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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

source: Jaguars void Fournette’s contract guarantees

Football 12/30/18, 22:03

The thought of Jacksonville parting ways with running back Leonard Fournette would have been unimaginable a few months ago.It's much more plausible now.The Jaguars have notified Fournette that his suspension late last month voided the remaining guarantees in his four-year rookie contract, according to a person familiar with the situation. ...

No-show Bell, 3-11 Gruden lead list of NFL letdowns in 2018

Football 12/21/18, 16:13

The hype trains touting NFL offseason activity typically start leaving their stations each January, when new head coaches are hired and fan bases are fired up about the fresh start that sends hope soaring high like the football in the air on the opening kickoff of a game.There's another round ...

FANTASY PLAYS: Watch for wacky in last 2 weeks of season

Football 12/19/18, 15:11

Week 17 typically plays out as one of the more bizarre weeks in the NFL with some intense playoff battles, some teams giving up early and others resting their stars to get a look at some younger talent.Because of this, most season-long fantasy championships are held during Week 16 and ...

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 ...

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-Titans should be a defensive standoff

Football 12/05/18, 16:58

Jacksonville won the AFC South and Tennessee earned a wild-card playoff berth out of the division last season.Now, they get the prime-time spotlight on Thursday even though both are also-rans.Oh, the Titans (6-6) still are in the playoff chase. But it's difficult to take serious a team that needs a ...

Jaguars’ Fournette returns after another extended rest

Football 12/03/18, 18:55

Leonard Fournette's one-game suspension might turn out to be beneficial for the Jacksonville Jaguars.The second-year running back returned to the facility Monday after a week away. The Jaguars (4-8) ended a seven-game losing streak against Indianapolis without him — thanks to the team's best defensive performance of the season — ...

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 ...

FANTASY PLAYS: NFL crunch time creates shifts in daily game

Sports 11/28/18, 13:32

The crescendo of the fantasy football season also marks a shift across the NFL landscape that starts this week.Teams learn they'll be in or out of the playoffs, others manage injuries with an eye toward January or next season, while some teams battle for playoff positions.Understanding those dynamics and how ...

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 ...

Allen leads Bills to 24-21 win over Jaguars

Football 11/25/18, 16:52

Josh Allen scored the go-ahead touchdown on a 14-yard run in the fourth quarter, and the Bills beat the Jaguars 24-21 on Sunday in a game marred by a fight that led to the ejections of Jacksonville running back Leonard Fournette and Buffalo defensive end Shaq Lawson.Fournette scored twice to ...

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 ...

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 ...

Jaguars acquire RB Hyde from Browns in trade for draft pick

Football 10/19/18, 17:40

The Jacksonville Jaguars traded for Cleveland running back Carlos Hyde on Friday, adding a proven starter while Leonard Fournette progresses slowly from a strained right hamstring.The Browns (2-3-1) will get a 2019 fifth-round draft pick from the Jaguars in exchange for Hyde, who has 382 yards rushing and five touchdowns ...

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