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Source: Gronkowski won't play vs. Jaguars

Source: Gronkowski won't play vs. Jaguars

ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated Dec 21, 2012
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski won't play Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars as he continues to recover from a broken forearm, a team source confirmed to ESPN.com on Friday.
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  • Growing the growth plan: Jaguars president hard at work

    Growing the growth plan: Jaguars president hard at work

    jacksonville.com Dec 21, 2012
    Each Monday morning during this fall, Jaguars fullback Greg Jones dropped his son off at Providence School for pre-kindergarten class and invariably people provided words of encouragement that are much-needed during a 2-12 season that is one loss from b…
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  • Gene Frenette: Dirk Koetter looks better calling shots for Falc…

    Gene Frenette: Dirk Koetter looks better calling shots for Falcons

    jacksonville.com Dec 21, 2012
    It wasn't an official trade this past offseason, but the Atlanta Falcons let Mike Mularkey and Bob Bratkowski receive promotions to the Jaguars of head coach and offensive coordinator, and Falcons coach Mike Smith picked up former Jaguars OC Dirk Koette…
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  • Jaguars Notebook: LB Daryl Smith likely to return, Maurice Jone…

    Jaguars Notebook: LB Daryl Smith likely to return, Maurice Jones-Drew still out

    Jaguars linebacker Daryl Smith is expected to make his season debut Sunday against New England, but running back Maurice Jones-Drew will miss his ninth consecutive game. Smith (groin) went through another practice Friday and will be activated from injur…
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  • Jaguars claim RB Grimes

    Jaguars claim RB Grimes

    jacksonville.com Dec 21, 2012
    The Jaguars filled out their 53-man roster today by claiming running back Jonathan Grimes off waivers from the Houston Texans. Linebacker Daryl Smith remains on the injured reserve/designated to return so the Jaguars would have to make a roster move Sat…
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  • RTC: Belichick praises Cecil Shorts

    RTC: Belichick praises Cecil Shorts

    ESPN.com jacksonville.com Dec 21, 2012
    Reading the coverage… Who to root for to give your team the best outcome, from Nate Dunlevy of Bleacher Report. The Jaguars are unlikely to catch Kansas City if they are in a tie for the No. 1 draft pick. Houston Texans J.J. Watt is fighting a defensive
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  • Video - 'Playbook': New England Patriots vs. Jacksonville Jaguars 03:16

    'Playbook': New England Patriots vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

    Dec 21
    Can the Jacksonville Jaguars slow down the New England Patriots? The "Playbook" gang expains why wide receiver Brandon Lloyd and tight end Aaron Hernandez will be tough to stop.

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