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Cardinals, Buccaneers, Jaguars In Running For Peterson; Cowboys Out

Apr 23, 2015 12:43 PM

The number of teams who realistically might trade for Adrian Peterson are less than what has been previously reported.

The Arizona Cardinals, Jacksonville Jaguars and Tampa Bay Buccaneers represent the three teams who could deal for Peterson.

Despite speculation to the contrary, the Dallas Cowboys are not in play for Peterson.

"Whoever says otherwise is 1,000 percent wrong," said Charles Robinson. "The Cowboys have not spoken to the Minnesota Vikings about Adrian Peterson. It has not happened. They haven't offered a draft pick, they have not picked up the telephone to talk to the Minnesota Vikings about Adrian Peterson. It simply has not happened."

Charles Robinson/Yahoo! Sports

Tags: Arizona Cardinals, Jacksonville Jaguars, Minnesota Vikings, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Blake Bortles' Arm 'Deteriorated' During Rookie Season

Apr 23, 2015 12:10 PM

Blake Bortles admitted this week that his arm was far from 100 percent as his rookie season with the Jacksonville Jaguars progressed.

"My arm kind of deteriorated during the season," Bortles said at the start of Jacksonville's voluntary offseason conditioning program, according to ESPN.com. "It didn't affect anything. It was just, I think, a product of throwing for two years straight without any break.

"Took some time off, let it heal, and then went kind of (to seek) out some proper mechanics on how to make it never hurt again."

 

Bortles spent the first part of the offseason without a football in his hand, working on improving his mechanics. Bortles wanted to clean up his footwork and throwing motion while also losing weight.

Dan Hanzus/NFL.com

Tags: Jacksonville Jaguars

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Cardinals, Falcons, Cowboys, Jags, Chargers, Bucs In Mix For Peterson

Apr 21, 2015 1:04 PM

The Minnesota Vikings want a resolution to the Adrian Peterson situation during draft week.

"If he's not traded next week, they're going to keep him," the source said.

The Vikings could entice a team to trade for Peterson once Melvin Gordon and Todd Gurley are drafted.

According to a source, the Arizona Cardinals, Atlanta Falcons, Dallas Cowboys, Jacksonville Jaguars, San Diego Chargers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers are the six teams that could deal for Peterson.

Peterson was reinstated last week from an NFL suspension for a child-abuse incident. 

Chris Tomasson/Pioneer Press

Tags: Arizona Cardinals, Atlanta Falcons, Dallas Cowboys, Jacksonville Jaguars, Minnesota Vikings, San Diego Chargers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Draft, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Greg Jennings Meets With Jaguars

Apr 13, 2015 12:28 PM

Greg Jennings is meeting with the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Jennings was cut this offseason by the Minnesota Vikings.

Jennings has also had visits with the Carolina Panthers and Miami Dolphins.

Kevin Patra/NFL.com

Tags: Jacksonville Jaguars, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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Dante Fowler Jr. Expects To Be Picked By Jaguars At No. 3

Apr 7, 2015 8:26 PM

Dante Fowler Jr. expects to be the third overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Fowler says he's a perfect fit for coach Gus Bradley's defensive scheme.

"I'd be stunned, just because of the scheme that Coach Gus has," Fowler said Tuesday afternoon following the completion of the University of Florida's pro day at Florida Field. "I feel like as far as him being on the multiple side, 4-3 and the 3-4, I can set the edge and I can come off the edge standing up.

 

"I'll be surprised [if the Jaguars don't draft him], but that's how the draft goes. I'm just happy that I'm getting drafted and I'm getting drafted on the first day."

Fowler is a perfect fit for the Jaguars' leo spot, which is a hybrid end/linebacker whose main responsibility is rushing the passer, because that's what he did during his three seasons at Florida.

Mike DiRocco/ESPN

Tags: Jacksonville Jaguars, Draft, Draft Misc, Misc Rumor

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Jaguars Claim Bernard Pierce Off Waivers

Mar 20, 2015 12:37 AM

The Jacksonville Jaguars have claimed Bernard Pierce off waivers.

Pierce was released on Wednesday by the Baltimore Ravens after an arrest on a DUI charge.

Pierce was a third round pick by the Ravens in the 2012 NFL Draft.

Marc Sessler/NFL.com

Tags: Jacksonville Jaguars, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

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Julius Thomas Signs With Jaguars On Five-Year, $46 Deal

Mar 11, 2015 3:35 PM

Julius Thomas' deal with the Jacksonville Jaguars is worth $46 million over five years.

Thomas will receive $21 million in guaranteed money and $28.3 million in the first three years.

Thomas emerged as one of the NFL's best tight ends in 2013.

Albert Breer/NFL.com

Tags: Jacksonville Jaguars, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing

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Julius Thomas Agrees To Sign With Jaguars

Mar 9, 2015 9:18 PM

Julius Thomas has agreed to sign with the Jacksonville Jaguars.

The Seattle Seahawks, Oakland Raiders and Denver Broncos also pursued Thomas

Thomas has been one of the NFL's most productive tight ends over the past two seasons after coming back from ankle surgery in which he missed all of 2012.

Thomas was a fourth round pick by the Broncos in 2011 out of Portland State.

