Jaguars claim former Texans wideout Jaelen Strong

September 19, 2017

Jaelen Strong will remain in the division. The Jaguars announced that they have claimed the wideout on Tuesday. Strong was released by the Texans on Monday. The 2015 third-round pick was suspended for the first game of this season after violating the league’s policy on substances of abuse. He made an appearance in last week’s win over the Bengals in Cincinnati but logged just 20 snaps on offense and nine…

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Jaguars sign free-agent quarterback Ryan Nassib

September 18, 2017

We have a reunion in Jacksonville. The Jaguars on Monday signed free-agent quarterback Ryan Nassib, per the team’s official website. The move reunites the former Giants backup with Jaguars coach Doug Marrone, who coached Nassib during their time together at Syracuse. Nassib, 27, spent his first four seasons with the Giants, who picked him in the fourth round in 2013. By that count, the signing also brings Nassib back into…

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Titans cruise to victory as Henry unseats Murray at RB

Jacksonville Jaguars
September 17, 2017

The Tennessee Titans scored on five consecutive drives to open the second half, pulling away from the Jacksonville Jaguars and cruising to a 37-16 victory. The two teams are tied atop the AFC South with twin 1-1 records. Here’s what we learned: 1. Switching from a two-tight end to a three-wide receiver attack, the Titans seemed to lose their identity behind a tentative and sluggish DeMarco Murray in the first…

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Titans DB on Leonard Fournette: ‘He’s a game-wrecker’

September 15, 2017

Leonard Fournette trucked defenders in the 2017 season opener like he was still in the SEC, on his way to a 100-yard rushing performance in the Jacksonville Jaguars‘ win. Fournette runs with a ferocity and power few backs can muster, lowering his shoulder to put a boom on every defender willing to attempt a tackle. The Tennessee Titans just got done facing one batter-ram back in Marshawn Lynch last week…

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Colts planning to start Jacoby Brissett on Sunday

September 15, 2017

Jacoby Brissett has taken over in Indianapolis. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Friday that the former Patriots backup, acquired via trade just ahead of the team’s season-opening loss to the Rams, has forced Week One starter Scott Tolzien to the bench. Tolzien went 9-of-18 for 128 yards and two interceptions last Sunday while Brissett in relief went 2-of-3 for 51 yards. Tolzien was also sacked four times. In fairness…

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Will Jacoby Brissett or Scott Tolzien start for Colts?

September 13, 2017

The Colts have a decision to make at quarterback, but haven’t committed to one just yet. Head coach Chuck Pagano said Wednesday that he’s yet to decide between recently acquired Jacoby Brissett and Week 1 starter Scott Tolzien. Brissett came in toward the end of the Colts‘ 46-9 blowout loss on Sunday and went 2 of 3 for 51 yards. Tolzien was 9 of 18 for 128 yards and two…

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Sean Spence returns to Colts after preseason release

September 13, 2017

Sean Spence is back in Indianapolis. After singing with the Colts in March and getting cut in early September, the former Steelers third-round pick ended up being the corresponding move on Wednesday when the club placed offensive lineman Denzelle Good on injured reserve. Spence was quickly lost in a flurry of linebackers and versatile pass-rushing ends signed by new general manager Chris Ballard this offseason. With the Colts needing professional…

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Jaguars to return to Jacksonville on Tuesday AM

Jacksonville Jaguars
September 11, 2017

The NFL announced Monday a decision on the location of the Jacksonville Jaguars game against the Tennessee Titans, scheduled for 1 p.m. ET on Sunday in Jacksonville, is pending after Hurricane Irma slammed the city over the weekend. Jacksonville is dealing with “record storm surge and immense flooding,” CNN reported, with many parts of downtown, including streets near EverBank Field, under feet of water. The Jaguars opted to remain in…

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Injuries: Colts rule out Andrew Luck for Week 2

September 11, 2017

The Dallas Cowboys will be without their most tenured defensive back for a couple of weeks. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday morning that Orlando Scandrick broke his hand in Sunday night’s dominant win over the division-rival Giants and will have surgery. Rapoport noted that Scandrick had plans to play this week against the Broncos in Denver but will “miss one or two games” due to the corrective procedure….

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Jaguars WR Allen Robinson (ACL) done for season

September 11, 2017

The season is over for Allen Robinson. The Jacksonville Jaguars‘ go-to wide receiver is feared to have suffered a torn ACL in Sunday’s season-opening win over the Houston Texans, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. Robinson will have an MRI on Monday. The team confirmed that he suffered an ACL injury in his left knee. Robinson left the game in the first quarter and did not return. He finished with…

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