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Silva’s Team Fantasy Previews

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Evan Silva breaks down every NFL team from a fantasy perspective heading into the 2017 season. Arizona Cardinals Atlanta Falcons Baltimore Ravens Buffalo Bills Carolina Panthers Chicago Bears Cincinnati Bengals Cleveland Browns Dallas Cowboys Denver Broncos

NFL Notes: Patriots reach deal with former Jets LB David Harris

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

A person familiar with the situation says the New England Patriots have agreed to terms on a deal with former New York Jets linebacker David Harris. Harris, a 2007 second-round pick from Michigan who has spent all 10 of his NFL seasons in New York, was released earlier this month by the Jets in a series of offseason moves to cut high-priced veterans. It also gives the Patriots some veteran depth to pair with Dont'a Hightower.

‘Expert’ left tackle Albert practices with Jags for 1st time

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Calling himself ''one of the best experts at playing left tackle in the universe right now,'' Branden Albert practiced with Jacksonville for the first time Tuesday since the Jaguars traded for him in March. Albert lined up with the third-team offense, playing behind Josh Wells and rookie second-round draft pick Cam Robinson, and said he jumped offside twice during team drills. ''I'm not worried about it,'' said Albert, an important piece of Jacksonville's revamped offensive line that new coach Doug Marrone wants to be more physical and effective.

Former Syracuse football player Ashton Broyld trying out for Jacksonville Jaguars

Monday, June 12th, 2017

Syracuse, N.Y. -- Former Syracuse football player Ashton Broyld is trying out for the Jacksonville Jaguars this week during the team's mandatory veteran minicamp. Broyld, who also took part in a rookie minicamp for the Jaguars, is still pursuing his NFL dreams after being dismissed from SU two years ago and having a quiet final collegiate season at West Georgia. In three seasons with the Orange, he worked at quarterback, running back, wide receiver and hybrid back, amassing 852 combined rushing and receiving yards, as well as one touchdown. The versatile athlete and former Rush-Henrietta (N.Y.) Senior High School star quarterback was enrolled at SU this year and working toward finishing his degree.

Leader of the House: Davon takes charge of Packers’ cornerback room

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Packers for Green Bay Press-Gazette from 1997-2013 Two-time Wisconsin Sportswriter of the Year as selected by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Follow on Twitter GREEN BAY, Wis. – Damarious Randall, Quinten Rollins and LaDarius Gunter weren’t even in the NFL the last time Davon House was with the Green Bay Packers. So the trio of third-year cornerbacks had no working relationship with House when he returned to Green Bay this offseason on a one-year, $2.85 million deal after two years with the Jacksonville Jaguars. Still, the 27-year-old House, who began his career with the Packers in 2011, instantly became the leader of the cornerback

Packers fans drive CB Davon House from Minnesota to Green Bay for practice

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

Davon House, shown here in a 2014 game, got a ride from a couple Packers fans so he could make practice Tuesday. Here’s your regular reminder that Green Bay Packers fans are the best in the NFL, or at least the nicest. Cornerback Davon House, who re-signed for a second tour with the Packers this offseason after a two-year stint with the Jacksonville Jaguars, found himself needing a ride to Green Bay for OTA practice on Tuesday after he missed his connecting flight in Minneapolis on Monday night.

Jaguars’ Bortles striving to ‘change narrative’ after 2016

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

No matter what Blake Bortles does this offseason, he's not going to change perception. ''You can think a lot about it,'' Bortles said Tuesday as the Jaguars began organized team activities. It starts with Bortles, who is getting another chance to tweak his mechanics, play with a level of consistency and lead the Jaguars to, for starters, some respectability in the wide-open AFC South.

Jaguars sign cornerbacks Dixon, Patmon, place Walters on IR

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed cornerbacks Brian Dixon and Tyler Patmon and placed receiver Bryan Walters on injured reserve. Originally signed by New Orleans as an undrafted rookie in 2014, Dixon has played in 37 games

Malik Jackson pays adoption fees for 181 homeless pets in Jacksonville

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Malik Jackson paid the adoption fees for 181 homeless pets in Jacksonville. The Jacksonville Jaguars gave defensive lineman Malik Jackson a fortune in free agency last year, and Jackson is giving back to his new home. With pet shelters in Jacksonville full, Jackson paid the adoption fees for 181 homeless pets, according to the Jacksonville Humane Society (JHS).

Malik Jackson made 181 pet adoptions possible in Jacksonville by paying the fees

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

The JHS partnered up with PetSmart Charities, as well as Jackson’s foundation, Malik’s Gifts. Lindsay Layendecker, the development manager at JHS, told SB Nation that 181 adoptions were paid for by Jackson during the two-day event. Animals were adopted at the Jacksonville Humane Society and two local PetSmart locations.