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This is a big damn game for the Jaguars

This is a big damn game for the Jaguars

By: Hays Carlyon Get excited. Get fired up. Your Jaguars are playing a big game on Sunday. A big damn game. I understand this might be the only big-game feel we get this season. Soak it up. The Jaguars travel to face Tennessee on Sunday in a matchup of the only 1-0 teams in the…Continue Reading »

Gardner Minshew leads young Jaguars to huge win over Colts

Gardner Minshew leads young Jaguars to huge win over Colts

By: Hays Carlyon Jaguars first-round rookie cornerback CJ Henderson found quarterback Gardner Minshew and hugged him in celebration at midfield. Welcome to the new version of Jaguars football. The Jaguars young nucleus played like seasoned pros in a thrilling 27-20 victory over Indianapolis on Sunday at TIAA Bank Field. Minshew. Henderson. Josh Allen. DJ Chark.…Continue Reading »

The Jaguars will make the playoffs … in 2021

The Jaguars will make the playoffs … in 2021

By: Hays Carlyon Get all your licks in now, punks. Yes, I am including myself in the punks as well. Get all the shots and jokes out of your system in the next few months. Because I am making a guarantee. The Jaguars won’t be down after this season. The Jaguars will be in the…Continue Reading »

Hold your nose: Projecting Jaguars 53-man roster

Hold your nose: Projecting Jaguars 53-man roster

By: Hays Carlyon Wow have things changed for the Jaguars. I projected the 53-man roster back in late April. Things looked bleak then. Since then the Jaguars have seen some significant departures: defensive end Yannick Ngakoue (trade), running back Leonard Fournette (cut), defensive end Rodney Gunter (retired), defensive tackle Al Woods (opt out), cornerback Rashaan…Continue Reading »

Tanking Jaguars cut RB Leonard Fournette

Tanking Jaguars cut RB Leonard Fournette

By: Hays Carlyon Welcome to Jacksonville, Trevor Lawrence. The Jaguars have completed the tank. Now, we’ll see if it works. Cutting running back Leonard Fournette on Monday was the final piece in the strategy. Again, tanking isn’t deliberately losing games in the season. I don’t believe the Jaguars will do that. Coach Doug Marrone will…Continue Reading »

Jaguars scrimmage observations: Mixed bag for Gardner Minshew

Jaguars scrimmage observations: Mixed bag for Gardner Minshew

By: Hays Carlyon The Jaguars made their season debut at TIAA Bank Field on Saturday, conducting a scrimmage that was a mixed bag of good and bad. No player exemplified that more than starting quarterback Gardner Minshew. The second-year veteran got off an awful start before turning things around to somewhat salvage the day. Minshew…Continue Reading »

Jaguars DL Rodney Gunter retires with heart ailment

Jaguars DL Rodney Gunter retires with heart ailment

By: Hays Carlyon Jaguars first-year defensive lineman Rodney Gunter announced his retirement on Sunday, releasing a statement that revealed he has a life-threatening heart condition. The 28-year-old Gunter played his first five seasons in Arizona. He signed a three-year, $18-million contract with $11.1-million guaranteed in March. Here is Gunter’s statement. “These last three weeks have…Continue Reading »