Falcons take advantage of Jaguars’ mistakes in 21-14 victory
Cordarrelle Patterson ran for a career-high 108 yards and two touchdowns in his return from an ankle injury and the Atlanta Falcons found the end zone and the win column for the first time in three weeks in a 21-14 victory over woeful Jacksonville.
Israel Is Sending Robots With Machine Guns to the Gaza Border
via IDFGaza is often described as the world’s largest open-air prison. Over two million people inhabit the tiny coastal strip, and they must endure a 70 percent unemployment rate; frequent shortages of medical supplies, fuel and clean water; constant power outages; and the fundamentalist governance of the extremist group Hamas. Add to that the Israeli air strikes that knocked down multiple high-rise residential buildings in a war last May—the third war since Hamas seized control of Gaza in 2007.news.yahoo.com
Jaguars owner unveils plans to develop downtown Jacksonville
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — (AP) — The Jaguars unveiled plans Thursday to develop downtown Jacksonville, with team owner Shad Khan committing $60 million to a city-owned performance center that was key in luring new coach Urban Meyer to the NFL. The Jaguars expect the venture to be a catalyst for downtown growth that could draw more people to the area for work and entertainment. “My goal is for downtown Jacksonville to be the envy of cities here in the U.S. and elsewhere, and I see no reason why we can’t achieve that goal,” Khan said. Meeting rooms and offices are all located in the bowels of the nearly 30-year-old venue. The 125,000-square-foot building will house locker rooms, meeting rooms, training and recovery areas, medical support facilities, a weight room, dining facilities, coaching and scouting offices, a draft room and public meeting space.wftv.com
Jaguars expect to return to 100% capacity for start of NFL season
Jacksonville Jaguars mascot Jaxson de Ville entertains the fans in the stands during the second half of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Jaguars expect to return to full capacity at TIAA Bank Field the for the start of the NFL season. “As we kick off season ticket renewals, the health and safety of our fans, stadium employees and team remain a top priority. No team in the NFL last year had a full capacity stadium for games amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “Average renewal season ticket price will increase 7.2 percent in 2021; however, two-thirds of all seats up for renewal will see a price increase of $4 or less per game.
Shaquill Griffin agrees to join Jaguars, AP reports
(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)Former Pro Bowl cornerback Shaquill Griffin is returning to the Sunshine State, and he could be bringing his twin brother with him. Griffin and the Jacksonville Jaguars agreed Tuesday on a three-year contract worth up to $44.5 million that includes $29 million guaranteed, according to a person familiar with negotiations. The person spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity because neither side can make free agent agreements official until the new league year begins Wednesday. The Seahawks aren’t expected to place a restricted free agent tender on the one-handed linebacker. If they don’t, he would become a free agent Wednesday and able to sign anywhere.
Jacksonville Jaguars name Urban Meyer as head coach
Head coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes looks on against the Oklahoma Sooners at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium on September 17, 2016 in Norman, Oklahoma. JACKSVONVILLE, Fla. – ***UPDATE: 6:50 p.m. Jan. 14, 2021 ***The Jacksonville Jaguars have named Urban Meyer as the next head coach of the team. ***ORIGINAL***A person familiar with the search says Urban Meyer and the Jacksonville Jaguars are working toward finalizing a deal to make him the team’s coach. The Jacksonville Jaguars continue to search for a new head coach, with former Ohio State and Florida Gators leader Urban Meyer apparently at the top of the team’s wish list. Meyer won three national championships two with the Gators and one with the Buckeyes, and compiled an overall college record of 187-32.
Jaguars fire head coach Doug Marrone after 15 straight losses
Doug Marrone of the Jacksonville Jaguars looks on during the first quarter against the Indianapolis Colts at TIAA Bank Field on September 13, 2020 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images)The Jacksonville Jaguars fired coach Doug Marrone on Monday, a little more than 12 hours after ending the season with a 15th consecutive loss. But Khan gave Marrone another chance to make Jacksonville a playoff contender for the second time in four years. “I am committed and determined to deliver winning football to the city of Jacksonville,” Khan said in a statement. It’s unclear whether Khan will hire a general manager or a coach first.
