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The Jacksonville Jaguars Defense Will Also Become More Complex
May 30th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
Matt has stated that the offense will be more complex for various reasons. However, the defense will also become more complex in 2011, allowing this defense to make it to the next level.    ***PHOTO1*** 1. Returning Players Have had a Year in the System Many players like Paul Posluszny and Dawan Landry...

Jacksonville Jaguars Waive Safety Darcell McBath
April 23rd, 2012 at 4:48 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Jacksonville Jaguars have decided to part ways with one of their late-year signings. Safety Darcell McBath was waived from the team today. McBath was signed on December 12th after Chris Prosinski and T.J. Heath were placed on injured reserve. He only managed to play in one game before he...

Jacksonville Jaguars Re-sign Safety Dwight Lowery
March 13th, 2012 at 10:37 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Jacksonville Jaguars have inked a 4-year deal with S Dwight Lowery. It appears that his agent was listening to offers from other teams and decided that it was best to stay in Jacksonville. Lowery was acquired in a trade during final cuts  and he has been one of the...

Jacksonville Jaguars not Close to a Deal with Safety Dwight Lowery
March 10th, 2012 at 4:16 PM
***PHOTO1*** According to Tania Ganguli, of the Florida Times-Union, the contract talks between the Jacksonville Jaguars and Dwight Lowery  have started, but they are still nowhere close to a deal.  While it is discouraging that the Jaguars are not anywhere close to making a deal with their best ballhawk of a...

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 Place S Darcell McBath on IR, Sign S C.C. Brown
December 20th, 2011 at 3:51 PM
The reserve list grows ever longer. as the Jacksonville Jaguars placed Darcell McBath on IR with a forearm injury. McBath, who was originally a cornerback, was signed last week when Chris Prosinski was placed on IR. That brings up a question: How do you get injured in less than a...

San Diego Chargers V. Jacksonville Jaguars Preview: the Defensive X-Factor
December 5th, 2011 at 12:34 PM
The defensive X-Factor makes a lot more sense. Dwight Lowery seems to be the answer at free safety for the Jacksonville Jaguars and it should definitely show on Monday Night Football. ***PHOTO1*** If you haven't heard about it by now, Philip Rivers isn't having a very good year. He leads the league...

Report: Jacksonville Jaguars Sign ATH Akwasi Owusu-Ansah to Practice Squad, Release Safety Matt Estrada
December 4th, 2011 at 4:45 PM
The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed safety/wide receiver Akwasi Owusu-Ansah to the practice quad and have released rookie safety Matt Estrada, according to a report from Adam Caplan of Sirius/XM Radio. ***PHOTO1*** Owusu-Ansah, a Gainesville, Fla. native, was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the fourth round of the 2010 NFL Draft because of enticing...

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...

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...

Tinfoil Hat Chronicles, Quick Hit Edition: Jacksonville Jaguars Break Out the All-White Look for Blaine Gabbert’s Home Debut on Sunday
October 1st, 2011 at 3:40 PM
We all love conspiracy theories, especially here at Jaguars 101. With the news that the Jacksonville Jaguars will be breaking out the "whiteout" look for the second consecutive home game, it could mean a shift in direction or we could have a bit of fun with this and say that...

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...

Jacksonville Jaguars Tight End Marcedes Lewis and Cornerback Derek Cox Dealing with Injuries
September 12th, 2011 at 7:28 PM
The Jacksonville Jaguars opened their season with a 16-14 victory against the Tennessee Titans, but there might have been a few casualties in the contest.  ***PHOTO1***   Tight end Marcedes Lewis and cornerback Derek Cox, both starters, left the game Sunday with a calf strain and rib injury, respectively, and their availability for...

Defensive Newcomers Help Jacksonville Jaguars Top Tennessee Titans 16-14 in Season Opener
September 11th, 2011 at 5:22 PM
A stingy defense led by a group of newly-acquired players propelled the Jacksonville Jaguars (1-0) to a 16-14 victory versus the Tennessee Titans (0-1) on Sunday afternoon in the season opener.   ***PHOTO1***   Jacksonville received major contributions from linebacker Paul Posluszny, defensive end Matt Roth, cornerback Drew Coleman and safety Dawan Landry. All...

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...

Jacksonville Jaguars Trade for Jets CB/S Dwight Lowery
September 3rd, 2011 at 10:23 PM
Jacksonville Jaguars General Manager Gene Smith must have been seriously hitting the books today.The Jaguars have traded for 25-year old safety/CB hybrid, Dwight Lowery in return for a conditional draft pick. Lowery is expected to play at free safety for the Jaguars. In 2010, he had two sacks, three INTs...

Game Preview: Jacksonville Jaguars Host St. Louis Rams on Thursday
September 1st, 2011 at 12:04 AM
So here it is, the final game of the preseason. The Jacksonville Jaguars are coming off a discouraging 35-32 overtime loss to the Buffalo Bills on Friday and will be looking for far more effort from their starters all the way down to the end of their bench.  ***PHOTO1*** This is the time...

Jacksonville Jaguars Vs. Buffalo Bills Game Thread
August 27th, 2011 at 7:03 PM
We're about at kick off time here for the Jacksonville Jaguars at the Buffalo Bills. ***PHOTO1*** Expect lot's of playing time for the starters. This is where preseason games start heating up. Of note, rookie safety Chris Prosinski will get his first action of the season for the Jaguars. Now let's get this live game...