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Cardinals, Lions, Broncos, Jaguars, Steelers can be forced to do Hard Knocks

When no teams volunteer to appear on Hard Knocks, the NFL forces someone to do it. This year, five teams meet the criteria to be told they’re on the annual HBO documentary show whether they want to be or not. The Cardinals, Lions, Broncos, Jaguars and Steelers all can be required to do Hard Knocks. [more]

Doug Marrone is back, for 2020

What a difference 72 hours makes. Three days after ESPN reported that the Jaguars had informed coach Doug Marrone that he will be fired after Sunday’s regular-season finale against the Colts, the Jaguars have announced that Marrone will return for 2020. The Jaguars also have announced that G.M. Dave Caldwell will return for another year. [more]

Jaguars claim defensive back Josh Jones off waivers from Cowboys

The Jacksonville Jaguars have been awarded defensive back Josh Jones off waivers from the Dallas Cowboys, per Field Yates of ESPN.com. Jones was released by Dallas on Saturday as the team promoted defensive back Donovan Olumba from their practice squad. The NFL waiver process runs from the day after the Super Bowl through the end [more]

Gardner Minshew says he played better than the QBs drafted before him

Jacksonville’s Gardner Minshew says he considers his own results this year to be the best of any rookie quarterback, a point of pride for him as a sixth-round pick. When a reporter said to Minshew that he had “better or similar numbers” to first-round quarterbacks Kyler Murray and Daniel Jones, Minshew interrupted and said, “better.” [more]

Report: Shad Khan to meet with Doug Marrone on Tuesday

Saturday’s ESPN report about Doug Marrone’s status with the Jaguars has been contradicted by another ESPN report on Monday. Marrone is set to meet with Jaguars owner Shad Khan on Tuesday, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. That directly contradicts the report that ESPN pushed on Saturday, which said Marrone had already been informed he [more]

Doug Marrone remains the Jaguars coach, for now

On Saturday, ESPN reported that the Jaguars had informed coach Doug Marrone that he was fired, effective upon the conclusion of Sunday’s game against the Colts. Sunday’s game against the Colts has come and gone, and Marrone has not been fired. On Sunday, ESPN softened its report to indicate merely that Marrone would be fired [more]

2020 offseason coaching, G.M. and front office tracker

Here’s a one stop look at all coaching, G.M. and front office moves, interviews, rumors, etc. for the 2020 cycle. Atlanta: The Falcons announced head coach Dan Quinn and General Manager Thomas Dimitroff would return ahead of Week 17. Carolina: Fired Ron Rivera with four games left in the regular season. Perry Fewell was the [more]

Top 20 spots in 2020 NFL Draft order now set

Only 12 teams are still in business this morning, which means 20 of them are in full offseason mode. At least one of them’s on the clock, but perhaps two as the Bengals’ expected selection of Heisman-winning quarterback Joe Burrow from LSU will clear the way for Washington to pick second from a strong field. [more]

Doug Marrone disappointed, concerned and looking for beer

A report from ESPN on Saturday indicated that the Jaguars would be firing head coach Doug Marrone after Sunday’s game against the Colts, but the team denied it and there’s been no word about a change at this point. That leaves Marrone time to have a few belts after beating the Colts on Sunday afternoon. [more]

Jaguars end disappointing season with win over Colts

Both the Jaguars and the Colts had disappointing seasons this year, and the disappointing 2019 came to an end when the Jaguars beat the Colts today. As has been the case for every game the Jaguars have won this season, Gardner Minshew was the starting quarterback: The Jaguars finished 6-6 in games started by Minshew [more]

2020 promises a who’s who of free-agent quarterbacks

As the 2019 regular season ends, an irregular 2020 offseason could be looming. Free agency currently promises to consist of a laundry list of quarterbacks with recognizable names. And while contracts done (and/or tags applied) between now and the middle of March could remove some of the names from the list, plenty of veteran quarterbacks [more]

Week 17 early inactives

Every week we bring you all the inactives from the 1 p.m. ET games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information. Check back to see the full list as it becomes available 90 minutes ahead of kickoff. Jets at Bills Jets: WR Demaryius Thomas, DB Blake Countess, RB Josh Adams, RB Kenneth Dixon, [more]

Confusion lingers regarding the status of Doug Marrone

Saturday became an interesting day of conflicting reports and statements regarding the specific question of whether the Jaguars have informed coach Doug Marrone that he’ll be fired after Sunday’s season finale. It started with an out-of-the-blue report from ESPN that Marrone has gotten the news that, when the Week 17 game against the Colts ends, [more]

Colts promote Skai Moore from practice squad

The Colts announced they promoted linebacker Skai Moore from the practice squad Saturday. The team had an open roster spot after waiving tight end Ross Travis on Friday Moore spent the first 16 weeks of the season on the Colts’ practice squad. He originally signed with the Colts as an undrafted free agent in 2018. [more]

Shad Khan spokesman denies report that Doug Marrone has been told he’ll be fired

The conflicting reports have indeed forced the Jaguars’ hand. Jim Woodcock, spokesman for owner Shad Khan, has issued a statement denying an ESPN report that coach Doug Marrone has been told he’ll be fired after Sunday’s game. PFT has reported that Marrone has not been informed of his fate. “Reports that Doug Marrone will be [more]

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