Latest Jacksonville Jaguars News

Jags' Pederson nixes minicamp, says vets 'earned' early exit

Jun. 11, 2022 09:38 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Doug Pederson spent his first four months in Jacksonville trying to build trust with players. He was open and honest, working to help the Jaguars “heal” from one of the most toxic coaching tenures in NFL history. Pederson’s latest move should help...

Communication cited as issue in Bills' blown lead at KC

Jun. 07, 2022 18:48 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — There’s nothing Matthew Smiley can do to change Buffalo kicking off into the end zone on a fateful play which contributed to the Bills squandering a three-point lead in the final 13 seconds of regulation of a thrilling and heartbreaking overtime loss to Kansas City in...

Bills add experience, depth by signing receiver Tavon Austin

Jun. 03, 2022 10:00 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have added experienced depth to an already crowded receiver group by signing Tavon Austin to a one-year contract. The Bills made the signing official by announcing it Friday, a day after Austin first revealed the move by posting a message on...

Drafting Walker at No. 1 'lit a fire under' Jags' Chaisson

Jun. 02, 2022 14:47 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — K’Lavon Chaisson has two sacks in two seasons while playing in two schemes for two defensive coordinators. It’s far from ideal, and the 20th overall pick in the 2020 draft acknowledges as much. Chaisson might even be considered one of the many faces of...

Jaguars C Luke Fortner signs 4-year, $5.5M rookie contract

May. 26, 2022 13:54 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars center Luke Fortner signed a four-year contract worth $5.5 million Thursday, becoming the last of the team's seven draft picks to sign. Fortner was a third-round selection, No. 65 overall, in the draft. The former Kentucky standout...

Jags' Etienne returns after foot injury derails rookie year

May. 24, 2022 15:54 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Travis Etienne had several regrets about having to sit out his rookie season. He longed for the camaraderie, the competition and the chance to play in the NFL, his main goal since he was a kid growing up in Jennings, Louisiana. There was one bright spot,...

Time to heal: Jaguars still recovering from Urban Meyer era

May. 23, 2022 17:04 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Marvin Jones had a smile on his face and a pep in his step as the Jacksonville Jaguars went through their first organized team activity Monday. The veteran receiver may have been more relieved than anyone in the building for a fresh start. A new head...

Jaguars hire longtime 49ers executive Waugh as assistant GM

May. 18, 2022 10:06 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars formally hired Ethan Waugh as the team’s assistant general manager on Wednesday. Waugh, who had been rumored to be in line for the job for more than a month, worked alongside current Jaguars general manager Trent Baalke for a...

Rams to host Bills to open NFL season; Broncos at Seattle

May. 12, 2022 20:34 PM EDT

To the Super Bowl winner goes the spoils of opening the entire schedule at home. So the Los Angeles Rams will host the Buffalo Bills on Thursday night, Sept. 8, to begin the 2022 season. It's a juicy matchup of the team generally considered the title favorite by...

Top pick Travon Walker signs $37.4M rookie deal with Jaguars

May. 12, 2022 20:00 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — No. 1 overall draft pick Travon Walker signed a four-year, $37.4 million rookie contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday, a deal that includes a $24.4 million signing bonus. Walker's contract is fully guaranteed and includes a team option for a...