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Dates of international games announced

Many of the 256 combinations of known-opponent/date which will be formally announced tonight at 8 p.m. will leak out ahead of time. The league went ahead and spilled the beans on four more this morning. The NFL announced the dates for the four international matchups. The Seahawks will play the Raiders on Oct. 14 at [more]

Monty Grow gets nearly 22-year prison sentence

Former NFL player Monty Grow was sentenced to nearly 22 years in prison and ordered to pay about $18 million in restitution for a health care fraud scheme, the Associated Press reports. The conspiracy fraudulently bilked the federal government out of about $20 million from a program providing health care for military members, veterans and [more]

Paul Posluszny bids farewell: “I’d rather be a year too early than one play too late”

The Jaguars said goodbye to Paul Posluszny with a retirement ceremony Monday. The linebacker announced his retirement March 13. “I absolutely loved being a Jacksonville Jaguar,” Posluszny said, via quotes distributed by the team. “I tried to give everything that I could to [the organization] while I had the privilege of serving here. Thank you [more]

Is prime time ready for the Jaguars again?

The Jags are back. But will they be back in prime time? The 2017 final-four franchise will receive plenty of preseason hype as the 2018 season approaches. The real question is whether they’ll be playing many/any of their games under the lights, at home or on the road. Ryan O’Halloran of the Florida Times-Union takes [more]

Which coach would you want for one game against Belichick?

Happy Birthday, Bill Belichick. In honor of the 66th anniversary of your birth, let’s focus not on your many accomplishments but your few failures. Specifically, Monday’s PFT Live draft focused on coaches we’d want on the opposing sideline for one game against perhaps the best coach of all time in any sport. Watch the video, [more]

Allen Hurns: I won’t wear 88 in Dallas, they should retire it

The Cowboys have released wide receiver Dez Bryant, weeks after signing wide receiver Allen Hurns. Hurns wore No. 88 in Jacksonville, the number Bryant wore in Dallas. So does Hurns have his jersey number now? Nope. Hurns said after Bryant was released that he wouldn’t feel right about taking the 88 jersey off Bryant’s back. [more]

Calais Campbell reflects on living through homelessness as a child

Jaguars defensive end Calais Campbell has made more than $70 million in his NFL career, and this week he reflected on just how far he has come. On National Siblings Day, one of those made-for-social-media “holidays” that give people excuses to post pictures of their brothers and sisters, Campbell posted a moving portrait of himself [more]

Former NFL player Marlon McCree arrested after an alleged incident with his ex-wife

Former NFL player Marlon McCree was arrested on charges of simple assault and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon after an incident involving his ex-wife, The Florida Times-Union reports. Jahzi McCree filed a restraining order against her ex-husband Friday. A day later, employees of a Jacksonville bar called police to report an alleged domestic-violence incident [more]

Calais Campbell: We’re starting back at zero

After the Jaguars lost to the Patriots in the AFC title game in January, veteran defensive lineman Calais Campbell said that he wanted his teammates to “use this as fuel” as they got ready for the 2018 season. The loss is the only thing from last season he wants to be part of the team’s [more]

Robert Griffin worked out for Jaguars on Monday

So why did the Ravens move when they did to do a deal with quarterback Robert Griffin III? The Ravens apparently were concerned that another team would make a move on signing him. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the Jaguars worked out Griffin on Monday. That workout came only three days after [more]

Report: Patriots to sign Luke Bowanko

The Patriots added a tight end in Troy Niklas on Wednesday and they are also set to add a player to their offensive line group. Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Patriots will sign free agent Luke Bowanko. Bowanko played in all 16 games for the Ravens last season and made one start during [more]

Report: Jaguars work out Kellen Clemens, Austin Davis

The Jaguars have only two quarterbacks on the roster, and starter Blake Bortles is recovering from wrist surgery. Thus, Jacksonville needs another arm to go with Bortles and Cody Kessler. Jacksonville worked out veteran quarterbacks Kellen Clemens and Austin Davis, Field Yates on ESPN reports. Clemens spent the past four seasons with the Chargers. In [more]

Full offseason schedules released for all 32 teams

The Bears and Cardinals will be the first two teams to open offseason programs on Tuesday, but all 32 teams will be underway over the next few weeks as the offseason calendar moves on. All teams will have two weeks of strength and conditioning work to kick things off before a second phase of work [more]

Brice Butler visiting Cardinals Monday

We heard last week that free agent wide receiver Brice Butler has a few visits set up and he’s making one of them on Monday. Josh Weinfuss of ESPN.com reports that Butler is visiting with the Cardinals. The Seahawks, Bears and Jaguars are the other teams slated for meetings with Butler as he tries to [more]

Jaguars had the best April Fool’s gag of the year

Every day, we’re on the lookout for news. Every April 1, we’re one the lookout for the deliberately fake news that comes from the inevitable April Fool’s Day gags. Fortunately, the fact that April 1 this year fell on a Sunday — and that it was Easter Sunday — resulted in fewer gags than usual. [more]

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