Latest Jacksonville Jaguars News

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%...

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...

Jacksonville Jaguars NFL football player  Chris Conley addresses the crowd of teammates, staff and families on the steps of the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office headquarters building,  Friday morning, June 5, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla., as they protest against inequality and police brutality. (Bob Self/The Florida Times-Union via AP)

'Today we say no more': Jaguars march to sheriff's office

Jun. 5, 2020 3:51 PM EDT

The Jacksonville Jaguars protested against inequality and police brutality on Friday, marching from their stadium to the steps of the sheriff’s department. “Today we say no more,” wide receiver Chris Conley said. “Today we see a nation that can’t await change, a city that...

FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams cornerback Jalen Ramsey celebrates the team's win over the Chicago Bears in an NFL football game in Los Angeles. Ramsey says he won’t hold out as he heads into the final year of his rookie contract and his first full season with the Rams. After a tumultuous tenure in Jacksonville, the star cornerback sounds content in Los Angeles and eager to play new roles on defense. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong, File)

Jalen Ramsey won't skip Rams camp; deal 'will get handled'

May. 26, 2020 6:41 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jalen Ramsey says he will definitely report to training camp with the Los Angeles Rams for the final year of his rookie contract. And while he didn't confirm how he'll get there, Ramsey probably won't feel the need to show up in an armored bank truck this time. The Rams have said they...