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Jaguars needn’t worry about longevity with Leonard Fournette

Jaguars needn’t worry about longevity with Leonard Fournette

By: Hays Carlyon Two seasons. That’s the maximum amount of time running back Leonard Fournette has left with the Jaguars. The plan should be to run Fournette as often as they like for two years and then wave goodbye. There’s no reason to track Fournette’s carries anymore. No need to worry about managing his workload…Continue Reading »

Doug Marrone pleased with Jaguars rookie TE Josh Oliver

Doug Marrone pleased with Jaguars rookie TE Josh Oliver

By: Hays Carlyon Rookies can flash here and there. However, having consistency is the hardest thing to achieve for a young player in the NFL. Halfway through OTAs, Jaguars rookie tight end Josh Oliver is starting to show traits of consistency. Is it still early? Absolutely. Still there’s no question Jaguars coach Doug Marrone is…Continue Reading »

Willie Jackson reflects on career with Jaguars and Gators

Willie Jackson reflects on career with Jaguars and Gators

The Jacksonville Jaguars are entering their 25th year as an NFL franchise and with that “XL Primetime” is going down memory lane with the greats from the past 25 seasons of Jaguars football. Willie Jackson played three seasons in Jacksonville from 1995-1997. In that time he hauled in 103 receptions for 1,281 yards and 10…Continue Reading »

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 »