Latest Jacksonville News

Jaguars sign former Super Bowl MVP Malcolm Smith

Oct. 22, 2019 5:49 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed former Super Bowl MVP Malcolm Smith to help fill holes at linebacker. Smith played 12 games for San Francisco last season. He's best known for his MVP performance in the 2014 Super Bowl, when he had 10 tackles and returned an interception 69...

Pilot injured in powered parachute crash in Florida

Oct. 22, 2019 4:44 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a pilot flying a powered parachute was injured in a crash at a Florida business park. The Florida Times-Union reports that the propeller-driven parachute hit a pine tree Monday morning in Jacksonville. Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department spokesman Tom Francis...

Jaguars' Minshew running out of time to secure starting job

Oct. 21, 2019 3:29 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Gardner Minshew has two more weeks to make Jacksonville's quarterback decision a difficult one. The rookie sensation has been rather ordinary the past two games, completing 47.5 percent of his passes for 418 yards, with a touchdown and an interception. He also was sacked four...

The Latest: Titans rookie Simmons collects 1st career sack

Oct. 20, 2019 6:37 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 7 in the NFL (all times EDT): 6 p.m. Jeffery Simmons, the 19th pick overall in the April draft, is showing exactly why the Tennessee Titans didn't keep him on the shelf all season. Simmons dropped from a possible top 10 pick after tearing his left ACL in February. The Titans added him to the...

Lions fans still angry about Monday night officiating

Oct. 20, 2019 1:13 PM EDT

1:10 p.m. It's a different officiating crew this week, but Detroit fans don't care. Lions fans booed loudly when the official began talking during the opening coin toss before Sunday's game against Minnesota. It was clearly a reaction to Monday night's game at Green Bay, when Detroit was on the short end of some...

Dugger scores 5 TDs and Davidson runs over Jacksonville

Oct. 19, 2019 4:57 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Wesley Dugger scored five rushing touchdowns, all within 5 yards or less, and Davidson defeated Jacksonville 49-19 on Saturday. Dugger now owns the program record for rushing touchdowns with 37 and passed John Leverett and Ray Sinclair. Dugger's 193 rushing yards gives him 2,940...

Jaguars rookie TE Josh Oliver to make NFL debut at Bengals

Oct. 18, 2019 3:29 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars rookie tight end Josh Oliver will make his NFL debut at Cincinnati — and it might come in a starting role. Oliver was a full participant in practice for the second consecutive day Friday, and coach Doug Marrone says he won't be limited Sunday against...

CSX 3Q profit slips 4% as railroad hauls less freight

Oct. 16, 2019 6:59 PM EDT

CSX's profit declined 4% in the third quarter, but tight cost controls helped the railroad weather a 5% decline in volume. The Jacksonville, Florida, based railroad said it earned $856 million, or $1.08 per share, during the quarter. That was down from last year's $894 million, or $1.05 per share. The results...

Jaguars' Dareus takes shot at departed teammate Jalen Ramsey

Oct. 16, 2019 5:22 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars defensive tackle Marcell Dareus grabbed his lower back, feigning pain and a limp, as he left the locker room Wednesday. "Oh, my back," Dareus joked, taking a not-so-subtle shot at newly departed cornerback Jalen Ramsey. It was the most negative thing the...

Rams get CB Jalen Ramsey from Jaguars for 3 draft picks

Oct. 15, 2019 8:50 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams acquired Jalen Ramsey from the Jaguars on Tuesday night, ending the star cornerback's tumultuous tenure in Jacksonville with a trade to the defending NFC champions. Jacksonville got first-round picks from the Rams in 2020 and 2021, along with a fourth-round pick in...