Taylor-made day sends Colts past Jags, back into playoffs
Taylor's breakout game, given the circumstances, will never be forgotten by Colts fans. The Jags lost their final 15 games after beating the Colts in the season opener. Colts: Jared Veldheer started in place of injured LT Anthony Castonzo, and the Colts were without two starters in the secondary — S Khari Willis and CB Rock Ya-Sin. Colts: Rivers' TD pass, No. Hilton caught his 50th career TD pass, tying the late Jimmy Orr for fourth on the franchise list.
Jaguars vs. Colts: How to watch, stream, listen
(George Varkanis, News4Jax)INDIANAPOLIS – The Jacksonville Jaguars will play against the Indianapolis Colts at 4:25 p.m. on Sunday in the regular season finale. 105.5 FM and 660 AMHow to stream the game? NFL Sunday TicketWhich team is favored to win the game? The Jaguars are 1-14, this is the worst record in the NFL. The Colts are 10-5 and the team still has a chance to make the playoffs.
Here are the NFL games airing on News 6 this Sunday
FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2020, file photo, Miami Dolphins cornerback Xavien Howard (25) celebrates with teammates after intercepting a pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets in Miami Gardens, Fla. In one year the Dolphins have gone from worst to first in the NFL in points allowed, raising their playoff hopes. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)The times of several NFL games were changed this week due to playoff implications for the final week of the regular season. [RELATED: Here’s the News 6 NFL TV schedule for 2020-21]After the most recent changes to the schedule, the list below shows the games News 6 will be showing on Jan. 3:Miami at Buffalo -- 1 p.m.Jacksonville at Indianapolis -- 4:25 p.m. The Dolphins will make the playoffs if one of the following four scenarios happen on Sunday:Miami defeats BuffaloCincinnati defeats BaltimoreJacksonville defeats IndianapolisPittsburgh defeats ClevelandThe Colts still have a chance to make the playoffs and Jacksonville has already clinched the first overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft.
Jaguars set sights on Trevor Lawrence after years of failure at QB
Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) makes a pass during an NCAA college football game against Syracuse in Clemson, S.C., on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. (Ken Ruinard/Pool Photo via AP)JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Jaguars have botched the quarterback position repeatedly over the past two decades. 1 pick in the 2021 NFL draft Sunday, gaining a stronghold on Clemson star quarterback Trevor Lawrence the same day they set a team record for futility. The only thing standing in the way of the small-market team drafting Lawrence is the junior’s decision to turn pro. —Signing Nick Foles: The Jaguars gave Foles a four-year, $88 million deal in 2019 free agency that included $50.125 million guaranteed.
MONDAY HUDDLE: Can Gators slow down LSU star Joe Burrow?
Kyle Trask #11 of the Florida Gators celebrates after a game against the Auburn Tigers. Now, Florida will turn its attention to another group of Tigers, the LSU Tigers, this week in what will be an even bigger challenge. Those are video gamelike numbers, but on the flip side, Florida will be by far the best defense Burrow has faced thus far. Much was made about how Central Florida was upset by losing 27-24 at Cincinnati last Friday, which seems odd. Florida State seems overmatched, but it also isnt the same dominant Clemson team as last year.
Wentz and Foles sit out in preseason game, Eagles beat Jags 24-10
Philadelphia's third-string quarterback was knocked out of the team's 24-10 preseason victory against the Jaguars on the opening drive Thursday night. The team already was without backup Nate Sudfeld, who broke his left wrist in the team's preseason opener against Tennessee. Thorson beat the blitz by lofting a deep ball toward the left sideline. KEY INJURIESJaguars running back Alfred Blue left the game in the first half with a left ankle injury and did not return. Jaguars play at Miami, and coach Doug Marrone said at least some starters will play for the first time in the preseason.