Football

What’s In Store For The Big Cats 2015?

As the Jaguars enter the 2015 regular season this Sunday at home against the Carolina Panthers we here at EU have worked up an offensive preview which will be followed by a defensive and special teams preview to be released before this weekend. The first position group we will discuss is without a doubt the most important to any NFL franchise and especially the most key to a successful campaign here in Jacksonville. The reason, Blake Bortles, the Jags first selection in the 2014 NFL Draft had an up and down rookie campaign and a stellar 2015 preseason that has …

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Where Jacksonville Scores: Jacksonville Sports Complex

Jacksonville’s is home to great neighborhoods, restaurants and idyllic views of downtown and the water front. It is also home to Jacksonville’s Sports Complex, comprised of three distinct venues located within a mile of each other: the , and . They combine to host one major and four minor league franchises that offer year-round sports entertainment for local fans. The love affair between the citizens of Jacksonville and professional team sports dates back to the late 19th century when the city hosted Major League Baseball’s first-ever spring training in 1888. In 1904, the city welcomed its first pro team, the …

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Maurice Jones-Drew bids farewell to NFL

Maurice Jones-Drew retired from the game of football April 28th after having just signed a one day contract with the  the team with which he starred for eight of his nine seasons in the NFL. An unstoppable combination of speed and power, MJD was a force to be reckoned with from the time he first strapped a helmet and shoulder pads. He never lost a game in high school.  He was a consensus four star recruit who chose in order to stay close to home.  Where he led the team in rushing all three years he played there. He still …

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Home Start then On The Road Finish – JAGUARS 2015 Schedule

The start has a homey feel, and they’re on the road at the finish. In between, the Jaguars’ 2015 regular-season schedule features a three-game road trip and what could be a season-defining November and December around EverBank Field. And, oh yes … The also will play back-to-back road games against two of the NFL’s best teams – and two of the best quarterbacks – in late September and early October. Those are a few of the highlights of the Jaguars’ 2015 schedule, announced along with the rest of the NFL schedule Tuesday at 8 p.m. The schedule features consecutive home …

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Jaguars Eye Draft – 2015

With the NFL draft approaching in April, its time to take stock, both on the needs of the Jaguars and the talent from the college ranks that will be available to them. Jaguars GM  has done a fair job over the last two drafts, bringing in several key young players.  at safety, Telvin Smith at linebacker and  at corner to name a few on defense, and  at quarterback,  at wide receiver and  at guard are a few of the standouts from those classes, but none of these players can be viewed as sure fire future all-pros at this juncture so …

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Vision for Shipyards Development presented by Shad Khan

Vision for Shipyards Development presented by Shad Khan, Jacksonville, FL - Image courteousy of POPULOUS

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 17, 2015 – The eagerly anticipated vision to transform the Shipyards riverfront downtown property into a vibrant entertainment and leisure district was presented today by  owner  and team president  on behalf of , a new development entity created by Khan specifically for the . The vision was presented at the Jaguars’ annual state of the franchise event, where updates involving the Jaguars were shared with City leaders and news media in attendance, and online with the public via live streaming. The property, which encompasses approximately 48 acres of City-owned property on the north bank of the St. …

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The 14 Best Things that Happened in Jacksonville in 2014

14 Best Things of 2014

Now that it is possible to fully reflect on the year that was 2014 it is safe to say it was the most energized and productive 12 months seen in Jacksonville in decades! EU Jacksonville invites you to be inspired by our listing of the 14 Best Things of 2014. And by all means share your own opinion: if you think there is something monumental we overlooked, if you truly disagree that our choices are worthy or if you want to compliment us on our taste, please do so at our Facebook page. 14. Street Food Makes a Home in …

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GAME REPORT: Jags vs. Texans – party on!

By now, the fact that there are pools and cabanas at EverBank Field is old news. At least some percentage of the fans in attendance at each Jacksonville Jaguars home games this season has experienced the new addition to EverBank Field in some way, whether it was taking a dip in one of the 25-foot pools, or just hanging out under one of the tents, watching some football. Some fans think it’s a great addition to the stadium. Others may find it gimmicky. Those who haven’t been there yet have either rejected the idea of ever trying it, or want …

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GAME REPORT – Jaguars vs. Giants

Photos by Fran Ruchalski Twenty-one years old. Jacksonville Jaguars fans, your team is officially old enough to join you in the  for a cold one. Kidding aside, the Jaguars did celebrate the 21st anniversary of becoming the 30th franchise (two more teams have since been added to the league) Nov. 30 against the . The Jaguars did receive quite the birthday gift, in the form of a come-from-behind victory over the Giants. It was also a homecoming of the Jags most successful coach in its short history, . Coughlin may not be thrilled, but his team did give up a 21-point …

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