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Jacksonville Jaguars CB Rashean Mathis Sustained an ACL Tear, Heading to IR
November 14th, 2011 at 3:44 PM
The curtain may be closing on the Jacksonville Jaguars' interception leader, Rashean Mathis. The Florida Times-Union's Tania Ganguli has confirmed that Rashean Mathis will be heading to the Injured Reserve list. With Mathis' contract expiring after this season, the Jags will likely let him walk  since he has lost a...

Jacksonville Jaguars V. Indianapolis Colts Review: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly
November 14th, 2011 at 10:42 AM
It was an ugly game, but it was still a successful 17-3 victory for the Jacksonville Jaguars as they squashed the Indianapolis Colts. ***PHOTO1*** The Good  The Defense was very stout today, even with the injuries to Terrance Knighton and Rashean Mathis. Allowing only 3 points on offense for any team in the...

5 Bold Predictions for the Second Half of the Jacksonville Jaguars Season
November 13th, 2011 at 12:30 AM
As we move on to the second part of the season, I'm going to make some bold predictions for the second half of the Jacksonville Jaguars' season. As we go down the list, my predictions will get bolder and probably make  some of you think that I'm smoking something. ***PHOTO1*** 5. The...

Jacksonville Jaguars V. Indianapolis Colts Preview: 5 Keys to Victory
November 12th, 2011 at 11:30 PM
You know the routine by now, let's just get this thing started. ***PHOTO1*** 5. Keep Dwight Freeney and Robert Mathis Out of the Game Run the Ball off tackle, throw some screens, and grab a lead quickly.Do these things and you will keep those two out of the game. Even if Guy Whimper...

Jacksonville Jaguars V. Indianapolis Colts Preview: 3 Key Matchups
November 11th, 2011 at 11:23 PM
As the Jacksonville Jaguars come off of the bye week to face the Indianapolis Colts. Here are three key matchups to watch as you're wondering how one player could impact a football team so much. ***PHOTO1*** 3.  RT Guy Whimper v. DE Robert Mathis Ugh. I'm hoping that Jack Del Rio decides to...

Jaguars 101 Mid-Season “Biggest Disappointment” and “Biggest Meltdown” Awards for Jacksonville Jaguars
November 9th, 2011 at 6:20 PM
It looks like two more 'awards' have been won for the Jacksonville Jaguars' mid-season superlatives.  ***PHOTO1*** Marcedes Lewis easily won the "Biggest Disappointment" award after going from Pro Bowler to 'sir-drops-a lot' after signing a big contract this offseason.  We're thinking that maybe the name of the award should be changed to 'The...

A Few Things I Learned During the Jacksonville Jaguars’ Bye Week
November 8th, 2011 at 10:42 PM
There are a few things that you learn on Sundays when you're not focusing on the exploits of your favorite team and it's not just about your place in the universe or which sports bar has the best plate of  Ultimate Nachos, You can actually learn more about your own...

Jaguars 101 Mid-Season “Best Addition” Award: Jacksonville Jaguars LB Paul Posluszny
November 7th, 2011 at 6:06 PM
Middle linebacker Paul Posluszny has been voted by the Jacksonville Jaguars’ fan base as the team’s best addition halfway through the season.  ***PHOTO1***   This has been the most lopsided vote thus far as Posluszny had two-thirds of the fan’s vote. Jaguars 101 had two staff members pick safety Dwight Lowery as the...

Jacksonville Jaguars Defensive End John Chick Could Be “The Man”
November 6th, 2011 at 10:23 PM
See what I did there with the title? I'm so clever, I even surprise myself. The Jacksonville Jaguars' resident overachiever rose from the ranks of the CFL to become the monster of a designated pass rusher that Quentin Groves and Larry Hart never became. ***PHOTO1*** Be honest, when you heard that the...

Jaguars 101 Mid-Season Awards: Jacksonville Jaguars “Best Addition”
November 6th, 2011 at 6:04 PM
It may not seem that the Jacksonville Jaguars (2-6) have improved much. In fact, they've regressed because of a mind-boggling bad offense. But this team has shown signs of overall growth halfway through the season, at least on defense.  ***PHOTO1***  The team's offense is struggling mightily but the Jaguars invested in their...

