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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

SPORTS | 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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January 30, 2022

OPINION | Bring Byron home

It’s hard for me to understand, as a longtime observer of the Jacksonville Jaguars franchise, why it’s taken the team so long to sign former quarterback Byron Leftwich as head coach. I get that the Trent Baalke situation as general manager may be one that Shad and Tony Khan don’t want to let go of, though I can’t understand why.

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