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Jaguars QB Gardner Minshew getting stronger and faster

Jaguars QB Gardner Minshew getting stronger and faster

By: Hays Carlyon Jaguars quarterback Gardner Minshew had three goals for the offseason: bigger, faster and stronger. He is happy with his progress. Minshew met with reporters Thursday on a video conference for the first time this offseason. He spoke in detail about his offseason conditioning work. “Really putting an emphasis on trying to figure…Continue Reading »

Jaguars new OC Jay Gruden sees plenty to like in QB Gardner Minshew

Jaguars new OC Jay Gruden sees plenty to like in QB Gardner Minshew

By: Hays Carlyon Jaguars new offensive coordinator Jay Gruden sees three key things in second-year quarterback Gardner Minshew. Those three things will be a major factor in whether the Jaguars can prove skeptics wrong and deliver a surprisingly successful season this fall. Gruden, the former Washington coach, spoke with reporters on Tuesday for the first…Continue Reading »

Jaguars start reopening process next week

Jaguars start reopening process next week

By: Hays Carlyon The Jaguars will start returning to TIAA Bank Field next week following the Memorial Day holiday. The team announced its plan to implement the phase one reopening on Tuesday. All employees have worked remotely since March 12 because of the coronavirus pandemic. “The reopening of the Jaguars office under established NFL guidelines…Continue Reading »

Winners and losers from Jaguars off-season

Winners and losers from Jaguars off-season

By: Hays Carlyon There could be a move or two left, but we basically know what the 2020 Jaguars will look like when they open the season against Indianapolis at home on Sept. 13. So, which Jaguars won this off-season and which ones lost? Here is my list of five in each category. WINNERS: QB…Continue Reading »

Jaguars receive favorable schedule

Jaguars receive favorable schedule

By: Hays Carlyon I like the way the schedule lays out for the Jaguars. I won’t make you wait to see it. Here it is, followed by my thoughts. Week 1, Sept. 13 – vs. Indianapolis Week 2, Sept. 20 – at Tennessee Week 3, Sept. 24 – vs. Miami (Thursday night) Week 4, Oct.…Continue Reading »

Comparing Jaguars elite talent to their 2020 opponents

Comparing Jaguars elite talent to their 2020 opponents

By: Hays Carlyon The Jaguars are consistently coming in dead last in most NFL power rankings. Unfortunately, I agree. The reason is the Jaguars have a stunning lack of elite veteran talent compared to the rest of the NFL. The void was created through a lack of retention through a seven-year draft period from 2010-16.…Continue Reading »

2020 Jaguars schedule prediction

2020 Jaguars schedule prediction

By: Hays Carlyon We know the Jaguars will play all eight of their regular-season home games in Jacksonville for the first time since 2012. We know the NFL will release the schedule Thursday night. Now, let’s predict the schedule. This is our best guess is how the Jaguars schedule will shape up. The coronavirus looms…Continue Reading »

Let’s dream: What if the Jaguars traded for Aaron Rodgers?

Let’s dream: What if the Jaguars traded for Aaron Rodgers?

By: Hays Carlyon Consider this NFL fan fiction. What if the Jaguars traded for Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers? For financial reasons, there’s no chance this will happen. Rodgers just restructured his contract in December and the Packers would take a $51.1 million dead-money charge on the salary cap if they traded him. That makes…Continue Reading »

Projecting Jaguars 53-man roster after the NFL Draft

Projecting Jaguars 53-man roster after the NFL Draft

By: Hays Carlyon The Jaguars added a dozen players to their roster during the NFL Draft. So, how does the roster look now? Let’s take a look at the projected 53-man roster. Every one of the draft picks makes this roster. We won’t consider undrafted free agents at this time, although one or two certainly…Continue Reading »