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Jacksonville Jaguars GM Gene Smith is not Completely Wrong in Drafting Punter Bryan Anger
May 1st, 2012 at 1:30 PM
Now that everyone has had time to simmer after GM Gene Smith decided to take a punter in the third round, we will  provide a rational explanation as to why the Jaguars needed a punter. Let's get this out of the way: I DO NOT condone taking a punter in...

Jacksonville Jaguars Football Rumors and Updates
April 30th, 2012 at 9:15 AM
***PHOTO1*** - Confidence seemed to be a common denominator between Justin Blackmon and Andre Branch. They are both confident that they can't be beaten one-on-one and it seems that Gene Smith, Mike Mularkey, and Shad Khan love that quality about them. - Mike Mularkey has said that he was willing to try...

Jacksonville Jaguars Football Rumors and Updates
April 27th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** - Jacksonville Jaguars DT Terrance Knighton is back in the building hanging out with his teammates.  - It seems that Peter King was correct in his article. The trade-down market for the Jaguars died down. - The Jaguars' next pick is at #38. overall. Many impact players are still left on the...

Jacksonville Jaguars Football Rumors and Updates
April 24th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** - Former Jaguars great Fred Taylor will announce the Jaguars' second and third round picks in the 2012 NFL Draft, which is awesome. If only ESPN would stop cutting to commercial when the Jaguars make their selection.  - The Jacksonville Jaguars (More specifically, offensive line coach Andy Heck) have contacted with...

New Poll: Who Should the Jacksonville Jaguars Select at #7 Overall?
April 22nd, 2012 at 2:15 PM
With it finally being draft week, we at Jaguars 101 have to ask: Who should the Jacksonville Jaguars Select at #7 overall? We have the options listed below with a short description of each prospect. [poll id="12"] WR Justin Blackmon The top ranked receiver in the draft. He was the focal point of...

Jacksonville Jaguars Football Rumors and Updates
April 17th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** - The players went through their physicals on Monday since minicamp starts today. Josh Scobee won't be attending and he will not be back until he signs a contract or a franchise tender. Maurice Jones-Drew likely won't attend either so soon after his wedding, but nothing is official yet in...

Jacksonville Jaguars Football Rumors and Updates
April 13th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** - According to an article by Gregg Rosenthal, South Carolina WR Alshon Jeffery, was not only known for his sense of entitlement, but for his gut (As we mentioned in our analysis). During the season, his weight ballooned to 240 before he slimmed down to 216 for his Pro Day....

Jacksonville Jaguars Football Rumors and Updates
April 9th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** - There are 10 teams that will meet with WR Michael Floyd before the draft and the Jacksonville Jaguars are not one of them. It's nothing too surprising though, since Blaine Gabbert and Tyson Alualu, Gene Smith's last two first round draft picks, never met with the team before they...

Jacksonvile Jaguars Football Rumors and Updates
April 1st, 2012 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** -The Jacksonville Jaguars have $20.2 million left to spend towards the salary cap. However, the Jaguars are probably going to tone down the free agency stuff until after the 2012 NFL Draft around the end of the month. That cap money will probably be spent resigning the young, ascending players...

Jacksonville Jaguars Free Agency Rumors and Updates
March 20th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** - As it turns out, the Jacksonville Jaguars aren't expected to be major players for DE Mark Anderson. Perhaps his price went back up again since he became one of  the best available rushers on the market since Mario Williams was locked up by the Buffalo Bills. - DE Kamerion Wimbley...

Jacksonville Jaguars Cut Defensive Tackle Nate Collins
March 16th, 2012 at 4:56 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Jacksonville Jaguars parted ways with DT Nate Collins today according to his Twitter account. Collins was a restricted free agent and he was a very effective rotational player. However, he probably blew his shot to come back when he was arrested in Virginia last month for marijuana possession. General...

Jacksonville Jaguars Free Agency Rumors and Updates
March 16th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** - Quarterback Chad Henne's deal is worth $6.75 million over the next two years. Pretty good money for the backup. -Blaine Gabbert is still the starting quarterback of the Jacksonville Jaguars. There is not a QB controversy/competition going into training camp. The only only way Heen will probably get onto the...

Jacksonville Jaguars Free Agency Rumors and Updates
March 15th, 2012 at 10:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** - Wide Receiver Laurent Robinson will wear the number 81, which was worn by Kassim Osgood. - Jeremy Mincey was mere minutes away from signing with the Chicago Bears when he called Gene Smith about his contract. Smith outbid the Bears one final  time and they never got the chance to...

Sorry Folks, the Jacksonville Jaguars Will not and Should not Trade for Tim Tebow
March 12th, 2012 at 11:14 PM
The big story this weekend was Peyton Manning's visit with John Elway and the Denver Broncos With that, someone started a rumor that the Jacksonville Jaguars would be a top suitor for current Bronco QB and Jacksonville native, Tim Tebow. However, that is very unlikely to happen. As a matter...

Jacksonville Jaguars not Among the Teams Interested in Peyton Manning
March 8th, 2012 at 11:24 AM
***PHOTO1*** For those on the Peyton Manning bandwagon, prepare for some bad news. According to Tania Ganguli and Gene Frenette of the Florida Times-Union, the Jacksonville Jaguars are not one of the 10-12 teams interested in picking up Manning, which I believe is a wise choice. It is a well established...

Jacksonville Jaguars Place a Franchise Tag on Kicker Josh Scobee
March 5th, 2012 at 2:18 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Jacksonville Jaguars officially placed a franchise tag on Josh Scobee this morning, securing his spot on the roster at least until 2013. The value of the franchise tag is approximately $2.6 million dollars for one year. However, early reports from Scobee's camp indicate that he is not planning to...

Jacksonville Jaguars Free Agent Analysis: Indianapolis Colts Wide Receiver Pierre Garçon
March 3rd, 2012 at 5:13 PM
Pierre Garcon is a blossoming young receiver for the Indianapolis Colts, functioning as their main deep threat and #1 receiver .In spite of the QB carousel during the Colts' 2011 season, Garcon has managed to put up career numbers. Fortunately for the Jacksonville Jaguars, Garcon has recently rejected a a...

Jacksonville Jaguars Defensive Tackle Nate Collins Arrested in Virginia for Marijuana Possession
February 27th, 2012 at 11:29 PM
For the first time in quite a while, a Jaguars player is in trouble with the law. Nate Collins was stopped in Virginia for having unlawfully tinted windows and a small amount of marijuana in a duffel bag. He is expected to appear in court on April 18th. Collins is...

Jacksonville Jaguars Planning to Keep DE Jeremy Mincey, S Dwight Lowery, K Josh Scobee, and CB Rashean Mathis
February 24th, 2012 at 10:57 PM
There are a bunch of free agents this year for the Jaguars and Tania Ganguli has reported that GM Gene Smith is planning to keep at least 4 impending free agents: defensive end Jeremy Mincey, kicker Josh Scobee, Safety Dwight Lowery, and cornerback Rashean Mathis. The three defensive players lplayed...

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...