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Former Jaguars wide receiver Jimmy Smith serving six-year sente…

Former Jaguars wide receiver Jimmy Smith serving six-year sentence in Mississippi jail

yahoo.com Updated May 13, 2013
Sad tale out of Mississippi as former Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Jimmy Smith is currently serving a six years in the Mississippi Department of Corrections after being convicted of drug and weapons charges, Chad Cushnir of firstcoastnews.com repo…
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  • Ex-Jaguars receiver Jimmy Smith gets six years in prison

    Ex-Jaguars receiver Jimmy Smith gets six years in prison

    profootballtalk.com May 13, 2013
    Jimmy Smith, a five-time Pro Bowl wide receiver who is arguably the best player in the short history of the Jacksonville Jaguars franchise, recently began serving a six-year prison sentence for gun and drug crimes. Although it has gone largely unnoticed…
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  • Antonio Johnson deepens Titans at DT

    Antonio Johnson deepens Titans at DT

    ESPN.com May 13, 2013
    Antonio Johnson gave the Indianapolis Colts almost five solid years of service. Originally a fifth-round pick by the Titans out of Mississippi State in 2007, Bill Polian reluctantly signed him off Tennessee’s practice squad when the Colts were thinned o
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  • Geno Smith, Tim Tebow, Victor Cruz: Answers to Readers’ Questio…

    Geno Smith, Tim Tebow, Victor Cruz: Answers to Readers’ Questions

    nytimes.com May 13, 2013
    Judy Battista, the N.F.L. reporter for The Times, answers questions from readers.
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  • Blackmon says problem is with 'poor decision'

    Blackmon says problem is with 'poor decision'

    Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Justin Blackmon on Monday addressed reporters for the first time since he was suspended for the first four games of the 2013 season, saying he doesn't think he has a substance-abuse problem.
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  • Titans rookie minicamp review

    Titans rookie minicamp review

    ESPN.com May 13, 2013
    Three of the four teams in the AFC South are coming off weekend minicamps for their rookies. It's a time of year when virtually everything that comes out is positive. The teams had different levels of media availability. But as best we can, we’ll review
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  • Texans rookie minicamp review

    Texans rookie minicamp review

    ESPN.com May 13, 2013
    Three of the four teams in the AFC South are coming off weekend minicamps for their rookies. It's a time of year when virtually everything that comes out is positive. The teams had different levels of media availability. But as best we can, we’ll review
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  • Video - Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon: I had a problem with making poor decisions 01:57

    Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon: I had a problem with making poor decisions

    May 13
    Jacksonville Jaguars WR Justin Blackmon responds to questions about his recent off-the-field problems, while Ian Rapoport discusses if Blackmon's job is safe in Jacksonville.
  • Video - Is Titans QB Jake Locker a lock for Week 1? 03:49

    Is Titans QB Jake Locker a lock for Week 1?

    May 13
    Tennessee QB Jake Locker checks in from Nashville to discuss the status of his shoulder and the Titans' run-first offense in 2013.
  • Video - Blackmon Says He Made Poor Decision 03:02

    Blackmon Says He Made Poor Decision

    May 13
    Paul Kuharsky discusses the statement made Monday by Jacksonville Jaguars WR Justin Blackmon, who said he doesn't have a substance-abuse problem.

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    May 13
    Retired cornerback Ronde Barber was the most underrated defender of his generation, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
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    May 13
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