Jags tag Robinson again, clear path for pass rusher at No. 1
The Jacksonville Jaguars used their franchise tag on left tackle Cam Robinson for the second straight year Tuesday, guaranteeing him $16.6 million in 2022 and potentially divulging their plans for the No. 1 pick in next month's NFL draft. The former Alabama standout has started 61 games over five seasons since Jacksonville drafted him with the 34th overall pick in 2017. Bringing him back was a surprise move considering the Jaguars drafted Stanford left tackle Walker Little with the 45th overall pick last year and had plans to pair him with quarterback Trevor Lawrence for the foreseeable future.news.yahoo.com
Music in the Black church: ‘Different, but never deficient’
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Uplifting, strengthening, calming: All three are words to describe music in the Black church. UNCUT: Full interview with Rudolph McKissick Sr., Rudolph McKissick Jr. “In many of your Black churches you had call and response, what is called Dr. Watts in the Black church, where the deacon would sing a line and then you’d repeat it,” McKissick Jr. said. He describes his extended family as “a big time church family,” and references his own upbringing in The Bethel Church. Local community advocate Marsha Oliver grew up in The Bethel Church, singing in the choir as a child and shares how she was able to detect her father’s mood based on the church songs he sang.
QB Jones inactive for Giants; McCoy to start at Seattle
(AP Photo/Aaron Doster)The New York Giants will be without starting quarterback Daniel Jones for Sunday’s game against the Seattle Seahawks. Jones was not expected to play because of a hamstring injury suffered last week against Cincinnati. Colt McCoy will make his first start of the season at QB for the Giants. Seattle was without both starting right tackle Brandon Shell (ankle) and backup Cedric Ogbuehi (calf) leaving a major question on the offensive line. ___CLEVELAND-TENNESSEEBrowns: WR Taywan Taylor, WR KhaDarel Hodge, CB Denzel Ward, RB Dontrell Hilliard, S Tedric Thompson, DE Joe Jackson.
Jags on verge of tying another franchise record for futility
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The last time the Jacksonville Jaguars lost nine consecutive games, owner Shad Khan fired coach Gus Bradley before they left the stadium. Jacksonville (1-8) dropped its eighth straight at Green Bay on Sunday and can match the longest, single-season skid in franchise history against unbeaten Pittsburgh. “All I know is we’re putting everything in this thing and we’re fighting our butts off,” Marrone said. But the end results might not be enough to save Marrone and Caldwell, who have dropped 19 of their past 28 games. KEY NUMBER8 — number of consecutive games Jacksonville has with at least one turnover, coinciding with its losing streak.
Jaguars add 2 more players to reserve list after COVID-19 testing
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. The Jaguars added two more players to their reserve/COVID-19 list on Tuesday afternoon, including starting right tackle Jawaan Taylor. Rookie offensive lineman Ryan Pope and second-year right tackle Taylor, were placed on the teams reserve/COVID-19 list the Jaguars announced. Taylor is the most prominent Jaguars player thus far to land on the list. We have placed first-year OL Ryan Pope and second-year OL Jawaan Taylor on the teams Reserve/COVID-19 list. pic.twitter.com/vmZF0OEGKR #DUUUVAL (@Jaguars) July 28, 2020Being placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list doesnt necessarily mean that a player has tested positive for the virus.
Jaguars Jawaan Taylor says team has something to prove in 2020
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. Jaguars offensive tackle Jawaan Taylor has been preparing for his second season in the NFL. Between training, Taylor has spent a lot of time fishing and hooked the catch of a lifetime while out fishing with YouTubers. Taylor said Rosenhaus tried to get him to get in the water but Taylor chose to stay in the boat. This season, Taylor and his teammates on the offensive line will be planning to block for quarterback Gardner Minshew. With many people not expecting the Jaguars to have a good season, Taylor says he and his teammates are going to hit the field with a chip on their shoulders and work to prove the doubters wrong.
Jaguars Jawaan Taylor reels in the catch of a lifetime
Jaguars second-year offensive tackle Jawaan Taylor knows something about blocking and after today, he can tell quite a story involving tackle. Taylor was out on a fishing boat with BlackTipH, a fishing charter with a Youtube fishing show. Wearing a Jaguars cap, Taylor pulled in a big one. A goliath grouper estimated to weight over 400 pounds by the guys on the boat. Taylor, who grew up in Cocoa and attended the University of Florida posted the video and photo to his social media.
Jaguars initial depth chart lists 1 rookie starter
George VarkanisJACKSONVILLE, Fla. - In advance of the Jaguars preseason opener Thursday against the Baltimore Ravens, the team released the first unofficial depth chart Sunday. The injured rookie is listed as the starter at weakside linebacker, despite being expected to be out until the regular season opener Sept. 8. Williams is backed up by Ramik Wilson, DJ Alexander and Joe Giles-Harris at the "Will" position. First-round pick Josh Allen is listed as the second-string defensive end behind Yannick Ngakoue. Rookie second-round pick Jawaan Taylor is listed as the backup to Cedric Ogbuehi at right tackle while rookie third-round pick Josh Oliver is listed behind Geoff Swaim at one tight end position.
5 position battles to watch at Jaguars training camp 2019
For the Jaguars, the goal is simple: Return to the playoffs after a dismal 2018 season. But the weakside linebacker, Smiths position, must be filled with a player the Jaguars trust. Expect to see more two tight end sets with the Jaguars this season. There is also a chance that the Jaguars could move Ronnie Harrison from strong safety to free safety in a pinch, which would another player into the role of strong safety. Coles Prediction: Theyll go with Wilson, but they should keep an eye on the waiver wire for more depth at the position.
5 things to look for in first week of Jaguars' training camp
Jaguars.comJACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jaguars open training camp Thursday with the first practice scheduled to begin at 8:45 a.m. Here are my five things to look for in the first week of camp. The free agent wide receiver really popped during OTAs and mini-camp. With the year-long absence of Telvin Smith anticipated, the Jaguars are left with only one sure starter at linebacker, middle linebacker Myles Jack. Free agent additions DJ Alexander and Najee Goode were signed in the offseason, and the Jaguars drafted Quincy Williams in the third round.
The 20 most important Jaguars for 2019: No. 14 Jawaan Taylor
Associated PressJACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Over the next 20 days, News4Jax will count down the 20 most important figures to the Jaguars' success in the 2019 season. For months, several mock drafts had the Jaguars selecting offensive tackle Jawaan Taylor with the No. 2019 projection: If Taylor doesnt start at right tackle who will? Jacksonvilles other options at right tackle include Will Richardson and Cedric Ogbuehi. Once the shoulder pads come on at the start of training camp it will be easier to get an accurate reading on what the Jaguars have in Taylor.