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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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Game report: JAGS VS. DOLPHINS

As we enter the halfway point of the 2014 NFL season for the , it’s time to get a look at what to expect and even some predictions for the second half of the season. It’s hard to put together what Jaguars fans were expecting this season. Prior to the season, everyone was pumped for what was thought to be a huge turnaround — the first full year the Jags really take on a different look from the previous era. The Jags were young, full of potential, and the fact that Head Coach  had helped form a championship team in …

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Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Houston Texans

Jaguars vs. Texans Recap

Houston, we have a problem: . If you haven’t been following, Jacksonville-you may want to sit down for this-your Jaguars are now the proud owners of an  best three game winning streak. This time, Duval faithful got to witness the victory firsthand. The Jaguars won at home for the first time in over a year as they ran with the night and played in the shadows of the Sunshine State in front of a national Thursday night audience on the . The Big Cats poured more misery gravy onto the  nightmare season for the second time in the last three …

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Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Cleveland Browns

Jaguars vs. Browns Recap

After taking a week off from my  column to enjoy family and friends during my favorite of all holidays, I am happy to report back this week and write about not one, but TWO Jaguars victories on the road. A week ago, the Jaguars won a gritty 13-6 defensive battle against the  in Houston. The win allowed the Jags to usurp the reeling Texans and match 2012’s win total as they also left behind the cellar of the  South. Suddenly road warriors, the Jags then turned around and knocked off the  32-28 in Cleveland, never an easy task in front …

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Arizona Cardinals vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

Jaguars vs. Cardinals Recap

The smell of funnel cake wafted over from  and throughout  last Sunday. Like the Fair, the  slim-to-none mathematical chance of ending the season at .500 also left town that day after a 27-14 defeat at the wings of the  in what I labeled the “Shut Carson Palmer Up Bowl.” Earlier in the week, Cardinals  infuriated Jaguars fans (well, #JaguarsTwitter anyway) by taking an underhanded cheap shot at the Jags paltry attendance. By game’s end, Palmer had quieted the Teal Faithful by putting his 419 yards and 2 TDs where his mouth is. By beating up the Jaguars in Jacksonville, so-so …

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Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Tennessee Titans

Jaguars vs. Titans Recap – November 10, 2013

The Good The  escaped the evil clutches of Nashville’s Flaming Thumbtack with their first win of 2013, made even sweeter against the arch foe . The final score was 29-27, and that two-point differential can be chalked up to a holding penalty in the end zone against the Titans that resulted in a two-point safety awarded to the Jaguars. The true star of the game at crunch time ended up being defensive back , who stripped the Titans quarterback with 2:32 left in the fourth quarter and then returned the ball 21 yards for a victory sealing TD. Since it …

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Denver vs. Jacksonville

Jaguars vs. Broncos Recap

In sports, the phrase “moral victory” is tossed around loosely and far too often without any true meaning behind it. If there was ever an instance where that platitude fit perfectly, then it was in the 35 – 19 defeat at the hooves of the last Sunday. The Jaguars stepped up in a big way to show that they were willing to fight for both their literal and figurative pride. With a interception and TD return of a pass, the Jaguars were one failed two-point conversion away from entering the half tied against the best team in the AFC, down …

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