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Joe Schobert wants to turn Jaguars into a “winning franchise”

The Jaguars have an all-time record of 176-224 (.440). They’ve had one winning season in the last 12 years, and lost double-digit games in nine of those 12. So, I guess if you were an optimist, you’d see the potential for growth. Or else you were in a really weird place before. The Jaguars signed [more]

Where could Aaron Rodgers play in 2021, if not Green Bay?

Many believe that, because of his contract and cap charges, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers will spend at least two more years in Green Bay. As recently explained, however, the Packers would save nearly $4.8 million in cap space and $22 million in cash by trading Rodgers after the 2020 season. So if the Packers trade [more]

Dave Caldwell: Jaguars are going forward with Leonard Fournette

The Jaguars had trade talks involving running back Leonard Fournette before and during the draft. It didn’t happen, and the team is now moving forward with the fourth overall pick in the 2017 draft. “There were just some minor discussions with that but nothing substantial throughout the draft or prior to the draft,” G.M. Dave [more]

Jaguars sign Aaron Lynch

Veteran edge defender Aaron Lynch has found a new home. The Jaguars announced that they have signed Lynch to their 90-man roster. No terms of the deal were announced by the team. Lynch was a 2014 fifth-round pick of the 49ers and spent the first four years of his career with the team. Lynch spent [more]

Jaguars release Jeremy McNichols

The Jaguars think they upgraded their running game with the addition of Chris Thompson last week, and they made the roster room for him. Per the league’s transaction wire, the Jaguars released running back Jeremy McNichols, along with defensive end Chuck Harris. McNichols was promoted from the Jaguars practice squad late last year. He’s also [more]

Seventeen players will have fifth-year options exercised

Teams have until 11:59:59 p.m. ET to decide on fifth-year options for the first-round picks from 2017. Some teams already publicly have committed. Based on media reports, others have made their decisions, too. Running back Christian McCaffrey, the eighth overall choice in 2017, is the only one of the 32 picks from the draft class [more]

Jaguars offering some flexibility for ticketing

The Jaguars suddenly have two more home games than they were planning on this year. Likewise, their fans have more options today. The Jaguars announced a “Back to Football Flex Plan,” which offers fans several benefits, including season ticket payments for existing customers being pushed back to June 5, and no payments required for season [more]

NFL announces all 2020 games will be in U.S.

The NFL will not play internationally in 2020. The league made it official today that because of the coronavirus pandemic, the entire season will be played in the United States. The league had planned four games in London and one in Mexico City. “After considerable analysis, we believe the decision to play all our games [more]

Report: No international games in 2020

The NFL most likely will play in 2020, but the league won’t play beyond the borders of the United States. Via Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com, the league is expected to inform teams on Monday or Tuesday that there will be no international games in 2020. The NFL had planned to play four games in London [more]

Doug Marrone expects a motivated Leonard Fournette this season

Running back Leonard Fournette didn’t get traded during the draft, which means that the decision about exercising the option on his contract for the 2021 season remains the Jaguars’ to make. Word late last week was that the Jaguars won’t be doing that, although there hasn’t been an official announcement by the team at this [more]

Yet another Sunday PFT mailbag

It’s a new tradition in these parts, one that keeps me a little less bored than I’d otherwise be on the slowest news day of the week. Hopefully, it keeps you a little less bored, too. Plenty of questions were submitted via Twitter. The best 10 are answered below. And we’ll do it again next [more]

Tottenham Hotspur brace for loss of 2020 NFL games at its stadium

As the NFL closes in on releasing its 2020 schedule, the anticipation for the configuration of 256 regular-season games isn’t confined to the U.S. In England, many are watching and waiting to see whether the NFL’s International Series will continue amid the pandemic. According to the Daily Maily, the Tottenham Hotspur soccer club is bracing [more]

Half of the 2017 draft Top 10 picks had their fifth-year options declined

The Top 10 of the 2017 NFL draft had some notable misses. That’s why half of the Top 10 picks had their fifth-year options declined. Generally speaking, a player who has performed up to expectations will have his fifth-year option picked up, while a player who has fallen short will have his option declined. And [more]

Could Cowboys rescind Dak Prescott’s franchise tag?

Presumably, Andy Dalton becomes the backup to Dak Prescott in Dallas. But with Prescott not yet accepting a franchise tender with a value in excess of $31 million, it’s reasonable to ask the question posed in the headline of this item: Would the Cowboys rescind Dak’s tender? Until Prescott accepts the one-year offer, the Cowboys [more]

The Patriots are the betting favorites to land Andy Dalton

Reporters covering the Patriots generally don’t believe the team will sign free-agent quarterback Andy Dalton. Gamblers currently do. FanDuel has made the Patriots a -105 favorite to land Dalton, meaning that a $105 bet wins $100. The Jaguars are at +150, the Steelers are at +450, the Raiders are at +1900, and Washington is at [more]

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