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Jun 17, 2019

Telvin Smith won't get protection from fines imposed by Jaguars until he files retirement papers

Jaguars linebacker Telvin Smith has kept his word on not playing football in 2019, skipping all team activities since January that included last week’s three-day mandatory minicamp.But the 2017 Pro Bowl linebacker still has not filed his official retirement paperwork with the NFL.Until he does, he won't get any protection from fines imposed by the [...]
Jun 16, 2019

WR Tre McBride catches on with Jaguars following tryout

Sitting in front of a makeshift locker after a minicamp practice last week, receiver Tre McBride was waiting on one of two things from the Jaguars.A spot on the 90-man roster or airfare back to California.That's essentially how it works for tryout players during the offseason program. Impress the right people with limited opportunities and earn a job. Fall short in any way and settle for a return trip home.McBride, originally a seventh-round draft pick by the Tennessee [...]
Jun 15, 2019

Orange Park's Flowers leads Florida State over Arkansas in World Series opener

J.C. Flowers of Orange Park scored the only run and had the last word in Florida State’s College World Series opener on Saturday against Arkansas.Flowers tagged up and came home on Nander De Sedas’ sacrifice fly to right in the top of the ninth inning, then took the mound got the Razorbacks out in order in the bottom of the ninth as the Seminoles’ improbable postseason run continued with a 1-0 victory at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb.FSU (42-21) [...]
Jun 15, 2019

Gene Frenette: Jaguars' DeCamillis grateful for his second father, Dan Reeves

  When Joe DeCamillis started dating his future wife, Dana Reeves, in 1986 after meeting her on a homecoming weekend at the University of Wyoming, the Jaguars’ special teams coach and Denver area native didn’t know for several weeks she was the daughter of then Broncos’ head coach Dan Reeves.Dana, who attended the University of Colorado at the time before transferring to Wyoming, never let on initially about her famous NFL father. It [...]
Jun 14, 2019

Projecting the 53-man Jaguars roster to open 2019

Befitting a team that went 5-11 in 2018, the Jaguars woke up Friday morning with 47 of 90 players (52.2 percent) who were not on the roster when last season ended.Much of that is typical bottom-of-the-roster churn. But several changes were significant, such as the addition of quarterback Nick Foles and a rookie class that should offer immediate contributors.With more than five weeks to go before the Jaguars hold their first training camp practice on July 25, the Times-Union [...]
Jun 14, 2019

Jalen Ramsey says no discounts for Jaguars in next contract.

Cornerback Jalen Ramsey made it known in an Instagram Live video with teammate Leonard Fournette that he won’t be giving the Jaguars any discounts in his next contract negotiations.Ramsey's response comes after he acknowledged on Tuesday the Jaguars informed him he won’t receive a contract extension this year after they had already picked up his fifth-year option for the 2020.In talking about his contract with Fournette, Ramsey said his asking price is going to be [...]
Jun 13, 2019

Seven takeaways from the Jaguars minicamp

The Jaguars wrapped up their offseason program on Thursday with their final minicamp practice held at their indoor practice facility because of rain.Coach Doug Marrone said he was pleased with his players progress and expects all 90 players to return in shape when they report for training camp next month. The Jaguars' offseason program, which begin on April 15, and included nine organized team activity workouts and three days of mandatory minicamp practices. Here are seven [...]
Jun 13, 2019

Gene Frenette: Martin's Seminoles escape baseball jail, land in Omaha

 The baseball gods have had this enigmatic relationship with Mike Martin for 40 years. They giveth and taketh away from the Florida State coaching legend.A splendid career has yielded an amazing 16 previous trips to Omaha for the College World Series -- an opportunity many quality programs never achieve -- but Martin’s teams have yet to hoist a championship trophy.It’s been one tease after another. Martin has seen two of his best squads, in 1997 and [...]
Jun 12, 2019

Jaguars QB Nick Foles: 'Really impressed' with progress of offense installation

With one minicamp date remaining before the Jaguars have a summer break, quarterback Nick Foles is looking forward to recharging and spending time with family.As he makes those plans, Foles can do so knowing the team's offense has accomplished enough to be in good shape when training camp opens next month.The Jaguars wrap up their offseason program on Thursday, when players have a final opportunity to take reps and soak in what they've been taught by the coaching staff. [...]
Jun 12, 2019

Jaguars Notebook: LB Quincy Williams signs rookie contract

Rookie linebacker Quincy Williams became the final member of the Jaguars’ 2019 draft class to sign his rookie contract after agreeing to terms with the team, the franchise announced Wednesday.Williams, a third-round pick out of Murray State, is contending for the starting weak-side linebacker job because of Telvin Smith’s decision to skip the 2019 season because of personal reasons.Though Williams was the Jaguars' only remaining [...]
Jun 12, 2019

LB Quincy Williams signs rookie contract

Rookie linebacker Quincy Williams became the final member of the Jaguars’ 2019 draft class to sign his rookie contract after agreeing to terms with the team, the franchise announced Wednesday.Williams, a third-round pick out of Murray State, is contending for the starting weak-side linebacker job because of Telvin Smith’s decision to skip the 2019 season because of personal reasons.Though Williams was the Jaguars' only remaining unsigned draft pick, he [...]
Jun 11, 2019

Gene Frenette: Jaguars' front-office must do right by Ngakoue, Ramsey

 The all-too predictable supportive comments from Jaguars’ players on social media about the Yannick Ngakoue holdout, as well as Jalen Ramsey’s State of Jalen address Tuesday upon his return to mandatory minicamp, all point in one direction: the front-office has some serious strategic planning to do over the next 12-15 months.Executive Vice-President of Football Operations Tom Coughlin, GM Dave Caldwell, special assistant John Idzik and salary-cap manager Tim [...]
Jun 11, 2019

Jaguars Notebook: Josh Allen, Cam Robinson working toward returns

Expected to be out until the start of training camp, Jaguars defensive end Josh Allen said his bruised right knee was the result of an "awkward movement" during rookie minicamp."I made an awkward step," Allen explained Tuesday. "One thing led to another. Practicing on it over time put some wear and tear on it."Allen, the No. 7 overall pick in April, was on the field for the Jaguars' first organized team activity on May 21, but his knee continued to bother him. [...]
Jun 11, 2019

Jaguars Analysis: 9.5 thoughts on Yannick Ngakoue's holdout

Nine-and-a-half thoughts (one for each of his 2018 sacks) on Jaguars defensive end Yannick Ngakoue's decision to skip this week's mandatory minicamp.1. Ngakoue's commitment to show up for the start of organized team activities last month came off as team-first, but now it appears miscalculated. Did he show up on his own hoping that would spur contract talks only for his agency (Roc Nation) to encourage him to leave town? That was a curious. 2. Because they have the franchise [...]
Jun 11, 2019

Jalen Ramsey says he's not getting a contract extension from Jaguars in 2019

Jalen Ramsey is a vital foundational piece of the Jaguars’ defense and a two-time All-Pro selection, but he acknowledged Tuesday he won’t be receiving a contract extension from the franchise this year.Ramsey, who reported to the team’s mandatory minicamp on Tuesday after missing the entire voluntary offseason program, became eligible to sign a extension the day after the Jaguars finished the 2018 season.''I let my agent talked to them and they’ve had [...]