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Kansas City Takes Eric Fisher No. 1 Overall in a First Round Dominated by Linemen

Friday, April 26th, 2013

The first night of the NFL Draft came and went Thursday night and, to no surprise, it was a first round dominated by offensive linemen. Three of the first four picks were offensive tackles, including Eric Fisher who went No. 1 overall to the Kansas City Chiefs. Eric Fisher, Luke Joeckel, ...

Maurice Jones-Drew Says He Hopes to Be Back in a Couple of Weeks

Friday, November 16th, 2012

What a difference a year makes for Maurice Jones-Drew of the Jacksonville Jaguars. After leading the NFL in rushing yards a season ago, this season has been full of frustration for MJD. It started this offseason when he elected to hold out of training camp in hopes of securing a ...

Maurice Jones-Drew Has Put His Holdout Behind Him and Put Jacksonville’s Offense On His Back

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Last season Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew led the NFL in rushing despite playing on one of the worst passing offenses in the NFL. Despite an offseason holdout, MJD has picked up right where he left off. Through three games, Jones-Drew is second in the NFL in rushing with just ...

Rashad Jennings Says He’ll be the First to Welcome Maurice Jones-Drew Back

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

Maurice Jones-Drew continues to hold out in Jacksonville, but the Jags are likely a little less stressed about that because they have a healthy Rashad Jennings back in the lineup. Remember Jennings? He averaged 5.5 yards per carry in 2010 and was expected by some to cut into MoJo's carries ...

Maurice Jones-Drew Discusses his Contract Dispute, Says Breaking Emmitt Smith’s Rushing Record is “Definitely Doable”

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

The NFL's leading rusher feels he deserves a new contract, but the Jacksonville Jaguars don't feel much pressure to negotiate with Maurice Jones-Drew, who still has two years remaining on his current deal. Jones-Drew has sat out the entire offseason program in an attempt to protest his current deal. Maurice Jones-Drew ...

Paul Posluszny on Jaguars Teammate Daryl Smith: “I don’t know (a 4-3 linebacker) who’s better in the NFL”

Friday, May 18th, 2012

The AFC South is anyone's to win this year, and the Jacksonville Jaguars have made some stellar improvements on both sides of the ball. One is in area where they didn't need to upgrade: the linebacking corps, where Paul Posluszny, Daryl Smith and Clint Session are holding it down. Paul Posluszny ...

Trent Richardson Promises He’ll Be a Name to Remember “In All of NFL Football”

Friday, April 27th, 2012

It didn't take long for trades to become a huge part of the NFL Draft on Thursday night. Everyone knew that Indianapolis would take Andrew Luck with the No. 1 overall pick and Washington was set to take Robert Griffin III second. After that, it became a bit of a ...

Aaron Ross went to Jacksonville because he Felt ‘Wanted’, believes Blaine Gabbert has Matured Since Last Year

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Aaron Ross found a new home in Jacksonville, Florida. The former Giants cornerback signed a three-year deal worth up to $15.3 million dollars back in the middle of March. It turns out Ross never even visited the Jags, but this is an organization he has wanted to play for since ...

Blaine Gabbert on his Critics: “The biggest thing is I have got to respond on the football field.”

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

If there was anyone breathing a sigh of relief when Tim Tebow was dealt to the New York Jets it had to be Blaine Gabbert. The former Missouri quarterback was heavily criticized in his rookie season with the Jacksonville Jaguars, while speculation began to rise around Tebow making a return ...

David Garrard Chose Miami Because He Wanted the Chance to Compete for a Starting Job

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

The Dolphins set out this offseason hoping to upgrade their shaky QB spot. The team failed in their attempt to lure Peyton Manning to South Beach, they apparently didn’t have enough ammo to make a trade with the Rams for the second overall pick, and even though Matt Flynn had ...