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Jaguars to watch: An All-Offense edition for Miami game

Jaguars to watch: An All-Offense edition for Miami game

By Hays Carlyon The Jaguars starters are playing. Hooray. After two forgettable preseason games to open the exhibition season, the Jaguars look healthy enough for coach Doug Marrone to send his starters out against Miami on Thursday night in the third (and most interesting) preseason game. Marrone wanted to utilize the third preseason game as…Continue Reading »

Doug Marrone sounds like he’s found his backup QB in Gardner Minshew

Doug Marrone sounds like he’s found his backup QB in Gardner Minshew

By: Hays Carlyon Jaguars rookie quarterback Gardner Minshew did not lead the offense to a touchdown in Thursday night’s second preseason game against Philadelphia at TIAA Bank Field. Again. Two starts, no touchdowns. The question is, how many quarterbacks would have success with these guys? The supporting cast playing with Minshew consistently disappointed as Philadelphia…Continue Reading »

Jaguars preseason opener all about rookie QB Gardner Minshew

Jaguars preseason opener all about rookie QB Gardner Minshew

By: Hays Carlyon Time to lock it down, Gardner. Despite all the talk of who won’t play in tonight’s Jaguars preseason opener at Baltimore, we know backup quarterback Gardner Minshew will. The sixth-round rookie can probably wrap up the backup job behind starter Nick Foles with a quality performance. Minshew needs to show what he…Continue Reading »

We can drop the ‘Blake is a great guy’ when praising Foles

We can drop the ‘Blake is a great guy’ when praising Foles

By Hays Carlyon I’m guilty of it. But, it’s time to move on. Praising new Jaguars starting quarterback Nick Foles does not have to begin with a statement of support for former quarterback Blake Bortles. I’ve heard enough to know I’m not alone. The Jaguars cut Bortles this off-season after a modicum of success, but…Continue Reading »

Jaguars coach Doug Marrone updates Yannick Ngakoue holdout

Jaguars coach Doug Marrone updates Yannick Ngakoue holdout

By Hays Carlyon Jaguars third-year coach Doug Marrone started off training camp with a five-minute opening statement covering a variety of topics. Marrone started with the most obvious – the holdout of fourth-year defensive end Yannick Ngakoue, who is seeking a lucrative contract extension. Ngakoue’s holdout is on its second day after he didn’t report…Continue Reading »