Jaguars 101 Mid-Season “Biggest Overachiever” Award: Jacksonville Jaguars Defensive End John Chick
November 6th, 2011 at 4:53 PM
Results are in for Jaguars 101’s second mid-season superlative. The winner for the Jacksonville Jaguars’ “Biggest Overachiever” is defensive end John Chick. ***PHOTO1***   Chick (6-4, 250) has two sacks this season for the Jaguars and looks like he can be the pass-rush specialist the team has lacked for some time now. He...

Jaguars 101 Mid-Season Awards: Jacksonville Jaguars Biggest Overachiever
November 5th, 2011 at 7:30 PM
Now that we’ve settled on kicker Josh Scobee as the Jacksonville Jaguars’ MVP, Jaguars 101 will now turn its attention to our next superlative, which is the “Biggest Overachiever” award. ***PHOTO1***   This award should go to someone who has surprised you with their play, someone who has wildly exceeded any expectations you...

Jaguars 101 Mid-Season MVP: Jacksonville Jaguars Kicker Josh Scobee
November 5th, 2011 at 5:41 PM
  Thank you to the readers/fans who voted for the Jacksonville Jaguars’ mid-season Most Valuable Player award.    ***PHOTO1***   After tallying up votes from numerous places (message boards, Facebook, Twitter), Josh Scobee came across as the clear-cut winner.   Maurice Jones-Drew and Paul Posluszny came in second and third place, respectively.    Jaguars 101’s staff was split on...

Jacksonville Jaguars’ MLB Paul Posluszny Seems to Be the New Mike Peterson of the Jaguars Defense
November 5th, 2011 at 12:43 AM
With all of this Jaguars MVP talk, it brings up memories of the impact of another free agent linebacker: The legendary Mike Peterson. He was never the guy that put up the gaudy numbers like Ray Lewis or Brian Urlacher, but he made up for it by just being a...

Jaguars 101 Mid-Season Awards: Jacksonville Jaguars MVP
November 4th, 2011 at 3:04 PM
For Jaguars 101’s first mid-season award, we thought it’d be appropriate to pick the Jacksonville Jaguars’ Most Valuable Player. ***PHOTO1***   Sure, the Jaguars are just 2-6, so it’s a little oxymoronic to list the best player on a floundering team, but there are actually some guys on the roster that have been...

Jacksonville Jaguars V. Houston Texans Review: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
October 31st, 2011 at 12:44 AM
The Jacksonville Jaguars fell to the Houston Texans 24-14. You all know the deal by now. Let's get this thing started. ***PHOTO1*** The Good Clint Session should get an award for showing heart on that sack. After being cut on a block by the running back, he got back up, sacked and stripped...

Jacksonville Jaguars Fall to Houston Texans 24-14 Heading into Bye Week
October 30th, 2011 at 4:21 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Jacksonville Jaguars had a little momentum. For a brief time, they even had hope.  Tied 7-7 with a little more than a minute left in the first half, the Jaguars were driving the football against the Houston Texans (5-3). A score before the break would change the complexion of the...

Jacksonville Jaguars V. Houston Texans Preview: 5 Keys to Victory
October 30th, 2011 at 12:15 AM
Five ways for the Jacksonville Jaguars to beat the Houston Texans and go into the bye week with newfound momentum and a one game trail in the AFC South. ***PHOTO1*** 5. Keep Blaine Gabbert Upright It's not a big secret, keep your young QB upright in the pocket. The offensive line did pretty...

Jacksonville Jaguars V. Houston Texans Preview: 3 Key Matchups
October 28th, 2011 at 5:33 PM
Three matchups to watch on Sunday as the Jacksonville Jaguars go on the road to face the Houston Texans. ***PHOTO1*** 3.  LB Paul Posluszny v. RB Arian Foster The Jaguars are pretty good at stopping the run, being 10th in the league.  However, as trhe analysts on NFL Playbook pointed out, the Texans...

Jacksonville Jaguars Have One of the NFL’s Top Secondaries
October 27th, 2011 at 4:49 PM
Heading into the season, we knew this about the Jacksonville Jaguars' defense: the defensive tackles were going to be strong with Tyson Alualu and Terrance Knighton, the ends were going to be good against the run and mediocre as pass rushers and the linebackers were going to be much improved...