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Urban Meyer brings TNT to Jaguars offense: Trevor N’ Travis

Urban Meyer brings TNT to Jaguars offense: Trevor N’ Travis

By Hays Carlyon   Trevor and Travis. TNT. A new era of explosive Jaguars offense was launched Thursday night when first-year coach Urban Meyer selected two Clemson phenoms in the first round of the NFL Draft: generational quarterback Trevor Lawrence at No. 1 and dynamo running back Travis Etienne at No. 25. Meyer’s mission was…Continue Reading »

Urban Meyer should prioritize need over value in his first Jaguars draft

Urban Meyer should prioritize need over value in his first Jaguars draft

By Hays Carlyon First-year Jaguars coach Urban Meyer has been spectacularly open in his press conferences this offseason. He might have been his most candid on Wednesday during the team’s pre-draft meeting with reporters. Meyer, who won three national championships in college, spoke about the traditional conflict every NFL decision maker must wrestle with when…Continue Reading »

Free agency wrap: Projecting Jaguars 53-man roster and draft plan

By Hays Carlyon The Jaguars added a dozen new players last week as first-year coach Urban Meyer radically changes a roster that produced a dismal 1-15 season last year. The productive week – highlighted by the signings of cornerback Shaquill Griffin and receiver Marvin Jones – has started to bring the 53-man roster into shape.…Continue Reading »

Urban Meyer making wise choice to bring Jaguars OL back in tact

Urban Meyer making wise choice to bring Jaguars OL back in tact

By Hays Carlyon Stability is something that has rarely been enjoyed for the Jaguars. The offensive line now has it. The Jaguars placed the franchise tag on left tackle Cam Robinson on Tuesday, while coach Urban Meyer also praised left guard Andrew Norwell. There had been reports Norwell could be traded or released. The Jaguars…Continue Reading »

Jaguars should sign Cam Robinson to multi-year contract

Jaguars should sign Cam Robinson to multi-year contract

By Hays Carlyon I believe in Cam Robinson. The Jaguars should as well. The window to place the franchise or transition tag on upcoming free agents begins Tuesday. Robinson is clearly the most difficult free-agent decision first-year coach Urban Meyer faces as he begins to relaunch the franchise. I would not tag Robinson, either with…Continue Reading »

Urban Meyer finalizes Jaguars coaching staff

Urban Meyer finalizes Jaguars coaching staff

By Hays Carlyon   NFL experience on offense. A fresh change on defense. Those were the major takeaways as Jaguars first-year coach Urban Meyer finally unveiled his coaching staff on Thursday. Meyer, hired Jan. 14, named Darrell Bevell his offensive coordinator and Joe Cullen his defensive coordinator. The 51-year-old Bevell has been an offensive coordinator…Continue Reading »

Jaguars name Trent Baalke general manager

Jaguars name Trent Baalke general manager

By Hays Carlyon The Jaguars are now led by a three-time national championship coach and a former NFL Executive of the Year. Jaguars owner Shad Khan announced the hiring of Trent Baalke as general manager on Thursday. Baalke will work under new coach Urban Meyer in trying to build the Jaguars back from a disastrous…Continue Reading »

Jaguars coach Urban Meyer ready to hire an elite staff

Jaguars coach Urban Meyer ready to hire an elite staff

By Hays Carlyon Jaguars coach Urban Meyer conducted an interview with the team website that was released Friday morning on social media. Meyer addressed several topics. He said his first goal is to hire an elite staff. He said that has been given his around-the-clock attention and interest is high. Meyer said to coach in…Continue Reading »