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Predicting where Jaguars will fall in 2019 Top 100 list

Predicting where Jaguars will fall in 2019 Top 100 list

By Hays Carlyon This is pointless. Meaningless. But, hey, it’s fun. The NFL Network has finished its annual Top 100 list where the players vote on the best in the league. The Jaguars had six players make the list after a 10-6 season that brought home the AFC South title, playoff eliminations of Buffalo and…Continue Reading »

Marrone sees Fournette becoming three-down back

Marrone sees Fournette becoming three-down back

By Hays Carlyon Jaguars coach Doug Marrone was asked what he wants to see from running back Leonard Fournette in his second season prior to the start of Tuesday’s mandatory minicamp. Marrone indicated that Fournette could have more of a role on third down. As a rookie, Fournette was often replaced by T.J. Yeldon to…Continue Reading »

Marrone likes what he’s seeing at Jaguars OTAs

Marrone likes what he’s seeing at Jaguars OTAs

By Hays Carlyon  Competitive, but not combative. That was how Jaguars coach Doug Marrone described how OTA practices have gone over the past three weeks. Marrone spoke to reporters on Friday morning prior to the 10th and final session. The second-year coach said the biggest improvement has been the team’s ability to work together at…Continue Reading »

Jaguars LBs Myles Jack and Telvin Smith members of DB family

Jaguars LBs Myles Jack and Telvin Smith members of DB family

By Hays Carlyon Jaguars defensive backs coach Perry Fewell smiled when I asked him about linebacker Myles Jack’s coverage skills prior to Thursday’s OTA practice. “He’s a member of our DB family,” Fewell said. “Myles and [linebacker] Telvin Smith are. Myles makes up for a lot of our inadequacies on the back end.” There don’t…Continue Reading »

What Sportsbooks say about the 2018 Jaguars

Scouting around the various football blogs and prediction columns of major sports broadcasters that usually crop up post-draft, there seems to be the consensus that the Jaguars will do well this season. Indeed, one of the most frequent figures bandied about was 11-5, a record many believe the Jaguars can post if they get off…Continue Reading »

The top questions for the Jaguars Entering OTAs.

The top questions for the Jaguars Entering OTAs.

By Hays Carlyon The Jaguars begin organized team activities on Tuesday with their first of 10 voluntary practices before a mandatory minicamp from June 12-14. The roster hasn’t looked this good in over a decade. The defense should be a monster again. Quarterback Blake Bortles should be confident after a turnover-free postseason run of three…Continue Reading »

Let’s project the Jaguars 53-man roster with the draft over

Let’s project the Jaguars 53-man roster with the draft over

By Hays Carlyon The Jaguars have splurged on a glut of acquisitions this offseason. The additions began with seven free-agent signees, then a trade for quarterback Cody Kessler, followed by a seven-man draft class. A team that reached the AFC Championship Game, eliminated Pittsburgh and Buffalo from the playoffs and won the AFC South now…Continue Reading »

Jaguars think future with selection of Florida DL Taven Bryan

Jaguars think future with selection of Florida DL Taven Bryan

By Hays Carlyon So much for the offense getting more help. Tight end, offensive line and receiver were needs. Nope, no and nada. The Jaguars built a tremendous defense last season, reaching the AFC Championship Game. They aren’t finished. Jaguars personnel chief Tom Coughlin and general manager Dave Caldwell selected Florida defensive lineman Taven Bryan…Continue Reading »

My prediction for the Jaguars draft class

My prediction for the Jaguars draft class

By Hays Carlyon The Jaguars have no glaring weakness on their roster entering Thursday’s NFL Draft. They will likely prioritize offensive line, receiver and tight end, but it’s hard to find a pick that would be near impossible to justify. Does Jaguars personnel chief Tom Coughlin and general manager Dave Caldwell truly take the best…Continue Reading »