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Jacksonville Jaguars Football Rumors and Updates
April 19th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** - The Jaguars had mini camp practice today and it seems that WRs Jarett Dillard and Cecil Shorts stood out with Dillard catching everything that came his way. However, while there were ups, there were also some downs. After making a spectacular downfield catch, Dillard ran a poor route that...

Tim Tebow’s Trade to the New York Jets Makes Their Showdown with the Jacksonville Jaguars a Lot More Interesting
March 23rd, 2012 at 12:15 AM
***PHOTO1*** With Tim Tebow being traded to the New York Jets, the Jacksonville Jaguars will have another interesting showdown at Everbank Field.. In case you haven't noticed, the Jaguars are scheduled to face the Jets at home this year, setting up a primetime matchup at "The Bank". There will probably be...

Jacksonville Jaguars Have Serious Problems Dropping the Ball
January 29th, 2012 at 4:50 PM
Yes, I know this was obvious problem throughout the year, but I have stats to back it up. Since the season ended, I decided to look at every game throughout the year, and counted every drop. By drop, I mean that the receiver had a fair chance at catching the...

Jacksonville Jaguars Hire Sylvester Croom as RB Coach
January 21st, 2012 at 12:01 AM
***PHOTO1*** As the Jaguars fill out the coaching staff, they have finally come to terms with a running backs coach in Sylvester Croom. While I'm not exactly happy about Earnest Byner not coming back, Croom has an impressive resumè. He coached Natrone Means during his time with the San Diego Chargers,...

Jacksonville Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew Makes the All-Pro Team
January 6th, 2012 at 11:11 PM
***PHOTO1*** In a bit of an unsurprising note, Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew has been named to the All-Pro Team for the third year in a row.  It is unsurprising since Maurice Jones-Drew is the league leader in rushing yards and he has almost literally carried a stugglling Jaguars offense....

Jacksonville Jaguars Beat Indianapolis Colts 19-13 in Season Finale
January 1st, 2012 at 6:27 PM
The Jacksonville Jaguars (5-11) ended their disappointing season with a 19-13 win against the Indianapolis Colts Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** With the loss, the Colts (2-14) are guaranteed of the No. 1 overall draft pick in the 2012 NFL Draft. That means the Jaguars will likely see quarterback Andrew Luck in a Colts' jersey for...

Indianapolis Colts V. Jacksonville Jaguars Preview: 5 Keys to Victory
December 30th, 2011 at 11:26 PM
Here are 5 Keys to Victory as the Jacksonville Jaguars face the Colts in the season finale. ***PHOTO1*** 5. Stop The Run Don't let Donald Brown emarrass you like he did last year. The last thing that this battered Jaguars defense needs to deal with is an effective play-action game.  4. Move The Chains Tire...

Jacksonville Jaguars Fans Should Agree, the NFL Pro Bowl is a Joke
December 28th, 2011 at 12:43 AM
With the news of Maurice Jones-Drew being the only Jaguar, making the Pro Bowl, Jaguar fans have been reminded that the Pro Bowl itself is a joke. We can give example after example of players that have been bypassed for Pro Bowl consideration, even though they have been consistent producers...

Jacksonville Jaguars Running Back Maurice Jones-Drew Named to 2012 NFL Pro Bowl
December 27th, 2011 at 7:42 PM
Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew was officially named to the 2012 NFL Pro Bowl on Tuesday.  ***PHOTO1*** This is Jones-Drew's third-consecutive appearance on the AFC squad. The last Jacksonville player to accomplish that feat was defensive tackle Marcus Stroud in 2003-05.  Voting consists of 1/3 fan voting, 1/3 coach voting and 1/3 player...

