Latest Jacksonville News

Jaguars rookie TE Josh Oliver to make NFL debut at Bengals

Oct. 18, 2019 3:29 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars rookie tight end Josh Oliver will make his NFL debut at Cincinnati — and it might come in a starting role. Oliver was a full participant in practice for the second consecutive day Friday, and coach Doug Marrone says he won't be limited Sunday against...

CSX 3Q profit slips 4% as railroad hauls less freight

Oct. 16, 2019 6:59 PM EDT

CSX's profit declined 4% in the third quarter, but tight cost controls helped the railroad weather a 5% decline in volume. The Jacksonville, Florida, based railroad said it earned $856 million, or $1.08 per share, during the quarter. That was down from last year's $894 million, or $1.05 per share. The results...

Jaguars' Dareus takes shot at departed teammate Jalen Ramsey

Oct. 16, 2019 5:22 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars defensive tackle Marcell Dareus grabbed his lower back, feigning pain and a limp, as he left the locker room Wednesday. "Oh, my back," Dareus joked, taking a not-so-subtle shot at newly departed cornerback Jalen Ramsey. It was the most negative thing the...

Rams get CB Jalen Ramsey from Jaguars for 3 draft picks

Oct. 15, 2019 8:50 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams acquired Jalen Ramsey from the Jaguars on Tuesday night, ending the star cornerback's tumultuous tenure in Jacksonville with a trade to the defending NFC champions. Jacksonville got first-round picks from the Rams in 2020 and 2021, along with a fourth-round pick in...

Saints defense looking more dominant by the week

Oct. 14, 2019 7:27 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With Drew Brees sidelined, the defense has become the must-see unit for the New Orleans Saints. That's lowered pressure on a Saints offense operating without their record-setting quarterback, and offensive tackle Terron Armstead is loving every minute of it. "I just see those guys locked...

Jaguars need more receiving options for rookie Minshew

Oct. 14, 2019 1:46 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have to find more options for rookie quarterback Gardner Minshew. Chris Conley? Dede Westbrook? Maybe rookie tight end Josh Oliver? New Orleans clamped down on burgeoning receiver DJ Chark in its 13-6 victory at Jacksonville on Sunday, and the Jaguars...

The Latest: Cincinnati, Miami now NFL's only winless teams

Oct. 14, 2019 1:36 AM EDT

The Latest on the NFL's Week 6 (all times EDT): ___ 7:25 p.m. The NFL is down to just a pair of winless teams with the New York Jets and Washington Redskins finally getting their first victories of the season. Washington won the battle of winless teams by edging Miami 17-16 with the Redskins smothering a 2-point...

Saints quiet Minshew Mania, handle Jaguars 13-6

Oct. 13, 2019 6:09 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Minshew Mania didn't have a prayer against New Orleans. Rookie quarterback Gardner Minshew was harassed, hurried and humbled in a 13-6 loss to the Saints on Sunday, his worst performance of the season coming just a few hours after Pope Francis accidentally tweeted support for the...

Morehead State ends 11-game skid against Jacksonville

Oct. 12, 2019 4:40 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Morehead State had two touchdown runs in a 48-second span late in the fourth quarter and the Eagles ended an 11-game losing streak to Jacksonville with a 30-22 victory on Saturday. Morehead State (3-3, 1-1 Pioneer Football League) trailed the Dolphins (2-4, 0-2) 22-16 when backup...

Seahawks flying high as they visit unpredictable Browns

Oct. 12, 2019 12:37 PM EDT

The Seahawks were supposed to be continuing their retool this year, one season after their remake helped get them back into the playoffs. Instead, they have one of the NFL's best records. The Browns were pegged (hyped?) to be a budding powerhouse with all of the improvements in talent, plus the predicted maturity...