Jaguars sign punter Logan Cooke to contract extension
Logan Cooke punts the ball during the second half of a game against the Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium on November 24, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jaguars are keeping one of their top weapons on the team. Punter Logan Cooke signed a contract extension with the team on Saturday, keeping one of the franchise’s most important special teams players in town. His 42.9 yards per punt net average is the fourth-best in the league since he was drafted in 2018. The Jaguars also made one more move Saturday, signing free agent receiver Jon’Vea Johnson off waivers from the Cowboys.
Jackson leads surging Ravens to 40-14 rout of Jaguars
Baltimore Ravens running back J.K. Dobbins runs with the ball against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020, in Baltimore. Instead, Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens enjoyed a feel-good, confidence-building blowout that boosted their chances of reaching the playoffs for the third consecutive year. Jackson threw three touchdown passes and ran for a score, and Baltimore built a 26-point halftime lead against helpless Jacksonville in a 40-14 victory Sunday. The Ravens (9-5) have won three straight following a three-game skid and remained in the hunt to secure one of three AFC wild-card spots. The highlight of the fourth quarter was a 22-yard first-down run by Baltimore offensive lineman Tyre Phillips with a Jackson fumble.
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.
4 takeaways from Jaguars loss in Houston
Getty ImagesThe Jaguars went to Houston shorthanded and came inches shy of a win. If the Jaguars had won Sunday, they would have been in a first-place tie in the AFC South. The Jaguars committed 10 penalties last week in the loss against Kansas City. With the Jaguars offensive line struggling in pass protection, he has to get rid of the ball sooner, or tuck it and run. Seven receptions, several of them tough catches, for 55 yards and the only Jaguars' touchdown of the game.