This is the April 26, 2013 news archive. View today's Jaguars rumors and news.
This was a very good draft for Jaguars quarterbacks Blaine Gabbert and Chad Henne. The Jaguars didn’t draft a quarterback in the first three rounds, and it’s unlikely a player drafted later than that can come in and win the starting job. General managShare Tweet
Maybe the Jacksonville Jaguars have a fantastic long-term plan at quarterback. But this is the franchise that drafted a punter last year when Russell Wilson was available. That's one of the most indefensible picks in many years considering Blaine Gabber…Share Tweet
Gene Frenette: Easy with Luke Joeckel-Tony Boselli comparisonsjacksonville.com Apr 26, 2013From a physique and looks standpoint, there's no question Jaguars first-round draft choice Luke Joeckel reminds people of Tony Boselli when he came to Jacksonville as the No. 2 overall pick in 1995. Any comparison, however, should probably end there for…Share TweetCNNSI.com Apr 26, 2013The Jacksonville Jaguars have made Florida International safety Jonathan Cyprien the first pick of the second round of the NFL draft on Friday.Share Tweet
The Second Round: Picks 33-37yahoo.com Apr 26, 201333. Jacksonville Jaguars: Jonathan Cyprien, S, Florida International -- Perhaps the steal of the draft. Should have been a first-rounder. At 6-foot-0 and 217 pounds, Cyprien has the valuable ability to play front-half and back-half coverage with relativ…Share TweetESPN.com Apr 26, 2013Steve Muench and Kevin Weidl of Scouts Inc. have produced a second-round mock draft, so let’s have a look at what they expect out of the AFC South. 33) Jacksonville Geno Smith, QB, West Virginia My thought: I’m not sold on the Jaguars going quarterbacShare Tweetjaguarsgab.com Apr 26, 2013Earlier Gil Brandt of NFL.com reported that the Jaguars were leaning toward Mississippi State cornerback Johnthan Banks with the 33rd pick in the draft. The Jaguars also have interest in Syracuse quarterback Ryan Nassib, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network and …Share TweetPlenty of draft observers shook their heads sadly at the sight of Texas A&M offensive tackle Luke Joeckel going to the woebegone Jacksonville Jaguars at No. 2, rather than the on-the-rise Kansas City Chiefs at No. 1. But Joeckel might have as many a…Share Tweet
Nuggets on new guys in the AFC SouthESPN.com Apr 26, 2013Some quality nuggets from ESPN Stats & Info on the AFC South’s first round: The Jaguars’ sixth straight year drafting in the top 10 tied the longest streak in the Common Draft Era according to Elias Sports Bureau. Eric Fisher (first to Kansas City) anShare Tweetprofootballtalk.com Apr 26, 2013After assessing each team’s draft needs, offensive and defensive approaches and the prospects still left on the board, here is PFT’s Round Two mock draft: 33. Jaguars: Cornerback Johnthan Banks, Mississippi State 34. 49ers: Nose tackle John Jenkins, GShare Tweet
GM: 49ers “Absolutely” have a player targeted at 34profootballtalk.com Apr 26, 2013The Jaguars are open for business with the 33rd pick in the Draft, tonight’s first. But the 49ers are ready to turn in a card. General manager Trent Baalke, the owner of the No. 34 pick (via Kansas City, through the Alex Smith deal) said he’ll leave hShare Tweetjacksonville.com Apr 26, 2013When owner Shad Khan interviewed Dave Caldwell for the general manager’s job last January, he asked him which player was the best in the draft. Caldwell’s answer was offensive tackle Luke Joeckel. That explains why Caldwell was smiling after the KansaShare Tweet
Mike Mayock's Day 2 draft winnersApr 26NFL draft guru Mike Mayock says two teams with new general managers have had the best drafts so far, especially cashing in on the second day.
Jacksonville Jaguars draft Johnathan Cyprien No. 33 in 2013 NFL DraftApr 26The Jacksonville Jaguars draft Florida International safety Johnathan Cyprien with the first pick of the second round in the 2013 NFL Draft.
Luke Joeckel on Jacksonville Jaguars camApr 26Jacksonville Jaguars tackle Luke Joeckel joins "2013 NFL Draft Kickoff" to talk about his new team and how it feels to be done with the draft.