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Pitts returns to site of vicious hit as Falcons play at Jags

Nov. 26, 2021 11:12 AM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Pitts’ last trip to Jacksonville ended in painful fashion. The star tight end was knocked out of Florida’s game against rival Georgia on a vicious hit a little more than a year ago. Pitts suffered a concussion, and his helmet twisted...

Jaguars rule out CB Griffin (concussion) against Falcons

Nov. 26, 2021 11:06 AM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars ruled out starting cornerback Shaquill Griffin for Sunday’s game against Atlanta. Griffin is dealing with a concussion. Coach Urban Meyer also said Friday that running back James Robinson...

Reeling Falcons, struggling Jaguars get chance to end skids

Nov. 24, 2021 15:48 PM EST

ATLANTA (4-6) at JACKSONVILLE (2-8) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, Fox OPENING LINE: Falcons by 1, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Atlanta 4-6; Jacksonville 4-6. SERIES RECORD: Falcons lead 4-3. ...

Top rivalries: Iron Bowl, The Game, Army-Navy, Red River

Nov. 23, 2021 15:04 PM EST

The best college football rivalries can change over time depending on the state of the programs involved. Go back 25 or 30 years and Miami-Florida State probably would have been near the top of most lists. Nowadays, while still heated and entertaining, ‘Canes-’Noles...

Offensive regression leads Jaguars to 'hard conversations'

Nov. 22, 2021 13:18 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville’s offense has regressed to the point where coach Urban Meyer is fielding questions about potential staff changes with nearly two months left in the season. The Jaguars (2-8) are averaging 264.5 yards and 10.8 points over their...

Inconsistent Jaguars 'not going to panic' after another dud

Nov. 21, 2021 19:04 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Urban Meyer has a wildly inconsistent team. It could be talent. It could be inexperience. It could be coaching. Regardless, it’s a problem for the Jaguars. Jacksonville delivered one of its biggest...

Garoppolo throws 2 more TDs, 49ers dominate Jaguars 30-10

Nov. 21, 2021 18:11 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Making a cross-country trip following a short week that included their most impressive victory of the season, the San Francisco 49ers had the potential for a letdown against Jacksonville. They instead delivered a beatdown. ...

Florida fires coach Dan Mullen, completing stunning fall

Nov. 21, 2021 16:29 PM EST

One bad season at Florida was one too many for Dan Mullen. The standard for success when it comes to coaching the Gators is about as high as it can get in college football. Florida fired Mullen on Sunday, a day after his sixth loss in nine games, two...

Gators coach Dan Mullen on hot seat heading to Mizzou

Nov. 18, 2021 19:19 PM EST

Dan Mullen first came to the Southeastern Conference as the offensive coordinator for Urban Meyer at Florida in 2005, and every day of every year since that point Mullen has felt as if he was coaching for his job. Might be more true than ever this week. ...

Jaguars try to end 13-game skid vs NFC when they host 49ers

Nov. 18, 2021 16:12 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville has extended and ended several losing streaks this season. This one remains: The Jaguars (2-7) have dropped 13 consecutive games against the NFC, a three-year-plus skid that includes losses to teams from every division in the other conference. ...