Ian Rapoport/NFL.com

Tags: Denver Broncos, Jacksonville Jaguars, Oakland Raiders, Seattle Seahawks, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing

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Maurice Jones-Drew Retires From NFL

Mar 5, 2015 7:01 PM

Maurice Jones-Drew has retired from the NFL after nine seasons.

Jones-Drew spent eight seasons with the Jacksonville Jaguars before joining his hometown Oakland Raiders in 2014.

Jones-Drew, 5-foot-7, 210 pounds, completed his career with 8,167 rushing yards. 

Bill Williamson/ESPN

Tags: Jacksonville Jaguars, Oakland Raiders, Misc Rumor

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Jaguars Interested In Trading Down From No. 3

Feb 20, 2015 1:18 PM

The Jacksonville Jaguars are interested in trading down from the No. 3 spot in the draft.

"We had no margin for error these last two years," David Caldwell said. "I think this year we could be more open."

The 2015 NFL Draft is quarterback-heavy, but the Jaguars believe they have their quarterback of the future in Blake Bortles.

"I would expect some calls," Caldwell said. "But as you guys in the media know, you pick everything apart and some of the quarterbacks may fall just like some of the quarterbacks predicted to go high last year fell to the late first round. So you don't really know what other teams' value is."

Conor Orr/NFL.com

Tags: Jacksonville Jaguars, Draft, Draft Misc, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Doug Marrone Looking Ahead At Work With Jaguars
Doug Marrone acknowledged that he was baffled at a former assistant coach's claims that he was self-centered, selfish and greedy.

Michael DiRocco/ESPN

Seahawks Have Best Super Bowl 50 Odds
The Seahawks, Patriots and Packers have the best odds of winning the Super Bowl next season.

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All Three 2015 London Games Will Have 9:30 AM EST Kickoff
The NFL will have a 9:30 AM EST kickoff for all three London games in 2015.

RealGM Staff Report

Doug Marrone Hired By Jaguars As Offensive Line Coach
Doug Marrone still will be paid $4 million by the Bills for 2015.

Michael David Smith/Pro Football Talk

Jaguars Fire Offensive Coordinator Jedd Fisch
Gus Bradley said there were philosophical differences with Jedd Fisch related to how much the team asked of Blake Bortles

Michael DiRocco/ESPN

Denard Robinson Believes He Can Be One Of NFL's Top Backs
Denard Robinson has rushed for 329 yards on 57 carries over the past three weeks.

Kevin Patra/NFL.com

Paul Posluszny Out For Season With Torn Pec
Paul Posluszny is in his fourth season with the Jaguars and eighth overall.

Michael DiRocco/ESPN

Jaguars Name Blake Bortles Starting QB
Blake Bortles was originally supposed to sit out the entire season as an understudy to incumbent starter Chad Henne.

Matt Conner/SB Nation

Cecil Shorts Ruled Out For Week 1
Cecil Shorts will miss the Jaguars' opening game of the 2014 season with tightness in his left hamstring.

Michael DiRocco/ESPN

Belichick, Carroll, Payton Considered Best HC's In NFL By Peers
Bill Belichick is ranked as the best coach in the NFL, according to a poll of 30 league insiders.

Mike Sando/ESPN

Jaguars Trying To Avoid Stress, Anxiety In Bringing Along Bortles
The Jaguars are attempting to avoid repeating the same mistakes they made with Blaine Gabbert as they bring along Blake Bortles.

Peter King/Sports Illustrated

Jaguars To Give Blake Bortles First-Team Reps In Practice
Blake Bortles was very impressive for the Jaguars and will begin taking first-team reps in practice this week.

Chris Wesseling/NFL.com

Justin Blackmon Arrested For Marijuana Possession
Justin Blackmon is already under an indefinite NFL suspension and was arrested on Wednesday night for marijuana possession.

Josh Katzowitz/CBS Sports

Wilson, Luck, Rodgers, Watt Headline Barnwell's Trade Value List
Brill Barnwell has released his 2014 NFL Trade Value rankings, headlined by Russell Wilson at No. 1 and Andrew Luck at No. 2.

Bill Barnwell/Grantland

Jaguars To Use Toby Gerhart As 'Workhorse'
The Jaguars plan to run the ball heavily, using Toby Gerhart as their every down back.

Gregg Rosenthal/NFL.com

Blake Bortles Could Have Slid To Cardinals At No. 20
Blake Bortles wouldn't have been selected by the Vikings or Titans.

Albert Breer/NFL.com

Jaguars Could Part Ways With Justin Blackmon
The Jaguars can't cut Justin Blackmon at this point under NFL rules.

Mark Long/AP

2014 NFL Draft: Complete First Round
Teddy Bridgewater was a candidate to go first overall to the Texans back in January, but they instead went with Jadeveon Clowny and the QB was selected by the Vikings at No. 32.

RealGM Staff Report

Manziel's Camp Prefers Not To Be Selected By Jaguars, Texans
The Jaguars and Texans are two teams in need of a quarterback.

Chase Goodbread/NFL.com

Jaguars Not Counting On Having Justin Blackmon In 2014
Justin Blackmon caught 29 passes for 415 yards and a touchdown in four games in 2013.

Michael DiRocco/ESPN

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