• No extension talks for Eugene Monroe and Jaguars

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Apr 9, 2013
    Eugene Monroe hasn’t talked about a contract extension with the Jacksonville Jaguars and he doesn’t expect to, reports Ryan O’Halloran of the Florida Times-Union. But that wouldn’t go over well with Monroe. “I’m a left tackle,” he said. Left tackle Eugene Monroe told Ryan O’Halloran of the Florida Times-Unionthat he has not had any discussions about a contract extension with General Manager David Caldwell. Monroe, the eighth pick in the 2009 draft, is set to become a free agent after the 2013 season and has developed into a strong blocker in both the running and passing game. Monroe was absent for last week’s start of off-season workouts because he was attending a business seminar for NFL players at Stanford University. While a lot of teams and a lot of players don’t like to hold extension conversations during the regular season, a team executive and an agent can easily do so without creating a distraction for a team. “I got the chance to learn from some people who have been very successful in different areas of the business world, from investing to real estate, from starting their own business to helping people start their own business.

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