Latest Jacksonville Jaguars News

IndyCar postpones Mid-Ohio doubleheader because of virus

Aug. 1, 2020 6:54 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The IndyCar doubleheader scheduled for Mid-Ohio next weekend has been postponed because of the spike in coronavirus cases across the nation, which means the series won’t race again until the Indianapolis 500 on Aug. 23....

The Latest: Texas has zero active coronavirus infections

Jul. 28, 2020 7:22 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Texas has no active coronavirus infections on the football team or among the volleyball and men’s and women’s basketball team players on campus, athletic director Chris Del Conte said Tuesday. The football team...

Jaguars sign final 4 draft picks from 12-man rookie class

Jul. 20, 2020 7:15 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars signed their final four draft picks Monday, including first-rounder K’Lavon Chaisson. Fifth-round safety Daniel Thomas, sixth-round quarterback Jake Luton and seventh-round kick returner Chris Claybrooks also signed rookie deals. Jacksonville now...

Jaguars open training camp with young, rebuilt roster

Jul. 20, 2020 1:56 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (6-10) CAMP SITE: Jacksonville, Florida LAST YEAR: Jaguars lost injury-prone QB Nick Foles on first series of opener and then benched him for good three games into return from broken collarbone. Rookie QB Gardner Minshew was pleasant surprise — he went 6-6 in place of Foles —...

Domestic violence case dismissed against ex-Jaguars LB Brown

Jul. 15, 2020 4:04 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A domestic violence complaint against former Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Blair Brown has been dismissed. A judge dismissed the case last week, according to Duval County court records. Brown's agent, Michael Boyer, released a statement Wednesday saying Brown "is very pleased to...

Jaguars announce plans for 25% capacity, masks in 2020

Jul. 10, 2020 12:38 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars announced plans Friday to play home games in front of a significantly reduced capacity this fall. Fans in attendance will be required to wear face coverings. The team released details in an email to season-ticket holders, saying it expects about 25%...

Hundreds line up for tests as Florida cities close beaches

Jun. 29, 2020 7:53 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Hundreds of people lined up at coronavirus testing sites around Florida on Monday, as the state remained in the virus's grip. St. Petersburg Police said on Twitter that a testing site located at Tropicana Field — where the Tampa Bay Rays baseball team normally plays...

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2019, file photo, Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone speaks with members of the media after the second half of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts in Jacksonville, Fla. When the coronavirus pandemic forced everyone indoors — away from their everyday environments — creativity was the key. Marrone held weekly contests for his team, including a cooking competition last month with judging based solely on appearance and presentation. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File)

NFL teams went high-tech for team bonding this offseason

Jun. 20, 2020 10:34 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — NFL players and coaches went home in March and stayed there for the next few months, along with most of the world. Football pads were replaced by iPads. Handshakes and high-fives gave way to emojis and video chats. When the coronavirus pandemic forced everyone indoors — away from...

Confederate statue in Florida is removed in predawn hours

Jun. 9, 2020 11:49 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Confederate statue that had been in a northeast Florida park for more than a century was removed in the predawn hours Tuesday ahead of a protest demanding racial equality. The statue of a Confederate soldier had sat atop a 62-foot (19-meter) monument memorializing Confederate...

FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2018, file photo, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a news conference in Irving, Texas. Coaches will be allowed to return to NFL team facilities beginning Friday as the league continues preparation for training camps and its season. Commissioner Roger Goodell told the 32 clubs on Thursday, June 4, 2020, that coaching staffs may from team complexes starting Friday. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

Column: Goodell's mea culpa is a good start - and no more

Jun. 9, 2020 9:35 AM EDT

Never thought we’d see the day when typing the words “Roger Goodell” and “daring” in the same sentence wasn’t the setup for a punchline. But here we are. Four years after piling on a few dozen men who were already down — on one knee — the NFL commissioner...