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Jaguars OT Luke Joeckel shows sure footing in practice
Jaguars defensive end Jeremy Mincey has a simple criteria for judging rookie offensive tackle Luke Joeckel. “I haven’t seen him knocked on his butt yet,” Mincey said. “That’s a big plus. I usually like to get a hold of the young rooks and welcome them t…Upvote Share Tweet
Ryan O'Halloran's Jaguars camp reportATTENDANCE NEW INJURIES TOP PLAYS THUMBS UP THUMBS DOWN ODDS AND ENDS ROSTER WATCH THURSDAY’S SCHEDULE NUMBER OF THE DAYUpvote Share TweetQuarterback Blaine Gabbert, recovering from a sprained ankle, was limited in practice Wednesday, but said he will be full go Thursday unless “something magical pops up.’’ Gabbert was held out of the 11-on-11 team drills as a precautionary move, but seem…Upvote Share Tweet
Demotion aside, Bradfield focused on remaining a JaguarCameron Bradfield was given every opportunity to lock down a starting job at right tackle last season, but the Jaguars decided to give it back to Guy Whimper in the last two games. Despite No. 1 draft pick Luke Joeckel now being entrenched in his old st…Upvote Share Tweet
Initial thoughts from JacksonvilleESPN.com Updated Jul 31, 2013JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- I got to the Jacksonville Jaguars practice fields this morning just three plays into full-team work. Some quick thoughts on what I saw and heard: Blaine Gabbert: The quarterback had his right ankle heavily wrapped and didn’t partic…Upvote Share Tweet
Jaguars waive WR Cole McKenzieThe Jaguars made their first roster move since starting training camp practices last Friday by waiving rookie receiver Cole McKenzie this afternoon. McKenzie, who played at Southern Oregon, was originally signed as an undrafted free agent but released d…Upvote Share TweetATTENDANCE Physically unable to perform: WR Justin Blackmon (groin), WR Taylor Price (left foot) and OL Stephane Milhim (right foot). Non-football injury: S Johnathan Cyprien (left hamstring). Missed practice: QB Blaine Gabbert (right ankle) was limited…Upvote Share TweetThe Jaguars’ injury updates after Wednesday’s practice: *Safety Johnathan Cyprien (hamstring) remains on the non-football injury list. “He felt better today,” coach Gus Bradley said. “There were a couple days where he stayed the same but yesterday, it i…Upvote Share Tweet
For the Jaguars’ defense, “It’s all about the ball”profootballtalk.com Updated Jul 31, 2013While the new ESPN.com NFL beat-writer behemoth may ignore the Jaguars, we won’t. Even the struggling NFL teams deserve thorough coverage, because the ones who are struggling often aren’t very far away from not struggling. For the Jaguars, the path towa…Upvote Share TweetThe Jaguars move into another phase of training camp today by putting on all full pads for the first time. They practiced Friday/Saturday in helmets only and Sunday/Monday in helmets and shoulder pads. So what’s the difference, besides the obvious one (…Upvote Share Tweet
The Newness of it AllJul 31The Newness of it All
Don Banks: Brian Orakpo's recovery overshadowed but no less crucial for Re…Jul 31RICHMOND, Va. -- Brian Orakpo is playfully aware that his is not really the comeback of note in Washington this season. With all eyes fixated on every increment of the starting quarterback's recovery from major knee surgery, Orakpo's own rehabilitation …
Meet the Thrill-a-Minute BillsJul 31PITTSFORD, N.Y. — Twice on Monday at Bills camp, E.J. Manuel dropped back and launched deep, soft throws high in the air. Twice they nestled easily into receivers’ hands, including a 53-yard strike to fellow rookie Da’Rick Rogers. Beautiful throws. Just…
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