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Wednesday’s Sports In Brief

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

PRO FOOTBALL CLEVELAND (AP) -- Browns star left tackle Joe Thomas retired after 11 seasons in the NFL, ending a career in which he exemplified durability, dependability and dominance. A 10-time Pro Bowler with Cleveland, Thomas announced his decision

Reports: Tight end Niles Paul signing with Jaguars

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

Former Washington Redskins tight end Niles Paul is signing with the Jacksonville Jaguars, according to multiple reports. The deal was first reported by Ryan O’Halloran of the Florida Times-Union. Paul, a converted former wide receiver, has spent the

It Was a Good Day to Be a Free Agent Wide Receiver

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

Two years ago, the Atlanta Falcons were the laughingstock of the NFL for a day-long news cycle after signing receiver Mohamed Sanu to a five-year deal worth up to $32.5 million. Now, consider the scene on the first full day of the “official” start of free agency for 2018. Sanu has averaged 62 catches for 678 yards over his first two seasons in Atlanta.

Takeaways from Bears’ first strikes in free agency: Gains, but not without hard questions

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

A year ago, would Robinson have chosen Chicago and the Bears in a free-agency marketplace willing to pay handsomely for No. 1 wide receivers? Irrespective of the torn ACL that would abort his season, would he have left Blake Bortles and what was forming up to be a Jaguars team good enough to reach the AFC Championship Game? The Bears are willing to risk $14 million per season, $1 million more per year than Philadelphia gave Jeffery in his four-year extension, on a wide receiver coming off ACL surgery, but they weren't in for that kind of commitment on Jeffery.

Paul Posluszny retires after 11 seasons with Jaguars, Bills

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Paul Posluszny, the second-leading tackler in franchise history, is retiring from the NFL after 11 seasons. The 33-year-old Posluszny announced his decision in a letter to fans Tuesday, one day before he was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent. Posluszny started his career in Buffalo before playing the final seven years in Jacksonville. He led the Jaguars in tackles five times. His 973 stops trail only Daryl Smith (1,089) in Jacksonville's record book. Posluszny says "with much sadness but without regret, I realize that I am no longer able to adhere to the unwavering standard of excellence that professional football demands." He adds that he can "no

Coming off ACL tear, Allen Robinson expects to be cleared before training camp

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

The Bears are betting big on Allen Robinson and are expected to sign the former Jacksonville Jaguars receiver to a three year, $42 million contract on Wednesday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Robinson won't turn 25 until August and combined for 153

Jaguars ‘not planning to use franchise tag’ on WR Allen Robinson

Tuesday, March 6th, 2018

The Jacksonville Jaguars appear ready to move on from Allen Robinson. Robinson has been told by the team they do not plan to apply the franchise or transition tag on him, as first reported on Tuesday and the Jaguars' official website later confirmed ahead of the deadline for teams to tag impending free agents. Inconsistencies from quarterback Blake Bortles then saw Robinson's numbers greatly decrease in 2016, where he went for 883 yards and six touchdown catches.

NFL free agency preview: Some intriguing options among top 20 skill-position players

Tuesday, March 6th, 2018

When the Pittsburgh Steelers told running back Le’Veon Bell he’d be getting the franchise tag again, it wasn’t unexpected. Some interesting players will hit the market, especially if Allen Robinson and Sammy Watkins don’t get the franchise tag before Tuesday’s deadline (as has been speculated in various reports). Competition for the top free-agent receivers and tight ends should be fierce, considering there aren’t a lot of instant impact players in the draft at those positions.

Report: RB Ivory visits Bills, to meet Browns next

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

Running back Chris Ivory isn't wasting any time searching for his new team after being released by the Jacksonville Jaguars on Friday. According to NFL Network, Ivory visited the Buffalo Bills on Monday, is meeting with the Cleveland Browns on Tuesday and has a third visit planned for Wednesday. With running backs Travaris Cadet and Taiwan Jones set to be free agents, the Bills need depth behind starter LeSean McCoy.

NFL: QB Bortles signs contract extension with Jaguars

Sunday, February 25th, 2018

The Jacksonville Jaguars signed quarterback Blake Bortles to a contract extension, the NFL team announced on Saturday. "Everybody dreams of making $100m and the quarterbacks are expected to sign that big deal," Bortles said. Signing a second deal with the team that drafted me was my goal from the beginning.