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AFC South rivals Texans and Jaguars looking for better offense after ugly performances

Sep. 21, 2023 19:06 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Houston and Jacksonville have this much in common through two weeks: neither is thrilled with its offense. The Texans (0-2) have scored 29 points, which ranks 29th in the league and is slightly better than tied-for-last Carolina, Cincinnati and Las Vegas....

Jaguars coach Doug Pederson vows to fix the offense after a 9-point performance against the Chiefs

Sep. 18, 2023 13:43 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Something is amiss with Jacksonville’s offense. The Jaguars, who entered the season with thoughts of averaging 30 points a game, have looked mostly out of sync on third down, in the red zone, in short-yardage situations and on the scoreboard. ...

Jaguars find plenty to fix after delivering an offensive clunker in loss to Chiefs

Sep. 17, 2023 19:10 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Trevor Lawrence admittedly had this game circled on Jacksonville’s schedule for months. A Week 2 home opener against the defending Super Bowl champion, the same team that knocked Lawrence and his teammates out of the playoffs in January. Winning at...

Chiefs overcome mistakes to beat Jaguars 17-9, Kansas City's 3rd win vs. Jacksonville in 10 months

Sep. 17, 2023 18:21 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs insist they're fine despite another lackluster offensive effort. Mahomes threw two touchdown passes, including one to returning star Travis Kelce, and the Chiefs overcame three early turnovers to beat Jacksonville...

Jaguars coach Doug Pederson seeking 1st win against mentor and close friend Andy Reid

Sep. 13, 2023 18:55 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Doug Pederson has known Andy Reid for nearly 30 years. He played for Reid in Green Bay (1996-98) and then Philadelphia (1999). He spent seven years coaching under Reid in Philadelphia (2009-12) and then Kansas City (2013-15). They share...

Colts are looking to end their opening day woes and start a new era against Jaguars

Sep. 07, 2023 15:54 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — New Indianapolis Colts coach Shane Steichen was willing to be patient with Anthony Richardson before naming the rookie quarterback his starter. The wait is almost over. On Sunday, a little more than four months after Indy selected the former...

Jaguars head into Doug Pederson's 2nd season with 'so much confidence in that locker room'

Sep. 06, 2023 19:00 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Doug Pederson has a much better feel for his team now than he did a year ago. It’s not all that surprising considering he’s entering his second season with the Jacksonville Jaguars. Still, the concerns Pederson had before the 2022 opener have been...

Run it back? Jaguars return most of their starters as they try to repeat as AFC South champs

Aug. 30, 2023 16:24 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (10-9) EXPECTATIONS: Second-year Jags coach Doug Pederson returns 21 of 22 starters from last year’s team that won six consecutive games before losing at eventual Super Bowl champion Kansas City in the divisional round of the playoffs. Pederson and general...

Tennessee Titans trying to avoid rebuild in chasing Jaguars to retake AFC South title

Aug. 30, 2023 13:17 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two-time Pro Bowl defensive lineman Jeffery Simmons has never even thought of his Tennessee Titans as rebuilding, especially not under coach Mike Vrabel. “I want to win, and I know Vrabes and them want to win,” Simmons said. “So I'm sure it's never...

Jaguars lose rookie linebacker Ventrell Miller for the season with a ruptured Achilles tendon

Aug. 28, 2023 13:23 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars rookie linebacker Ventrell Miller will miss the season after rupturing his right Achilles tendon in the team's preseason finale against Miami. Coach Doug Pederson made the announcement Monday, one day before the team has to pair its...