Latest Doug Pederson News

Watson starting Browns' preseason opener as suspension looms

Aug. 10, 2022 17:46 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Deshaun Watson's debut for the Browns is tentative and subject to change. The same is true for his first season in Cleveland. Watson is scheduled to start the exhibition opener — his first game action since 2020 — at Jacksonville on Friday while...

Heralded 2021 QB class looks for more success in year 2

Aug. 10, 2022 13:08 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The performance didn't come close to matching the hype for the 2021 quarterback class. With QBs going 1-2-3 for third time ever in the common draft era and five going off the board in the first round for the fourth time, expectations were high for Trevor...

Jags' Etienne completes comeback by getting leveled in camp

Aug. 08, 2022 02:58 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Travis Etienne hadn’t been tackled so violently since his final college game nearly 20 months ago. He wanted it. He needed it. He enjoyed it. The former Clemson standout and the Atlantic Coast Conference’s all-time leading rusher got...

Raiders give McDaniels happy homecoming, beat Jaguars 27-11

Aug. 05, 2022 00:35 AM EDT

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders gave coach Josh McDaniels a successful homecoming in his debut on their sideline. Josh Jacobs, rookie Zamir White and Austin Walter ran well on a rain-soaked field and the Raiders routed Jacksonville 27-11 in the Hall of Fame game Thursday...

Jaguars to start 3rd-string QB Luton in Hall of Fame game

Aug. 02, 2022 16:28 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Third-string quarterback Jake Luton will start Jacksonville’s preseason opener Thursday night in Canton, Ohio. Coach Doug Pederson said Tuesday he gave Luton the nod over second-year pro Trevor Lawrence and backup C.J. Beathard. Pederson said Lawrence...

Pederson's path: Veteran coach handles Jags ‘like grown men’

Aug. 01, 2022 14:46 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Doug Pederson has no interest in being coy. His straightforward approach with the Jacksonville Jaguars has been a welcome respite for players who endured an 11-month fiasco under Urban Meyer. Among Meyer’s many missteps: having rookie quarterback and No....

Jaguars sign Fry to replace errant kicker Mevis after 4 days

Jul. 29, 2022 16:58 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A day after undrafted rookie Andrew Mevis badly missed three field-goal attempts during training camp practice, the Jacksonville Jaguars waived him and signed free agent Elliott Fry on Friday. Mevis nailed former Dallas Cowboys coach Dave Campo in the...

Lawrence, Jaguars hope receivers' Caribbean trip pays off

Jul. 27, 2022 17:31 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Trevor Lawrence's first team-building excursion was relatively inexpensive and somewhat bold for a rookie quarterback who hadn't even been named Jacksonville's starter — inviting a few receivers to Clemson for workouts, nightlife and a boat trip. His...

Pederson hopes to help Jaguars claw out of AFC South cellar

Jul. 15, 2022 10:38 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (3-14) CAMP SITE: Jacksonville, Florida LAST YEAR: The Jaguars endured one of the most tumultuous coaching tenures in NFL history, with owner Shad Khan ultimately firing three-time national championship-winning coach Urban Meyer after 13 games and...

Jags dealing with 'another obstacle' as fields get rebuilt

Jun. 13, 2022 18:31 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville’s normal practice fields are a construction site. Heavy equipment. Dirt mounds. Scaffolding, steel beams and some concrete walls. It’s where the Jaguars should be holding minicamp this week and training camp next month. Instead, the team...