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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...

Grading the Jacksonville Jaguars’ 2009 NFL Draft
February 10th, 2012 at 9:35 PM
The rule of thumb is that you can first judge a draft three years after it has occurred and the time has come to judge Gene Smith's first draft as GM of the Jacksonville Jaguars. The draft included 9 draft picks, 6 of which were from Division I FBS Schools...

Jacksonville Jaguars Fans, Meet Your New and Improved Coaching Staff
February 9th, 2012 at 11:57 PM
***PHOTO1*** Main Coaches   Head Coach: Mike Mularkey Mularkey, who was responsible for developing Matt Ryan, brings years of coaching experience as well as a more stringent attitude towards coaching. Has two years of experience as a head coach with the Buffalo Bills, going 14-18. Sure, he's not a "sexy" hire, but he has...

Jacksonville Jaguars Rank Last in Odds to Win Super Bowl
February 7th, 2012 at 10:45 PM
***PHOTO1*** According to Big Cat Country, the opening odds for the 2013 Super Bowl have the Jacksonville Jaguars as the least likely team to win the 2013 Super Bowl with the odds being 150-1. I could play the disrepect card here, but it's kind of old hat by now. Plus, if...

Time for Jacksonville Jaguars to Prepare for 2012 Season After Super Bowl Winds Down
February 6th, 2012 at 10:46 PM
***PHOTO1*** The festivities are finally over. Madonna has shown that her music is past its' prime,  Mario Manningham has raised his free agency stock in the span of one night, and I believe I heard Rosie O'Donnell  singing the Habanera. As the Patriots were stopped on their penultimate drive. It's time...

The Jacksonville Jaguars are not Far from the Super Bowl
February 5th, 2012 at 5:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** We're a couple hours away from the kickoff of the Super Bowl and I cannot help but think that the Jaguars are not as far away from the Super Bowl as we think. I could point to the Jags beating the Ravens, who were a drop and a shank away...

An Analysis of Minor Needs for the Jacksonville Jaguars During the Offseason
February 4th, 2012 at 7:42 AM
Now, it's time to analyze the numerous minor needs of the Jacksonville Jaguars going into this offeseason. Take a seat, you might be reading this one for a while. ***PHOTO1*** 1. Right Tackle This one basically in between being a major and minor need. First of all, Guy Whimper is likely leaving as...

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...

Analyzing the Jacksonville Jaguars Free Agents
January 30th, 2012 at 5:03 PM
A critical part of this offseason is managing to keep the emerging talent while getting rid of the dead weight. This managed to bite the Jaguars in the backside with the loss of Adam Podlesh to free agency last year. . This led to the Jaguars siging Matt "Shankapotamus" Turk,...

Jacksonville Jaguars Linebacker Paul Posluszny Expected to Be Sidelined Until Training Camp Due to Shoulder Injury
January 27th, 2012 at 11:12 AM
***PHOTO1*** As a result of a shoulder injury sustained sustained against the Indianapolis Colts in Week 17, Paul Posluszny will likely be out of commission until Training Camp starts. Earlier in the month,  Poz had surgery on a partially torn labrum ligament in his left shoulder and as one may expect,...

Jacksonville Jaguars Also Hire Josh Hingst as Strength and Conditioning Assistant and Charlie Skalaski as Offensive Assistant
January 26th, 2012 at 3:35 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Jacksonville Jaguars have also decided to sign a couple of assistant coaches. Josh Hingst, who will be taking the role of a Strength and Conditioning Assistant, was the strength and conditioning coach at the University of Nebraska  for the past three seasons and he served the same role in...

Jacksonville Jaguars Hire Tom Myslinski as Strength and Conditioning Coach
January 25th, 2012 at 12:42 PM
***PHOTO1*** According to Tania Ganguli, it seems that Mike Mularkey has completed his completed his coaching staff with the hiring of Tom Myslinski. Myslinski, like a few other people on the coaching staff have connections to the Jaguars. Myslinski was on the original 1995 Jacksonville Jaguars roster, playing at guard.  He...

Jacksonville Jaguars Have Hired Tony Oden as Defensive Backs Coach
January 19th, 2012 at 4:54 PM
***PHOTO1*** Mike Mularkey is ever closer to completing his staff. As reported by Tania Ganguli, The Jacksonville Jaguars have hired former Saints defensive backs coach Tony Oden to serve the same role. This hiring could be called into question as the Saints' secondary were roasted by the 49ers over the weekend,...

Jacksonville Jaguars Sign Marlon McCree as Assistant Defensive Backs Coach
January 17th, 2012 at 7:50 PM
***PHOTO1*** In a night where Jaguar fans were rallying at the stadium, another bit of news broke. As reported by Tania Ganguli, the Jacksonville Jaguars have signed Marlon McCree as an assistant defensive backs coach.. If the name sounds familiar, it should. Marlon McCree was drafted by the Jaguars in the...

DB Coach Cory Undlin and Special Teams Coach Russ Parnell not Expected to Be Back on the Jacksonville Jaguars Coaching Staff
January 16th, 2012 at 8:12 PM
***PHOTO1*** The coaching carousel just keeps on spinning.  DB Coach Cory Undlin and Special Teams coach Russ Parnell are not expected to be back, as reported by Tania Ganguli of the Florida Times-Union. It's hard to gauge to impact of Undlin since Mel Tucker took a more active role in the...

Jacksonville Jaguars DC Mel Tucker Decides not to Go to the Minnesota Vikings
January 12th, 2012 at 10:28 PM
***PHOTO1*** Fortunately for the Jacksonville Jaguars, Mel Tucker has decided not to leave the Jaguars coaching staff for the Minnesota Vikings. This is obviously good news since he was a major reason that the Jaguar defense has turned into a formidable unit. Even though it was supplemented by the pickups in...

Indianapolis Colts V. Jacksonville Jaguars Review: the Good, the Bafd, and the Ugly
January 2nd, 2012 at 3:53 PM
A pretty good victory to close out the season for the Jacksonville Jaguars as they beat the Indianapolis Colts 19-13.   ***PHOTO1*** The Good The good shoud start with Maurice Jones-Drew. He rushed for 169 yards and broke the single season rushing record for the Jaguars and the league's rushing title. What else...