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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2019, file photo, Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa passes during an NCAA college football game against LSU in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Tagovailoa is a rarity in the NFL: a left-handed quarterback, something the league hasn't had in several years. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt, File)

Lefty QB Tua Tagovailoa a rarity in the right-handed NFL

May. 16, 2020 1:08 PM EDT

When Tua Tagovailoa signed his rookie contract with the Miami Dolphins, the left-handed quarterback from Alabama didn’t have to worry about smudging his signature. He signed the documents with his right hand. Yes, the NFL’s latest lefty QB is a natural right-hander, one whose father, Galu, turned...

FILE - This is an Oct. 23, 2017, file photo showing the practice field with the Minnesota Vikings office building and indoor practice arena under construction in the background in Eagan, Minn. General managers around the league ran their drafts virtually without a hitch last month, thanks largely to the work and ingenuity of their information technology staffs. Tech support remains a vital role in the NFL offseason as long as team facilities are closed, with coaches and officials needing to connect with players scattered about the country.(Leila Navidi/Star Tribune via AP, FIle)

Remote control: Tech support staffers star in NFL offseason

May. 9, 2020 2:05 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Like a principal walking through a hushed hallway on the first day of school, Cheryl Nygaard felt the emotional surge of relief and pride last week as the Minnesota Vikings director of information technology peeked in on the video conference sessions set up for this most unusual NFL...

FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2019, file photo, Oakland Raiders quarterback Mike Glennon (7) warms up before an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo. The Jacksonville Jaguars have agreed to terms with journeyman quarterback Mike Glennon, giving them a veteran backup behind Gardner Minshew. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

Jaguars to sign journeyman QB Mike Glennon as backup

May. 8, 2020 1:41 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have agreed to terms with journeyman quarterback Mike Glennon, giving them a veteran backup behind Gardner Minshew. Jacksonville also has fourth-year pro Joshua Dobbs and rookie Jake Luton on its roster. Dobbs has never started an NFL game. The 6-foot-7...

FILE - Atlanta Falcons defensive end Vic Beasley (44) tackles Carolina Panthers wide receiver D.J. Moore (12) during the first half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C. The division that led the AFC in sacks in 2019 might be even tougher to block next season. Every team in the AFC South made at least one major move along the defensive front between free agency and the draft. Tennessee signed 2016 NFL sack leader Beasley in free agency. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn, File)

AFC South adds pass-rushing skill to already-loaded division

Apr. 29, 2020 12:56 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The division that led the AFC in sacks in 2019 might be even tougher to block next season. Every team from the South made at least one major move along the defensive front between free agency and the draft. Two-time and reigning division champion Houston used its first two picks...

In this still image from video provided by the NFL, Laviska Shenault puts on his new team's cap after being selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars during the second round of the NFL football draft, Friday, April 24, 2020. (NFL via AP)

Jaguars put more emphasis on character to improve culture

Apr. 25, 2020 9:17 PM EDT

Jacksonville Jaguars general manager Dave Caldwell says it often: They’re not all going to be choirboys. It’s his way of justifying having players on the roster with questionable character, a few guys who create highlights and headaches. Cornerback Jalen Ramsey. Linebacker Telvin Smith. Defensive...

FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2019, file photo, Colorado wide receiver Laviska Shenault Jr., front, outruns Air Force defensive back Zane Lewis to the end zone for a touchdown in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Boulder, Colo. The NFL's shutdown because of the coronavirus pandemic is denying teams the opportunity to get face time with draft prospects who have been injured, have checkered pasts or are under the radar. Shenault Jr. looked like a first-round pick after his breakout season in 2018. His health, coupled with his production falling off last year, might keep him on the board longer than he expected.  (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Jaguars draft Colorado WR Shenault, NT Hamilton on Day 2

Apr. 24, 2020 11:48 PM EDT

Colorado receiver Laviska Shenault compares himself to NFL stars Larry Fitzgerald, Julio Jones and Jarvis Landry. He believes he has Fitzgerald's business-like approach, Jones' do-everything ability and Landry’s on-field attitude. The Jacksonville Jaguars love his confidence and feel like it could serve...

South Carolina's Javon Kinlaw of the South squad runs drills during practice for the Senior Bowl Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, in Mobile, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

Jaguars turn to NFL draft to rebuild once-stout defense

Apr. 16, 2020 3:59 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville’s once-stout defense, which carried the franchise to the brink of the Super Bowl in 2018, is a shell of itself these days. The Jaguars traded Calais Campbell, A.J. Bouye, Jalen Ramsey and Dante Fowler. They cut Marcell Dareus, Tashaun Gipson and Malik Jackson....

FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2019, file photo, Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Yannick Ngakoue (91) rushes New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold (14) during the first half of an NFL football game, in Jacksonville, Fla. Ngakoue made another public plea to be traded, this one on his 25th birthday.
Ngakoue said in a Twitter post Tuesday, March 31, 2020,“ why hold a man from taking care of his family. It’s obvious my time is up in my current situation. Let’s both move on.” (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File)

Jaguars have huge defensive holes to fill in NFL draft

Apr. 15, 2020 11:05 AM EDT

9, 20. JACKSONVILLE (6-10) LAST SEASON: Another debacle for franchise that has one winning season (2017) in last 12 years. Lost QB Nick Foles on opening drive, thrusting rookie Gardner Minshew into starting role. Were forced to trade disgruntled CB Jalen Ramsey. Lost five consecutive games in lopsided fashion...

FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2019, file photo, Jacksonville Jaguars' Yannick Ngakoue is introduced during an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, in Jacksonville, Fla. Disgruntled Jaguars defensive end Yannick Ngakoue made another public plea to be traded, this one on his 25th birthday. Ngakoue said in a Twitter post Tuesday, March 31, 2020 ,“ why hold a man from taking care of his family. It’s obvious my time is up in my current situation. Let’s both move on.”(AP Photo/Perry Knotts, File)

Jaguars' Ngakoue makes another trade plea on 25th birthday

Mar. 31, 2020 3:25 PM EDT

Disgruntled Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Yannick Ngakoue made another public plea to be traded, this one on his 25th birthday. Ngakoue said in a Twitter post Tuesday “why hold a man from taking care of his family. It’s obvious my time is up in my current situation. Let’s both move...