lot of credit has...

Top Five Storylines Going into the Jacksonville Jaguars Home Preseason Opener Vs. the Atlanta Falcons
August 19th, 2011 at 12:15 AM
I'm finally back! After spending the past week or so dealing with a bunch of school work, I'm finally able to write articles again (Well, at least until I go on vacation tomorrow). The Jacksonville Jaguars will have a bunch of questions to answer during tomorrow's game. Well, enough about...

Jaguars 101′s Jacksonville Jaguars Training Camp Guide
July 30th, 2011 at 1:07 AM
It should be an extremely entertaining 2011 training camp for the Jacksonville Jaguars. From mysterious car wrecks, to rookie saviors dazzling fans with just one completion, it’s been a fun start anyways.   Jaguars 101 would like to guide Jacksonville fans on what to expect the rest of camp with its Training Camp...

Jacksonville Jaguars Training Camp Chronicles: the Case of the Broken Fence
July 29th, 2011 at 9:29 PM
***PHOTO1*** There's a bit of  a mystery down at 1 Everbank Field Drive. and everyone asks one question: Who took down the fence? Early Wednesday morning, someone, allegedly in a Orange Hummer vehicle, crashed into a fence that leads into the stadium. Therefore, we must all ask: Who did it? In...

Jacksonville Jaguars Confidence Rating (Pre-Free Agency): Defensive Back
July 24th, 2011 at 8:19 PM
  Jaguars 101 has reached the final installment of its position-by-position pre-free agency confidence ratings. Fittingly enough, we will be dissecting the Jacksonville Jaguars’ most questionable position group…defensive backs.    Defensive Backs    San Diego Chargers wide receiver Malcom Floyd (80) scores on a 53 yards touchdown pass as he gets away from Jacksonville Jaguars...

Jacksonville Jaguars Confidence Rating (Pre-Free Agency): Defensive Line
July 21st, 2011 at 3:11 PM
It looks like free agency might be beginning sooner than later so Jaguars 101 is going to try to finish off its position-by-position confidence ratings of the Jacksonville Jaguars in the next day or two.    Defensive Line   Dallas Cowboys' quarterback Jon Kitna is sacked by Jacksonville Jaguars' Aaron Kampman during the third...

Who Will Be the X-Factors of the Jacksonville Jaguars’ Rushmen?
July 19th, 2011 at 10:36 PM
  We in Jacksonville love nicknames, Maurice Jones-Drew has like 20 of them, we call the Everbank Field, "The Vault", and there's a certain mystique behind calling a large man "Pot Roast". However, there is one term that we've heard constantly since last year, "Rushmen". A term coined Defensive Line coach...

Jacksonville Jaguars’ Terrance Knighton is Feeling the Love
June 13th, 2011 at 12:02 PM
Being in a small-market city like Jacksonville, there are plenty of players on the Jaguars’ roster that squeak through the cracks and never get the national attention they deserve for their stellar play. Case in point: Tight end Marcedes Lewis just started receiving regular props when he became a fantasy stud...

Jacksonville Jaguars Defensive Tackles Knighton and Alualu Can Match Up to Infamous Duo
June 11th, 2011 at 10:50 PM
There might not have been any greater defensive tackle tandem in the NFL than when Marcus Stroud and John Henderson were clogging up running lanes for the Jacksonville Jaguars during the better part of this past decade. Jacksonville Jaguars Terrance Knighton (96) celebrates his interception of a Jon Kitna pass during...