Jaguars QB Nick Foles skipping OTAs for ‘personal reason’

Football 05/28/19, 10:29

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Nick Foles is skipping organized team activities for "a personal reason."Coach Doug Marrone says "our thoughts and prayers are with Nick and his family."The team says it has no details to release and there is no timetable for Foles' return.Marrone says: "He knows, like anything else, that ...

Jaguars rookie Josh Allen out with bruised knee, signs deal

Football 05/23/19, 13:37

Jacksonville Jaguars rookie defensive end Josh Allen sat out practice Thursday after bruising his right knee during the team's first practice of organized team activities.Coach Doug Marrone made the announcement two days after Allen got hurt and said there's "zero" concern for his long-term health. But Marrone added that team ...

Jaguars’ Marrone, Ramsey finally talk, share ‘little laugh’

Football 04/22/19, 14:56

Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug Marrone might need to update his contact list.Marrone said Monday he finally spoke to star cornerback Jalen Ramsey, who is skipping voluntary workouts to stay closer to home, and seemingly cleared the air. Marrone said last week that he reached out to Ramsey and didn't get ...

Jags’ Coughlin calls out Ramsey, Smith for skipping workouts

Football 04/18/19, 13:06

Tom Coughlin took a not-so-subtle shot at two of Jacksonville's top defenders, cornerback Jalen Ramsey and linebacker Telvin Smith, for skipping voluntary workouts. The team's executive vice president of football operations said Thursday that "championship teams are dominated by selfless individuals who recognize that the welfare of the team must always ...

Foles signs with Jaguars, welcomes being a starter again

Football 03/14/19, 17:06

Tom Coughlin gushed about Nick Foles for several minutes and then had one request for his new Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback."I hope every game in 2019 is like the Oakland game of 2013," said Coughlin, the franchise's top executive.That's the game in which Foles threw for 406 yards, with seven touchdown ...

Jaguars hire DeFilippo as OC, fill remaining staff positions

Football 01/16/19, 16:34

The Jacksonville Jaguars have hired former Minnesota offensive coordinator John DeFilippo to the same position.Coach Doug Marrone announced the addition Wednesday along with five other assistant coaches. DeFilippo replaces Nathaniel Hackett, who was fired in late November and landed in Green Bay.The Vikings parted way with the 40-year-old DeFilippo in ...

Jaguars head into offseason with offensive makeup on horizon

Football 12/31/18, 15:42

The Jacksonville Jaguars built their offense around a player who played less than 30 percent of the snaps this season.Running back Leonard Fournette was injured, suspended and on the bench in crunch time. He was fined, criticized and admittedly not in ideal shape late in the year.Fournette was more of ...

Jags finish last in AFC South a year after winning division

Sports 12/30/18, 18:42

Coach Doug Marrone and general manager Dave Caldwell look to be returning for the Jacksonville Jaguars next season.The future of quarterback Blake Bortles is far less certain.Jaguars owner Shad Khan issued a statement urging his director of football operations, Tom Coughlin, to retain Marrone and Caldwell — even though the ...

Jaguars turning to Blake Bortles for season finale at Texans

Sports 12/26/18, 12:28

Blake Bortles is getting another start for the Jacksonville Jaguars.It could be his last.Coach Doug Marrone announced Wednesday that Bortles will start the season finale at Houston (10-5), giving the embattled quarterback a chance to close out the season on a positive note.Bortles came off the bench at Miami last ...

Jags sticking with QB Kessler despite woeful, 3-game stretch

Football 12/17/18, 16:49

Quarterback Cody Kessler has taken the Jacksonville Jaguars to a new low in 2018.The Jaguars (4-10) have totaled 658 yards in three games since Kessler replaced inconsistent starter Blake Bortles, including a season-low 192 yards in a 16-13 loss to Washington on Sunday. It's the franchise's worst three-game stretch of ...

Jags’ latest odd call: Fournette on sideline in crunch time

Football 12/16/18, 19:23

Leonard Fournette spent most of the second half on the sideline, a spectator in a tight game.Jacksonville's best offensive player and one of five team captains touched the ball once in the final 30 minutes — a 25-yard carry in the fourth quarter.It made no sense, not even for the ...

Johnson leads Redskins to late scores, 16-13 win at Jaguars

Football 12/16/18, 16:17

Josh Johnson's first NFL start in more than seven years ended with a 16-13 victory for Washington against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday, snapping the Redskins' four-game losing streak and keeping them on the fringe of the NFC playoff picture.Johnson and Adrian Peterson drove the Redskins (7-7) into field-goal range ...

Jaguars: Fournette yelled at fan in response to racial slur

Football 12/10/18, 17:44

Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug Marrone says running back Leonard Fournette was responding to racial slurs while yelling at a fan in Nashville, Tennessee last Thursday night.Fournette declined to address the accusation in the locker room Monday on the advice of his agent.Teammate and fellow running back T.J. Yeldon, however, said ...

Jaguars taking ‘further steps’ to reduce personal fouls

Sports 11/29/18, 14:04

All those yellow flags thrown against the Jacksonville Jaguars have coach Doug Marrone seeing red.The Jaguars (3-8) have been penalized 80 times, tying them for seventh in the NFL, and have been docked the fourth-most yards (751).But Marrone's main concern is that Jacksonville has been called for a league-leading 22 ...

Jaguars fire offensive coordinator after 7th straight loss

Sports 11/26/18, 13:33

The Jacksonville Jaguars have fired offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett after the team's seventh consecutive loss.Coach Doug Marrone made the decision Monday, one day after a 24-21 loss at Buffalo in which Blake Bortles finished with 127 yards passing. The Jaguars (3-8) had a season-low 107 yards through the air the ...

When things go sour in the NFL, QBs often are changed

Football 11/16/18, 10:42

When things go sour, an NFL team's fan base often points to two people: the guy calling plays on the sideline, and the man behind center trying to execute them.As we get deeper into the 2018 schedule, the futures of some coaches could be tied to how their quarterbacks have ...

Jaguars’ Fournette ‘completely healthy,’ will play at Colts

Football 11/09/18, 17:35

Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette is good to go for Sunday's game at Indianapolis.Fournette practiced without any limitations or setbacks all week, prompting coach Doug Marrone to declare him "completely healthy" for the first time since Week 4.The fourth overall pick in the 2017 NFL draft missed the last ...

Marrone takes blame for woeful Jags, shields obvious errors

Football 11/01/18, 17:37

Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug Marrone is shouldering the blame for the team's four-game losing streak, saying he "hasn't done a good enough job for whatever reason to get everyone's mind in the right place."Marrone insists he's not trying to be a "martyr, a shield or anything like that."Truth is he's ...

ICYMI in NFL Week 8: Jaguars falling apart, on and off field

Football 10/29/18, 03:13

Whether it's a quartet of players getting arrested for failing to pay a tab at a British nightclub or a locker-room spat or a four-game losing streak, things couldn't get much worse for the Jacksonville Jaguars at the moment — on the field or off it.A club that reached the ...

Jaguars’ Marrone: Message no longer resonates with players

Football 10/29/18, 03:12

Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug Marrone believes his messages to his players are not resonating.The Jaguars, who reached the AFC Championship game last season, lost their fourth consecutive game, falling 24-18 to the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. Jacksonville dropped to 3-5 and failed to benefit from playing in England at their ...

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