Jaguars’ Coughlin defends philosophy, offseason moves

Football 11/27/18, 17:32

Tom Coughlin recognizes that NFL rules favor passing and insists he understands "what the public wants.""It's obvious," said Coughlin, who's in charge of all football decisions for the Jacksonville Jaguars.But Coughlin also staunchly defended Jacksonville's run-first, defensive philosophy by saying the team's offensive woes have more to do with a ...

NFL suspends Jags running back Fournette 1 game for fight

Football 11/26/18, 19:33

The NFL has suspended Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette one game without pay for leaving the sideline, running across the field and throwing punches at Buffalo Bills defensive end Shaq Lawson.NFL Vice President of Football Operations Jon Runyan handed down the punishment Monday, saying "sportsmanship is the cornerstone of ...

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 ...

Drastic changes hardly a given for injury-riddled Jaguars

Football 11/21/18, 17:44

Nothing has gone right for the Jacksonville Jaguars since early October.Injuries mounted, losses followed and all the momentum the franchise built during a surprising run in the AFC playoffs last year disappeared.The team's six-game losing streak heading to Buffalo — a rematch from the 2017 postseason — has raised questions ...

Buffalo QB Josh Allen set to return vs. Jacksonville

Football 11/19/18, 15:46

Coming off their best offensive performance of the season — and an extra week of rest — the Buffalo Bills have their starting quarterback back.Josh Allen will make his return against the Jacksonville Jaguars, coach Sean McDermott said on Monday.Allen was a full participant on the practice field as the ...

Jaguars can’t find 1 win to get them going

Football 11/18/18, 19:37

The Jacksonville Jaguars still believe they can turn their season around, and it starts with just one win.Finding it has never felt like more of a challenge.The Jaguars ran the ball with authority, intercepted Ben Roethlisberger three times, kept the Pittsburgh Steelers from scoring in the first half for the ...

Steelers rally to stun Jaguars in final seconds, 20-16

Football 11/18/18, 17:04

Ben Roethlisberger was far from perfect until the fourth quarter, and that was all that mattered for the Pittsburgh Steelers.One week after Roethlisberger had a perfect quarterback rating, he overcame three interceptions and a 16-0 deficit by leading two late scoring drives. He lunged in from the 1 for the ...

Roethlisberger leads Steelers to comeback win over Jags

Football 11/18/18, 16:51

Ben Roethlisberger was far from perfect until the fourth quarter, and that was all that mattered for the Pittsburgh Steelers.One week after Roethlisberger had a perfect quarterback rating, he overcame three interceptions and a 16-0 deficit by leading two late scoring drives. He lunged in from the 1 for the ...

Steelers have reason to overlook Jaguars now

Football 11/15/18, 19:32

Even if the memory is still fresh, the temptation is there for Pittsburgh to overlook the Jacksonville Jaguars.The Steelers might have been guilty of that in January in the AFC divisional playoffs. Mike Mitchell and Le'Veon Bell talked more about a rematch in the conference title game against New England ...

Bills coach: QB Allen will regain starting job when healthy

Sports 11/12/18, 18:52

It appears as if journeyman quarterback Matt Barkley's successful debut as the Buffalo Bills starter will be limited to one outing.A day after a 41-10 win at the New York Jets, in which Barkley breathed life into an anemic offense in his first NFL start in nearly two years, coach ...

Confused Jags keep blowing assignments in 5th straight loss

Football 11/12/18, 18:15

The Jacksonville Jaguars are busting defensive assignments at an alarming rate.They are allowing receivers to get wide open across the field. They are letting tight ends go completely uncovered. They are missing calls, failing to communicate coverages and giving up explosive plays left and right.A defense that believed it could ...

Luck, Ebron lead Colts past struggling Jaguars 29-26

Sports 11/11/18, 17:34

Andrew Luck threw three touchdown passes in the first half and the Indianapolis Colts' defense forced a late turnover Sunday to preserve a 29-26 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars.Indy (4-5) has won three straight. Tight end Eric Ebron had a career-high three touchdowns, including one on a 2-yard run, all ...

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 ...

Floundering Jaguars take ‘must-win’ approach against Colts

Football 11/07/18, 18:02

The Jacksonville Jaguars used their bye week to ponder the team's precarious position.Mired in a four-game losing streak and being 0-2 in the AFC South, they came to this conclusion: They must win at division rival Indianapolis (3-5) on Sunday.It's essentially a playoff atmosphere for Jacksonville (3-5) in early November."This ...

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 ...

Jaguars QB Bortles has shoulder injury, team signs Jones

Football 10/31/18, 11:12

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles injured his non-throwing shoulder against Philadelphia in London last week but is expected to play Nov. 11 at Indianapolis.Nonetheless, the Jaguars (3-5) signed free agent Landry Jones to take some repetitions during the team's bye week. Jacksonville worked Jones out before the loss to the ...

Jaguars trade pass-rusher Fowler to Rams for 2 draft picks

Football 10/30/18, 17:16

Dante Fowler is headed to an actual Super Bowl contender.The slumping Jacksonville Jaguars traded the fourth-year pro and 2015 first-round pick to the undefeated Los Angeles Rams just before the NFL trading deadline Tuesday.The move gives the Rams an even more formidable front, which already had Aaron Donald, Ndamukong Suh ...

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 ...

Football failure in Florida: 3 NFL, big 3 college teams lose

Football 10/28/18, 21:42

It was a dark week for football in the Sunshine State.For the first time since the inception of the Jacksonville Jaguars in 1995, all three of the state's NFL teams and all three of the state's most prominent college programs lost on the same weekend.The Miami Dolphins started the six-team ...

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