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 ...

Jags’ Fournette focuses on ‘clean start’ after dismal season

Football 05/24/19, 14:45

Leonard Fournette slipped off his sweaty cleats, signed each one and then handed them to a young fan after practice.The youngster carefully walked away with Fournette's gold-colored shoes, making sure not to touch the drying ink. After all, the memorabilia could appreciate in value if the Jacksonville Jaguars running back ...

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 ...

Ngakoue rejoins Jaguars, vows to play even without new deal

Football 05/21/19, 14:56

Yannick Ngakoue grew tired of watching from the sideline as teammates participated in 11-on-11 drills. So he took a different approach to stand out Tuesday.The Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end ran onto the field during a special teams play, scooped up a punt and started juking would-be tacklers."Just trying to show ...

Jaguars’ Telvin Smith steps away to ‘get my world in order’

Football 05/09/19, 15:09

Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Telvin Smith, the team's leading tackler the past two seasons and a Pro Bowl selection in 2017, is stepping away from football to "give this time back to myself, my family & my health."Smith made the announcement Thursday on Instagram, saying "at this time I must take ...

Jaguars trade up in 2nd round to draft Florida OT Taylor

Sports 04/26/19, 18:53

The Jacksonville Jaguars traded up to get some much-needed help for new quarterback Nick Foles.Jacksonville moved up three spots to choose Florida right tackle Jawaan Taylor with the third pick in the second round Friday night, adding a step-in starter to replace Jermey Parnell and protect Foles.The Jaguars gave up ...

Jaguars add to defense by drafting Kentucky’s Josh Allen

Football 04/25/19, 21:33

The Jacksonville Jaguars added to their deepest position by drafting another pass-rusher.The Jaguars selected Kentucky defensive end Josh Allen with the seventh pick in the NFL draft Thursday night, landing the Southeastern Conference's defensive player of the year despite more pressing needs on the other side of the ball."Too good ...

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 ...

Ramsey says Jags know why he’s skipping voluntary workouts

Football 04/19/19, 18:41

Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey responded to Tom Coughlin's public criticism Friday, saying the team knows why he's skipping voluntary workouts.Ramsey did not elaborate on the reason for his absence in his Twitter post , but said he will be "ready when it's time."His agent, David Mulugheta, also released a ...

Jaguars’ Khan wants ‘creative solutions’ to improve stadium

Football 04/18/19, 15:38

Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan wants to find "creative solutions" for the sweltering summer sun that bakes the team's stadium — and fans — early each season.One potential fix involves drones.Khan said Thursday at Jacksonville's state of the franchise presentation that upgrading TIAA Bank Field is a priority and noted ...

Jaguars will use draft to add pieces for QB Nick Foles

Football 04/18/19, 13:20

The Jacksonville Jaguars have done little to build around the most expensive player in franchise history.Since giving quarterback Nick Foles a four-year, $88 million contract that included $50.125 million guaranteed, the Jaguars essentially have rummaged through free-agent bargain bins, scoured sale racks and added several guys that might as well ...

Jags’ Fournette arrested for driving with suspended license

Football 04/11/19, 15:27

Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette was arrested Thursday for driving with a suspended license and released a short time later.Fournette paid a $1,508 bond and was freed after spending less than 30 minutes in the Duval County Jail, according to jail records.His license was suspended last month after he ...

Jaguars re-sign tight end James O’Shaughnessy for depth

Football 03/21/19, 16:28

Veteran tight end James O'Shaughnessy has re-signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars, giving the team another option at one of its thinnest positions.O'Shaughnessy has played in 53 games over four seasons with Kansas City, New England and Jacksonville. He entered the league as a fifth-round draft pick by the Chiefs in ...

Jaguars officially agree to terms with QB Nick Foles

Football 03/13/19, 15:32

After repeatedly failing to find a franchise quarterback in the NFL draft, the Jacksonville Jaguars turned to free agency.Maybe the new path will yield better results.Given the lack of sustained success between predecessors Byron Leftwich, David Garrard, Blaine Gabbert and Blake Bortles, the bar is set pretty low for Nick ...

source: Foles to sign 4-year, $88M deal with Jaguars

Football 03/11/19, 16:36

A person with direct knowledge of the decision says quarterback Nick Foles has agreed to sign a four-year, $88 million contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars.The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Monday because the deal cannot become official until free agency opens Wednesday. The person says ...

Jags clear $30M in space by cutting Jackson, Gipson, 3 more

Football 03/08/19, 13:11

The Jacksonville Jaguars have released defensive tackle Malik Jackson, safety Tashaun Gipson, offensive lineman Jermey Parnell, running back Carlos Hyde and long-snapper Carson Tinker, creating $30 million in salary cap space for 2019.The team made the cuts five days before the start of free agency.The Jaguars are expected to use ...

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 ...

source: Jaguars fire running backs coach Tyrone Wheatley

Football 12/31/18, 21:11

A person familiar with the situation says the Jacksonville Jaguars have fired running backs coach Tyrone Wheatley one day after Leonard Fournette and T.J. Yeldon were criticized for sitting during the season finale.The person spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity Monday night. Wheatley's dismissal was hardly ...

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 ...

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