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Jaguars have NFL’s most captivating rookie in QB Gardner Minshew

Jaguars have NFL’s most captivating rookie in QB Gardner Minshew

By: Hays Carlyon The Jaguars finally have the NFL’s shiny new toy. They have the most captivating storyline. No, not Jalen Ramsey’s future destination via trade. The Jaguars have Gardner Minshew. A prime-time audience got to see what all the Minshew Mania was about on Thursday night at TIAA Bank Field. The sixth-round rookie didn’t…Continue Reading »

Jaguars go stagnant at wrong time in loss to Texans

Jaguars go stagnant at wrong time in loss to Texans

By: Hays Carlyon HOUSTON – Going for two was the right decision. Avoid overtime. The Jaguars play another game in four days when Tennessee comes to TIAA Bank Field on Thursday night. The last thing Jaguars coach Doug Marrone needs is an overtime game that could put another dozen snaps on his fatigued players. The…Continue Reading »

We deserve Gardner Minshew to be good

We deserve Gardner Minshew to be good

By: Hays Carlyon The Jaguars deserve it. Doug Marrone deserves it. The Jaguars fans absolutely deserve it. We deserve Gardner Minshew to be good. The Football Gods owe us. Think about the last three years and the devastation Week 1 has caused to the Jaguars. 2017 – Receiver Allen Robinson tears his ACL and is…Continue Reading »

Can Gardner Minshew save Jaguars season?

Can Gardner Minshew save Jaguars season?

In the 25-year history of the Jacksonville Jaguars, there may never have been a bigger, let-the-air-out-of-the-balloon moment than what happened Sunday at TIAA Bank Field. All the hope and promise of signing free agent Super Bowl MVP quarterback Nick Foles was taken away less than 10 minutes into the season. Foles suffered a broken left…Continue Reading »

Dismal opener doesn’t doom entire Jaguars season

Dismal opener doesn’t doom entire Jaguars season

By: Hays Carlyon I’m not burying the Jaguars after one game. But, we can start eyeing tombstones. It’s going to take something remarkable for this Jaguars season to result in a playoff berth. Remarkable happens. This is sports. One of the reasons we all love sports is that the remarkable can happen. We certainly know…Continue Reading »

This one will be different for Jaguars offense vs. Chiefs

This one will be different for Jaguars offense vs. Chiefs

By: Hays Carlyon Former Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles accounted for five turnovers in last season’s 30-14 loss at Kansas City. There’s little chance that happens to new starter Nick Foles. That is one of many reasons to brush aside last season’s much-hyped (then lopsided) matchup. This can’t even really be called a rematch Sunday at…Continue Reading »

Jaguars 53-man roster projection: No depth to be found

Jaguars 53-man roster projection: No depth to be found

By Hays Carlyon The Jaguars stunning lack of depth has been greatly exposed this preseason. Coach Doug Marrone elected to only play the starters for a portion of the third preseason game. The results were ugly with the reserves being asked to shoulder so much of the workload. The Jaguars lost all four games and…Continue Reading »