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Jones-Drew, Cutler reunite after 2011 Twitter incident

Jones-Drew, Cutler reunite after 2011 Twitter incident

profootballtalk.com Updated Oct 3, 2012
In early 2011, Bears quarterback Jay Cutler absorbed plenty of criticism after tapping out of the NFC title game with a knee injury.  The naysayers were legitimized by Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew, who openly questioned Cutler’s toughness on
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  • Julius Peppers makes the Bears defense go

    Julius Peppers makes the Bears defense go

    jacksonville.com Oct 3, 2012
    The timing isn’t the best for the Jaguars. Still reeling after giving up six sacks to the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday, the Jaguars may face an even tougher challenge this Sunday when they take on the Chicago Bears’ defensive line and their premier defen
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  • Jaguars Notebook: WR Thomas has opportunity to step up again

    Jaguars Notebook: WR Thomas has opportunity to step up again

    jacksonville.com Oct 3, 2012
    The previous two years, Mike Thomas was the Jaguars' leading receiver, catching a combined 120 passes for 1,235 yards. But having taken a backseat through the first month of the season to newcomers Laurent Robinson (free agency) and Justin Blackmon (dra…
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  • Leon Hall, Nate Clements, Dre Kirkpatrick back at practice for …

    Leon Hall, Nate Clements, Dre Kirkpatrick back at practice for the Bengals

    profootballtalk.com Oct 3, 2012
    The Bengals are starting to look healthier at cornerback after facing the Jaguars with just three healthy bodies at the position. Leon Hall practiced on Wednesday for the first time since injuring his hamstring during a September practice and Nate Cleme…
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  • CB Cox not sure about exclusive coverage on Bears' Marshall

    CB Cox not sure about exclusive coverage on Bears' Marshall

    jacksonville.com Oct 3, 2012
    Not since his rookie season in 2009, when Rashean Mathis missed four consecutive games with a groin injury, does Jaguars’ cornerback Derek Cox recall being assigned to cover the opposing team’s best receiver for most or all of one game.
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  • NFL may need to move Raiders-Jaguars game on Oct. 21

    NFL may need to move Raiders-Jaguars game on Oct. 21

    profootballtalk.com Oct 3, 2012
    There’s only one stadium still in use by teams from both Major League Baseball and the National Football League, but one is all you need to create a scheduling problem. The league could be dealing with one in a couple of weeks. Should the Oakland A’s
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  • Jaguars' Laurent Robinson sitting out

    Jaguars' Laurent Robinson sitting out

    jacksonville.com Oct 3, 2012
    Quick hitters from the Jaguars’ open locker room session and coach Mike Mularkey’s session with the media: *Receiver Laurent Robinson (concussion) will not practice today but Mularkey has not ruled him for Sunday’s game against Chicago. Robinson has
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  • Bears Scouting Report

    Bears Scouting Report

    jacksonville.com Oct 3, 2012
    The Jaguars stay out of the division for a second straight week when they host 3-1 Chicago on Sunday. While the Jaguars were slapped around for most of their loss to Cincinnati, the Bears were the clear aggressor in their 34-18 beatdown of Dallas on Mon…
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  • Blogger Blitz: Tired of waiting on Jags

    Blogger Blitz: Tired of waiting on Jags

    ESPN.com Oct 3, 2012
    A quarter of the way through the 2012 season, I can't help but look at the Jaguars and question their acquisition and development of talent.
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  • Jaguars start Week 5

    Jaguars start Week 5

    jacksonville.com Oct 3, 2012
    As the Jaguars start preparing for the Chicago Bears today with a practice outside EverBank Field, some notes and things to watch this week: *Chicago has been installed as a 5.5-point favorite over the Jaguars. The Bears are a road favorite for the firs…
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  • Video - Countdown Daily AccuScore: CHI-JAC 01:00

    Countdown Daily AccuScore: CHI-JAC

    Oct 3
    Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Bears-Jaguars
  • Video - Inside the Huddle with John Clayton 01:28

    Inside the Huddle with John Clayton

    Oct 3
    John Clayton breaks down Matthew Stafford's dropping yards-per-attempt average, J. J. Watts' greatness at DE, young QBs, CBs and WRs.

Sports Columnists

  • Young defensive backs have made their marks

    Oct 3
    At the 2012 draft, wide receivers were the rage, but it's been the rookie DBs who have made a difference, writes John Clayton