AFC South News and Rumors
Even for professional athletes, one of the benefits to being on vacation is to be able to indulge. Dinner lasts a little longer and may include one or two extra courses, the dessert menu is a requirement, an extra drink or two are consumed at the resort…Share Tweet
Colts waive linebacker Obioraprofootballtalk.com 3 hours agoThe Colts on Tuesday waived linebacker Eze Obiora. Obiora had signed with the Colts in January. He had played two seasons with the Sioux Falls Storm of the IFL and was impressive enough there to earn an NFL shot. The Nigerian-born Obiora grew up in Engl…Share Tweet
Jaguars rookies won’t be doing much on the field at minicampprofootballtalk.com 6 hours agoThe Dolphins won’t be the only NFL team approaching rookie minicamp differently this year. They won’t even be the only NFL team in Florida approaching it differently this year. The Jaguars are joining them in altering the process to cut back on drills a…Share Tweet
Rookie Reform: Dolphins, Jags Make Changes to Newcomer Campsnytimes.com 7 hours agoThe Jacksonville Jaguars and Miami Dolphins won't need helmets for rookie minicamps.Share TweetLast week, after the conclusion of the Jacksonville Jaguars' offseason conditioning program, linebacker Telvin Smith called a players-only meeting to remind his teammates not to settle for losing. What is going on here? An 8-24 team the past two seasons…Share Tweet
Myles Jack: “Humiliating” draft slide is “all motivation” for futureprofootballtalk.com 14 hours agoAmong the reasons that people have high hopes for the Jaguars in the coming season is the fact that they came away with cornerback Jalen Ramsey and linebacker Myles Jack in the first two rounds of the draft. The Jaguars were thrilled to get Jack in the …Share TweetTwo Titans scouts out as Jon Robinson begins makeoverShare TweetOffensive tackles went with the first two picks of the 2013 draft, but only one of them had the fifth year of their contracts exercised for the 2017 season. According to multiple reports, the Jaguars will decline to exercise their option on Luke Joeckel…Share Tweet
Colts announce 21 UDFA signingsThe Colts on Monday announced that they’ve agreed to terms with 21 undrafted free agents. The Colts didn’t draft a wide receiver, so it’s no surprise to see five wide receivers among the group of 21 undrafted players who will vie for roster spots. Those…Share Tweet
Lions sign former Titans LB Zaviar GoodenTeams across the league are announcing the signings of undrafted rookies, but there’s some movement with veteran players to report as well. The Lions announced that they have signed former Titans linebacker Zaviar Gooden to their 90-man roster. Gooden w…Share Tweet
Colts cut center Khaled Holmes, three othersThe Colts found their new center on the first day of the draft, so they had no more use for last year’s replacement. The team announced they had cut Khaled Holmes, along with tight end Cameron Clear, long snapper Forrest Hill and tackle Mitchell Van Dyk…Share TweetThe Titans spent draft weekend getting bigger and more physical up front. But they’re not committing themselves to an extra year of the previous administration’s attempt to do the same. Via Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Titans won’t be picking up…Share TweetESPN.com May 2 (yesterday)Analytics site loves last pick of draft, Titans CB Kalan ReedShare TweetThe Jaguars’ draft class needs no further analysis. A woman interviewed by a local news station has said all that needs to be said.Read more...Share TweetJacksonville agreed to terms with undrafted rookie free agents, including five offensive players.Share TweetJ.J. Watt and Derek Watt could have a couple of reunions over Thanksgiving weekend. One at the dinner table on Thursday, and another on the football field on Sunday. The Chargers and Texans are due to meet in Houston on November 27, and if pick No. 198 …Share Tweet
DeMarco Murray tells Titans’ coaches he’ll mentor Derrick HenryTitans running back DeMarco Murray isn’t worried about second-round draft pick Derrick Henry taking carries away from him. Murray told the Titans’ coaches he’s looking forward to playing with Henry and helping the Heisman Trophy winner develop into an N…Share TweetTexans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins played with four different starting quarterbacks and without a big threat at the other wideout spot, but still caught 111 passes for 1,521 yards and 11 touchdowns to help the Texans to the playoffs. The Texans have w…Share TweetESPN.com May 1 (2 days ago)There's no identity crisis for Myles Jack: He's a linebacker for the JaguarsShare Tweet
Taylor Lewan: I know that I’m a left tackleprofootballtalk.com May 1 (3 days ago)When the Titans owned the first overall pick in the draft, there was a lot of speculation that they’d use that pick on tackle Laremy Tunsil with designs on making him their left tackle of the future. That didn’t happen as the Titans traded the pick to t…Share Tweet
Joeckel's future with Jaguars up in the airMay 3Louis Riddick and Jeff Saturday examine the reasons why the Jaguars did not pick the fifth-year option on offensive tackle Luke Joeckel and what his future in Jacksonville looks like.
Top back-from-the-dead moments of all timeMay 2Definitely not inspired by any popular TV shows, we looked up the best moments a team came back from the dead.
Kiper, McShay share favorite picks in the draftMay 2Mel Kiper Jr. says third-round pick Justin Simmons was a steal for the Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos and Todd McShay loves that Braxton Miller went to the Texans.
Kiper: Great draft for AFC SouthMay 2Mel Kiper Jr. shares his NFL draft grades for the AFC South, led by the Jacksonville Jaguars, who Kiper graded an 'A.'