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Which NFL teams will start talking relocation now?
May 26th, 2017 at 1:59 PM
***PHOTO1*** It's an NFL tradition. Team dissatisfied with its stadium/fan base/market/all of the above attempts to compel local government officials to buy it a shiny new venue using public funds by threatening to leave town. Plenty of teams have had success with that strategy. It's a big reason why Mercedes-Benz Stadium is...

Blake Bortles admits he needs to avoid ‘stupid’ turnovers
May 26th, 2017 at 1:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles knows he has to cut down on turnovers. Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports The Jacksonville Jaguars recently came under a bit of fire for picking up the fifth-year option on quarterback Blake Bortles. Bortles hasn't panned out exactly how the Jaguars had hoped and most seemed...

Julius Thomas says he’s a ‘better person’ after down years in Jacksonville
May 25th, 2017 at 3:08 PM
***PHOTO1*** A new day and a new man in Miami? Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports In terms of character, it's a safe bet there have been worse people playing in the NFL than Julius Thomas. But the new Dolphins tight end said that while his statistics regressed during his two years in...

Bortles embracing awful 2016 campaign, ready to bounce back
May 23rd, 2017 at 2:02 PM
***PHOTO1*** Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles won't run away from his awful 2016 but he's eager to move ahead. Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles managed only three wins in 2016. It was a particularly terrible season for the quarterback, who significantly regressed after setting career-highs in passing...

LSU’s Lanard Fournette arrested for gambling with fake ID
May 23rd, 2017 at 11:02 AM
***PHOTO1*** His brother was just selected fourth overall by the Jacksonville Jaguars in April's 2017 NFL Draft. But things are not going swimmingly for the entire Fournette family. According to The Advocate in Louisiana, LSU running back Lanard Fournette was arrested and booked in East Baton Rouge Parish Prison Monday after...