Jacksonville Jaguars V. Tennessee Titans Preview: 3 Key Matchups to Watch
December 22nd, 2011 at 11:58 PM
Here are three matchups to watch on Saturday as the Jacksonville Jaguars face the Tennessee Titans in Nashville . ***PHOTO1*** 3. RB Maurice Jones-Drew v.  LB Colin McCarthy Mojo can set the tone in this game by pounding the ball down the collective throats of the Titans defense. Especially if he just embarasses...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers V. Jacksonville Jaguars: 3 Key Matchups to Watch
December 8th, 2011 at 5:35 PM
Here are three matchups to watch on Sunday as the Jacksonville Jaguars face off against the slumping Tampa Bay Buccaneers.  ***PHOTO1*** 3. RB Maurice Jones-Drew v. Bucs Linebackers If Mojo gets the upper hand, it could be a long day for the Bucs defense, which has been struggling throughout the year.Setting up the...

Former Jacksonville Jaguars RB Fred Taylor Says “Del Rio is not a Head Coach”
November 30th, 2011 at 5:53 PM
In the wake of former Jacksonville Jaguars Head coach Jack Del Rio's firing yesterday, a former player is starting to speak out about his former head coach. Fred Taylor spoke to Eric Adelson of Yahoo Sports and said that Jack Del Rio played favorites in the locker room, inconsistent and...

Jacksonville Jaguars Fall Short in 14-10 Loss to the Cleveland Browns
November 20th, 2011 at 5:07 PM
Blaine Gabbert had his chance to record a memorable comeback drive, but the rookie quarterback came up short as the Jacksonville Jaguars couldn’t score from the two-yard line in a 14-10 loss to the Cleveland Browns. ***PHOTO1***   Jacksonville was at Cleveland’s two with eight seconds and no timeouts remaining in the game....

Jaguars 101 Mid-Season Superlatives: Jacksonville Jaguars’ Most “Utterly Confused Player”
November 9th, 2011 at 10:49 PM
This will be Jaguars 101's final mid-season award. This distinction goes to the Jacksonville Jaguars player that has made too many bone-headed plays too count. The winner here will be the guy that consistently looks lost on the field and makes you wonder what he's doing out there. ***PHOTO1*** Nominees for "Utterly...

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...

Maurice Jones-Drew’s Fumbling Problems is a Cause for Concern for the Jacksonville Jaguars
October 26th, 2011 at 6:21 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Jacksonville Jaguars' top and only offensive weapon (kicker Josh Scobee not included) is on the verge of becoming a tremendous liability. All-Pro running back Maurice Jones-Drew ran for 105 yards in Monday's 12-7 against the Baltimore Ravens, but he also fumbled the ball three times and had a couple more...

WR Mike Sims-Walker’s Return to the Jacksonville Jaguars Could Mark the Turning Point of the Season
October 19th, 2011 at 9:35 PM
The Choppa City Juke is returning to Jacksonville. The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed Mike Sims-Walker after he was released from the Rams.  Looking at this situation, you might say, how good can he be if he was cut by the Rams? However,  this could be a turning point for the...

Simple Suggestions to Improve Jacksonville Jaguars’ Offense
October 14th, 2011 at 3:43 PM
The Jacksonville Jaguars have the worst offense in the NFL. No, that’s certainly not a news flash to Jacksonville fans who know all too well about their team’s offensive woes.    ***PHOTO1***   The ingredient that’s led to the Jaguars averaging a league-worse 270.6 yards of total offense per game and 11.8 point per game...

Jacksonville Jaguars Sign ST Montell Owens and WR Mike Thomas to Contract Extensions
October 7th, 2011 at 11:13 PM
The Jacksonville Jaguars have seem to be getting the messy contract negotiations over with before they start. Special Teams ace Montell Owens signed a 3-year contract extension and while the exact numbers are not clear, it is reasonable to assume that the deal is similar to the contract of fellow...

New Orleans Saints V. Jacksonville Jaguars Week 4 Preview: 5 Matchups to Watch
September 30th, 2011 at 12:27 AM
We all know the routine by now. Here are the Five Matchups to notice as you watch the New Orleans Saints play against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Everbank Field. ***PHOTO1*** 5. Jaguars Linebacking corps v. TE Jimmy Graham For the past two weeks, the tight ends have been a thorn in the side...