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Jaguars' pending rebuilding project won't be a quick fix

Dec. 9, 2019 4:03 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville's pending rebuild won't be a quick fix. The Jaguars have holes everywhere, a reality that's become clear during the team's five-game losing streak. Second-year receiver DJ Chark and rookie defensive end Josh Allen are two of the team's best players, but there's little...

Chargers break out of offensive slump, rout Jaguars 45-10

Dec. 8, 2019 9:20 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Los Angeles Chargers receiver Mike Williams celebrated his first touchdown of the season by trying to slam the ball over the crossbar. He came up short and then got penalized — and yelled at by coach Anthony Lynn. “They said it was a league rule that I can’t...

Chargers end skid, hand Jaguars 5th straight lopsided loss

Dec. 8, 2019 8:35 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug Marrone sat slumped in a chair in his office, his head down and his face planted in both hands. Marrone looked about like his team played: uninspired and ready for the season to be over. Philip Rivers threw for 314 yards and three touchdowns on his...

Indiana, Tennessee set to meet in Gator Bowl

Dec. 8, 2019 4:53 PM EST

Indiana (8-4, Big Ten) vs Tennessee (7-5, SEC), Jan. 2, 7 p.m. ET LOCATION: Jacksonville, Florida TOP PLAYERS Indiana: WR Whop Philyor, 69 catches, 1,001 yards, five touchdowns. Tennessee: WR Jauan Jennings, 57 catches, 942 yards, eight touchdowns. NOTABLE Indiana: The Hoosiers have won eight games for the eighth...

Bell lifts Jacksonville past Bethune-Cookman 82-60

Dec. 7, 2019 8:53 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — David Bell scored 22 points and grabbed 15 rebounds for his fifth double-double of the season as Jacksonville romped past Bethune-Cookman 82-60 on Saturday night. Destin Barnes had 19 points and eight rebounds for Jacksonville (5-6), which outrebounded the Wildcats 54-31....

Jumping right in: Rookies make big impact on NFL season

Dec. 6, 2019 5:07 PM EST

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Hey rook, get in there. The salary cap, rookie wage scale and migration of strategies from the college to the professional game have placed more of a premium than ever on playing rookies in the NFL. The days of sitting on the bench or having limited roles while learning from trusted...

Man accused of supporting ISIS through bomb-making video

Dec. 5, 2019 4:19 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A man who moved from Florida to Virginia earlier this year was indicted Thursday on a charge of attempting to support the Islamic State terrorist group by posting a video online for making explosives. Romeo Xavier Langhorne, 30, was formally charged in Jacksonville federal court....

Jaguars place LB Myles Jack on IR with knee injury

Dec. 5, 2019 2:12 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have placed linebacker Myles Jack on injured reserve, ending his disappointing season with four games to play. Jack hurt his right knee in a loss at Tennessee two weeks ago and sat out last Sunday's game against Tampa Bay. It was the first game Jack had...

Chargers, Jaguars streaking in wrong direction

Dec. 5, 2019 1:37 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Close losses have defined the Los Angeles Chargers' season. The Jacksonville Jaguars would take one of those right now. The Jaguars (4-8) have been blown out in four straight, trailing by as many as 25, 32, 24 and 23 points in lopsided affairs that crushed the team's playoffs...

Jags QB Minshew hopes work as backup benefits him as starter

Dec. 4, 2019 4:51 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — When the Jacksonville Jaguars sent rookie quarterback Gardner Minshew back to the bench, they didn't banish him to the usual backup role. Coach Doug Marrone added an extra practice period designed to help the sixth-round draft pick address his biggest issues. Minshew worked on...