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Gene Frenette: No answers for Jaguars' game-day breakdowns

Gene Frenette: No answers for Jaguars' game-day breakdowns

jacksonville.com ESPN.com yahoo.com Updated Oct 7, 2012
It's understandable that the Jaguars want to avoid any hint of anybody waving a white flag five games into an NFL season. Or send a message to their fan base that recovery from the worst trifecta of home games in franchise history is near impossible. Bu…
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  • Another forgettable day for Blaine Gabbert after pair of pick s…

    Another forgettable day for Blaine Gabbert after pair of pick sixes

    jacksonville.com Oct 7, 2012
    Quarterback Blaine Gabbert took the blame for the Jaguars’ anemic offensive showing against the Chicago Bears on Sunday. Gabbert threw two interceptions that were returned for touchdowns and lost a fumble in a 41-3 loss at EverBank Field. “It falls on
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  • Brandon Marshall plan works for a half for Jaguars' defense

    Brandon Marshall plan works for a half for Jaguars' defense

    jacksonville.com Oct 7, 2012
    Things could not have started better for Jaguars cornerback Derek Cox. Assigned the task of shadowing Chicago receiver Brandon Marshall, Cox intercepted quarterback Jay Cutler the first time he threw in Marshall’s direction. But in the second half, thin
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  • Jaguars Notebook: Shad Khan: I'm going to stay the course

    Jaguars Notebook: Shad Khan: I'm going to stay the course

    jacksonville.com Oct 7, 2012
    Jaguars owner Shad Khan told the Times-Union Sunday before the game against the Chicago Bears that he still supports general manager Gene Smith and coach Mike Mularkey and plans to “stay the course.’’ He noted the team hasn’t given up in games whi
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  • Coming Monday: Live coverage of Jaguars coach Mike Mularkey's n…

    Coming Monday: Live coverage of Jaguars coach Mike Mularkey's news conference

    jacksonville.com Oct 7, 2012
    Follow along as we post live updates from Jaguars coach Mike Mularkey's Monday news conference after the team's 41-3 loss to the Bears.
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  • Illinois man killed in Jacksonville the night before Bears-Jagu…

    Illinois man killed in Jacksonville the night before Bears-Jaguars game

    An Illinois man, quite possibly a Bears fan who traveled to Jacksonville to see the Bears play the Jaguars, was killed early Sunday as a result of a stabbing at a local restaurant within a block of the Bears’ team hotel. William Pettry, 42, died after b
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  • Bears steamroll Jags in second half to improve to 4-1

    Bears steamroll Jags in second half to improve to 4-1

    profootballtalk.com Oct 7, 2012
    When you see a score like 41-3 at the end of a game, it’s hard to convince yourself that there was ever a moment when it seemed possible that the losing team would win the game. That was not the case in Sunday’s Bears-Jaguars game. It was 3-3 after on
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  • It’s all about the defense in Jacksonville

    It’s all about the defense in Jacksonville

    profootballtalk.com Oct 7, 2012
    If you’re a fan of lavish offensive football, this week’s matchup between the Bears and Jaguars is not for you. If you’re a fan of good defense and strong punting, however, this should be where your clicker comes to rest. There hasn’t been much in
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  • Jaguars announce inactives

    Jaguars announce inactives

    jacksonville.com Oct 7, 2012
    Called up from the practice squad on Friday, rookie defensive end Ryan Davis will make his NFL debut today for the Jaguars against Chicago. Davis will dress because Aaron Morgan was waived and George Selvie (knee) will be held out another week. The othe…
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  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Bears-Jaguars Recap 02:43

    Sunday Blitz: Bears-Jaguars Recap

    Oct 7
    Jim Basquil and Eric Allen break down the Bears' 41-3 win over the Jaguars
  • Video - Bears Roll Jaguars For 4th Straight Win 00:32

    Bears Roll Jaguars For 4th Straight Win

    Oct 7
    Jay Cutler threw for 292 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Bears over the Jaguars 41-3.

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