After four years in Jacksonville, the Jaguars are letting wide receiver Allen Hurns walk. The team is set to release the wideout, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported Tuesday.
Jacksonville Jaguars president Mark Lamping has apologized to the city of Jacksonville's director of military affairs chief for several players' decision to kneel during the national anthem prior to their Sept. 24 game against Baltimore in London.
While fans clamor and social media speculates, the Jaguars never have given any indication they will move away from Blake Bortles at QB in 2017.
Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan says he would be open to signing free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Speaking to the team’s flagship radio station, Khan responded “absolutely” when asked Thursday whether he would support signing Kaepernick if the team’s front office wanted to do it. Khan’s comments were not recorded, just relayed via Twitter. According to 1010 XL, Khan said that while he would not have knelt during the national anthem to protest social injustice in the United States the way Kaepernick did, the billionaire businessman respects the quarterback’s right to express his beliefs.
Rookie running back Leonard Fournette caused a stir last week when he said the transition from college to the NFL was "really easy" because he played in the Southeastern Conference. As outlandish as that sounds, several of his Jacksonville Jaguars teammates say he's right. "I feel like he was kind of right," said third-year running back T.J. Yeldon, who played three seasons at Alabama. "Playing in the SEC, the game speeds up. It's faster. It's kind of like the NFL. The NFL is a tad bit faster.
The Jacksonville Jaguars haven't had much good luck in recent years. Instead, it feels like more of a case of Murphy's Law with absolutely everything going wrong. The trend continued on Thursday when the team confirmed reports that first-round pick Jalen Ramsey suffered a slight meniscus tear in rookie minicamp.
Jalen Ramsey, the No. 5 overall pick in this year's draft, has suffered a knee injury, characterized as a small meniscus tear, the Jaguars confirmed.