Jaguars sign Blake Bortles to 3-year, $54M contract

February 24, 2018

The Jaguars extensions keep coming, and the latest is the biggest. Jacksonville has signed quarterback Blake Bortles to a three-year contract, the team announced. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported the contract is worth $54 million, including $26.5 million in guaranteed money. The new deal replaces Bortles’ current contract, which had one year remaining on it via the fifth-year option included in his rookie contract. “I don’t have a whole…

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Jags, Blake Bortles agree on 3-year, $54M contract

February 24, 2018

The Jaguars extensions keep coming, and the latest is the biggest. Jacksonville and quarterback Blake Bortles have agreed to a three-year, $54 million contract, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. The new deal replaces Bortles’ current contract, which had one year remaining on it via the fifth-year option included in his rookie contract. The quarterback, who is guaranteed $26.5 million in the new deal (per Rapoport), was scheduled to make…

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Adam Vinatieri agrees to one-year deal with Colts

February 22, 2018

The Colts have made it official with Adam Vinatieri. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Thursday that the team and its enduring veteran kicker reached agreement on a one-year deal, according to a source informed of the situation. Vinatieri’s return comes as little surprise. He told reporters late last season that he planned to advance into his 23rd NFL campaign. Playing in 2018 gives the 45-year-old kicker a chance to…

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Andrew Luck using weighted balls to rehab shoulder

February 21, 2018

Andrew Luck said during the Colts‘ town hall event on Tuesday that he’s throwing “a little bit,” but didn’t specify if he was, in fact, throwing footballs. Wednesday morning NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport provided more clarity on Luck’s throwing sessions. Per Rapoport, Luck isn’t throwing a football yet, but rather tossing weighted balls heavier than footballs. Using weighted balls to help strengthen his surgically repaired arm falls in line…

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Andrew Luck working on ‘a little bit of throwing’

February 21, 2018

Andrew Luck has become somewhat of a football Sasquatch. The quarterback hasn’t thrown on an NFL field in over a year. His Colts floundered through much of the 2017 season without him. Discussions surrounding Luck’s status turned from physical ailment to mental, back to physical. Good Morning Football‘s Kyle Brandt recently called Luck the NFL’s forgotten superstar. And all the while, we’ve seen or heard from Luck very little, if…

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Andrew Luck ‘really excited’ for Frank Reich’s offense

February 16, 2018

Andrew Luck likes Frank Reich’s plans for the Indianapolis Colts‘ offense. Reich said this week he wants his offense to be a “multiple, attack, up-tempo offense” that is “aggressive.” Luck said in a video chat with Colts.com on Thursday he loves the idea of working in a fast-paced offense. “That sounds great,” Luck said. “I know all the best offenses that I’ve been a part of in my career we’ve…

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Allen Robinson: Every team knows what I’m capable of

February 15, 2018

Allen Robinson barrels toward free agency as one of the top players potentially poised to hit the open market. The Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver played in just one game in 2017 before tearing his ACL but isn’t worried that the season-long injury could sink his free agency value. “Every team across the league knows what I’ve done in this league and what I’m capable of so that’s not really an…

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Colts’ Frank Reich: ‘Backup role has suited me well’

February 13, 2018

A decade-plus after starting his coaching career as a Colts intern, Frank Reich is back in Indianapolis under a brand new title: head coach. The Colts on Tuesday introduced Reich to the media, an episode of fanfare coming less than a week after the team was publicly jilted by Josh McDaniels. “Do you hate or love Josh McDaniels for what happened?” former Colts punter Pat McAfee, lodged in the crowd,…

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Tarps off: Jaguars open up seats for 2018 season

February 12, 2018

The tarps at EverBank Field in Jacksonville will be no more in 2018. Capitalizing on the team’s first AFC South crown since 1999, the Jaguars announced Monday it would remove all tarps covering seats in the upper bowl. “Getting rid of the tarps has been our goal since Shad Khan purchased the team in 2012. Given the strength of our home schedule and the enthusiasm from the community, we will…

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