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Doug Marrone wants to see a big jump from Gardner Minshew

Doug Marrone wants to see a big jump from Gardner Minshew

By: Hays Carlyon Jaguars coach Doug Marrone was clear in what he’s looking for in second-year quarterback Gardner Minshew. Marrone met with reporters via video conference on Tuesday. Minshew is the entrenched Jaguars starter, following a rookie season in which he threw 21 touchdowns and six interceptions. Minshew was handed the starting job when the…Continue Reading »

Dandy Dozen: Hays Carlyon’s Jaguars 7-round mock draft

Dandy Dozen: Hays Carlyon’s Jaguars 7-round mock draft

By: Hays Carlyon The Jaguars have already had a busy off-season. Gone are defensive end Calais Campbell, cornerback A.J. Bouye, defensive tackle Marcell Dareus and quarterback Nick Foles among other less notable players. The Jaguars have agreed to terms with six free agents: middle linebacker Joe Schobert, tight end Tyler Eifert, defensive end Rodney Gunter,…Continue Reading »

Jaguars hope Tyler Eifert can help end tight end woes

Jaguars hope Tyler Eifert can help end tight end woes

By: Hays Carlyon The Jaguars addressed the biggest hole on the roster Wednesday in signing tight end Tyler Eifert. The 29-year-old Eifert will compete with James O’Shaughnessy and Josh Oliver and instantly becomes the most accomplished player at the position. Eifert has been injury-prone throughout his career, ending four of his seven seasons with Cincinnati…Continue Reading »

NFL should break up the draft to maximize entertainment

NFL should break up the draft to maximize entertainment

By: Hays Carlyon The NFL navigated free agency well as the coronavirus shut down the sports world. The league didn’t succumb to criticism that free agency should be postponed. Instead, the NFL provided starved sports fans with needed content. That was the right move. Now, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell should maximize the league’s prized off-season…Continue Reading »

Jaguars add DL Rodney Gunter from Cardinals

Jaguars add DL Rodney Gunter from Cardinals

By: Hays Carlyon The Jaguars took a step towards replacing departed veterans Calais Campbell and Marcell Dareus along their defensive line. The team announced on Thursday that it has agreed to terms with Arizona defensive lineman Rodney Gunter. The deal is reportedly three years and worth $18 million. Gunter, 28, should be able to help…Continue Reading »

Can Joe Schobert become Jaguars Paul Pozluszny 2.0?

Can Joe Schobert become Jaguars Paul Pozluszny 2.0?

Let’s get one thing out of the way right now, Paul Pozluszny is one of the best free agents the Jacksonville Jaguars have ever signed and one of the best defensive players in franchise history. The Jaguars haven’t replaced Posluszny in the two years since his retirement. They’ve tried, but in every occasion they put…Continue Reading »

Jaguars trade Calais Campbell to Ravens for fifth-round pick

Jaguars trade Calais Campbell to Ravens for fifth-round pick

By: Hays Carlyon So long, Mr. Mayor. The Jaguars parted ways with popular defensive end Calais Campbell, a three-time Pro-Bowl selection with the team and the NFL’s reigning Walter Payton Man of the Year. Campbell, dubbed “The Mayor of Sacksonville” in the good times of 2017, was traded to Baltimore for a fifth-round pick in…Continue Reading »

Jaguars place franchise tag on Yannick Ngakoue

Jaguars place franchise tag on Yannick Ngakoue

By: Hays Carlyon The Jaguars aren’t granting defensive end Yannick Ngakoue’s wish. At least, not yet. The team announced Friday that it has placed the franchise tag on Ngakoue, keeping him off the free-agent market set to open March 18 when the new league year begins. Ngakoue tweeted out his desire to leave the Jaguars…Continue Reading »