Archive for the ‘Jacksonville Jaguars’ Category

Ben McAdoo resurfaces, former Giants coach lands on Jaguars staff

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

McAdoo, who was fired as New York Giants coach and will always be a sore subject with Giants fans, is back in the NFL after a year off. He will be the Jaguars' quarterbacks coach, the team announced on Wednesday. It's not where McAdoo was a couple years ago, or even right before the Giants promoted him to be head coach, but it's a start.

XFL’s Dallas Renegades add quarterback Brogan Roback

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020

The Dallas Renegades have signed quarterback Brogan Roback and linebacker Gerald Rivers to their active roster. Roback takes the place of quarterback Eric Dungey, who was placed on the reserve/left squad list due to a family matter. Dungey was the third quarterback on Dallas' roster for the team's season opener against the St. Louis Battlehawks behind starter Philip Nelson and backup Landry Jones.

Report: Jaguars hire McAdoo as QBs coach

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020

The Jacksonville Jaguars are hiring former New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo as their quarterbacks coach, ESPN reported Tuesday. McAdoo, 42, has spent the last two years out of the NFL since being fired by the Giants before the end of his second season. A 14-year veteran NFL coach, McAdoo spent two years as the Giants' offensive coordinator (2014-15) after eight years with the Green Bay Packers (2006-13), including the final two as quarterbacks coach.

Shad Khan: Having two competent QBs is “an embarrassment of riches”

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020

Who will start at quarterback for the Jaguars this season? The Jaguars don't even seem certain, but they do seem to believe they are in a good position no matter who ends up starting. “Frankly, this past year proved you better have two competent quarterbacks, OK?” owner Shad Khan said, via John Oehser of the team website.

Shad Khan “very hopeful” Yannick Ngakoue, Calais Campbell will be back

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020

The Jaguars are projected to be near the bottom of the league in 2020 cap space and that's raised the issue of whether they will be able to have defensive linemen Calais Campbell and Yannick Ngakoue back for another season. Ngakoue is on track to become an unrestricted free agent while moving on without Campbell would free up $15 million in cap space for the Jaguars. Team owner Shad Khan said recently that he hopes to find a way to hold onto both players.

Shad Khan: Playing outside the country turned out great for the Jaguars

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020

Many fans in Jacksonville are unhappy with the Jaguars' decision to play 25 percent of their home games in London in 2020. But Jaguars owner Shad Khan believes London is the perfect second home for his team. I think it's been great,” Khan said of the decision to play internationally, via News 4 in Jacksonville.

Vikings add Dom Capers to coaching staff

Monday, February 10th, 2020

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer added some experience to his coaching staff. The team announced the addition of Dom Capers as senior defensive assistant. The former Panthers and Texans head coach is entering his 33rd year in the NFL.

Former NFL wide receiver Matthew Cherry wins Oscar, 8 years after saying he would

Sunday, February 9th, 2020

You probably don't remember Matthew Cherry's NFL career, unless you were really into Akron football or the deepest part of the league's depth charts 15 years ago. His filmmaking career looks like it will be a lot more memorable. The former Akron wide receiver who saw time on the rosters of the Jacksonville Jaguars, Cincinnati Bengals, Carolina Panthers and Baltimore Ravens won his first Oscar on Sunday for Best Animated Short Film, accepting the award with producer Karen Ruper Toliver for his work “Hair Love.

Calais Campbell hopes Jaguars get advantage from two London games

Sunday, February 9th, 2020

The Jaguars announced a change to their 2020 schedule this week that will find them spending more time in London than usual. The team has played one home game in London for each of the last seven seasons, but they'll be doubling that number. They'll play as the home team in London in back-to-back weeks, which defensive end Calais Campbell said will be good in terms of establishing a routine for the second game while still being tougher for the team than a more traditional schedule.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Thursday, February 6th, 2020

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Kamar Baldwin hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift No. 19 Butler past No. 10 Villanova 79-76 on Wednesday night in Indianapolis. Saddiq Bey then tied the game at 76 for Villanova with a 3-pointer with 24.7 seconds remaining.