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New Jaguars Nick Foles and John DeFilippo have strong connection

New Jaguars Nick Foles and John DeFilippo have strong connection

By: Hays Carlyon Nick Foles and John DeFilippo won a Super Bowl together in Philadelphia. Foles was the backup quarterback to Carson Wentz. He took over the offense once Wentz was injured and stunningly led the Eagles to a win over New England in the Super Bowl. DeFilippo was Philadelphia’s quarterbacks coach that season, helping…Continue Reading »

Jaguars OTA practices filled with story lines

Jaguars OTA practices filled with story lines

By: Hays Carlyon Phase Three of the Jaguars off-season program is underway. That means it’s time to get an early preview of what this team will look like on the field this season. The Jaguars will conduct their first of 10 OTA practices on Tuesday. First, here are the ground rules set up in the…Continue Reading »

Hard to see Telvin Smith ever playing for Jaguars again

Hard to see Telvin Smith ever playing for Jaguars again

By: Hays Carlyon When Jaguars linebacker Telvin Smith announced his shocking decision to sit out this season Thursday there was an obvious question: would Smith really forsake his $9.75 million salary this season and not play? As the days have progressed, my interest has moved to another question: how will the Jaguars handle Smith if…Continue Reading »

Examining Jaguars salary cap situation now and into future

Examining Jaguars salary cap situation now and into future

BY: Hays Carlyon The NFL’s salary cap can be difficult to understand. Let’s try to clear up some confusion when it comes to the Jaguars. This is the current situation. According to spotrac.com, the Jaguars have $14.7 million in salary-cap space. That ranks 18th in the NFL. The Jaguars must sign their seven-man draft class,…Continue Reading »

Mike Leach tells Jaguar fans what to expect from Gardner Minshew

Mike Leach tells Jaguar fans what to expect from Gardner Minshew

Washington State head coach Mike Leach joined “XL Primetime” to discuss his former quarterback Gardner Minshew, who the Jaguars drafted in the sixth-round of last week’s NFL Draft. Minshew played only one season for Leach at Washington State, but it was a successful culminating in an 11-2 record. “The biggest thing is he was so…Continue Reading »

Projecting the Jaguars 53-man roster

Projecting the Jaguars 53-man roster

By: Hays Carlyon The Jaguars have undergone a massive facelift when it comes to roster construction this offseason. The additions of several significant free agents and a seven-man draft class have changed what was a disappointing team last season. There could still be a major move ahead, like trading linebacker Telvin Smith, but we basically…Continue Reading »

Maurice Jones-Drew reviews Jaguars off-season

Maurice Jones-Drew reviews Jaguars off-season

Former Jaguars tailback Maurice Jones-Drew joined “XL Primetime” to look back on the Jaguars off-season, starting with the signing of former Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles. “He is going to bring stability to that offense a little bit,” Jones-Drew told 1010XL. “I felt like when Blake (Bortles) was playing well the Jags were rolling, but…Continue Reading »