This is the December 24, 2012 news archive. View today's Jaguars rumors and news.
As the Jacksonville Jaguars spiral toward a top 2 draft pick in next April’s draft, the team was forced to place three more players on injured reserve Monday. The Jaguars placed wide receiver Cecil Shorts, linebacker Greg Jones and running back Rashad J
Jaguars tired of 'moral victories'Updated Dec 24, 2012 Share TweetFollowing tighter-than-expected wins over the Jaguars this year, players from Green Bay, Houston and New England were complimentary of the Jaguars’ effort. It happened again after the Patriots’ 23-16 win over the Jaguars on Sunday. “They sure didn”Share Tweet2 cents Some Christmas optimism for Jaguars fans. The team's quarterback situation is a mess, but hey, it could be worse. For example:
What I think the Jaguars are thinkingUpdated Dec 24, 2012 Share TweetWhat I think they’re thinking at the headquarters of the Jacksonville Jaguars this afternoon… What familiar theme shall we hit on this week? We played better, we gave a good team a fight. But we couldn’t hold a lead. We couldn’t finish. We couldnâSource: ESPN.comShare TweetUnless they pull off a huge upset on Sunday at Denver, the Kansas City Chiefs will earn the first overall pick in the 2013 NFL draft. The Chiefs and Jaguars are tied for the worst record in the NFL at 2-13, and they are guaranteed to have the two worst …Source: profootballtalk.com
Jaguars' four keys recapUpdated Dec 24, 2012 Share TweetReviewing the four keys for the Jaguars in Sunday’s game against New England (a 23-16 loss): FIRST DOWN First possession pulse Entering the game: The Jaguars had not scored an opening-drive touchdown this year — three field goals, three turnovers andShare TweetReviewing the five game-day predictions for Patriots-Jaguars: 1. First New England scoring drive Prediction: 6 plays. Actual: 10 plays. The surprise was the Patriots didn’t score until their second drive. After a Tom Brady interception and trailing 10-0
Monday morning one-linersUpdated Dec 24, 2012 Share TweetWe may be nearing the end of an era in Buffalo, as both coach Chan Gailey and QB Ryan Fitzpatrick could be gone this offseason. Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill has gone four games without an interception. Said Patriots S Patrick Chung of the Jaguars’ offenseSource: profootballtalk.comShare TweetThe AFC South had just one happy team and one happy fan base Sunday. The Colts won in Kansas City and celebrated a playoff berth. The Texans and Jaguars lost at home, the Titans lost in Green Bay. Still, you went to games and at least had some fun. And …Source: ESPN.com
GameDay: New England Patriots vs. Jacksonville Jaguars highlightsDec 24The New England Patriots are tested in Week 16 against the Jacksonville Jaguars in a battle of teams headed in different directions.
Clayton mailbag: Coaching changes are comingDec 24While many are in the spirit of the holiday season, numerous coaches can't enjoy it because they're on the hot seat, writes John Clayton.