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Jags believe better days ahead after hitting 'rock bottom'

Jan. 10, 2022 18:19 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Shad Khan’s most trusted adviser is a general manager whose last five NFL seasons ended with a coaching change. It’s a strange decision at best, a significant problem at worst. The Jacksonville Jaguars owner is relying on Trent Baalke to...

From north to east, NFL firings begin on day after finales

Jan. 10, 2022 17:10 PM EST

From the NFC North to the AFC East, the firings began almost immediately after the NFL's first 17-game season concluded. The Vikings fired coach Mike Zimmer and general manager Rick Spielman on Monday following an 8-9 season. Division rival Chicago parted with coach Matt Nagy and GM...

Jaguars clown Colts 26-11, prevent Indy from making playoffs

Jan. 09, 2022 18:18 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts got clowned in Jacksonville. This one was more embarrassing than any other loss to the Jaguars, too. Indy badly botched a chance to secure an AFC wild-card spot with a 26-11 loss to Jacksonville on Sunday in the “clown game,” the...

Denver Broncos fire coach Vic Fangio after 3 losing seasons

Jan. 09, 2022 17:42 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Broncos are looking for a new head coach to lead them out of a six-year playoff drought and a half decade of losing seasons that marks the most protracted plunge by a Super Bowl champion in NFL history. The Broncos fired Vic Fangio after he went 19-30 over...

Jaguars sponsor sues to have name removed from 'clown game'

Jan. 07, 2022 16:49 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The title sponsor for Jacksonville's season finale against Indianapolis is suing the Jaguars in hopes of having its name disassociated from the game during which disgruntled fans are planning to dress as clowns to protest team owner Shad Khan's decision to retain general...

Packers' Hackett plans to interview with Jaguars next week

Jan. 06, 2022 20:02 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett said he plans to interview with the Jacksonville Jaguars about their head coaching vacancy next week. The Packers (13-3) have clinched the NFC’s No. 1 seed and lone first-round playoff bye, so they...

Brady, Rodgers, Mahomes make unusual season feel normal

Jan. 06, 2022 16:52 PM EST

Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers and Patrick Mahomes made the NFL’s first 17-game regular season feel a little more normal despite playing through a pandemic again. Brady broke more records and had one of his best seasons at age 44 while helping the defending Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay...

Clown party? Frustrated Jags fans trying to elicit GM change

Jan. 03, 2022 13:13 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — If a 40-point drubbing at New England didn’t get Jacksonville owner Shad Khan’s full attention, then what’s being planned for the team's season finale just might. Frustrated fans are revolting against the Jaguars and have Khan in their crosshairs. ...

Patriots blow past Jaguars 50-10, earn playoff berth

Jan. 02, 2022 21:19 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots squandered an opportunity to lock up the AFC East title in a humbling loss to the Bills last week. They took out their frustrations on the lowly Jaguars to earn their way back into the postseason. New England returned to the...

Analysis: Where will the coaching carousel land this time?

Dec. 31, 2021 11:52 AM EST

Just like the Super Bowl, the draft, and the Jets missing the playoffs, there is another ritual in every NFL season. The coaching carousel. It's spinning already with two openings, in Las Vegas and Jacksonville, forced by the departures of two disgraced coaches, Jon...