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Jacksonville Jaguars Cut Five Players to Reduce Roster to 85; Includes 2009 NFL Draft Pick Tiquan Underwood
August 25th, 2011 at 12:20 PM
***PHOTO1*** Across the NFL, each team is trying to evaluate their talent and preparing to trim their rosters from 90 players to 80 players by next Tuesday at 4 p.m. As reported by Jaguars Insider, The Jacksonville Jaguars made their first round of cuts Thursday, cutting loose five players to trim...

Jacksonville Jaguars Training Camp Chronicles: Five Storylines to Follow Going into the Preseason
August 11th, 2011 at 12:43 AM
Continuing in our Preseason series, we're going over five Jacksonville Jaguars storylines that Jaguar fans should be following over the next few weeks. ***PHOTO1*** 5. How will the young guys on the offensive line develop? With General Manager Gene Smith's first two draft picks in the 2009 NFL Draft, he selected offensive tackles...

Jacksonville Jaguars Training Camp Chronicles: a Look at the Free Agency Class
August 9th, 2011 at 11:18 PM
As the lockout finally ended on July 25th,  fans were salivating all over the league as the free agency period began to start. Jacksonville Jaguars General Manager Gene Smith, wasted no spare time by coming to terms with coming to terms with Bills Middle Linebacker Paul Posluszny, and then subsequently...

Report: Jacksonville Jaguars Cut Offensive Lineman Vince Manuwai and Defensive Back Tyron Brackenridge
July 29th, 2011 at 3:44 PM
In another string of surprising roster moves today, the Jacksonville Jaguars have released long-time offensive guard, Vince Manuwai and defensive back Tyron Brackenridge.  ***PHOTO1*** Vince Manuwai was drafted by the Jaguars in the 2003 NFL Draft and since then, he has become a large part of an offensive line that would dominate...

Report: Safety Dawan Landry All but Agrees to a Five-Year Deal with the Jacksonville Jaguars
July 29th, 2011 at 11:41 AM
It looks like Jacksonville Jaguars general manager Gene Smith is at it again. According to Adam Schefter, the Jaguars are on the verge of agreeing to a five-year deal with strong safety Dawan Landry. Landry has spent the past five seasons with the Baltimore Ravens. ***PHOTO1*** Landry's signing will immediately strengthen the...

Jacksonville Jaguars Lose Out on Free Agent Safety Eric Weddle, Will Now Target Dawan Landry
July 27th, 2011 at 1:57 PM
Safety Eric Weddle, who seemingly was the Jacksonville Jaguars' top free agent target, has re-signed with the San Diego Chargers, according to Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune.  Weddle's contract is for five years, $40 million with $19 million guaranteed. That makes him the highest-paid safety in NFL history. San Diego...

Jacksonville Jaguars Will Now Target Free Agent Safeties
July 27th, 2011 at 9:03 AM
Baltimore Ravens safety Dawan Landry breaks a tackle by Kansas City Chiefs tight end Brad Cottam after intercepting a Matt Cassel pass during the second half of the Raven's win in their AFC Wild Card NFL playoff football game in Kansas City, Missouri January 9, 2011. REUTERS/Dave Kaup (UNITED STATES...

Strengths of 2011 Free Agency Class Fit Jacksonville Jaguars’ Biggest Needs
July 26th, 2011 at 6:03 PM
It has been well documented that the Jacksonville Jaguars desperately need an upgrade at safety and linebacker…and maybe even defensive end. Minnesota Vikings defensive end Ray Edwards (91) listens for the crowd's cheers after sacking New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) during the second quarter of their National Football League...

Help Needed: Who Will X-Factors of the Jacksonville Jaguars’ Back Seven?
July 22nd, 2011 at 9:37 PM
  If you ask any expert about the Jaguars, they would say that the back seven of Jaguars is weak and needs to be addressed immediately. So, what can we say about the back seven of the defense? There are a couple of solid veterans in Daryl Smith and Rashean Mathis...

Does Eric Weddle to The Jacksonville Jaguars “Make Too Much Sense”?
July 1st, 2011 at 10:51 PM
San Diego Chargers safety Eric Weddle (R) is hugged by teammate Steve Gregory after running back an interception for a touchdown against Miami Dolphins in the 4th quarter of their NFL football game in San Diego, California September 27, 2009. REUTERS/Mike Blake (UNITED STATES SPORT FOOTBALL) The Jacksonville Jaguars are again...

Free Agent Eric Weddle Says Jacksonville Jaguars are “A Possibility”
June 24th, 2011 at 8:28 PM
San Diego safety Eric Weddle is familiar with the Jacksonville Jaguars’ safety woes. San Diego Chargers safety Eric Weddle looks back as he runs back a fourth quarter interception against the Miami Dolphins for a touchdown during their NFL football game in San Diego, California September 27, 2009. REUTERS/Mike Blake (UNITED...

Jacksonville Jaguars Will Be Spenders in Free Agency
June 18th, 2011 at 10:59 PM
Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Jack Del Rio stands on the sidelines in the second quarter against the New York Giants at New Meadowlands Stadium in week 12 of the NFL in East Rutherford, New Jersey on November 28, 2010. The Giants defeated the Jaguars 24-20. UPI /John Angelillo The Jacksonville Jaguars...

Jacksonville Jaguars Will Target a Safety in Free Agency
June 5th, 2011 at 8:18 PM
The Jacksonville Jaguars’ top priority the remainder of the offseason will be adding a starting caliber safety—or safeties—once the NFL lockout ends. John Oehser of Jaguars.com reported that Jacksonville general manager Gene Smith will look at improving the defensive side of the ball in free agency. More specifically, the Jaguars will...

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly from the Jacksonville Jaguars
May 31st, 2011 at 7:03 AM
Hello to all Jacksonville Jaguars fans, football fans or anyone else who is taking the time to read this blog. Let me begin by saying thanks for your interest. Jacksonville Jaguars Maurice Jones-Drew looks to the sideline as he runs the ball in for a touchdown during the second half of...

Breaking Down the Film: 2010 Jacksonville Jaguars
May 29th, 2011 at 4:37 PM
The New York Times’ Andy Benoit went to the video tape on Wednesday to review Jacksonville Jaguars’ 2010-2011 season. His conclusion? The team, especially the defense, performed a lot better than many people might have expected. Philadelphia Eagles' DeSean Jackson (L) is tackled by Jacksonville Jaguars' Kirk Morrison (C) during the...