Jacksonville Jaguars
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September 18, 2022

PHOTO ESSAY | Jaguars win home opener shutout

The Jaguars thumped Indianapolis 24-0 on Sunday afternoon in their 2022 home opener. The paid attendance of 58,360 may have been one of the smallest for a home opener, but the players and coaches certainly fed off the energy. “I thought we had a really good crowd today. They got loud on a couple of defensive fourth down plays, you

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September 8, 2022

Jaguars, NFL kick off with newfound commitment to coaching diversity

The NFL realizes it has a coaching diversity problem and the Jaguars are actively addressing it. When the Jaguars kick off against the Washington Commanders on Sunday afternoon, the team will have 10 on-field assistant coaches who are minorities. It will also have a Black coordinator for the first time in a decade. The team’s commitment to making pathways for

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August 14, 2022

PHOTO ESSAY | Jaguars show flashes in preseason loss to Cleveland

The Jaguars lost their second straight preseason game on Friday night, falling 24-13 to Cleveland. Jacksonville led 13-0, however, when both teams pulled their starters in the second quarter, which Jags coach Doug Pedersen called an encouraging sign. Pederson said, “We did get a couple of field goals early, which was good, and then ultimately the touchdown there in the

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May 18, 2022

Opinion: Jags’ turnaround hinges on defense

Of all the statistics showing how bad the Jaguars franchise has been in the 21st Century, perhaps one data point illustrates it the best. The Jaguars have won their division one time since 1999. Once.  And in the NFL, it pays to win your division if you want to win it all. Since 2011, only one team, Tom Brady’s 2020

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December 15, 2021

Opinion: Urban Meyer couldn’t overcome his ‘trust issues’

There’s a difference between coach speak and dishonesty. Coach speak happens every week in news conferences at all levels of football. For instance, consider when a head coach is asked whether he is benching a struggling starting quarterback. If the coach says, “We have full confidence in Steve’s ability to lead the team,” then the starting QB will keep his

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