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Signing Jones-Drew to a New Deal Won’t Be Easy

From: Yahoo! Sports One of the big issues of the Jaguars offseason is signing RB Maurice Jones-Drew to a new contract, but that won’t be easy because he wants to be one of the highest paid running backs in the league. His contract would normally expire after the 2009 season, but since 2010 will be […]

Jaguars Looking To Replace OT Khalif Barnes?

From: Pro Football Weekly Count OT Khalif Barnes among those Jaguars facing an uphill battle to maintain a roster spot on next year’s club. Between his multiple off-field indiscretions and his heavy feet, Barnes hasn’t approached the lofty expectations bestowed upon him as a second-round pick in 2005. Given the number of elite speed rushers […]

Jags Could Extend Jones-Drew?

From: Florida Times-Union A strong finish also wouldn’t hurt Maurice Drew in contract talks. He is entering the final year of his contract next season, although he’s in a complicated situation. If the owners and players don’t agree to a new collective bargaining agreement, 2010 will become an uncapped year and the qualifying period for […]

Del Rio Denies Reports that Williams Is Done

From: Orlando Sentinel Jaguars head coach Jack Del Rio denied reports that defensive coordinator Gregg Williams is out at the end of this year. Del Rio said no such decision has been reached. “Gregg does have a one-year deal,” Del Rio said. “He’s got a lot of options. He’s a very popular coach. He’s a […]

Jaguars Ready to Dump WR’s This Offseason?

From: Pro Football Weekly The Jaguars realized that Jimmy Smith’s retirement following the 2005 season meant losing the greatest receiver in franchise history. The six-year, $30 million contract WR Jerry Porter signed in the offseason has exemplified the disaster. WR Reggie Williams may be joining Porter on a flight out of town.

Del Rio Safe for 09 Becuase of Hefty Contract?

From: Philadelphia Daily News Despite his team’s 4-9 record, Jags coach Jack Del Rio won’t be fired, mainly because he has a $5 million-plus-a-year contract that runs through 2012. But James Harris, the team’s vice president of player personnel, probably won’t be so lucky.

Source: Jones Seals Fate w/ Latest Arrest

From: Pro Football Weekly After three uninspiring years in Jacksonville, WR Matt Jones was a very realistic bet to be cut in training camp. Following his felony arrest on cocaine possession charges, he all but sealed his fate. In the words of one team source we talked to, it would be “shocking” to see him […]

Jury Still Out Long Term on WR Williamson

From: Pro Football Weekly New Jaguars WR Troy Williamson, whose inconsistent hands made him a bust in Minnesota, has impressed the coaching staff in Jacksonville. However, we hear there’s a lingering suspicion that he’s a “practice field hero,” and that the team is waiting until actual game action to feel comfortable with its new deep […]

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